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Grand Master William R. Crawford – February – March Schedule
Updated 02/12/2020
(*Grand Master Expects to be present)
(**Grand Lodge Officers Expect to be present)

February

*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.

March:   

**1 – Odebolt – Joint Brunch and visit with the Grand Chapter Order of Eastern Star Grand Officers, 201 W. 3rd Street, 10:00 A.M. G.L.O. Dark Business Suits.  Ladies are invited

2 – Spencer  – Neighborhood Area Meeting hosted by Evening Shade Lodge No. 312, 103 E 4th Street, 6:30 P.M.

3 – Waterloo – Neighborhood Area Meeting hosted by Waterloo Lodge No. 105, 607 Bishop Avenue, 6:30 P.M.

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

4 – Des Moines – Neighborhood Area Meeting hosted by Auburn Union Park Lodge No. 592, 3843 6th Avenue, 6:30 P.M.

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

5 – Malcom – Neighborhood Area Meeting hosted by Poweshiek Lodge No. 174, Highway 63, 6:30 P.M.

*7 – Waukee – Iowa Masonic Quiz Bowl at Prairie View School, 655 SE University Avenue, Waukee. (Personal)

9 – Cedar Rapids – Golf Committee Meeting 3:00 P.M. (Personal)

9 – Atlantic – Neighborhood Area Meeting hosted by Pymosa Lodge No. 271, 1010 SW 7th Street, 6:30 P.M.

10 – Eagle Grove – Neighborhood Area Meeting hosted by Bower Lodge No. 464, Highway 17 S, 6:30 P.M.

12 – Postville – Neighborhood Area Meeting hosted by Brotherly Love Lodge No. 204, 201 S Boody Street, 6:30 P.M.

**14 – Avoca – Reception for Junior Grand Deacon John M. Bartunek hosted by Mt. Nebo Lodge No. 297, Social Hour is at 3:00 P.M. at the American Legion, 112 N. Elm Street, Lodge opens at 4:00 P.M. for reception of Grand and Past Grand Lodge Officers at Mt. Nebo Lodge, 107 1/21 West High Street, Dinner will be at 5:00 P.M., G.L.O. tuxes, Ladies are invited.

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

16 – Albia – Neighborhood Area Meeting hosted by Astor Lodge No. 505, 15 ½ Clinton Street, 6:30 P.M.

17 – Donnellson – Neighborhood Area Meeting hosted by George Washington Lodge No. 136, 617 Chestnut Street, 6:30 P.M.

17 – Waterloo – Regional School 5:30 P.M.

*18 – Des Moines – DeMolay Legion of Honor Observance (Personal)

*18 – Cedar Rapids DeMolay Legion of Honor Observance (Personal)

18 – Anamosa – Neighborhood Area Meeting hosted by Anamosa Lodge No. 46, 109 S Linn Street, 6:30 P.M.

19 – Davenport – Neighborhood Area Meeting hosted by Brubaker Lodge No. 675, 511 Veterans Memorial Parkway, 6:30 P.M.

*19-21 – Wichita, Kansas – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Kansas (Personal)

20-21 – Des Moines – Des Moines Scottish Rite Reunion.

**21 – Camanche – Cornerstone Laying Ceremony, Camanche Community Center, 323 9th Avenue, Grand Lodge opens at 11:00 A.M. with a practice at 11:15 P.M. at Camanche Lodge No. 60, 220 9th Avenue.  Ceremony starts at Noon.  G.L.O. tuxes.  Ladies are invited.

**21 – Camanche – Reception for Senior Grand Deacon Guy J. McCausland hosted by Camanche Lodge No. 60.  Social Hour is at 2:00 P.M. at 323 9th Avenue, Lodge opens at 3:00 P.M. for reception of Grand and Past Grand Lodge Officers at Camanche Lodge, 220 9th Avenue, Dinner will be at 4:00 P.M.  G.L.O. tuxes, Ladies are invited.

*23 – Dubuque – Grand Master New Mason Meetings hosted by the Oxus Grotto, 3011 Autumn Drive, 6:30 P.M. (Personal)

23 – Council Bluffs – Neighborhood Area Meeting hosted by Excelsior Lodge No. 259, 130 S 6th Street, 6:30 P.M.

24 – Des Moines – Scholarship interviews at Acanthus Lodge No. 632

24 – Sloan – Neighborhood Area Meeting hosted by Attica Lodge No. 502, 418 Evans Street, 6:30 P.M.

25 – Exira Scholarship Interviews at Exodus Lodge No. 342

25 – Creston – Neighborhood Area Meeting hosted by Crest City Lodge No. 522, 217 N Pine Street, 6:30 P.M.

**26 –  Pleasant Hill – Reception and Third Degree hosted by Home Lodge No. 370, 5201 Maple Drive, Social Hour is at 4:00 P.M. Lodge Opens at 5:00 P.M. for the 1st Section.  Dinner is at 6:00 P.M. Reception of Grand and Past Grand Lodge Officers at 7:00 P.M. with 2nd Section to follow.  G.L.O. Dark Business Suits, Ladies are invited.

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

**28 – Algona – Reception for Grand Treasurer Arthur W. Pixler hosted by Prudence Lodge No. 205, 1413 N. McCoy Street, Social Hour at 11:00 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church, 201 East Nebraska Street.  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.

30 – Adel – Neighborhood Area Meeting hosted by Adel Lodge No. 80, 411 S 12th Street, 6:30 P.M.

*30 – Douds – Grand Master New Mason Meetings hosted by Celestial Lodge No. 413, 106 E. 3rd Street, 6:30 P.M. (Personal)

31 – Cedar Rapids Grand Lodge Trustees Meeting Iowa Masonic Library and Museums, 813 First Avenue SE, 9:00 A.M. (Personal)

31 – Waverly – Scholarship interviews at Tyrrell Lodge No. 116

*31 – Cedar Rapids – Grand Master New Mason Meetings hosted by the Grand Lodge of Iowa Library and Museums, 813 1st Avenue SE, 6:30 P.M. (Personal)