(by Elaine Hammond, Worthing Herald, 2nd September 2020)
Worthing freemasons have been able to double the amount raised in charity raffles by making a successful application for match funding.
The Viatores Lodge, based at the Charmandean Centre in Worthing, raised £540 for Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice through raffles and a ladies dinner.
Members then decided to make an application to the Provincial Grand Lodge of Sussex for match funding, which was successful.
Robert Pickett, master of Viatores Lodge, said…