The January Full Board session for GUOOF is scheduled for January 10-12, 2019

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 10-12, 2019 with departure on Sunday, January 13th.  The session will culminate with the Installation of Committee of Management Members, Grand Household officers and National Appointees on Saturday, January 12, 2019.  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 17, 2018.

Ads expressing congratulations to MHGM Green, MWGS Carter, the Committee of Management and the Grand Household can be placed in the Souvenir Journal.   Prices are:

Full page                   $60
Half page                   $35
Quarter page             $20
Patron’s list:              $5   

Your print ready ads and fee for the ad should be emailed or mailed to me in VA. 

The deadline for ads is December 7, 2018.

Rooms may be reserved at the Doubletree Philadelphia Hotel by dialing 1-800-222-TREE.  Our group room rental rate is $132 per night (taxes not included).  When making your reservations, be sure to request the group rates.  The deadline for hotel reservations is December 1, 2018.

Please note that we will not have the bus trip to Atlantic City during this session.  However, please plan to attend the program sponsored by the Grand Chamber on Friday evening.  More details will be provided upon arrival in Philly.

Please abide by all deadlines.  If you have questions or concerns, please contact Honorable Grand Secretary Graham Paige by mail, phone (434-286-3639) or email ( Also, please share this information with our members that do not have internet access.  


Graham Paige, HGS

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