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Grand Master William R. Crawford – January – February Schedule
Updated 01/16/2020
(*Grand Master Expects to be present)
(**Grand Lodge Officers Expect to be present)

January:

16 – Mount Ayr – Secretary Conference hosted by Faith Lodge No. 179, 121 ½ S Fillmore Street, 6:30 P.M. 

18 – Mason City – Secretary Conference hosted by Benevolence Lodge No. 145, 304 1st Street SE, 10:00 A.M. 

*18 – Des Moines – Blue Lodge Breakfast hosted by the Des Moines Scottish Rite, 8519 Park Street, 8:00 A.M.

**20 – Council Bluffs – Third Degree hosted by Cobia Lodge No. 631, 130 S 6th Street.  Dinner is at 5:00 P.M.  Third Degree is at 6:00 P.M.  G.L.O.’s Dark Business Suits.  No plans for the ladies.

21 – Cedar Rapids – Secretary Conference hosted by Iowa Masonic Library, 813 First Avenue SE, 6:30 P.M.

**21 – Holstein – Third Degree hosted by Alpine Lodge No. 471, 118 N Main Street.  Dinner is at 5:00 P.M.  Third Degree is at 6:00 P.M.  G.L.O.’s Dark Business Suits.  No plans for the ladies.

23 – Burlington – Secretary Conference hosted by Des Moines Lodge No. 1, 401 N. 5th Street, 6:30 P.M. 

**28 – Boone – Third Degree hosted by Mount Olive Lodge No. 79, 527 Marshall Street.  Dinner is at 5:00 P.M.  Third Degree is at 6:00 P.M.  G.L.O.’s Dark Business Suits.  No plans for the ladies.

February:

**1 – Harlan – Informal Third Degree hosted by Parian Lodge No. 321, 706 ½ Durant Street.  Lunch is at 11:30 A.M. with Third Degree to follow.  G.L.O.’s Dark Business Suits.  No plans for the ladies

*4 – Glidden – Stated Communication for Haggai Lodge No. 369 (Personal)

*6 – Carroll – Stated Communication for Signet Lodge No. 264 (Personal)

*6-8 – Kearney, Nebraska – 163rd Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Nebraska. (Personal)

**10 – Decorah – Formal Third Degree hosted by Great Lights Lodge No. 181, 106 ½ W Water Street.  First Section of Third Degree is at 5:00 P.M.  Dinner is at 6:00 P.M. with Second Section to follow.  G.L.O.’s Dark Business Suits.  No plans for the ladies.

*14 – Happy Valentine’s Day!

*15-19 – Louisville, Kentucky – Conference of Grand Masters of North America

15-19 – Louisville, Kentucky – Conference of Grand Secretaries of North America.

22 – Cedar Rapids – Iowa DeMolay Leadership Conference at the Grand Lodge Library and Museums, 813 First Avenue SE, 8:00 A.M. 

**24 – Cedar Rapids – Formal Third Degree hosted by Crescent Lodge No. 25, 210 6th Street NE.  Dinner is at 5:00 P.M.  Third Degree is at 6:00 P.M.  G.L.O.’s Dark Business Suits.  No plans for the ladies.

*27 – DeWitt – Stated Communication for Crossroads Lodge No. 677 (Personal)

**28 – Boone – Cornerstone Laying Ceremony at Eastern Star Masonic Home, 715 Mamie Eisenhower Avenue.  Open Grand Lodge at 2:00 P.M., Practice at 2:15 P.M., Ceremony at 3:00 P.M.  G.L.O.’s Dark Business Suits.  Ladies are invited.

*29 – Des Moines – Za-Ga-Zig Shrine Nobility Ball

**29 – Alta – Reception for Senior Grand Steward, Roman A. Redig hosted by Pomegranate Lodge No. 408, 201 ½ S. Main Street, Alta. Social Hour is at 3:00 P.M., Lodge opens at 4:00 P.M. for reception of Grand and Past Grand Lodge Officers, Dinner will be at 5:00 P.M. G.L.O. tuxes, Ladies are invited. Social and Reception will be held at the Alta Presbyterian Church, 317 S. Main Street.