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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
August – September Schedule  – updated 08/22/2019
(*Grand Master Expects to be present)
(**Grand Lodge Officers Expect to be present)

August:   

**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

*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