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November 1999

Master's Message

My Brethren:

On Thursday November 4, we will make our traditional Official Visit to Fredericksburg Lodge No. 4, Fredericksburg, Virginia. We will be presenting Most Worshipful George Harry Chapin, Grand Master of Masons in Virginia, with a portrait of him sitting in the Washington chair. There will be a dinner served at 6:30 p.m., and if you would like to attend, please call me so I can give Fredericksburg Lodge a head-count.

Directions to Fredericksburg Lodge No. 4 95 south to Route 17 South (Falmouth Exit), turn right onto Route 1 South, go to first traffic light and turn left onto Princess Anna Street. Proceed to 803 Princess Anne Street.

November 6-9 is the Annual Grand Lodge Communication held at the Hyatt Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. I encourage you to attend.

Direction to the Hyatt in Richmond 95 South to Exit 79 (64 West to Charlottesville), 64 West to Exit 183B (Broad Street East), proceed east on West Broad Street tot he first traffic light, left into the Hyatt driveway (6624 West Broad Street)

Because of Thanksgiving, there is only one Stated Communication in November.

At our Stated Communication on November 11, Stephen Joel Trachtenburg, President of George Washington University, will present a program on George Washington and George Washington University. Illustrious Brother Trachtenburg is a renown speaker and authority on George Washington. Invite a brother to lodge and be with us for this wonderful program.

Sincerely and fraternally,

Michael P. Bible
Worshipful Master



TRANSPORTATION: Contact our Chairman, Brother Terry L. Gigure (703) 360-6177 whenever you need a ride to Lodge events. Brother Gigure will be happy to try to assist you in your transportation needs.

BLOOD: Contact our Chairman, Brother Robert C. Tidwell (703) 250-3216 whenever you or someone you encourage gives blood or platelets. What better charity than to give the gift that can save lives.

SICK: Contact our Chairman, Wor. Bro. Frank R. Dunaway (703) 548-0318 regarding any sick and distressed brethren. The following brethren are in our thoughts and prayers: Wor. Wardell Thomas.

Ancient Free and Accepted Masons
The George Washington Masonic National Memorial
Post Office Box 4330
Alexandria, Virginia 22303-0330
Memorial Phone: (703) 683-2007 - -Lodge Phone: (703) 549-9234


November 1999 - TRESTLEBOARD 

Day Time Activity
Thu 11/4/99 7:30 pm Official Visiti: to Fredericksburg Lodge #4
11/6 to 11/9/99   Grand Lodge of Virginia Annual Communication
Thu 11/11/99 7:30 pm STATED COMMUNICATION: The Lodge of Washington
Mon 11/15/99 7:00 pm CALLED COMMUNICATION: MM Degree
Mon 11/29/99 7:00 pm Master's and Warden's Association Meeting: Alexandria-Washington Lodge

STATED COMMUNICATIONS - held on the second and fourth Thursday of each month except Thanksgiving; the observance of George W ashington's birthday, and the Installation of Officers on Saint John's Day. December 27.

CALLED COMMUNICATIONS - first Monday of each month will be an EA Called Communication; third Monday of each month will be a FC Called Communication, unless otherwise noted in the trestleboard.

LODGE RITUAL SCHOOL - Conducted each Sunday evening at 7:00 pm Unless otherwise noted in the Trestleboard.

YOUTH MEETINGS AT GWMNM - Alexandria-Washington Chapter, Order of DeMolay meets the first and third Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in the North Lodge Room; Bethel No. 22. I.O.J.D. meets the first and third Sundays at 6:00 p.m in the North Lodge Room.

CATECHISM INSTRUCTION - Sunday's at 7:00 p.m. in the Lodge Room unless otherwise noted in the Trestleboard.