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20th August 2022– 200 Year Anniversary of RAOB, Celebrations, BBQ & Open day, Buffs Club Dhekelia, with live stream from Luton UK, of a 19th Century initiation ceremony. Open to all members and public. Tickets €5.

 

21st July 2022– Memorial Service, Brother Norman Spicer Dec’d, Chapel, Panera, Famagusta District. Noon.

 

5th July 2022- Raising to 2nd Degree- Bro. Trevor Russell, James Mercury Lodge 19.00 hours.

 

5th July 2022– Exaltation to 4th Degree, Bro. Nic Ashby KOM. Dhekelia Lodge Room, 19.00 hours.

 

5th July 2022– Exaltation to 4th Degree, Bro. Gary Dickinson KOM. Dhekelia Lodge Room, 19.00 hours.

 

18th June 2022– Grand Lodge of Cyprus Meeting, Dhekelia 12.00 Noon.

 

17th June 2022– H.O.A.L.T. Summer Ball, Le bay Beachfront Hotel 19.00 Hours.

 

17th April 2022– Exaltation to 4th Degree, Bro. Dave Grainger KOM, Dhekelia Lodge Room 11.00 hours.

 

29th March 2022– Exaltation to 4th Degree, Bro. Gary Davis KOM. Dhekelia Lodge Room, 19.00 hours.

 

19th March 2022– Grand Lodge of Cyprus Meeting, Dhekelia 10.00am.

 

27th February 2022– Raising of Bro. Howard Passes CP to 3rd Degree. Dhekelia Lodge Room 11.00am

 

21st Novemeber 2021 To Limassol to witness the raising of Bro Mark Nowell to the 4th Degree. The ceremony will start at 10am so we will leave  about 9am from the Lodge in Dhekelia. Anybody wanting to attend please see me next Tuesday.You could be back by about 1pm so you will have the rest of the day free.

 

Sat 18th December 2021Meeting of the Grand Lodge of Cyprus Any body who is neither a Member of Grand Lodge or an official Delegate and wants to attend Please see me.

In the evening is the winter Ball. Please see the attached circular for clear and concise details.

 

On the 19th December 2021 the Christmas hamper draw will take place in Dhekelia.

11th January 2021- Grand Lodge Management Committee(GLMC) Meeting-16.00 hours GLC Head Office, Dhekelia.

 

17th January 2021– Ceremonial Raising of Bro. Mark Thomson to 2nd Degree (Primo) COVID 19 postponed

Dhekelia Garrison Lodge 10677-Noon. (Closed ceremony) Refreshments follow all welcome from 14.00 hours.

 

31st January 2021– Ceremonial Raising of Bro. Mark Nowell KOM to 4th Degree (ROH) COVID 19 postponed 

Troodos Pride of Cyprus Lodge 10595-Noon (Closed ceremony) Refreshments follow all welcome from 14.00 hours.

 

16th March 2021, Dhekelia Lodge Room, Raising of Bro. Paul Harper, James Mercury Lodge 8599 GLC to 2nd Degree. 19.30 hours by Grand Lodge of Cyprus COVID 19 postponed

 

8 February 2021– GLMC Meeting, Audio.

 

6 March 2021– Grand Lodge of England (Virtual) Grand Lodge Meeting

 

8 March 2021– GLMC Meeting, Audio.

 

20 March 2021– Grand Lodge of Cyprus Grand Lodge Meeting-Dhekelia Lodge Room, Larnaca.

 

15th June 2021, Dhekelia Lodge Room, Raising of Bro. Paul Harper, James Mercury Lodge 8599 GLC to 2nd Degree. See Raising card for details

 

20th June 2021– Ceremonial Raising of Bro. Mark Thomson to 2nd Degree See Raising card for details

Brothers birthdays in January:

 

11th January 2021- Happy Birthday Bro. David Grainger KOM, Dhekelia Garrison Lodge

15th January 2021- Happy Birthday Bro. John Hope ROH, Troodos Pride of Cyprus

27th January 2021- Happy Birthday Bro. Graham Nicholson ROH, GLE GLMC, James Mercury Lodge

 

February Birthdays:

 

16 February 2021 Happy Birthday Bro. Ian Stewart , James Mercury Lodge

18 February 2021  Happy Birthday Bro. Fred Hughes CP, Dhekelia Garrison Lodge

23 February 2021   Happy Birthday Bro.Ray Hill ROH, James Mercury Lodge

 

March Birthdays:

 

6 March 2021 Happy Birthday Bro. Brian Hayes, Dhekelia Garrison Lodge

7 March 2021 Happy Birthday Nigel Graham CP, James Mercury Lodge

9 March 2021 Happy Birthday Alex Pashialis, James Mercury Lodge

9 March 2021  Happy Birthday Adrian Viney, Tomb of the Kings

17 March 2021   Happy Birthday Norman Spicer, James Mercury Lodge

23 March 2021 Happy Birthday Brian Bowman , Aphrodite Bitter Lake

April Birthdays:

 

2 April Steven Leek Happy Birthday , Aphrodite Bitter Lake

13 April 2021 Happy Birthday Keith Wilkinson , Dhekelia Garrison

21 John McArthur Happy Birthday , Aphrodite Bitter Lake

22 April 2021 Happy Birthday Mark Nowell , Troodos Pride of Cyprus

28 April 2021 Happy Birthday Steve Gannon , Tomb of the Kings

 

May Birthdays:

 

5 May 2021 Happy Birthday Bill Condick , James Mercury Lodge

12 May 2021 Happy Birthday Lee Carter , Troodos Pride of Cyprus

24 May Happy Birthday Tony King , Dhekelia Garrison

 

June Birthdays:

 

7 June 2021 Happy Birthday Carlton Johnson , James Mercury Lodge

8 June 2021 Happy Birthday Neil Tunstall , Dhekelia Garrison

11 June 2021 Happy Birthday Christopher Green , Troodos Pride of Cyprus

11 June 2021 Happy Birthday Rick Parr , Dhekelia Garrison

25 June 2021 Happy Birthday Howard Passes , James Mercury Lodge

30 June 2021 Happy Birthday Trevor Russell , James Mercury Lodge

 

 

July Birthdays:

 

1 July 2021 Happy Birthday Bro. John Palmer , James Mercury

7 July 2021 Happy Birthday Bro. Davis Hawes, Troodos Pride of Cyprus

7 July 2021 Happy Birthday Bro. Colin Flux, James Mercury

23 July 2021 Happy Birthday Bro. Nick Palmer , Tomb of the Kings

 

August Birthdays:

2 August 2021 Happy Birthday Bro. Ross Thomson , Dhekelia Garrison

3 August 2021 Happy Birthday Bro. Philip Staddon , Dhekelia Garrison

 

September Birthdays:

1 September 2021 Happy Birthday Bro. Paul Maclachlan , Dhekelia Garrison

6 September 2021 Happy Birthday Bro. Gary John Davis , James Mercury

8 September 2021 Happy Birthday Bro. Colin Young , Dhekelia Garrison

14 September 2021 Happy Birthday Bro. Roy Cordon , Dhekelia Garrison

19 September 2021 Happy Birthday Bro. John Howard , Troodos Pride of Cyprus

27 September 2021 Happy Birthday Bro. Barry Hornblow , James Mercury

30 September 2021 Happy Birthday Bro. Lee  Buzzle , Dhekelia Garrison

October Birthdays:

6 October 2021 Happy Birthday Stewart Read , Troodos Pride of Cyprus

7 October 2021 Happy Birthday Steven Wood , Dhekelia Garrison

30 October 2021 Happy Birthday Bob King, Dhekelia Garrison

30 October 2021 Happy Birthday Rin Vincent James Mercury

 

November Birthdays:

 

9 November 2021 Happy Birthday Paul Harper, James Mercury

14 November 2021 Happy Birthday Gary Dickinson , Dhekelia Garrison

17 November 2021 Happy Birthday Nic Ashby , James Mercury

18 November 2021 Happy Birthday Chris Paschalis , James Mercury

18 November 2021 Happy Birthday Derek Timm , James Mercury

19 November 2021 Happy Birthday Gary Selby , James Mercury

22 November 2021 Happy Birthday Eric Bone , Dhekelia Garrison

26 November 2021 Happy Birthday Alan Gaddass , James Mercury

 

December Birthdays:

 

3 December 2021 Happy Birthday Nathan Bowler  , James Mercury

11 December 2021 Happy Birthday Fabian King  ,Dhekelia Garrison

13 December 2021 Happy Birthday Nof Paschalis  , James Mercury

15 December 2021 Happy Birthday Mark Thomson  , Dhekelia Garrison

18 December 2021 Happy Birthday Kypros Kypri, Dhekelia Garrison

22 December 2021 Happy Birthday Mike Good  ,James Mercury

29 December 2021 Happy Birthday Mike Humphrey ,Troodos Pride of Cyprus

 

TO: Members of Dhekelia Garrison Lodge 10677GLC

Dear Sir & Brother.

I am delighted to advise that James Mercury 8599GLC have agreed to jointly sponsor the Grand Primo Appeal event with a contribution of €200 to match our own proposal. Details of event below:

SATURDAY 24TH APRIL 2021

RAOB GLC ST GEORGE’S DAY BBQ

IN SUPPORT OF THE GRAND PRIMO APPEAL H.O.A.L.T.

AGRINO PUB, THE SQUARE DHEKELIA

12.00 NOON OPEN FREE BBQ- 13.00 – 16.00HOURS

DONER KEBAB, SAUSAGES, BURGERS, SOUVLA

CARLSBERG €2 PER PINT & RAFFLE

THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL BUFFS, SUPPORTERS OF H.O.A.L.T. FOR OUR FIRST EVENT OF 2021.

 

 

Easing of Lock-Down restrictions: appear to allow us to meet again in Lodge from 6th June and go ahead with Raising’s and planned GL & UIC Meetings during June.

Proposed Dates:

6th June 2021:   Lodge tidy-up & Lodge Meeting. 10.00 am arrival with Bacon Sandwiches.

                         Your help is needed to get the Lodge room back to some form of tidiness so we can meet again. There will be removal of furniture, cleaning outside as well as a tidy inside.  A full Lodge Meeting will follow.

                           HOALT Committee Meeting 11.30 am

                           Lodge Meeting 12.00 Noon to 13.00 hours.

13th June 2021:     Lodge Meeting 11.00 – 13.00 hours.

19th June 2021:  GRAND LODGE CYPRUS MEETING 10.00 – 12.00 hours

20th June 2021:  Lodge Meeting 11.00- 13.00 hours

                              Raising of Bro. Mark Thomson to 2nd Degree

24th June 2021:  Unity in Cyprus 10701 Meeting 18.00 hours – 20.00 hours

Please note you will require a COVID-19 Pass to attend any of these diary dates.

  1. a) Evidence you have had Covid-19
  2. b) 3 weeks post 1stvaccination
  3. c) A Rapid or PCR test within 72 hours of the Meeting.

Currently masks need to be worn when you are not seated.

This is about personal responsibility as the RAOB will not be liable if you personally fail to produce evidence of your Covid-19 Pass.