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Freemasons donation to Palliative Care services

PalliativeCare

The generosity of Masonicare and the Coffs Harbour Freemasons has enabled two oxygen concentrators to be handed over to the local Palliative Care Service worth over $2,000 each. The donation came about after the Coffs Harbour Freemasons heard that the palliative care service had an increasing demand for these machines. Palliative Care Clinical nurse consultant Bev Morris said “oxygen is used as a therapy to relieve the distressing symptoms of breathlessness, We are very grateful to Coffs Harbour Freemasons for this very generous donation which will be a great comfort and help to our patients.“ (source : http://www.masons.org.au) Read More »

Freemasons reveal all in Australia

Gympie

The Gympie Freemasons Centre is opening its doors to the public on Tuesday night, October 30.  Local Freemason Adan Taylor said the group was keen to spread the word about the benefits of Freemasonry and dispel some common myths.  “While we do have a secret handshake and some parts of our ceremonies are private, we are definitely not a secret society,” he said. “Our handshake is like a PIN number and in the early days it was used by Freemasons to identify themselves and protect their highly-skilled trade of stone masonry.”  Mr Taylor said there were approximately 1000 Freemasons from ... Read More »