Brother Benjamin McConnell PM replying on behalf of the recipients gave a short résumé of events during their 50 years in the Lodge. He recalled the many happy and, also, difficult times in the history of the Lodge. He mentioned the 250th Anniversary Celebrations in 1989 as a particular highlight and the many fond memories each of them had.
On behalf of the 50 year Brethren he thanked the Secretary of the Lodge for his efforts in making this presentation possible.
The Provincial Grand Master, Brother Thomas K Leckenby, congratulated the Brethren on their remarkable achievement wishing them many more years as members of Lodge Kilsyth St John No 39 and Freemasonry.