2019 Mid-Year Session


2019 Mid-Year Y.R.W.
Name
York Rite Body



TO: All Grand Officers, Eminent Commanders, Generalissimos, Captain Generals, and Sir Knights of the Constituent Commanderies of Pelican Grand Commandery of Knights Templar, State of Louisiana

Greetings:

By the Authority vested in me as the Right Eminent Grand Commander of Knights Templar for the State of Louisiana, I hereby CALL the Pelican Grand Commandery to convene its annual Mid-Year Grand Conclave. The Mid-Year Grand Conclave will convene on January 3– 4, 2020 at the Best Western Hotel and Convention Center, 2720 MacArthur Drive, Alexandria, LA 71303, 1-318-445-5530. Hotel code is LYR. Hotel Rate is $89.00 Kings or Doubles and the Cut-Off Date for Hotel Reservations is December 15, 2020. We are asking you to make your hotel reservation under our Group Codes, so we can be afforded the amenities of utilizing our Group rates. The dress will be business casual with sword and sword belt.

The York Rite Male Bodies of Louisiana are continuing to combine their respective Mid-Year meetings. This will be our 6th York Rite Mid-Year Session. Our registration structure is the similar to last year. The fee schedule is below:

1 York Rite Body 2 York Rite Bodies 3 York Rite Bodies
December 15, 2019 $50.00 $70.00 $85.00
After December 15, 2019 $70.00 $90.00 $105.00
After January 1, 2020 and On Site $90.00 $130.00 $160.00

• 1 Lunch with 1 YR Body
• 2 Lunches with 2 YR Bodies
• 2 Lunches and Snack with 3 YR Bodies

The Agenda and Advance Registration are attached to this communication. All petitions and funds are due by December 15, 2019.

Each and every Eminent Commander, Generalissimo, Captain General, Past Eminent Commander, and Sir Knight of said Commanderies will take due notice and make every effort to attend.

Sincerely yours and under my hand and Seal,

Clarence J. Gillard, Jr.
Right Eminent Grand Commander


PEC
Name and Commandery Number
Years Served or Honorary Besto



 

 

TO: All Past Eminent Commanders (Actual and Honorary)

Greetings:

I hope and pray that this Communication finds you and your family in great health and spirit. The Past Eminent Commander’s Conclave will meet January 3, 2020 at the Best Western Hotel and Convention Center, 2720
MacArthur Drive, Alexandria, LA 71303, 1-318-445-5530. Hotel code is LYR. Hotel Rate is $89.00 Kings or Doubles and the Cut-Off Date for Hotel Reservations is December 15, 2019. The dress will be business casual with
sword and sword belt.

The PEC Conclave duties are: 1) to dub newly elected Eminent Commanders (or Eminent Commanders who have not received the degree) and dub Sir Knights who are recommended to be received and to be dubbed with status of Honorary; 2) review Annual Returns of local Commanderies and establish the Credentials for the upcoming Annual Grand Conclave and the year; and 3) aid our Eminent Commanders in the execution of their duties.  To elaborate more on the Credentials, all Past Eminent Commanders (Actual and Honorary) must pay their annual dues of $10.00 to the PEC’s Conclave before January. All Eminent Commanders must be dub and receive the degree of Past
Eminent Commander before assuming the chair of the local Commandery. This is the responsibility of the outgoing Eminent Commander or Junior Past Eminent Commander and the District Deputy. The PEC’s Conclave will review the annual returns and make a report of all eligible voters and representatives of the local Commanderies during a Grand Conclave, regular or special. The Annual Returns of local Commanderies need to be submitted as soon as possible after the local elections.

The initiation fee is $25.00 and includes a ritual, certificate, and dues cards. Please submit information for actual or honorary by December 27.
If there are any questions or concerns, please contact us. I would like to thank you in advance for any future participation.

Sincerely yours,

Clarence J. Gillard, Jr.
Right Eminent Grand Commander

ATTEST:
Travis Bush
Eminent Grand Recorder

Scott Cryer
President – Past Eminent Commanders’ Conclave