The 2014 Leadership Academy will again be held at the Topeka Capitol Plaza Hotel near Downtown Topeka. We are looking for an even larger attendance than last year, so don’t wait to register. You can easily register by clicking here. For motel accommodations, the Capitol Plaza Hotel has given us another great deal with some very affordable rates in a nice place to stay.
Lodging information for Capitol Plaza Hotel Topeka KS,
– Instructions for booking on the Capitol Plaza Website or calling the hotel directly (*please note two different codes depending on how the reservation is booked): Reservations can be made online at www.capitolplazahoteltopeka.com Click on “Reservations” and you will be redirected to reservations page. Select “Groups” to continue booking. The attendee code for the discounted rate is LEADERSHIP, once the code is entered, you will be able to select the dates and book your reservation. OR, call the hotel directly at (800) 579-7937 (please mention you are part of Grand Lodge of KS: Leadership Meeting or group code LODGE).
Did you miss the inaugural course in April ? We are offering it again on September 6, in SIX locations. Wyandotte, Clay Center, Pittsburg, Dodge City, Goodland, Sterling.
$25 gets you the course book and access to the complete course.
To schedule an Event involving the Grand Lodge officers, use the Event Planning Guide below and then email pertinent details to firstname.lastname@example.org . Your event will appear on the Calendar. If you have not provided enough detail, the event will be marked as TENTATIVE until details are complete.
Only 70 days left until the next Annual Communication. Remember last year? That was a very popular event. Space filled up quickly. Register today!! See the last issue of The Kansas Mason (November 2014) for the registration form.
Even better than the 158th!
are the words to describe this year’s event that is drawing the Who’s Who of Masons from across the country. Vendors, Masonic Education, top speakers, Kansas Lodge of Research, appendant bodies representation, and much much more. You won’t want to be left out in the cold.
Kansas Lodge of Research’s inaugural Masonic Legends: Lunch n’ Lecture Series registration deadline is quickly approaching. Legendary Mason and well-published author Brother Robert G. Davis 33º G. C. of Guthrie, Oklahoma will be our first guest speaker. The luncheon will be held on August 30, 2014 starting at 11:30 a.m. at The Celtic Fox in Topeka, just two blocks from the Grand Lodge Building. This event is the same day as the Allied Masonic Degrees and the Mount Zion #266 meeting, both of which are being held in the Grand Lodge building. Registration for lunch is required but can be done online. Please register by Wednesday, August 20th to ensure you have a seat, book and lunch.
The Grand Master’s Chance to Advance Class for 2014 provided a superior forum to pass 31 Entered Apprentices to Fellow Crafts and 34 Fellow Crafts to Master Masons. The all-day event was held at the Wichita Scottish Rite Center on Saturday, August 9, 2014 with the full contingent of Grand Lodge officers present. Degree work was exemplified by the corp of Grand Lecturers who put on their best work.
Six past Grand Masters were present as were Area and District Grand Masters from across Kansas. “This is the only class this year”, M:. W:. Michael Halleran, Grand Master, said as he open Grand Lodge to start the class. M:. W:. Jeff Sowder, Past Grand Master 1997 remarked at the break that for those who missed the event, “the Grand Lecturers do great work and it shows in the many lodges who exemplify the high quality degree work .”
Remarks from one of our newest Master Masons, “This was an awesome experience. It has inspired me to seek even more light.”
The Grand Master has sanctioned a state-wide Chance to Advance (C2A) Class for August 9, 2014 at the Wichita Scottish Rite Center. C2A is a way to advance Entered Apprentices and Fellow Crafts to Master Masons. All degree work and lectures will be given, primarily by the experts in degree conferral, our Grand Lecturers. Each person attending must preregister; there will be no onsite registration the day of the event. Print and bring ticket generated when registration is complete. Reg closes 8-1-14. All attendees must register for a proper headcount.
Legendary Mason and well-published author Brother Robert G. Davis 33º G. C. of Guthrie, Oklahoma will be the first guest speaker in Kansas Lodge of Research’s new Masonic Legends: Lunch n’ Lecture Series. The luncheon will be held on August 30, 2014 starting at 11:30 a.m. at The Celtic Fox in Topeka, just two blocks from the Grand Lodge Building. This event is the same day as the Allied Masonic Degrees and the Mount Zion #266 meeting, both of which are being held in the Grand Lodge building. Registration for lunch is required but can be done online. For more information, see the KLOR page. To register online, see our Registration Page.