Message From the President

I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter with family and friends. Donna Lee and I were able to spend my Easter with grandkids from Virginia and the rest of my family. Family is very important and must take a priority during our busy lives.

Looks like the rain is finally thru for a while, now its onto pulling weeds, washing cars and all the other outside chores that we have all been putting off. Soon it will be time for warm weather, sun glasses and picnics. But before that your delegates will be going to convention in Reno. Make sure you ask your delegates to take good notes so you will all know what is going on with your Grand Lodge. Send your delegates with questions and concerns; we want every member to be involved.

May has been a busy month besides traveling to lodge events, working with our convention coordinators Lynn and Lori; It is amazing how much time goes into preparing for convention, thank you both for all your time and effort. Also thank you to the office staff for helping also!

As I mentioned in my last article, I am running for re-election as your State President, I hope I will have your support. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have. If I do not answer the phone please leave me a message, I will return your call. Some feel that they do not want to bother me since I may be at work, I signed up to do this job and have the support of my employer. Feel free to contact me.

Reminder to every lodge member, you still have half of a year to win on the 365 winner raffle tickets, a lot of large prizes still available. Buy one for your neighbor that picks up the paper when you are gone, or for a friend. Let’s all help our Grand Lodge.

To all the Mother’s & Grandmother’s out there Donna lee and I wish you all a blessed Mother’s Day, Lets all spoil our mothers, remember you would not be here without them.

Another holiday coming in May is Memorial Day, let us all remember those that have served, or are serving our country. Thank you for your service.

By now you have received info on the Student Summit being held in Washington DC. If you have a student interested in attending please make note of the deadline. This looks like an amazing opportunity for youth.

Looking forward to seeing all the delegates in Reno, Nevada .at our 83rd Convention at the Atlantis Resort

Yours Fraternally
John