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AREA II – 2020 MEETING (April 2020)

April 24 - April 25

To: Executive Board, All District Grand Masters, All District Grand Most Noble Governors, All 10 Standing Committee Chairpersons, All Brothers and Sisters


Our Area II meeting will occur on April 24-25, 2020, at the LaQuinta Inn and Suites, 300 S. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury, MD, 21801.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS: Call the LaQuinta Inn, 410 546-4400 to make your reservations. The deadline for hotel reservations is March 27, 2020. The hotel room rate is $89.00 (not including taxes). Be sure to tell the hotel that you are with the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in order to get the group rate.

REGISTRATION: $70.00 Pre-Registration, $80.00 – On Site. Please make checks or money orders payable to: Area II Finance Committee and send to Sister Christine Cross at 1317 Roosevelt Ave., Portsmouth, VA, 23701. The deadline for registration is April 3, 2020.

DISTRICT RESPONSIBILITIES: Each District Lodge and Household must pay Education Fee – $100.00 and Social Service Fee – $50.00. Send Education funds to Director Graham T. Paige – 7314 Porters Road, Esmont, VA, 22937. Send Social Service funds to Co-Director Cathy McGlotten – 1700 Samuel Lane, Salisbury, MD, 21801. Make checks or money orders payable to Area II Finance Committee.

KING AND QUEEN CONTESTS: This year’s King and Queen Contest will feature the DMNG and DGM of the District Grand Lodges and District Grand Households. All candidates should be prepared to report to Ways and Means Chair Sister Brenda Dutton Harding upon arrival at the Area Session.

ORATORICAL CONTEST: We expect each District will get one or two children for our Oratorical Contest. Contact Brother Graham Paige for guidelines and topics.

SOUVENIR JOURNAL: There will be a souvenir journal prepared for the Occasion. The cost of ADS are: Full Page: $40.00, Half Page: $25.00, Patrons: $2.00

Ads should be send to Sister Brenda Dutton Harding at duttonhardingbrenda@gmail.com  Please send funds for your ads to Sister Cross, address listed above. The deadline for ads is April 3, 2020.

Your presence is urgently needed at this session. District Grand Masters and District Grand Most Noble Governors, please notify all your brothers and sisters to be in attendance.

Fraternally yours,

Graham T. Paige, Director, Area II

Cathy McGlotten, Co-Director, Area II

AREA  II – Graham Paige, DIRECTOR and Cathy McGlotten, CO-DIRECTOR

LOCATIONS: District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina 

AREA  II – District Grand Masters & District Grand Most Noble Governors
Maryland               John Green, DGM and Cathy McGlottin, DGMNG
Washington DC     Ralph Neal, DGM and Judy Harrison, DGMNG
Virginia                  Alvin Roane, DGM and L’Tanya Graham, DGMNG
North Carolina      Melvin Holden, DGM and Joanne Irby, DGMNG
South Carolina      Shawn Cannon, DGM and Elizabeth Henderson, DGMNG


April 24
April 25