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Forget Me Not lapel badge

Postby Dalkeith » Thu May 18, 2017 3:16 pm

Afternoon Brethren all,

Has anyone else seen all the Facebook posts regarding Dementia Awareness, and to show they are promoting this, the wearing of a Forget Me Not pin badge.

I am all for the awareness campaign and fund raising for this very worthwhile cause, however, I think that there may be a bit of confusion with the lapel pins.

I generally wear my masonic Forget Me Not badge on my work suits, and I have been approached by a Brother in London who spotted it and came over to say hello. My point is this - will people wearing the Dementia awareness ones be mistaken for Freemasons, and vice versa?

I am unaware if the charity knows of out connection to the Forget Me Not badge.

Thoughts?

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Re: Forget Me Not lapel badge

Postby eric384 » Thu May 18, 2017 4:41 pm

In one of the facebook postings, someone asked where to get some forget me nots and the reply was 'Masonic Regalia Suppliers', so some people are aware of the Masonic connection.
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Re: Forget Me Not lapel badge

Postby Mike Martin » Thu May 18, 2017 4:59 pm

It's not the first time!

The Jill Dando Fund used a forget-me-not as its emblem some years ago, that led to some awkward conversations :) :) .
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Re: Forget Me Not lapel badge

Postby admin » Thu May 18, 2017 7:27 pm

I can supply both pins and cufflinks.
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