Masons donate funds from successful lunch

Katia King receiving the cheque from Richard Beckwith (left) and Pete Hansen on the steps of their headquarters in North Parade SUS-160102-113241001
Katia King receiving the cheque from Richard Beckwith (left) and Pete Hansen on the steps of their headquarters in North Parade SUS-160102-113241001
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Richard Collyer masons donated a cheque for £700 to Horsham-based Action Medical Research following their very successful Christmas lunch.

Katia King received the cheque from Richard Beckwith and Pete Hansen on the steps of their headquarters in North Parade, Horsham. (Richard isn’t really that tall, he’s standing on a step!)

Richard Collyer are a dedicated group of masons who have raised over £20,000 for charities over the last five years including local charities such as Horsham and Southwater First Responders, Horsham Lifesavers Club, Desmond Anderson Autism unit, Springboard, QE2 Centre and National Charities including St John Ambulance, Haiti Earthquake appeal and Arthritis Research to name but a few.

Richard Collyer Lodge secretary Pete Hansen said: “We decided to support Action Medical Research on this occasion as they are a local based charity that help save and change children’s lives through funding research.

“They were the first to introduce the polio vaccine in the UK, they developed the use of ultrasound technology in pregnancy and many other incredible breakthroughs.

“Anyone interested in what they do can find out by going onto their website www.action.org.uk”

Anyone interested in finding out more about Masonry can look on www.richardcollyerlodge.org.uk for more information.

We’d be only too pleased to hear from you!

Report and picture contributed by Richard Collyer Lodge.