Tuesday 21st September saw   Martyn Summers A.P.G.M.  accompanied by Brian Ward Provincial Grand Charity Steward were warmly welcomed  by Sue Sharp, Isabel Smith and Kate Duddell when they visited the three Pilgrims hospices in  Kent to make a presentation of £16,000 to them on behalf of the Mark Benevolent Fund.

Sixteen Mark lodges in the Province each nominated Pilgrims Hospices to receive £1,000 from  their lodge as  part of a Major Capital Grant of £1.3m to over 250 hospices in England,  Wales, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, to recognise the contribution made by HRH The  Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh for his service to the Crown and the life of the nation.