WV Grand Commandery – May 16-18, 2013

The 139th Annual Conclave of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of West Virginia will be convened at the Masonic Temple, 900 Market Street, Parkersburg, WV on May 16, 17, 18, 2013.  The Grand Conclave is being hosted by Calvary Commandery No. 3.   The Blennerhassett Hotel 320 Market Street, Parkersburg WV will provide housing for the Conclave. There is a program planned for the Ladies and Lady Leigh Linger Session Chairman and Hostess invites them to wear something that represents their favorite flower to the casual “Ladies’ Flower Power Luncheon”. Please complete and return the registration form prior to April 16, 2013.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR THE 138 th ANNUAL CONCLAVE THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2013

11:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Registration and Credentials – Blennerhassett Hotel

11:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Hospitality Room Open – Blennerhassett Hotel

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Grand Officers Meeting – Masonic Temple

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Deputy Inspectors Meeting – Masonic Temple

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Finance Committee Meeting – Masonic Temple

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Education Committee Meeting – Masonic Temple

6:0 0 PM – 6:45 PM – Divine Service – First Baptist Church, 813 Market Street, Parkersburg WV (Across from the Masonic Temple)

Spaghetti Dinner and Fellowship following the Divine Service will be in the Masonic Temple Ballroom compliments of the Grand Commander and Ladies’ Auxiliary.

FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2013

7:00 AM Past Grand Commanders Breakfast for this and other jurisdictions + REGC’s – Blennerhassett Hotel

7:00 AM Past Grand Commanders Ladies Breakfast for this and other jurisdictions + REGC ladies – Hotel

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Hospitality Room Open

Registration and Credentials at the Masonic Temple

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM INFORMAL OPENING (2nd Floor Masonic Temple – blue room) Ladies and Guests

Invited Distinguished guests please assemble no later than 8:30 AM in the Red Cross Room 2nd floor.

11:30 AM Men’s Luncheon – Masonic Temple Ballroom /Ticket Required

12 Noon Ladies Luncheon Blennerhassett Patio Tent / Ticket Required

1:00 PM – 4:00PM Official Opening – Masonic Temple

3:0 0 PM – 5:00PM Hospitality Room Open

6:30 PM – Grand Banquet / Ticket Required

Uniform, less Chapeau, sword and gloves, Grand Ladies Formal Dress please.

SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2013

7:00 AM – Red Cross of Constantine Breakfast – Hotel

7:0 0 AM – 9:00 AM Hospitality Room open

9:0 0 AM – Conclave Reconvenes – Masonic Temple 2nd floor

10:30 AM – INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS (WIVES, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS INVITED) Noon – Adjourn

Ladies’ Schedule of Events

Thursday May 16, 2013

11:00 AM – 4:00PM – Hospitality Room – Blennerhassett Hotel – Food and Fellowship

6:00 PM – 6:45 PM – Divine Service (First Baptist Church 813 Market Street) Church dress attire

7:00 PM – Spaghetti Dinner in the Masonic Temple Ballroom – Compliments of the Grand Commander and Ladies Auxiliary.

Friday, May 17, 2013

7:00AM – 9:00AM – Hospitality Room

7:30 AM – Past Grand Commanders Ladies’ Breakfast

(All Past Grand Commanders Ladies and REGC’s Ladies are welcome)

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Hospitality Room Open

9:00 AM – Informal Opening Ladies and Guests invited

NOON –In the Patio Tent for an afternoon of Fun and Fellowship / “Ladies Flower Power Luncheon” – Casual dress and please wear something that represents your favorite Flower !

3:00AM-5:00PM – Hospitality Room open – Goodies

6:30 PM – Grand Banquet / Dress –Grand Ladies Formal – All others Formal or Church Dress

Hospitality Room will open 9:30PM – 11:00PM

Saturday May 18, 2013

7:00 – 8:00 Red Cross of Constantine Breakfast – Hotel

7:00 – 9:00 AM – Hospitality Room10:30 AM – Installation of Grand Officers Masonic Temple 2nd Floor – (Grand Officers Ladies should assemble in the Red Cross Room on 2nd floor 20 minutes prior to installation and stay after installation for photos.)