At a memorable event at the Masonic Hall in Hereford on 30 January 2020, the new club for Herefordshire Light Blues was launched in front of around 60 members and guests
The club is called ‘The Caeruleum Club’ (Latin for light blue) and is designed for those members of Herefordshire Lodges who have yet to achieve Provincial rank, with the aim to ‘socialise, learn, and represent the views of the future generations of Freemasons.’
The evening began with the inaugural annual general meeting, which was addressed by the Club Chairman, Tommy Santillo, the President, Chris Barrett, and Patron, the Provincial Grand Master, Michael Holland.
The club constitution was formally signed, and then the club ties, specially designed by member Geoff Wilding, were presented to the Patron, Vice Patrons and offered to the members.
Following a glass of prosecco at the bar, an excellent dinner was served. There was entertainment from comedian and magician Paul Ray, and a raffle with some very generous prizes, which raised £530 for club funds. In addition the club received start-up funding of £500 from the Province, as well as generous individual donations from John Pudge, Tony Body and others.
You can find out more about the Caeruleum Club on their website here.