Friday the 16th September saw the regular meeting of Old Boltonians Lodge No. 5814 who meet at Bolton School. The evening was the hosted meeting of the North West Cluster of the Federation of School Lodges with the 2nd Degree Passing ceremony for the latest new initiate to the Lodge. Their Master Bro William A Jay conducted the evening and performed the ceremony very competently. WBro Alan Greenhalgh made a faultless presentation of the Tracing Board.
The Chairman of the Federation WBro Ronald Barham (Old Blackburnians Lodge 7933) presented his fellow visitors from Old Giggleswickians 8263, South Shore 4672 and Melita 6783
The Lodge makes an annual donation to the School Scholarship & Bursary fund, the Brethren were especially pleased to hear from a previous recipient on how their donation in 2013 had helped him.