Presentation on theme: "Come Celebrate 98th Annual Grand Session Deborah Grand Chapter, Order of Eastern Star Prince Hall Adopted Pennsylvania July 14, 2014 - July 16, 2014 Wyndham."— Presentation transcript:
1 Come Celebrate 98th Annual Grand Session Deborah Grand Chapter, Order of Eastern Star Prince Hall Adopted PennsylvaniaJuly 14, July 16, 2014Wyndham Grand Hotel600 Commonwealth PlacePittsburgh, PA
2 Janice C. Harvey, No. 83 Joseph H. Lee, No. 53 The Grand Worthy Patron and I invite you to join us at the Wyndham Grand Hotel to celebrate Deborah’s 98th Annual Grand Session. The Wyndham is located in the City of Pittsburgh near the “Point” where the three rivers meet.We have planned several fun pre-convention activities beginning Saturday, July 12th and continue throughout the weekend (see program list). The Grand Session will officially convene on Monday, July 14th.To assist you in planning your visit, registration transportation and hotel information is included here.Whether this is your first visit or you are a return visitor to the City there is plenty to do. The Cultural District is home to several excellent theatres and a number of outstanding restaurants are within walking distance of the hotel. You can jump on the “T” for a short ride to The Rivers Casino. Or, you can enjoy a leisurely stroll around The Point, take a ride on the Incline or enjoy the sites with a ride on the double decker bus.Start your planning today and we will see you in July!Janice C. Harvey, No Joseph H. Lee, No. 53Grand Worthy Matron Grand Worthy Patron
3 Program Listing 98th Annual Grand Session Saturday, July 12, 2014Executive Board MeetingDepartment of Aging ProgramIt’s A Soul Train Celebration!Sunday, July 13, 2014Past Grand’s BreakfastHonorees:PGWP Thomas K. Vaughan, Sr., No. 84PGWP Orlando E. Tuell, No. 56Ways & Means ProgramAnnual Chapter of Sorrow – First O.E.S. District TeamMonday, July 14, 2014Official Opening - Evening Star Chapter No. 53Receiving of Grand Chapter Officers, Past Grands, Visitors, Prince Hall Family and Most Worshipful Grand MasterBanquet Honoring District Deputy Grand Matrons, District Lecturers, Special DeputyTuesday, July 15, 2014Business MeetingEducation & Public Relations ProgramWednesday, July 16, 2014Election & Installation of OfficersClosing of 98th Annual Grand Session
4 All Roads Lead to Pittsburgh! ScrantonBethlehemMeadvilleWilkes BarreFarrellErieEastonNew CastleAllentownPottstownSewickleySicklerville, NJCraftonArdmoreSheradenWillow GroveElkins ParkNorth SideNorristownHill DistrictLansdaleBraddockReadingLansdownePhiladelphiaWilmerdingPenn HillsMediaBroomallDarbyVeronaWilliamsportChesterYeadonMonroevilleConemaughExtonSharon HillMcKeesportChambersburgBrownsvilleMt. UnionHarrisburgCarlisleBear, DEWest ChesterCharleroiNorth VersaillesCoatesvilleMonongahelaJohnstownSteeltonDowningtownLancasterYorkOxfordMonessenUniontownAll Roads Lead to Pittsburgh!Peach BottomColumbiaAltoona
5 Pre-Registration Information Pre-Registration is $45.00Pre-Registration Options include:On-line registration (information will be provided in future communications)Chapter Group Method – Traditional registration through your Chapter Secretary for Group RegistrationPre-registration deadline (on-line or through Chapter) isMonday, June 30, 2014
6 Traveling from Eastern and Central Pennsylvania? Transportation is availableDeparting: Saturday, July 12, 2014First Stop: 5:30 a.m.Masonic Temple4301 North Broad Street PhiladelphiaSecond Stop: 6:30 a.m.Crowne Plaza HotelKing of PrussiaThird Stop: 8:30 a.m.Days Inn815 South Eisenhower Blvd.Middletown, PA (formerlyBest Western Harrisburg Inn &Suites)Returning: Wednesday, July 16, :00 p.m.Cost: $100 roundtripDeposit of $50 required by February 1, 2014Balance due by April 18, 2014Make check/money order payable to: Deborah Grand Chapter and forward to James C. Harris, No. 19, Grand Warder.No refunds after May 1, 2014
7 Please contact your Transportation Coordinator. To reserve your seat, send check/money order payable to Deborah Grand Chapter to:James C. Harris, Grand Warder1514 Ruscomb StreetPhiladelphia, PAFor questions or additional information, please contact your designated Transportation Coordinator:Districts 1, 2 and 3 Marian Summers, WM, No. 95 ( )Districts 4, 5 and 9 Don Kenny, PWP, No. 32 ( ) orHarriet Horton, PWM, No. 85 ( )If sufficient interest, an additional bus will be chartered for arrival on Friday, July 11, 2014.Please contact your Transportation Coordinator.
8 Hotel Reservation Information Wyndham Grand Hotel600 Commonwealth PlacePittsburgh, PAGroup: Order of Eastern StarDates: July 11, 2014 – July 17, 2014Room Rate: $103 per night plus applicable taxMake your reservation by calling the hotel direct at or the toll free number
9 Looking forward to seeing you at the 98th Annual Grand Session!