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The Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons of North Carolina and Jurisdiction, Inc. and

The Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, Rite of Adoption for the State of North Carolina, An Affiliate of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons of North Carolina and Jurisdiction, Inc. DANIEL L. ‘’DT” THOMPSON, KYGCH, 33°

Most Worshipful Grand Master

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Mary R. McGhee                                                    Rev. Reginald W. McClenton, Sr.

Grand Worthy Matron                                                            Grand Worthy Patron

January 29, 2022

MEMORANDUM FOR The Members of the Jurisdiction of North Carolina

SUBJECT: Inaugural Joint Sessions Worshipful Masters, Worthy Matrons, Worthy Patrons, Past Masters, Past Patrons, Past Matrons, Brothers and Sisters of the Jurisdiction of North Carolina:

 

Greetings from the Grand East of the Jurisdiction of North Carolina. We pray this communication reaches you and your families safe during this pandemic season. Please be safe during your activities and travels.

Our jurisdiction prepares for the Inaugural Joint Sessions of The Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons of North Carolina and Jurisdiction, Inc. and The Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, Rite of Adoption for the State of North Carolina, An Affiliate of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons of North Carolina and Jurisdiction, Inc.

 

The dates for this inaugural event are September 8-10, 2022, and the location is the city of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons of North Carolina and Jurisdiction, Inc. celebrates its 150th Annual Grand Communication and The Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, Rite of Adoption for the State of North Carolina, An Affiliate of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons of North Carolina and Jurisdiction, Inc. celebrates its 119th Grand Session.

 

Beginning February 1, 2022, you may contact the Embassy Suites at 336-724-2300 or 1-800- 696-6107 and/or the Marriott at 336-725-3500 or 1-800-320-0934. When making your reservation, use the group code which is Order of the Eastern Star. This code ensures you receive the group rate.

 

We are planning for an in-person Grand Communication and Grand Session, respectively. In the event we are prohibited from an in-person Grand Communication and Grand Session, the annual meetings will be virtual. If a virtual session, it will be held and headquartered in the city of Winston-Salem, NC.

 

MEMORANDUM FOR The Members of the Jurisdiction of North Carolina SUBJECT: Inaugural Joint Sessions

 

Registration. Registration for the Annual Grand Communication and Annual Grand Session is $220.00.

The itemization of the registration is:

     • Badge/Badge Holder $10

     • Kit Bags/Portfolio $25

     • Joint Brunch $27

     • Reception $25

(GC RECEIVES THIS IF LEADERSHIPS ELECTS TO NOT PARTICIPATE)

     • BREAKFAST $27

(GC RECEIVES THIS FOR EVERY FEMALE AND MALE OES MEMBER (NON-PAST MASTER) MEMBER WHO REGISTERS) (GRAND LODGE RECEIVES THIS IF MEMBER REGISTERS WITH OES, IS A PAST MASTER AND INTENDS TO EXERCISE HIS RIGHT TO VOTE)

     • Awards Banquet $45

     • Queen’s Contest $60

Souvenir Journal. There will be a souvenir journal to commemorate the 1st Annual Joint Session. Members will be able to participate by purchasing a full page or half-page advertisement. Both selections include a color photo if you choose. Donations for advertisements are:

     • Full Page - $100.00

     • Half-Page - $50.00

 

Registration forms and souvenir journal contracts will be available March 1, 2022.

 

INAUGURAL JOINT SESSION HOTEL INFORMATION

DATES: Thursday, September 8 – Saturday, September 10, 2022

LOCATION: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

GROUP CODE: Order of the Eastern Star

EMBASSY SUITES — 460 N Cherry St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

PHONE: 336-724-2300 or 1-800-696-6107

Rates: 1

1-bedroom suite--single/double---$153.00 per night plus 12.75% tax per night

3 or more in room----$163.00 per night plus 12.75% tax per night

 

Embassy two-bedroom suite--$231.00 plus 12.75% tax per night

3 or more in room-----$249.00 per night plus 12.75% tax per night

 

MARRIOTT HOTEL — 425 North Cherry St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

PHONE: 336-725-3500 or 1-800-320-0934

 

Rates: single/double--- $153.00 per night plus 12.75% tax per night

3 or more in room----$163.00 per night plus 12.75% tax per night

 

Guestroom rate includes 1 self-parking overnight pass with unlimited in and out privileges per paid guest room.

 

One-night deposit is required with ALL reservations and will automatically be deducted from credit card reservations.

 

Cut-off date for making reservations with Eastern Star rates is August 11, 2022.

 

Cancellations must be made within 7 days of arrival to receive a refund of deposit.