January 2018 Session Information

Greetings Brothers and Sisters of all Lodges, Households and Other Branches of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows:

The January Full Board session is scheduled for January 10-13, 2018 with departure on Sunday, January 14th.  The session will culminate with the Installation of District Grand Lodge and District Grand Household officers on Saturday, January 13, 2018.

As usual, the Installation Ceremony will be followed by the Banquet. Tickets for the banquet are $50 each.
Please mail all monies for tickets to my VA home address (7314 Porters Rd., Esmont, VA 22937).  Tickets will be distributed to you upon your arrival in Philadelphia.  The deadline for purchase of banquet tickets is December 18, 2017.

 The casino trip to Atlantic City will be on Friday, January 12.  Tickets for the casino trip are $20 each.   Casino ticket money should be mailed to my VA addressThe deadline for purchase of casino tickets is December 18, 2017.

The 2018 Souvenir Journal is dedicated to the memory of Sister Gloria Green who organized our souvenir journals for many years.  Ad prices are:
Full page                   $60
Half page                   $35
Quarter page            $20
Patron’s list  :              $5             
Monies for all ads should be mailed to my VA home address.  

Mail ads only to:
Sister Jeanette Stephens
618 Roxboro Place, NW
Washington, DC 20011
The deadline for ads is December 5, 2018.

 Rooms may be reserved at the Doubletree Philadelphia Hotel by dialing 1-800-222-TREE.  Our group room rental rate is $129 per night (taxes not included).  When making your reservations, be sure to request the group rates.  The deadline for hotel reservations is December 9, 2017.

Please abide by all deadlines.  If you have questions or concerns, please contact Honorable Grand Secretary Graham Paige by mail, or email (gtpaige@aol.com). Also, please share this information with our members that do not have internet access. 


Graham Paige, HGS


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