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To place a lodge event on the Grand Lodge Calendar, the lodge must complete and submit the official Grand Lodge of Iowa Visitation Information form to the Grand Lodge of Iowa Office.
Grand Lodge Visitation Form

Grand Master Terry E. Osborne
July – August – September Schedule  – updated 07/16/2019
(*Grand Master Expects to be present)
(**Grand Lodge Officers Expect to be present)

July:   

*16 – Cedar Rapids – Long Range Planning Committee Meeting 10:00 A.M. (Personal)

*17 – Altoona – King David Lodge No.407 Regional School 5:30 P.M.

*18 – Manilla – Golden Leaf Lodge No. 595 Regional School 9:00 A.M.

*19 – Altoona – OES Golf Outing, Terrace Hills Golf Course. (Personal)

*20 – Sioux City – Lewis and Clark York Rite College

*21-24 – Amana – National Camping Travelers (Personal)

**23 – Amana Hiram in the Hills Third Degree held at the Amana RV Park and Event Center, 3850 C St, Amana 52203, lunch will be at Noon, Lodge Opens at 1:00 P.M. for the First Section with Second Section to follow. G.L.O. Travel Shirt

**27 – Tiffin – Hiram in the Hills Third Degree held at Kent Park, 2048 Highway 6 NW., Lodge Opens at 9:00 A.M. for the First Section, Brunch will be at 10:00 A.M., Reception of Grand and Past Grand Lodge Officers at 11:00 A.M. with Second Section to follow.  G.L.O. Travel Shirt

**27 – Tiffin – Cornerstone Laying Ceremony at Clear Creek School, Grand Lodge opens at noon with a Practice at 12:15 P.M.  Ceremony starts at 1:00 P.M. at Clear Creek Amana-Tiffin Elementary School, West Marengo Road in Tiffin.  G.L.O. Dark Business Suits.  Ladies are invited.

**31 –  Altoona – Reception and Third Degree hosted by East Gate Lodge No. 630 at the Za – Ga – Zig Shrine Temple, 1100 Shriners Parkway, Altoona, Social Hour is at 4:30 P.M. Lodge Opens at 5:30 P.M. for the 1st Section.  Dinner is at 6:30 P.M. Reception of Grand and Past Grand Lodge Officers at 7:30 P.M. with 2nd Section to follow.  G.L.O. Dark Business Suits, No plans for the ladies.

August:   

**3 – Harlan – Informal Third Degree hosted by Veritas Lodge No. 392, 837 Orange Road. Dinner is at 5:00 P.M. The Third Degree starting at 6:00 P.M. GLO Travel shirts and khakis, No plans for the Ladies.

*8-10 – Des Moines – Grand Chapter, Grand Council at the Airport Holiday Inn.  (Personal)

*14 – Malcom – Stated Communication for Poweshiek Lodge No. 174 (Personal)

*15-18 – Omaha, Nebraska – Midwest Conference of Grand Lodges (Personal)

*17-20 – Washington D.C. – Biennial Session for the A.A.S.R.S.J. (Personal)

*18 – Manilla – Golf Outing, Manilla-Manning Golf Course. (Personal)

**23 – Griswold Cornerstone Laying Ceremony Griswold School, Grand Lodge opens at 12:30 P.M. with a Practice at 12:45 P.M. at Cass Lodge No. 412, 421 N. Main Street, Griswold. Ceremony starts at 1:30 P.M. at Griswold School, W20 Madison Street, Griswold. G.L.O. Dark Business Suits. Ladies are invited.

*24 – Adel – Adel Lodge No.80 Regional School 9:00 A.M.  (Personal)

*27 – Cedar Rapids – Lodge Service Committee meeting 10:00 A.M. (Personal)

**27 – Boone – Informal Third Degree hosted by Mount Olive Lodge No. 79, 527 Marshall Street. Dinner is at 5:00 P.M. The Third Degree starting at 6:00 P.M. GLO Dark Suits, No plans for the Ladies.

September:

2 – Labor Day

2 – Ottumwa – Annual C. Dale Cox School of Instruction

**4 – Arnolds Park – Friendship Night hosted by Twilight Lodge No. 329 at the Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum, Highway 71.  Boarding of the Queen II begins at 6:00 P.M. for the lake cruise.  Refreshments will follow.  G.L.O. Travel Shirt.  Ladies are invited.  NOTE – Bring a warm Jacket or blanket along in case it is a cool evening.  In the event of bad weather, the event will be held at the Maritime Museum at Arnolds Park and begin at 6:30 P.M.

*7 – Council Bluffs – Grand Master attending an Order of Eastern Star Event.  (Personal)

*11 – Malcom – Stated Communication for Poweshiek Lodge No. 174 (Personal)

**14 – Carson – Temple Dedication Ceremony Coral Lodge No. 335, 405 High Street, Carson, Iowa 51525.  Ceremony at 9:00 A.M.  G.L.O. Dark Business Suits.  Ladies are invited.

**14 – Carson – Cornerstone Laying Ceremony Coral Lodge No. 335, 405 High Street, Carson, Iowa 51525.  10:30 A.M. Open Grand Lodge, Ceremony at 11:00 A.M., Lunch at Noon.  G.L.O. Dark Business Suits.  Ladies are invited.

*14 – Des Moines – Reception for Grand Commander, Grand High Priest and Illustrious Grand Master of the Grand York Rite Bodies of Iowa at the Des Moines Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 519 Park Street, Des Moines.  5:00 P.M. Social Hour with dinner to follow at 6:00 P.M. (Personal)

*18 – Cedar Rapids – Meeting of the Trustees of the Grand Lodge (Personal)

*18 – Cedar Rapids – Meeting of the Pension Administrators (Personal)

**19-21 – Cedar Rapids – 175th Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Iowa

Cares and Concerns
Thank you for all of the thoughts and prayers during the recent loss of my mother.
Fraternally, Kenneth A. Hurmence Past Grand Master