Don’t miss the 166th Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of California, Oct. 9-11, 2015. Special event tickets are selling quickly: Buy yours today!
Wondering if you should head to San Francisco? Here are the top 10 reasons to attend this year’s celebration.
1. Make your lodge’s voice heard
Votes by lodge masters and wardens constitute the majority. Make sure your lodge’s important perspective is reflected. Legislation will be announced in the coming weeks.
2. Enjoy Southern-style hospitality at the Grand Master’s Banquet
Grand Master Charvonia and his wife, Linda, invite Annual Communication guests to join them for a casually elegant Kentucky Derby-themed Grand Master’s Banquet.
3. Preview an original documentary film
During the business sessions, the Henry Wilson Coil Library and Museum of Freemasonry will be debuting an original short documentary film on the history of cultural diversity in California.
4. Treat your guests to an exciting “Battle of Masonic Chefs”
For the first time this year, the executive chefs of the two Masonic Homes and Acacia Creek are squaring off in a spicy competition to be crowned “top chef” of the fraternity. Guests will enjoy a delicious luncheon on the beautiful campus of the Masonic Home at Union City.
5. Celebrate the accomplishments of the past fraternal year
From dedicating DeMolay Drive, launching a new program to support fire safety for vulnerable children, and providing crucial services through the Masonic Homes, 2015 has been an exciting year for California Masons!
6. Help launch the 2020 strategic plan
Get ready for the fraternity’s next five years by being among the first to learn about the 2020 strategic plan.
7. Support Masonic youth
Youth leaders from throughout California will be present at the celebration. Join them in renewing our Masonic family connections and congratulate the efforts of their lodge mentors.
8. Explore San Francisco
During your free time, take the opportunity to enjoy our beautiful host city. From the excitement of Union Square and Fisherman’s Wharf to Golden Gate Park’s world-class museums and gardens, San Francisco has something to offer every traveler.
9. Meet Grand Lodge staff
Wondering who’s on the other side of the phone? Sending you emails? Meet Grand Lodge staff in person – and take a tour of the beautiful California Masonic Memorial Temple.
10. Welcome 2015 Grand Lodge officers
Be first in line to welcome 2015 Grand Lodge officers – and start preparing for another meaningful year.