CALL to 60th Annual Grand Conclave, Baton Rouge, La

Baton Rouge, LA
York Rite House(s)
House Name and Numbers

1st January Anno Ordinis 902 Anno Domini 2020
CALL to 60th Annual Grand Conclave

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


By the Authority contained in Article II, Section I of our Constitution and 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 in its 60th Annual Grand Conclave on July 22-26, 2020 at the Baton Rouge Renaissance Hotel, located at 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810. The hotel’s telephone number is (866) 469-5448. Or access the link: Louisiana York Rite Weekend 2020 Hotel Link . The Agenda and Advance Registration forms are attached to this communication. The rates of the hotel rooms are $109.00 for a single or double + tax per night for occupancy. Hotel Code: LOUISIANA YORK RITE WEEKEND 2020 Cut-Off Date for Hotel Reservations is June 30, 2020.

We are asking you the make your hotel reservation under our Group Code of “LOUISIANA YORK RITE WEEKEND 2020”, so we can be afforded the amenities of utilizing our Group rates. The Agenda and Advance Registration forms are attached to this communication.
 $100.00 – Hospitality Room.
 $75.00 (minimum) ~ King Contest. Please remember this is for the David Lewis Educational Fund.
 Souvenir Journal Advertisement (This is our History)
Dress (Refer to the Dress Code)
 Thursday ~ Battle Dress or Business Casual
 Friday ~ Frock Coat, Chapeaux, etc. or Masonic Dress.
 Friday night ~ Banquet Dress. Frock Coats and Headgear for Escorts

This is our 6th York Rite Weekend and Knights Templar are the Hosts. The fee schedule is below:

1 York Rite Body 2 York Rite Bodies 3 York Rite Bodies
By June 1, 2020 $95.00 $150.00 $190.00
By July 1, 2020 $115.00 $170.00 $210.00
After January 1, 2019 and On Site $130.00 $190.00 $220.00

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


Travis Bush
Eminent Grand Recorder


Reservation Checklist for Louisiana York Rite Sessions
 Make reservations early
 Guarantee with a Credit/Debit Card if possible
 Request special needs if available
 Write the Date, Time, and Person that you spoke to for reservations
 Have a copy of Confirmation Number
 Ask for reservation confirmation number to be emailed and print a copy or mailed to you
 Be aware of check in time (usually 4 p.m.) (Do not expect early check in)
 YOU WILL NEED A CREDIT/DEBIT CARD TO CHECK IN. The card is for incidentals. The hotel
will authorize or place a hold on the card for a minimum fee. You can pay with cash at time
of checkout, but you must have a credit/debit card to check in for incidentals.
 Please notify us in writing of any special dietary needs, such as vegetarian.
 Do not have open containers. Place in approve containers (we are representing an honorable
 All attendees must be registered to participate in any activity including hospitality.
 Please document any incidents and report to Convention Coordinators
 Bring all medications. Medication can be refrigerated by hotel, but there will be limited
refrigerators for rooms.
 Refer hotel matters to Convention Coordinators.

1st January Anno Inventionis 2550 Anno Depositionis 3020 Anno Ordinis 902 Anno Domini 2020

To: All the Bodies of the Prince Hall Family, Churches, businesses, patrons, and friends.

Subject: York Rite Weekend Souvenir Journal 2020
Greetings, As We 3 Did Agree:

We would like for you to participate in the 6th York Rite Weekend Souvenir Journal. Our 2020 York Rite Weekend will be on July 22 – 26, 2020 at the Baton Rouge Renaissance Hotel; 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70810.

We would like for you to publish Congratulatory messages from your Lodges, Chapters, Councils, Courts, Commanderies, businesses, patrons, and etc. The cost for the advertisements in the Journal is as follows:


Full Page $100.00
Half Page $60.00
Quarter Page $35.00
Eighth Page $20.00

Deadline for all Ads is June 1, 2020

We would like to thank you for your participation and cooperation in these matters in advance.

Souvenir Book Payment, DEADLINE,JUNE 1, 2020