|Volume LVI||October 2009||Number 3|
Letter From The Grand Secretary
Philadelphia, October 1, A.D. 2009, A.L. 6009
The Members of the Grand Lodge are requested to attend:
The Quarterly Communication of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania will be held in the Freemasons Cultural Center at the Masonic Village, Elizabethtown, Pa., Saturday, December 5, 2009, at 10:00 o'clock, a.m., at which the Grand Lodge Officers and Committee on Masonic Homes will be elected.
Action will be had upon the following proposed Amendment to the Ahiman Rezon so that the same as amended shall read as follows:Grand Lodge Dues
Whereas, Grand Lodge dues were fixed at Twenty Dollars ($20.00) by vote of the Grand Lodge on December 3, 2003, and still remain in that amount today; and
Whereas, a careful study and analysis of all Grand Lodge annual receipts and expenditures has been made and which shows the general expenses of Grand Lodge running in excess of anticipated receipts; and
Whereas, it is apparent that the annual income of Grand Lodge must be increased to avoid the operation of the Grand Lodge at a deficit; and
Whereas, after consideration by the Grand Lodge Committee on Landmarks and the Committee on Finance, it has been deemed advisable to amend the Ahiman Rezon.
Now, therefore, be it resolved that Article 10.01, Item 6, of the "Ahiman Rezon" be amended by striking out the amount of $20.00 and substituting in lieu thereof the amount of $25.00, so that Item 6 of Article 10.01 shall read as follows:
"6. Dues and Fees of Subordinate Lodge, viz:
The Members of the Grand Lodge are also requested to attend the Annual Grand Communication in the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard, Pittsburgh, Pa., Monday, December 28, 2009, at 10:00 o'clock, a.m. at which the Grand Lodge Officers will be installed.Mark A. Haines
R.W. Grand Secretary
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