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       Essex vs. East Kent

       Inaugural Provincial Golf Match

              very enthusiastic response from our Essex Masonic   Anyone interested in joining the Essex Masonic Golf
         A golfers quickly filled the available places for the first   Association to  enjoy some fun days out and in particular if you
         inter provincial golf match to be held for several years.    would like to represent the Province on the golf course.
         We had 14 players from Essex  including our Honorary
         Captain for the day APGM  Peter Hollingsworth.
         The event was hosted by the province of East Kent at
         Gillingham golf club on 11th May .  It was a bright, sunny
         day, perfect golfing conditions, leaving no excuses for
         poor performance.
         We had a great time and enjoyed the social interaction
         with our new friends  from East Kent . They really were a
         good friendly bunch  who made us all very welcome.
         The final result was that the match was halved a draw (5   Ross Martin  Nearest the Pin  Gurmit Chana nearest pin in 2
         matches of which 2 won, two lost and one halved).   That
         was a fair result and one that everyone was happy with.
         We eagerly look forward to  the return match which will be   Please contact W.Bro Steve Wall, Competition and
         hosted by Essex, date and golf course  to be confirmed.
                                                             Membership Secretary with your contact details
         Membership of the Essex Provincial Golfing Association     and your handicap (if you have one).
         is open to members of any Essex Lodge, Chapter or
         other Order or those who meet in other Provinces but 07957891619.
         live in Essex. An official handicap is not a prerequisite of

        £160,000 Donated to Build Skreens Park

                                               t the Essex Scouts AGM at Skreens Park on 18th July, the new High and
                                            ALow Ropes Activity Centre was on show.

                                            This is the Legacy item supported by Essex Freemasons to celebrate the Tercentenary
                                            of organised Freemasonry in England. The meeting was attended by Paul G Reeves,
                                            Deputy Provincial Grand Master, Chris Hicks, Chairman of the Essex Tercentenary
                                            Committee, and Mark Harrison, Essex Tercentenary Committee member, and Scout.
                                            There are 4 sections, High Ropes, Linear Frame, Low Ropes and Wheelchair Course.
                                            These were made possible by the generosity of Essex Freemasons with your
                                            donation of £160,000.
                                            All the safety certificates have been received and the construction complete. The
                                            Centre started using the equipment at the end of July
                                            after the staff were fully trained on the elements and
                                            opened officially in August 18.

                                            (left)  V.W.Bro  Paul  Reeves  and  Chris  Hicks  by  the  High
                                            Ropes Centre at Skreens Park. Plus Wheel Chair course,
                                            Low Ropes and Linear Frame

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