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Grand Master William R. Crawford – October – November Schedule
Updated 10/14/2019
(*Grand Master Expects to be present)
(**Grand Lodge Officers Expect to be present)

October:

*15 – Boone – Grand Master Area Meeting hosted by Mount Olive Lodge No. 79, 527 Marshall Street.  6:30 P.M. (Personal)

*17 – Waverly – Grand Master Area Meeting hosted by Tyrell Lodge No. 116, 203 3rd Street SE.  6:30 P.M. (Personal)

**18 – Alta – Informal Third Degree hosted by Pomegranate Lodge No. 408, 201 1/2 South Main Street. Dinner is at 5:00 P.M. The Third Degree starting at 6:00 P.M. GLO’s Dark Business Suits, No plans for the Ladies.

**19 – Atlantic – Cornerstone Laying Ceremony Pymosa Lodge No. 271, 1010 S.W. 7th Street, Atlantic, Iowa 50022.  11:00 A.M. Open Grand Lodge, Lunch at Noon, Cornerstone Laying Ceremony at 1:00 P.M. Temple Dedication at 2:00 P.M., Temple Rededication at 3:00 P.M.  G.L.O. Dark Business Suits. Ladies are invited.

*21 – Creston – Grand Master Area Meeting hosted by Crest City Lodge No. 522, 217 N Pine Street.  6:30 P.M. (Personal)

*22 – Tama – Grand Master Area Meeting hosted by Hiram of Tyre Lodge No. 522, 1105 E 5th Street.  6:30 P.M. (Personal)

23 – Marion – Regional School hosted by Marion Lodge No. 6 at 5:30 P.M.

24 – Bettendorf – Regional School hosted by Hamilton Lodge No. 664 at 9:00 A.M.

*24-27 –West Des Moines – Grand Chapter Order of Eastern Star Grand Communication (Personal)

*28 – Urbandale – MCEC Meeting at Iowa State Bank.  10:00 A.M. (Personal)

*28 – Urbandale – Scholarship Endowment Fund Meeting.  1:00 P.M. (Personal)

**28 – Prairie City – Reception and Third Degree hosted by South Central M.I.-D.L. Club at Preston Lodge No. 218.  Social Hour is at 4:00 P.M. at the United Methodist Church.  First Section is at 5:00 P.M. at the Lodge, 402 W 2nd Street.  Dinner is at 6:00 P.M. at the Church.  Reception of Grand and Past Grand Lodge Officers at 7:00 P.M. with Second Section to follow.  G.L.O. Dark Business Suits.  Ladies are invited.

*29 – Mount Vernon – Grand Master Area Meeting hosted by Mount Vernon Lodge No. 112, 115 Highway 30.  6:30 P.M. (Personal)

*31 – Columbus Junction – Grand Master Area Meeting hosted by Columbus City Lodge No. 522, Market and Columbus Street.  6:30 P.M. (Personal)

November:   

**2 – Ames – Rededication Ceremony at Arcadia Lodge No. 249, 107 Alexander Avenue, Practice at 9:00 A.M.  Ceremony starts at 10:00 A.M. at the Lodge.  G.L.O. Dark Business Suits.  Ladies are invited.

**2 – Ames – Reception for Deputy Grand Master Harvey N. Wood and Grand Tyler James D. Musal hosted by Arcadia Lodge No. 249, 107 Alexander Avenue, Social Hour at 11:00 A.M. Reception of Grand and Past Grand Lodge Officers 12:00 P.M.  Dinner at 1:00 P.M. with program to follow.  G.L.O. tuxes, Ladies are invited.

*2 – Iowa City – Red Cross of Constantine. (Personal)

*4 – Windsor Heights – Grand Master Area Meeting hosted by Waveland Park Lodge No. 654, 1141 69th Street.  6:30 P.M. (Personal)

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

*7 – Marne – Grand Master Area Meeting hosted by Grove Lodge No. 492 Washington Street.  6:30 P.M. (Personal)

7-9 – Guthrie, Oklahoma – Grand Lodge of Oklahoma (Personal)

8-9 – Des Moines – Scottish Rite Reunion

8-9 – Sioux City – Scottish Rite Reunion

*9 – Des Moines – Birthday Celebration for Past Senior Grand Warden George W. Robinson hosted by South Gate Lodge No. 657, 1111 Randolph Street, 10:00 A.M. (Personal)

**9 – Ottumwa – Reception for Grand Chaplain, Floyd E. Brown hosted by Ottumwa Lodge No. 16, 611 E. Pennsylvania Avenue.  Social Hour is at 3:00 P.M.  Reception of the Grand and Past Grand Lodge Officers at 4:00 P.M.  Dinner and Entertainment at 5:00 P.M.  G.L.O. Tuxes.  Ladies are invited.

*11 – Bellevue – Grand Master Area Meeting hosted by Bellevue Lodge No. 51, 206 N. Riverview Street.  6:30 P.M. (Personal)

11 – Veterans Day

**12 – Fairfield – Formal Third Degree hosted by Clinton Lodge No. 15, 52 1/2 E. Briggs Avenue. Dinner is at 5:00 P.M. Lodge Opens at 6:00 P.M. for the first section of the Third Degree, Second Section of the Third Degree to follow. Dark Suits, Ladies are invited.

**14 – Newton – Past Master Night, Reception and Third Degree hosted by Newton Lodge No. 59. 208 1 Ave West, Social Hour is at 4:00 P.M. First Section is at 5:00 P.M., Dinner is at 6:00 P.M., Reception of Grand and Past Grand Lodge Officers at 7:00 P.M. with Second Section to follow. G.L.O. Dark Business Suits. No plans for the Ladies

15-16 – Sioux City – Scottish Rite Reunion

16 – Cedar Rapids – Scottish Rite Reunion

*16 – Des Moines – Red Cross of Constantine.  (Personal)

**16 – Bettendorf – Bettendorf Home Annual Visit, 2500 Grant Street at 10:00 A.M. G.L.O. Dark Business Suits (Personal)

**16 – Le Claire – Reception for Junior Grand Steward, Lynn A. Broughton hosted by Snow Lodge No. 44, 511 Veterans Parkway, Davenport. Social Hour is at 1:00 P.M., Lodge opens at 2:00 P.M. for reception of Grand and Past Grand Lodge Officers, Dinner will be at 3:00 P.M.  G.L.O. tuxes, Ladies are invited.

*18 – Sigourney – Grand Master Area Meeting hosted by Webb Lodge No. 182, 207 S. Jefferson Street.  6:30 P.M. (Personal)

**19 – Creston –Formal Third Degree hosted by Crest City Lodge No. 522, 217 N Pine Street. Dinner is at 5:00 P.M. Lodge Opens at 6:00 P.M. for the first section of the Third Degree, Second Section of the Third Degree to follow. Dark Suits, Ladies are invited.

*21 – Moville – Grand Master Area Meeting hosted by Trial Lodge No. 532, 884 Glenn Drive.  6:30 P.M. (Personal)

**22 – Altoona – Cornerstone Laying Ceremony, Altoona City Hall, Grand Lodge opens at 1:00 P.M. with a practice at 1:15 P.M. at King David Lodge No. 407, 707 8th Street SE.  Ceremony starts at 2:00 P.M. at Altoona City Hall, 407 8th Street SE.  G.L.O. Dark Business Suits.  Ladies are invited.

**23 – Perry – Rowley Home Annual Visit, 3000 East Willis at 10:00 A.M. G.L.O. Dark Business Suits (Personal)

**23 – Altoona – Reception for Grand Marshal, Jeremy C. Long hosted by King David Lodge No. 407, 707 8th Street SE, Altoona. Social Hour is at 1:00 P.M., Lodge opens at 2:00 P.M. for reception of Grand and Past Grand Lodge Officers, Dinner will be at 3:00 P.M.  G.L.O. tuxes, Ladies are invited.

*25 – Mason City – Grand Master Area Meeting hosted by Harding Lodge No. 649, 304 1st Street SE.  6:30 P.M. (Personal)

28 – Happy Thanksgiving Day

29 – Marne – Regional School hosted by Grove Lodge No. 492 at 5:30 P.M.

30 – Polk City – Regional School hosted by Operative Lodge No. 308 at 8:00 A.M.

Thank you for all the support, cards and concerns during the recent loss of my husband L. Ray. Chamberlin, Past Grand Master of Masons in Iowa.  Annabelle Chamberlin

 Special Thank you to everyone for the support of our family during the recent loss of our father Jerrold R. Anderson, Past Grand Master of Masons in Iowa.  Vicki Burd