THIS WEEKS EVENTS, SUNDAY, 8/17/2014

Monday- DeMolay Grand Tour Meeting, Scottish Rite Temple, 6:15 dinner, meeting at 7:00pm. Let’s all support our DeMolay young men.

Tuesday- Master Mason’s called meeting at 7:00pm with MM proficiency exam. Our Stewards will have a meal prepared for us at 6:00pm. How long has it been since you have heard an exam?

Wednesday- We will be having an informal study group at 6:30, no meal. All are welcome to attend these weekly meetings, to learn or brush up on your esoteric work.

Saturday- Our Property Maintenance Committee has called our first quarterly work day of our Masonic Year. It will be this coming Saturday morning, 8:30-12:30. Coffee, OJ and bagels will be served. Please come out and help us spruce up the Lodge. If we get enough help, it will not be so challenging for the rest of us.

Misc. news and notes: Congratulations to our Sr. and Jr. Warden and Sr. Deacon who completed the annual Warden’s retreat this morning, and to our 5 members who took their esoteric examinations last weekend!

Fraternally yours,
Keith Dancer
Worshipful Master
Garland Lodge No. 441

THIS WEEKS EVENTS, SUNDAY, 8/10/2014

THIS WEEK’S CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Tuesday-Stated Meeting, including the first official visit of our District Deputy Grand Master who will bring us a special message from our Grand Master. This promises to be an action packed meeting, with Scholarship presentations, several committee reports, and a door prize (officers are exempt) as well.

Our Stewards will have another delicious meal prepared for us at 6:00pm.

Wednesday-We will be having an informal study group at 6:30, no meal. All are welcome to attend these weekly meeting, to learn or brush up on your esoteric work.

Friday-Sunday-Warden’s retreat, South Fork Hotel, Plano

Fraternally,
Keith Dancer
Worshipful Master
Garland Lodge No. 441

THIS WEEKS EVENTS, SUNDAY, 8/3/2014

THIS WEEK’S CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Tuesday-we will be practicing our DDGM reception in preparation of his official visit on 8-12-14. Afterward, we will have an informal study group in preparation for the Forum/Certificate exams to be held at Duck Creek Lodge #1419. Our Stewards will have a beautiful meal prepared at 6:00pm.

Wednesday-We will be visiting Alexander C. Garrett Lodge to show our support for our own Bro. Mark Clark as he has his first Stated Meeting as Worshipful Master of that lodge. For those who want to carpool, we will meet at our lodge at 5:30, as dinner will be served at 6:00pm.

Saturday-Grand Lodge Committee on Work Forum and Certificate Exams will be at Duck Creek Lodge #1419. Breakfast will be served at 7:00, with the Forum beginning at 8:00am, Exams beginning at 11:00am.

Thursday-We will be having an informal study group at the Lodge. If you are interested in freshening up on your work, or pursuing an esoteric certificate, please join us.-6:30-no meal.

You may want to mark your calendars now for Labor Day, as we and Duck Creek Lodge will be representing Garland Masonic Bodies by marching together in the annual Garland Labor Day Parade, to be held Labor Day, September 1st.

Have another great week,
Keith Dancer
Worshipful Master
Garland Lodge No. 441

THIS WEEKS EVENTS, SUNDAY, 7/27/2014

THIS WEEK’S CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Tuesday-This is the 5th Tuesday of the month, and our Lodge will be dark. Instead, come join us at the Flying Saucer Restaurant, 4821 Bass Pro Drive (next to the Bass Pro Shop) off E. Interstate 30 in Southeast Garland. Bring your lady and meet us for fun, food and spirits. This presents a great opportunity to get to know each other better in an informal environment. If it has been awhile since you visited the Lodge, please consider this an opportunity to renew old masonic friendships; drop in anytime between 6:00-8:00pm.
Thursday-We will be having an informal study group at the Lodge. If you are interested in freshening up on your work, or pursuing an esoteric certificate, please join us.-6:30-no meal.

Have a great week,
Keith Dancer
Worshipful Master
Garland Lodge No. 441

THIS WEEKS EVENTS, AND NEWS

EVENTS:
Monday-Some of Tuesday night’s (below) degree team will be having additional floor practice for the EA degree. Come on out if you would like to join us for a time of practice, 7:00pm, no meal.
Tuesday-Entered Apprentice Degree; dinner 6:00pm, degree at 7:00pm.
Thursday-We will be having an informal study group. If you are interested in freshening up on your work, or pursuing an esoteric certificate, please join us.-6:30-no meal.

NEWS:
Thanks to Bob Scarborough’s lady Lena for re-upholstering our Lodge room kneeling pad, it looks fantastic and really compliments our Lodge room. I have placed a suggestion box next to my office door (adjacent to the front foyer). Please use this box to direct any constructive criticism/comments/suggestions my way. You can leave a note either anonymously, or if you would like a return call please state so, with your name and telephone number.

Have a great week,
Keith Dancer
Worshipful Master
Garland Lodge No. 441