64th BMC – 2020



64th BMC

August 9 (Arrival)- August 14, 2020 (Departure)

Live Loft Hotel and Suites

7491 New Ridge Road

Hanover, MD 21076

The Committee of Management is happy to announce these details about the 64th BMC.  Join us as we convene at the Live Loft Hotel and Suites in Hanover, MD.  Hanover is just outside of Baltimore- Charm City, USA.

RESERVATIONS AND HOTEL ROOM RATES

Standard/Double rooms are $119 per night (taxes not included).  Reservations can be made by calling 410-694-9450.  Be sure to ask for the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows room block when making reservations.  The deadline for hotel reservations is July 1, 2020.

REGISTRATION

FULL REGISTRATION PACKAGE $275.  The deadline for registration is July 15, 2020  As in the past, an E-Z PAYMENT plan for your registration is available.  Contact the HGS for details.  

YEAR BOOK ADS

DEADLINE: JUNE 1, 2020

FULL PAGE  $100.00            ½ PAGE  $60.00      PATRONS  $5.00                

COLOR PICTURES  OR COLOR ADS $25.00  EXTRA

MAIL all Registration and AD money To:  Bro. Graham Paige, HGS  7314 Porters Road  Esmont, VA  22937

                  Email all ads to HGS Paige at gtpaige@aol.com

MHGM Green’s mantra is “Membership, Membership, Membership”

Your HGS’s mantra is “Deadline, Deadline, Deadline”.  Please abide by all deadlines given in this announcement.

 

  

64TH B.M.C.

Grand United Order of Odd Fellows

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

AUGUST 8-14, 2020

SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2018                                      ACTIVITY                                            

9:00  AM- 4:00 pm           Committee of Management July  Full Board Meeting      

TBA                                        Registration

SUNDAY, AUGUST 9, 2020

9:00  AM                              Registration

11:00–AM-                         Worship Service                                                                                              

7:00 PM-8:30 PM             Memorial Service                                                                            

9:00PM-11:00 PM            Hospitality                                                                                          

MONDAY, AUGUST 10,  2020

9:00 AM                                 Registration

9:00AM-12 Noon             Official Opening                                                                                               

12:30 PM-2:00 PM           Ten Standing Committee Luncheon                                        

2:00 PM- 3:00 PM            Joint Session                                                                                     

3:00 PM-5:00 PM             Grand Lodge Session                                                                     

“                                              Grand Household Session                                                            

7:30 PM-9:30 PM             Grand Chamber Program                                                             

TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2020

8:00 AM-10:00AM           Prayer Breakfast                                                                              

10:00 AM-11:30 AM       Education Committee –  Oratorial Contest                                                                            

11:00 AM-FREE TIME

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST  12, 2020

8:00 AM  -9:00 AM          Devotion                                                                            

9:00 am-12:00 AM           Grand Lodge Session                                                     

 “                                             Grand Household of Ruth Session                            

12:00 Noon-       Grand Household Luncheon                                       

2:00 PM-4:00 PM             Grand Master’s Conference                                       

“                                              Grand Chamber’s  Conference                                  

7:00 PM-9:00 PM             Grand Household Pageant                                          

THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2020

8:00 am-9:00 am              Devotion                                                                            

9:00 AM                               Grand Lodge Session                                                     

                                                Grand Household Session                                            

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

2:00 PM                               Joint Closing Session                                                      

3:00 PM                               Grand Patriarchy Session                                             

7:30 PM-12 MN                Grand Banquet

FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2020

TRAVEL HOME SAFELY

B.M.C. PROTOCOL

DRESS

I. MEMORIAL SERVICES

A. MALE BRANCH OF ORDER

Black Suit, White Shirt, Black Shoes, Proper Regalia.

FEMALE BRANCH OF ORDER  Short  White Suit or Uniform, White Shoes, White Gloves, Proper Regalia.

C.  MILITATY BRANCH OF ORDER

MALE-Black Uniform (no side arms), Proper regalia

FEMALE-Black Uniform (no side arms). Proper Regalia.

NURSES– White Uniform, Proper Regalia. And Kit.

II. PUBLIC SESSION

  1.  MALE BRANCH OF ORDER-Black Suit, White Shirt, Black Shoes, Black Tie, Proper Regalia.
  2. FEMALE BRANCH OF ORDER- Long White dress (sleeves), White Shoes, White Gloves, Proper Regalia.

All others Sisters, short White Suit or Uniform (sleeves), Proper Regalia.

  • MILITARY DEPARTMENT

MALE– Black or  White Uniform, Proper Regalia and side Arms.

FEMALE- Black or  White Uniform, Proper Regalia.

NURSES– White Uniform, Proper Regalia and Kit,

III. JOINT SESSION

A.  MALE BRANCH OFORDER-Black Suits ,White Shirts, Black Ties, Black Shoes, Proper Regalia

B. FEMALE  BRANCH OF ORDER-All National Grand Officers and National Appointees.

  1. Long White Dress (sleeves), Proper Regalia.
  2. All other Sisters Short White Uniform or Suit sleeves), Proper Regalia.

C.MILITARY DEPARTMENT

MALE -Black or   White Uniform, Proper Regalia and Side Arms.

FEMALE– Black or White Uniform, Proper  Regalia

NURSES–  White Uniform, Proper Regalia and Kit.

IV. BUSINESS SESSION

  1. MALE BRANCH OF ORDER-Black Suit, White Shirt, Black Shoes, Black Tie, Proper Regalia.
  2. FEMALE BRANCH OF ORDER-White Short Suit or Uniform (sleeves), White Shoes, Proper  Regalia.
  3. MILITARY BRANCH OF ORDER

MALE-Black Uniform, Proper Regalia

Female-Black Uniform, Proper Regalia

Nurses-White Uniform, Proper Regalia and kit

  1. WELCOME RECEPTION

(Open House Optional)

  1. BANQUET AND BALL

Grand   Officers and Grand Appointees  (Male and Female-Formal, (Female,    Pastel Evening Gowns), Proper Regalia.