August 2017

26     Rainbow GWA Reception – Alma  (Details not available at this time).


27 - 28 Ontario Grand Chapter   Informal Opening Sunday Night at 6:30 pm.  Attire: Formal.   Formal Opening on Monday at 9:00 am. Attire OES Casual.   Bus trip is being offered – see flyer


Worthy Grand Matron’s Itinerary

September 2017


  9              Southeastern Michigan Association Fall Meeting at Fairfield Masonic Temple 1059 Seneca Street, Fairfield.  Registration 9:00 am, Business Meeting 10:00 am, Lunch 12 Noon, Installation 2:00 pm.  Reservations of $8.00 payable to Fairfield Chapter 224 by Sept. 1st to Barb Shaneour, secretary.  Attire:  Formal


10             5 F’s at International Society 4925 E. Grand River, Howell.  Cost $5.00 per person, 12 Noon to 4:00 pm.  Lunch will be served around 12:30 pm.  Games for the youth and traditional tug of war between the youth groups.  Bring lawn chairs to sit on.


15             Calhoun County Association -  Bedford Chapter hosting  2945 Bedford Rd, Bedford .  Registration 11:00 am, Lunch 12 Noon, Meeting 1:00 pm, Potluck (meat, beverages, and table service provided).  Reservations for count only to Mary Ivey by Sept. 1st.  Attire:  Formal.


15             Wacousta Chapter #133 reception for Judy Barnhart and Roger Waldo (Grand Representatives of Ahl – VanNorwick and Strickland – Abbey Grand Families at the Wacousta Masonic Temple 9030 W. Herbison Road, Grand Ledge MI.  Registration 5:00 pm, Dinner 6:00 pm, Presentations and Program to follow.  Reservations of $8.00 payable to Wacousta Chapter #133, send to DeAnn Openlander by Sept. 8th

                  Limited seating 100 people.  Attire:  OES Casual


16             Reception for Judith Field, Marcia Atkinson, Patricia Miller and Ted Bailey.  (Ahl – VanNorwick, Strickland – Abbey and Wilcenski – Otte Grand Representatives).  At the Alma Masonic Center 301 N. State Street, Alma.  Registration 11:00 am, Pot Luck Lunch at 12 Noon.  Reservations for count only to Susan Courington by Sept. 9th.   Ham, drinks and table service provided.   Attire:  Luau casual


17             Page Practice – Grand Ledge


19             Dinner and Reception for Beatrice McMann (Grand Representative Strickland – Abbey) at Mason Masonic Temple 840 E Columbia Street, Mason.   Registration 5:00 pm, Dinner 6:30 pm.  Reservations of $12.00 payable Mason Chapter #150 to Marge Talboys by Sept. 12th.  Attire:  OES Casual.


20             GOEX  Ida Chapter hosting at Manistique 210 S Cedar St, Manistique.   GOEX at 7:00 pm, refreshments after.  Attire: Formal


22             Ohio Grand Chapter


25             GOEX and honoring of Mary Grace Gordon; Grand Esther, JoAnne Decker; Grand Soloist and Donelda Hughes; Courtesy Committee. Ypsilanti Masonic Temple 5752 Whittaker Rd, Ypsilanti Registration 4:00 pm, Dinner 5:30 pm, GOEX 7:00 pm. Reservations of $15.00 payable to Ypsilanti #119 to Donelda Hughes by Sept. 16th.  Attire:  Formal


26             GOEX and Reception honoring Karen Cook, Sales Committee at Okemos Masonic Temple 2175 Hamilton Rd, Okemos MI 48864 Registration 4:30 pm Dinner 6:00 pm, GOEX 7:00 pm.  Reservations of $15.00 payable to Okemos Chapter #267 to Patty Raymond by Sept. 18th                  Seating limited to 170.      Attire: Formal


If you have any questions regarding the WGM September calendar please contact Linda Otte,

WGM secretary at 248 516 5548  (cell) or home 248 426 8429 or email at blotte@sbcglobal.net



Out-going Worthy Grand Matron’s Itinerary

October 2017


7                Board Meeting


10 – 12    Grand Chapter



If you have any questions regarding the WGM October calendar please contact Linda Otte,

WGM secretary at 248 516 5548  (cell) or home 248 426 8429 or email at blotte@sbcglobal.net





In-coming Worthy Grand Matron’s Itinerary

October 2017


13          Executive Board

24          Wenona Chapter Installation, 7:30 pm

26          Tecumseh Chapter Installing Officer, 7:00 pm

28          Rockford Chapter Installing Officer, 1:00 pm


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