November 17, 2010
M. W. Randy B Martin.
Grand Master of Masons in West Virginia
MASONIC HOME – Did you know that the Regulations have been changed whereby an applicant is not required to give up all his lifetime assets to be admitted to the Home? Yes, the following members of our Masonic Family may now come into the Home on a “pay as you go” basis. (1) A Master Mason and his wife. (2) The widow or child of a deceased Master Mason. (3) The daughter, sister, or mother of a Master Mason. Note: Those of sufficient financial assets may be required to pay a one time entrance fee. Interested Brethren may secure entrance forms from Box 869, Parkersburg, WV 26101. Thank you MW Paul Cottrell, PGM, for providing this update.
PENNY A DAY
BRETHREN: Congratulations and THANK YOU very much for your support of the Penny-A- Day program. To date you have contributed a total of $634,942.13. The largest year contribution was $95,156.34 and the smallest was $21,098.13. We hope and urge you to continue to support this program as it has been a true success thus far. PLEASE KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK as it can only succeed with your help through contributions with your dues payment and the change pennies and all that you put in the containers at your lodge.
Bill F. Gardner, PGM.
IF YOU KNOW OF THE ILLNESS OR DEATH OF A MEMBER, PLEASE INFORM THE WORSHIPFUL MASTER OR SECRETARY OF HIS LODGE, PLUS MYSELF. WE NEED TO REMEMBER OUR OBLIGATION DURING THESE DIFFICULT TIMES.
WEST VIRGINIA AF&AM SCHOOLS OF INSTRUCTIONS:
01/23/11 Beckley &Weirton
03/06/11 Shinnston & Lewisburg
04/03/11 Bridgeport & Cottageville
Brethren, Hermon No. 6, Clarksburg, will confer a first degree on Wednesday, 11/17/10 at 7:00 PM. He is an electrician and we want some fellow electricians to come out and help. Refreshments to follow the meeting.
Seba T. Anderson, PGM and Secretary.
Special communication on Wednesday the 17th of November. Meal at 6pm, meeting at 7pm, we will be conferring the First Degree on one candidate. Please come out and help us support the candidate in the work.
Daniel M. Baily PM WM
Acacia 157 Fairmont, WV
WASHINGTON, PA. October 2010
EXTRAMEETING WEDNESDAY,November 17, 2010 AT 7:00 PM
THE ENTERED A PPRENTICE DEGREE WILL BE CONFERRED
ROYAL ARCH/COMMANDERY, YORK RITE COLLEGE & SCOTTISH RITE
ANO SEE GRAND YORK RITE SITE www.wvyorkrite.org
Grand Commandery NEWS:
Inspections are scheduled as follows:- REVISED
Dec 4-Dowell #28, Ravenswood, 1pm, meal to follow, ladies invited.
IO P Baker
GPS Latitude 38.95316163 Longitude 81.76089104
Jan 15, 2011-Mountain State, New Martinsville, 1pm, meal to follow, ladies invited
IO A Leach
GPS Latitude 39.64176669 Longitude 80.86558335
DIVISION 5 @ MORGANTOWN
Jan 15, 1pm, Ladies invited, meal at noon.
Inspecting Officer Ron Jones.
GPS Latitude 39.65741854 Longitude 79.96530275
LOGAN, 2/19/11, 8AM, WITH INSPECTION AT 1PM. At 8AM, Red Cross and Order of Malta conferred. Ladies invited, lunch, & meal following degree provided.
GPS Latitude 39.32618334 Longitude 77.74298334
Inspecting Officer Richard Riddle
GRAND OFFICERS MEETING
Mar 26, 2011 – Weirton, 10am
May 19 – Grand Conclave
MEHP H.L. Bailey, of Huntington Chapter 6, has a one-day Royal Arch Festival planned for Saturday, November 20th, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Continental breakfast and lunch around noon. Positions are still available in most of the degrees (large and small). Hurry and get your name on the list by calling H.L. Bailey. He will be glad to hear from you and you can pick your position(s).
Rick Elam, PHP
Assistance in Council & RA degrees would be appreciated. I hope it will be placed on the calendar. Rick Elam
YORK RITE COLLEGE
ALSO SEE GRAND YORK RITE SITE www.wvyorkrite.org
Quarterly Assembly, 1pm, February 12, Scottish Rite Building, Wheeling, WV FORT HENRY YORK RITE COLLEGE 61, WHEELING, WV GPS Latitude 40.0661167 Longitude 80.71851668
01/28-30 Winterfest, Canaan Valley
03/12 Tri-State Spring Degrees (TBA)
03/12 St Patricks Dance -(TBA)
04/16 WV DeMolay University, Clarksburg Masonic Temple
05/20 Baltimore Md Inner Harbor/Orieles Game
05/20-22 Battler of Lewisburg, Lewisburg WV
07/20 Conclave (TBA)
Michael Burge – State Master Counselor
HAROLD E. “PHIL” PHILLIPS, JR., PM
Aurora 43, Newburg