WORTHY GRAND MATRON’S ITINERARY 

 MAY 2018

2    Heart of the Mitten – Hosted by Coleman Chapter #281, 114 N Fourth Street, Coleman, MI 48618. Registration at 11:00 am, Lunch at 12:00 pm, Program at 1:00 pm. Reservation with Remittance of $10.00 payable to Coleman Chapter #281 to Carley Abbey, by April 25, 2018. Attire: Formal

 

4    Eaton County Association Spring Meeting at Kalamo Masonic Temple, 1660 Ionia Road, Vermontville, MI 49096. Registration at 9:00 am, morning meeting at 10:00 am, Lunch at noon, Afternoon meeting at 1:00 pm.  Reservations with remittance of $5.00 payable to Kalamo Chapter #399 to Priscilla Law, by April 27, 2018. Attire: Formal

 

5    Reception for Lilian Alaine Giese, Grand Bethel Honored Queen, Jobs Daughters in Menominee. Grand Bethel Exemplification at 3:00 pm. Reception from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Dance from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm Cost $25.00. The RSVP date is April 23, 2018 to Amber Kopish, 515 Van Cleve Ave., Marinette, WI 54143. For hotel and additional information go to MIJDI.org

 

8    Wenona Chapter Regular Meeting

 

9    Palmberg Dales @Pathways

 

10  Certified Instructor Training at Wacousta Chapter #133

 

11  Central Michigan Association hosted by Alma Chapter #43, 301 N State Street, Alma, MI 48801. Registration at 9:00 am, Morning session at 10:00 am, Lunch at noon, Afternoon session at 1:00 pm. Reservation with remittance of $8.50 payable to Alma Chapter #43 to Denise Abbey, by April 28, 2018. Attire: Travel/OES Casual

 

11  Reception honoring Mary Arnould, Grand Representative of South Carolina in Michigan and Carl Henderson, Grand Representative of Alabama in Michigan. Hosted by Flint Chapter #138, 755 S Saginaw Street, Flint, MI 48502-1591. Registration at 5:00 pm, Dinner at 6:00 pm, program to follow. Reservations with remittance of $15.00 payable to Flint Chapter #138 to Margie Hendersonby May 1, 2018. Attire: Formal

 

13  Mothers Day

 

14  Genesee County Association – Hosted by Genesee County Officers held at Swartz Creek Masonic Temple, 7839 Miller Road, Swartz Creek, MI 48473. Registration at 5:00 pm, Dinner at 6:00 pm, Program at 7:30 pm. Reservations with remittance of $15.00 payable to Genesee County Association to Linda Sherman, Secretary, by May 5, 2018. Attire: Formal

 

15  GOEX and Reception honoring Kristine Simpson, Grand Organist at Traverse City Masonic Temple, 13360 S W Bay Shore Drive, Traverse City, MI 49684. Registration at 4:00 pm, Dinner at 5:00 pm, GOEX at 7:00 pm. Reservation with remittance of $15.00 payable to Traverse Bay Area Chapter #147 to Betty Tezak, WM, by May 1, 2018. Attire: Formal

 

16  Grand Committee Exemplification – Reception for Cheryl O’Connell, Sales Committee. Hosted by Vienna Chapter #283 held at Clio Masonic Center, 714 N Mill Street, Clio, MI 48420. Registration at 4:30 pm, Dinner at 5:30 pm, Exemplification to follow. Reservations with remittance of $15.00

      payable to Vienna Chapter #283 to Jill Cherwinski, by May 9, 2018. Attire: Formal

 

17  GOEX honoring Linda Diesing, Grand Esther. Hosted by Scottsville-Ludington Chapter #327 held at Scottsville-Ludington Masonic Temple, 108 W Ludington Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431. Registration at 4:30 pm, Dinner at 5:30 pm, GOEX at 7:00 pm. Reservations with remittance of $14.00 payable to Barbara Ockerman to Barbara Ockerman, by May 10, 2018. Attire: Formal

 

19  Southwestern District Association Annual Meeting – Held at Kalamazoo County Masonic Center, 4371 West “U” Avenue, Schoolcraft, MI 49087.  Registration at 11:00 am, Luncheon at 12:00 pm, Program at 1:00 pm.  Reservations with remittance of $10.00 payable to Southwestern District Association to Lurene Calloway. (Secondary contact: Joan Huntley) by May 8, 2018. Attire: Formal

 

20  PAGO Club Meeting – Held at Bay Chapter #219, 200 E John, Bay City, MI 48706. Registration at 12:30 pm, Lunch at 1:30 pm, meeting to follow. Reservation with remittance of $15.00 payable to PAGO Club to Jessie Ripari, 25890 Oakland, Roseville, MI 48066-3713, jaripari@gmail.com by May 15, 2018.  Attire: OES Casual

 

21  Grand Lodge

 

22  Reception – Honoring Michelle Kuerbitz, Grand Soloist and Jeffrey McDonald, Grand Representative to Illinois. Hosted by Grand Blanc Chapter #507, 522 Grand Blanc Road, Grand Blanc, MI 48480. Registration at 5:00 pm, Dinner at 6:00 pm, program to follow. Reservation with remittance of $20.00 payable to Grand Blanc Chapter #507 to Merilee Smiley, by May 12, 2018. Attire: Formal

 

23  Grand Committee Exemplification - Honoring Cynthia Mansfield, Obituary Committee Chairman. Hosted by Nankin Chapter #238, held at Wayne Masonic Temple, 37137 Palmer, Westland, MI 48185. Registration at 4:30, Dinner at 6:00 pm, Exemplification at 7:00 pm. Reservation with remittance of  $15.00 payable to Nankin Chapter #238 to Susan Dossette, Secretary, by May 16, 2018. Attire: Formal

 

24  Reception honoring Elizabeth Dales, Youth Committee Chairman and Diana Coleman, Grand Representative of Maryland hosted by Grand Haven-Spring Lake Chapter #132, Held at Grand Haven-Spring Lake Masonic Center, 344 Fulton Avenue, Grand Haven, MI 49417. Registration at 4:30 pm, Dinner at 6:00 pm, program at 7:00 pm. Reservation with remittance of $15.00 payable to Grand Haven-Spring Lake Chapter #132 to Jackie Berg, by May 15, 2018. Seating limited to 90. Attire: Travel/OES casual

 

26  MI/Ontario Exchange @ Mt. Morris Masonic Temple, 810 North Street, Mt. Morris, MI 48458. Registration at 4:00 pm, Dinner at 5:30 pm, Entertainment to follow. Reservations with remittance of $15.00 payable to Mt. Morris Chapter #474 to Deborah Lewis, by May 21, 2018. Attire: Travel/OES Casual

 

28 Memorial Day

 

30  Wenona Chapter #162 Hosting SEMA Association for Friends Night

 

Any questions regarding the Worthy Grand Matron’s calendar please contact the WGM’s Secretary, JoAnne Decker at (517) 815-1510 OR Cell (517) 920-1920 or by email: jodecker1@gmail.com

JUNE 2018

2          PGM / PGP GOEX – Executive Board Meeting

9          Central Mi Association

11        Wolverine District Association @ Alpena

13-14   Cloverland District Association @ Iron Mountain

15        Michigander Club Meeting @ Marquette– Denise Abbey- President

16        GOEX @ Presque Isle

21-23   Rainbow Grand Assembly – Alma

 

JULY 2018

10        Benevolence Board Meeting - Pathways

12-13   Jobs Grand Session – Grand Rapids

14        Grand Representative Reception  @ Grand Ledge

15        Service Dog Dance at Marshall’s Barn

17        Reception at Fern Leaf,  Michigan Center

18        Reception at Mystic Star, Bronson

20        Reception at Mendon – Marshall’s Barn

21        Reception at Hillsdale

25-29   Trip to Pennsylvania TBD still working on.

 

AUGUST 2018

2          Reception at Bedford

4          Alma Picnic

8-9       Snodgrass-Waldo Summer School

10        Demolay Conclave

11        Multi-State – Franklin Indiana

15        Reception at America,   Grand Committee Exemplification

17        GOEX at Atlanta

20        Convention Meeting

21        Executive Board Meeting

24        Reception at Alpena

25-26   Escorting Page Practice @ Coldwater   

25-29               Ontario Grand Chapter

 

SEPTEMBER 2018

7          Calhoun County Meeting

8          Cornell Marysville – Grand Representative Reception

8          SEMA Association Meeting

9          5F Party          

11        Wenona Chapter Regular Meeting

15        Oakland County Association

15-16   Escorting Page Practice @ Coldwater

22        Wayne County Association @ Nankin Chapter

28        Ohio Grand Chapter @ Sandusky Ohio

29        Reception at Howell

 

 

OCTOBER 2018

2          Wenona Chapter Regular Meeting

6          Executive Board Meeting at McCamly Plaza

7-13     Michigan Grand Chapter

 

NOVEMBER 2018

12        Genesee County Association

 

DECEMBER 2018

9          Rainbow /OES Counterpart Christmas Party