Newsletter from the January 2015 Communication

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  1. A Tribute in Honour of the Late V. W. Bro. the Most Honourable Sir Howard F.H. Cooke, O.N., G.C.M.G., G.C.V.O., C.D., Past Grand Sword Bearer, Past Governor-General of Jamaica
    • ...He, whose life was guided by the principles and tenets of "Brotherly Love, Relief and Truth", has passed to the Grand Lodge above.l....
  2. NEWLY INSTALLED MASTERS: July 2014 – January 2015
  3. WELCOME! - NEW MASTER MASONS: July 2014 – January 2015
  4. OBITUARIES: July 2014 – January 2015
    • W Bro Dr. Anthony Lewis
    • W Bro Dr. Charles H. Thesiger
  5. The Jamaica Logistics Hub Initiative
    • The Government of Jamaica seeks to position Jamaica as a Logistics Hub as an important participant in the global value chain, given its strategic location at the centre of the north-south, and east-west shipping lanes.....
  6. Moore Keys Lodge Remembrance Service 2014 - A Personal History of a Jamaican in the RAF
  7. Who Is your Brother? - RW Bro Afeef A. Lazarus
    • Born in Mandeville, Jamaica, from a Lebanese father and a Jamaican mother, from the parish of St. Mary; I grew up in John’s Hall. ...
  8. DGL Strategic Plan & Membership Changes Analysis Recap
    • In 2014 the Strategic Plan Implementation Committee (SPIC) conducted a road show to communicate to the various Lodges details of the District Strategic Plan and an analysis conducted on membership changes in the District. Presentations were made to every Lodge in the District. ...
  9. Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons Mark Benevolent Fund - Guide to M.B.F. Qualifications
    • The Fund came into existence in 1868 on the suggestion of the Reverend George Raymond Portal, Grand Master of the Mark. 
  10. Friendly Lodge #239 Made Masonic History - Generations Of Henriques 
    • The fact that three ‘blood’ brothers : W. Bro. Vernon Cohen Henriques Jnr.; W. Bro.Rudolph D. (Dossie) Cohen Henriques and W. Bro. Samuel Cohen Henriques, were elected and installed as Worshipful Masters of their Mother Lodge, Friendly Lodge 239, in successive years- 1947, 1948 and 1949, is a feat which not only created history in the annals of Freemasonry worldwide, but is not known to have been repeated since then. . 
  11. DGL Membership Survey 2014
    • In 2014, as part of the implementation of the District Strategic Plan, a Survey of the Members of the District was conducted. The purpose was to serve as a baseline measurement from which we can test the progress of the various initiatives executed under the Strategic Plan. 
  12. Cayman Lodge #8153 - New Administration
  13. Hope Lodge Installation
  14. A Pictorial Overview of the Premier Grand Christmas Ball [2014]
    • On Friday December 12 2014, the first of what is hoped to be a premier Masonic calendar event, the Grand Christmas Ball – “An evening of sophistication and elegance”, took place at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel under the distinguished patronage of R.W. Bro. Walter H. Scott Q.C., District Grand Master . 
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