salem donate to air cadetsJust prior to the Coronavirus lockdown, at a parade of the 2401 (Dawlish School) Squadron ATC, W Bro Frank Waister the Charity Steward and W Bro Noel Nickless, the Worshipful Master, presented a cheque for £250 to Flight Lieutenant Charlotte Bagnall, Officer Commanding, 2401 Squadron ATC on behalf of Salem Masonic Lodge. This contribution was to help fund new training equipment for the Cadets.

Before the presentation, Flt Lieutenant Charlotte Bagnall explained the work of the ATC and their varied activities. She detailed the advantages of the training received by the cadets in cultivating, discipline, self-confidence and camaraderie. W Bro Nickless gave the cadets a brief talk on the history of Freemasonry, the principles of the organisation and the efforts made in the cause of charity.

On behalf of the squadron Flt Lieutenant Charlotte Bagnall thanked the Lodge for their generous donation.