The worthy recipient for 2020 is Bro. Don Hopwood of Ashburton Lodge.
Nominations for the Manchester Unity White Star Jewel were considered by the Fraternal Council during August 2020. The Council agreed unanimously that an award will be made this year to Bro. Hopwood.
Bro. Hopwood received his Purple degree in August 1965 and has gone on to have over 50 years of involvement with Manchester Unity at both Lodge and District Levels, holding positions that include Noble Grand, District Trustee, District Grand Master and he still holds the appointment of Fraternal District Grand Master.
To learn more about Bro. Don’s amazing contribution to Manchester Unity please read the attached citation.