Fort Masons hand over cheques to Belford Hospital endowment funds

NO F08 Masonic Belford

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Immediate Past Master, Brother George Mackay of Lodge 43 Fort William, pictured above, had the pleasant duty last week of presenting cheques to the value of £500 to the Belford Hospital in Fort William.

These will be split between the Belford staff endowment fund and Belford patient endowment fund to assist them in supplying staff and patients with basic necessities during this difficult time.

Pictured with Brother Mackay are, left, Jane Morrison and Mhairi MacKinnon from the Belford Hospital who accepted the cheques at the Masonic Hall in Fort William High Street.

Photograph: Iain Ferguson,