2010 June Monthly Notice

ROBERT BURNS LODGE NO. 464

 STRAWBERRY NIGHT

 JUNE 17, 2009

 INVITE YOUR MASONIC FRIENDS

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A Stated Meeting of Robert Burns Lodge No. 464, Free and Accepted Masons, will be held in the Masonic Temple, 2701 North Third Street, Harrisburg, Pa on, THURSDAY EVENING, June 17, 2010at 7:00 o’clock P.M.

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Action will be had on the following:  Action on 5 Petitions for Initiation and Membership

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PROGRAM FOR JUNE

 The Worshipful Master has invited Brother John D. Killian, a Member of Harrisburg Lodge No. 629 to be the speaker for June. Brother Killian will speak on “The War that Never Happened”.

 There will be a dinner before Lodge on the lower level beginning at 5:45 P.M. Dinner will consist of Chicken and Beef K-Bobs. Dinner is open to all Members and their Masonic friends.  If you are planning to attend the dinner, please make reservations by calling the Secretary at (717) 652-4622 or e-mailing to secretary@RobertBurns464.org by June 13, 2010. Contributions will be accepted for dinner.

This month is also the Traditional month of Strawberries and the usual feast of berries will be immediately following the close of Lodge.  Plan now to attend this evening of Masonic Fellowship and be sure to invite your Masonic friends.

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An Extra Meeting of Robert Burns Lodge No. 464, Free and Accepted Masons, for conferring degrees will be held in the Masonic Temple, 2701 North Third Street, Harrisburg, Pa on, MONDAY June 21, 2010 at 7:00 P.M.

The Entered Apprentice Masons Degree will be conferred upon; 3 Candidates

By order of the Worshipful Master,

DAVID L. WEISER, P.M. SECRETARY

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Robert Burns Lodge will be hosting a Family Hockey Night with the Hershey Bears on a Saturday Night in October, date to be determined.  This event will be opened to the entire family, Masons and non-Masons alike. The home schedule for the Bears should be out in June or July.  At that time an exact date will be determined. Tickets will only be on sale for a limited time.  If you are interested and would like to sign up for this event over the summer, please contact the Secretary or Worshipful Master leaving your contact information, preferably your e-mail address, and we will contact you as soon as a date and cost are established.  This is an event you can bring the wife and children to and enjoy an evening of great hockey with the Bears as well as great fellowship with your Brothers and their families. It is also an event that you can introduce non-masons to the fellowship of the fraternity.

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Grand Lodge has granted approval to the Lodges to distribute the monthly notices by e-mail.  This is a voluntary program on your part and you must give us your permission to send your Notice in this manner.  This will speed up the mailing process to you and, in the long run, save your Lodge money for printing and postage.  If you are interested in receiving your Notice in this manner, please e-mail the Secretary through our web site at secretary@robertburns464.org. granting your approval.

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 The Brethren are reminded to contact Brother George L. Williams, P.M. at (717) 774-4915 if you know of a Lodge Brother who is ill, hospitalized or a resident of a nursing facility.  This will help the Committee on Cheer and Visitation to do their work.

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Please notify the Secretary promptly of any change of address.

DAVID L. WEISER, P.M. Secretary 

secretary@RobertBurns464.org

2010 May Lodge Notice

A Stated Meeting of Robert Burns Lodge No. 464, Free and Accepted Masons,

will be held in the Masonic Temple, 2701 North Third Street, Harrisburg, Pa on,

  THURSDAY EVENING, May 20, 2010 at 7:00 o’clock P.M.

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The Worshipful Master has invited Brother Carl E. Karstetter, P.M. to be the speaker for the evening.  Brother Karstetter (USMC) will speak on “Reflections of Service to Our Country”. What better way to begin your celebration of Memorial Day than to attend this presentation.

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An Extra Meeting of Robert Burns Lodge No. 464, Free and Accepted Masons,

For conferring degrees will be held in the Masonic Temple, Masonic Homes, One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown, Pa on,

TUESDAY May 25, 2010 at 7:00 P.M.

The Master Masons Degree will be conferred.

By order of the Worshipful Master,

DAVID L. WEISER, P.M. SECRETARY

Brethren, please note that the Extra Meeting for May will be held at the Masonic Temple at the Masonic Homes in Elizabethtown, Pa. It will be held on Tuesday Evening beginning at 7:00 pm rather that our customary Monday Evening.  We are inviting all Master Masons, more especially our Members and Guests at the Villages to attend.  Let’s have a good turn out for this special occasion.

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  GRAND LODGE OF FREE & ACCEPTED MASONS OF PENNSYLVANIA

                         Philadelphia, Pa. March 30, A.D. 2010, A.L. 6010

 TO THE MEMBERS OF THE GRAND LODGE:

             You are requested to attend the June Quarterly Communication of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania to be held at 10:00 o’clock, a.m. on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at the Freemasons Cultural Center, Masonic Village at Elizabethtown, PA.

             By order of the R.W. Grand Master.

                                                                                     Mark A. Haines

                                                                                    R.W. Grand Secretary  

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Make plans now to attend the Second Annual Family Picnic at Allenberry Meadow Resort on the Yellow Breeches Creek on Saturday July 17, 2010.  This is an event for the whole family.  Plan now to join your Masonic Brethren and their families for an afternoon of games, entertainment, food and fellowship.  Cost will be $17.00 for Adults and $8.50 for children 5- 12.  Children 4 and under are free. More information will be in the June Notice.

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There will be a Group Mentoring Session held on Thursday Evening, May 27th at 7:00 pm. in the Library at the Consistory Building. This is recommended for all newly raised Master Masons and will also be open to any Master Mason who wishes to further his knowledge of Freemasonry. 

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The Brethren are reminded to contact Brother George L. Williams, P.M. at (717) 774-4915 if you know of a Lodge Brother who is ill, hospitalized or a resident of a nursing facility.  This will help the Committee on Cheer and Visitation to do their work.

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Please notify the Secretary promptly of any change of address.

                                                                        DAVID L. WEISER, P.M. Secretary 

                                                                        secretary@RobertBurns464.org

2010 March Lodge Notice

  A Stated Meeting of Robert Burns Lodge No. 464, Free and Accepted Masons,

will be held in the Masonic Temple, 2701 North Third Street, Harrisburg, Pa on,

 THURSDAY EVENING, March 18, 2010 at 7:00 o’clock P.M.

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PROGRAM FOR MARCH

The Worshipful Master has set aside this meeting to honor the Floor Workers, Mentoring Committee and the Visitation and Cheer Committee.  They will be honored with dinner before Lodge on the lower level beginning at 5:45 P.M. The dinner consisting of Yankee Pot Roast will be opened to all members.  If you are planning to attend the dinner, please make reservations by calling the Secretary at (717) 652-4622 or e-mailing to secretary@RobertBurns464.org by March 14, 2010. Contributions will be accepted for dinner.

               The Worshipful Master has invited Brother Robert Burns, portrayed by Brother Darwin Chilcote, P.M. of Robert Burns to be the speaker for the evening.  His presentation will be “140 Years of Brotherhood, Fellowship and Service – A history of Robert Burns Lodge No. 464”.

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             Extra Meetings of Robert Burns Lodge No. 464, Free and Accepted Masons,

for conferring degrees will be held in the Masonic Temple, 2701 North Third Street, Harrisburg, Pa on,

MONDAY March 22, 2010 at 7:00 P.M.

One Entered Apprentice Masons Degree will be conferred.

One Master Masons Degrees will be conferred.                      

By order of the Worshipful Master,

DAVID L. WEISER, P.M. SECRETARY

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The one hundred fortieth Anniversary Banquet of Robert Burns Lodge No. 464, F & A M will be celebrated with a table lodge in the Ballroom of the Harrisburg Consistory Building, 2701 North Third Street, Harrisburg, Pa on Monday, March 29, 2010, beginning at 6:30 p.m.. Further information regarding the Banquet is enclosed with your mailed notice.  Please act promptly in making your reservations, not only for yourself but for your Masonic Friends in other Lodges as well.  You will not want to miss out on this evening of Masonic Fellowship.

This year breakfast will be served on the Lower floor at 8:00 am for those who will be helping with Banquet set-up.  If you are planning to attend, please make your reservation by calling the Secretary at 652-4622 or e-mail at secretary@RobertBurns464.org. Deadline for reservations is Monday March 22.  There will be a nominal charge.

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      The Mentoring Committee of Robert Burns Lodge is holding sessions for newly Raised Master Masons and any Master Mason with an interest in learning more about our great Fraternity.  They meet the fourth Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm in the library of the Consistory Building.  Everyone with an interest in learning more about Masonry is invited to attend.

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Robert Burns Lodge has also planned a Masonic Matinee at Theatre Harrisburg, The Krevsky Center, 515 Hurlock Street, Harrisburg, Pa. on Saturday April 24th.  Doors will open at 12:30 P.M. with heavy hor’dourves.  The Classic Comedy, Arsenic and Old Lace will begin at 2:00 pm.  This is open to all Masons and their Ladies throughout the District.  Cost is $25.00 per person.  Reservations can be made contacting the lodge Secretary or e-mailing secretary@RobertBurns464.org.

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     A Sectional Meeting of the School of Instruction for Region 2 will be held on Saturday April 10, 2010.  Registration begins at 8:00 A.M. All Lodge Officers, Floor Workers, School Officers and Instructors are expected to attend.  All Master Masons are welcomed to attend.  Lunch will be served.  Lunch tickets will cost $ 7.50 per person.  Advanced reservations with payment are required.  Please consult your paper lodge notice for payment details.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE

THIS IS A REMINDER TO YOU

YOUR DUES FOR 2010 ARE DUE AND PAYABLE NOW

 

     2010 Dues Statements were sent out in October.  If you are not a 50 year member or a   Life Member you dues need to be paid now.  If you have not paid your dues or if you do not have a dues card for 2010, please remit dues now to the Secretary at P. O. Box 90235, Harrisburg, Pa 17109-0235. Your prompt attention to the payment of your dues is always appreciated by your Secretary.

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All Golfers, put Saturday May 1, 2010 on your calendars.  This is the date for the 7th Annual Robert Burns Golf Outing.  More information can be found in the April Notice or on the Calendar of Events.

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Please notify the Secretary promptly of any change of address.

                               DAVID L. WEISER, P.M. Secretary

                               secretary@RobertBurns464.org