Illustrious Leonard Proden, 33, S.G.I.G. of the Supreme Council in D.C and
Past Grand Master of Masons in D.C is pleased to announce that the Valley
of Washington, Orient of the District of Columbia, will celebrate the
200th Anniversary of the founding of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted
Masons of the District of Columbia on Tuesday, November 15, 2011. All
brethren, their family, and friends are invited to participate in this
festive evening which will include:
. A “Bicentennial Celebration Program” to recognize our two centuries of
Brotherhood in the nation’s capital and launch us forward into the next
. A “Fraternity, Family, and Friends Buffet Reception” to feed our bodies
with nourishment and our souls with good fellowship.
. A special viewing of “The Initiated Eye”, the heralded collection of
D.C. Masonic-themed paintings, will be on exhibition in Washington, D.C.
again for the first time in over five years. The artist, Peter Waddell,
will be present to debut a new painting, as an addition to the collection
in honor of our Grand Lodge’s bicentennial.
. The premier screening of “Laying the Cornerstone: A Two Hundred Year
Legacy”, a film commissioned by the Grand Lodge and produced by Worshipful
Brother Austin Curtis to commemorate the Grand Lodge’s Bicentennial.
Event: Scottish Rite’s Salute to the Grand Lodge of D.C.
Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Time: 6:30 PM – reception in Refectory
7:30 PM – program in Auditorium
Location: DC Scottish Rite Center, 2800 – 16th St, NW, Washington DC
Attendance: All brethren, families, and friends
Attire: Business attire
R.S.V.P.: Kindly contact JD Holt at firstname.lastname@example.org