The George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association serves nearly two million Freemasons in the United States through fifty-two Grand Lodges, i.e., fifty states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. It was created in 1910.
A twenty-one member Board of Directors represents the fifty-two Grand Lodges with only Past Grand Masters being eligible for election. Each Board member serves a three-year term. The Board meets twice a year. The Officers of the Board oversee Memorial business when the Board is not in session. The day-to-day operations of the Memorial building and the Association are handled by a paid, professional staff located at the Memorial.
We are very proud that Ill. Dale I. Goehrig, 33°, Sovereign Grand Inspector General in the Orient of Florida has been elected to the Board of Directors of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association. He will serve in this capacity until February 22, 2017.
Ill. Dale I. Goehrig, 33°, S.G.I.G. and Lady Rebba invite you to join then on the Spring 2015 Scottish Rite Foundation Fundraising Group Cruise.
It promises to be 7 fun filled days aboard the Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas, from April 26 – May 3, 2015. Four Western Caribbean ports will be visited.
Prices are as follows:
Stateroom Category Price
Jr. Suite $2,159.00
Ocean View 1,069.00
Prices cannot increase once the deposit is made but may decrease if RCCL prices are reduced. Fully refundable deposit of $250 per person due at time of booking. Balance not due until February 10, 2015.
Past passenger and other discounts for which you may qualify, may lower your price.
Reduced rates for 3rd and 4th passengers in the same stateroom.
Prices are per person, double occupancy, and do not include taxes and government fees in the amount of $118.03 per person.
Advantages of booking early include choice of staterooms and dining options.
Reserve your stateroom by calling Jeff Pick, 32° at 941-993-0990 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Trustees January 17, 2015 (Saturday)
Lake Worth January, 28, 2015 (Wednesday)
Panama City February 27, 2015 (Friday)
Jacksonville March 6, 2015 (Friday)
Fort Myers March 18, 2015 (Wednesday)
Council of 400 July 17/18, 2015 (Friday/Saturday)
Orlando July 24, 2015 (Friday)
Trustees July 25, 2015 (Saturday)
Supreme Council August 23/25, 2015 (Sunday/Tuesday)
Tallahassee September 3, 2015 (Thursday)
Ocala October 5, 2015 (Monday)
Tampa October 12, 2015 (Monday)
Miami November 18, 2015 (Wednesday)
Key West November 19, 2015 (Thursday)
Pensacola December 3, 2015 (Thursday)
Honorary Inspector General
- Barry Paul Thrasher
- David W. Wolffe
- Carl Edward Bruton, Jr.
- Stuart Donald Zalonz
- Richard Lawrence Morris
- Seymour Lawrence Friedman
- Taleb Atala
- William Michael Barlow
- Charles William Fossler
- Herman Gonzalez
- Gary Hubert Blanton
- Wilbur Dale Green
- Robert Louis Jeter
- Joseph Meyer Levitt
- Robert James Morrow
- George Neven
- Arthur Talmage Bazzel
- Jimmie Lee Lindt
- Stephen Marc Slepin
- Gerald Eugene Goacher
- Don C. Hawley
- Coleman Lyles Hill
- Richard Grant Hoover
- Gerald Monroe Lee
Knight Commander Court of Honor
- Cecil Oren Akin
- Edgar Floyd Lanham, II
- Charles W.. Machell
- Bojan Micorad Stricevic
- Marshall Daniel Fullwood
- Danny Ray Griffith
- Robert Renfroe Johns
- Hubert Maston, Jr
- Garrett Ewing Newman, Jr.
- Michael Gilbert Pease
- Albert Clayton Vandiver, Jr.
- James Edward Hansen
- Ira Stuart Alderman
- Wayne Raymond Angstrom
- Joel Case
- Lester Edwin Jones
- William Edgar Owen, Jr.
- Thomas Robert Taylor
- Albert Joe McDonald
- Victor Jose Mendez
- Luis Telesforo Meurice
- Hector Mirable
- Juan Miguel Roque
- Stephen Gary Rosean, St.
- Philip Andrew Slack
- Otto Johnston
- Edward Curtis Jones, Jr.
- Robert Joseph Moynihan, III
- William Carman Wagner, Jr.
- Shaun Scott Arner
- Thomas Kent Bryson
- Joe Ellsworth Gerard, Dr.
- Kenneth Lee Gregory
- Marion Kenneth Merideth
- David Michael Rosenthal
- Dominick Frank Tesoriere
- Paul Wayne Tinsley
- Frank Delano Walker
- Bruce Allen West
- Keith Alton Hartless
- Michael Lynn Miller
- Robert Thales Shipman
- Oscar R. Ferrell
- William Jerald Garner
- James Robert Kickliter
- Otto Edgar Thiergart
- Adrian Patrick Dillon
- Roger Lowell Van Landingham, Jr.
- Arthur Gary Cavanaugh
- Casey Alan Fletcher
- William Bates Garrett, Jr.
- Dale Duane Goodson
- Wallace Eugene Lacy
- Norman Franklin Newcomb
- Benjamin Joseph Raposa
- Fern Edward Street
- William Andrew Van Dyke, III
- Theodoor Antoon Vreuls
Twenty-one delegates from the eleven Valleys in the Orient of Florida met at the Ocala Scottish Rite in Ocala, Florida for the annual gathering of the Personal Representatives and General Secretaries from each Valley. The Treasurer’s from each Valley were invited guests. Numerous other invited guests were in attendance.
There was in attendance four Past Grand Masters – Our own SGIG, Ill. Dale I. Goehrig 33rd Degree, Past Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Florida in 2009, Ill. William B. Brunk, 33rd Degree, Past Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of North Carolina in 1994, Ill. Sam Cowan, 33rd Degree, Past Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Florida in 1997 and Ill. John Givens, 33rd Degree, Past Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Florida in 2003.
The guest speaker was Ill. William B. Brunk, 33rd Degree, Grand Secretary of the Supreme Council, SGIG in the Orient of North Carolina and Past Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of North Carolina. Ill. Brunk presented a very informative and interesting program on the Strategic Plan for the Scottish Rite.
Our hosts at the Ocala Scottish Rite did a commendable job in the planning and execution of the proceedings that resulted in a very successful and smooth running meeting. Many thanks to Ill. Raymond Davis, 33rd Degree, Personal Representative of the SGIG in the Valley of Ocala and Ill. Ralph Shollenberger, General Secretary of the Valley of Ocala for their hard work in ensuring the success of this Council of 400.
The Council of 400 will meet again on July 19-20, 2014 in the Valley of Jacksonville.
Lake Worth Official Visit January 22, 2014
Panama City Official Visit February 28, 2014
Jacksonville Official Visit March 7, 2014
Fort Myers Official Visit March 19, 2014
Council of 400, Jacksonville July 18-19, 2014
Orlando Official Visit July 25, 2014
Scottish Rite Foundation Meeting July 26, 2014
Tallahassee Official Visit September 4, 2014
Ocala Official Visit October 6, 2014
Tampa Official Visit October 13, 2014
Miami Official Visit November 19, 2014
Key West Official Visit November 20, 2014
Pensacola Official Visit December 4, 2014