The Grand Lodge of Antient Free and Accepted Masons of Scotland

Masons4Munros CHARITY CHALLENGE - JUNE 2023

Masons4Munros Charity Challenge, the proceeds of which will go towards supporting the Prostate Scotland/Grand Lodge of Scotland Post-Surgery and Chemotherapy Support Pack (PROSPACK) initiative which is being organised in conjunction with Prostate Scotland. This is an exciting event which promises to be a great experience in beautiful surroundings.

10th June — a day walk leaving the Lawyers car park above Killin taking in. Beinn Ghlas (1103m), Ben Lawers (1214m) and Meall nan Tarmachan (1044m)

11th June — a day walk leaving from The Falls of Edinample, nearby Lochearnhead to. Ben Vorlich (985m) and Stuc a' Chroin (975)

17th June — a long day walk from the car park at Glendoll to. Broad Cairn (998m), Cairn Bannoch (1012m), Carn an tSagairt Mor (1047m) Tolmount (958) and Tom Buidhe (957m)

18th June — a short day walk from the same car park to.Mayar (928m) and Driesh (947m)

24-25 June — an evening in tents on the Cairngorms at Aviemore!

Many thanks for all your donation to the Masons4Munros Challenge, which was completed on Sunday 25 June.

This was a fantastic experience and has allowed me to add another achievement as I have always felt that I would like to attempt climbing a Munro.

Thanks to everyone who has donated to this very worthwhile cause, which has helped me to raise the sum of £1,815.00 with the overall sum raised now standing at £12,063.00 and rising.

I would thank the Brethren from the Province of Fife and Kinross who also took part in this challenge for their company and support throughout the last three weekends.

Alan Morgan Provincial Grand Secretary, Secretary of Lodge Torrie 1141.
Robert Moffat IPM Lodge Elgin and Bruce 1077.
Colin Cruikshank IPM Lodge St. Fothad’s 1059.
Michael Caplis Lodge Coupar o’ Fife No.19.

And especially to Brian Hopkins and his colleagues for organising the event and keeping us all safe.

One in ten men in Scotland is at risk of prostate cancer and nearly one in two is likely to have prostate disease at some stage in their life. Over 4,000 people are diagnosed with prostate cancer in Scotland a year. Prostate Scotland is working in partnership with the Grand Lodge of Scotland to help ameliorate the effects of going through treatment for prostate cancer and disease, as well as to research further into the impact of living with prostate disease. Together we are aiming to make available special care packs (PROSPACKS) to help to men in Scotland going through treatment if they are having surgery, radiotherapy, or chemotherapy for prostate cancer. These packs will contain a range of helpful and essential items to help men as they go through treatment. We are also aiming to take forward research into living with prostate disease.

You can make a donation to the just giving page https://www.justgiving.com/page/bill-rocks-1680593148619

Regards, Bill Rocks.

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