CALL to 59th Annual Grand Conclave, Baton Rouge, La

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

1st January Anno Ordinis 901 Anno Domini 2019

CALL to 59th 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 59th Annual Grand Conclave on July 24-28, 2019 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 2019 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 2019 Cut-Off Date for Hotel Reservations is June 30, 2019.  We are asking you the make your hotel reservation under our Group Code of “LOUISIANA YORK RITE
WEEKEND 2019”, 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
 Thursday night ~ Banquet Dress. Frock Coats and Headgear for Escorts
 Friday ~ Frock Coat, Chapeaux, etc. or Masonic Dress.

1 York Rite Body 2 York Rite Bodies 3 York Rite Bodies
By June 1, 2019 $90.00 $145.00 $185.00
By July 1, 2019 $110.00 $165.00 $205.00
After January 1, 2019 and On Site $130.00 $185.00 $210.00

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.