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June 2018 Stated Meeting – Kerrville

The Summer TLR Meeting and Anson Jones Lecture will be held in Kerrville, TX on June 16th at Kerrville Lodge No. 697.

Kerrville Lodge meets at 119 Methodist Encampment Rd., Kerrville, TX  78028 (Map).  A room block is held at La Quinta Inn & Suites.  The TLR rate is $143.00/night and can be booked through La Quinta Group Reservations at (866) 527-1498 under Texas Lodge of Research (confirmation number 0778498).

Future Meetings of TLR

Kerrville Meeting June 16th
Kerrville Lodge No. 697

Waco September 15
Baylor Lodge No. 1235

Weatherford December 15
Phoenix Lodge No. 275

Spring 2018 Stated Meeting – Dallas

The Spring TLR Meeting will be held in Dallas, TX on April 21st at Hillcrest Lodge No.1318. NOTE the date change. APRIL 21st NOT in March. Because of many conflicts, the Texas Lodge of Research voted to change our meeting from March to APRIL. Mark APRIL 21, 2018 in your calendar.

Hillcrest Lodge meets at 8525 Midway Road in Dallas, TX (map) with phone number 214-937-9156 if you get lost. A room block is held at Embassy Suites Love Field, 3880 W Northwest Hwy, Dallas 7522, Dallas.  The TLR rate will be $145/night which is $16 less than the current AAA and AARP rate being offered online.  A hospitality room will be open Friday evening in the hotel. The Friday evening no-host dinner will be decided soon.

The Stated Meeting will be held at 9am on Saturday, April 21st at Hillcrest Lodge after the breakfast. We will have two or three papers and then lunch will be available for a donation of $12. Installation of Officers will be held after lunch.

December 2017 Stated Meeting – Houston

The December TLR Meeting will be held in Houston, TX on December 16th at Temple Lodge No. 4.  Worshipful Master Kent Cantrell promises (through Brian Dodson) great food and fellowship.

Temple Lodge meets 4055 West Bellfort, in Houston, TX with phone number 713-666-4444 if you get lost. A room block is held at Holiday Inn Express, 9300 S. Main, Houston. The room rate is $139. Call the hotel at 832-371- 9300 and ask for the TLR Rate. A hospitality room will be open Friday evening in the hotel. The Friday evening no-host dinner will be decided soon.

The Stated Meeting will be held at 10am on Saturday, December 16th at Temple Lodge after the breakfast. We will have three or four papers and then lunch will be available for a donation of $12.

 

September 2017 Stated Meeting – Waco

The September TLR Meeting will be held in Waco, TX on September 16th at Baylor Lodge No. 1235 for our first York Rite Symposium. The meeting will be hosted by Baylor Lodge in the York Rite Building in downtown Waco. Worshipful Master Josh Waller promises great food and fellowship.

Baylor Lodge meets in the York Rite Building located at 722 Washington Ave., Waco, TX with phone number 254-644-6336 if you get lost. A room block is held at Holiday Inn Northwest, 1801 Development Boulevard, Waco. The room rate is $249 to $260. (Sorry, Baylor Parents Weekend) Call the hotel at 254-799-9997 and ask for the TLR Rate.  A hospitality room will be open Friday evening in the hotel. The Friday evening no-host dinner will be at Heitmiller’s across the freeway at 7 pm. (254-867-1400)

The Stated Meeting will be held at 10am on Saturday, September 16th in the York Rite Temple after the breakfast. We will have one or two papers and then lunch will be available for a donation of $12. The York Rite Symposium Articles will follow at 1pm after which TLR will close.

 

June 2017 Stated Meeting & Anson Jones Lecture – San Antonio

The June TLR Meeting will be held in San Antonio, TX on June 17th at Alzafar Shrine Temple for our Annual Anson Jones Lecture. The meeting will be hosted by Alamo Lodge No. 44. Worshipful Master Anthony Harris promises great food and fellowship. Our Anson Jones Lecturer is Joe Harrison, Past Grand Master of Tennessee (see related article).

Alzafar Shrine is located at 901 N. Loop 1604, San Antonio, TX with phone number 210-496-1625 if you get lost. A room block is held at Hampton Inn – Northwoods, 2127 Gold Canyon Dr. San Antonio, down the loop. The room rate is $119. Call the hotel at 210-404-1144 and ask for the TLR Rate.  The Friday evening no-host dinner will be at a nearby restaurant at 6pm.

The Stated Meeting will be held at 10am on Saturday, June 17th in the Alamo Lodge room after the breakfast. We will have one or two papers and then lunch will be available for a donation of $12. The Anson Jones Lecture will follow 1pm after which TLR will close.

March 2017 Stated Meeting – Dallas

March 2017 Meeting Minutes

The March TLR Meeting will be held in Dallas, TX on March 18th at the Dallas Scottish Rite Temple for our Annual Election and Installation of Officers. The meeting will be hosted by Knox-Corinthian Lodge No. 851. Worshipful Master Bill DuBois promises great food and fellowship.

The Dallas Scottish Rite Temple is located at 500 South Harwood, Dallas, TX with phone number 214-748-9196 if you get lost. A room block is held at Hotel Indigo, 1933 Main, Dallas, down the street. The room rate is $139. Call the hotel at 214-741-7700 and mention rooms for “Dallas Scottish Rite”. The Friday evening no-host dinner will be at El Fenix in downtown Dallas at 1601 McKinney.
The Stated Meeting will be held at 10am on Saturday, March 18th in the Blue Room of Scottish Rite after the breakfast in the Presidents’ at 9am. Lunch will also be in the Presidents’ Room for a donation of $12. The Installation of Officers will be held in the Blue Room at 2pm after which TLR will close.

Everyone is invited to the Texas History Celebration hosted by Dallas Scottish Rite at 5pm to view artifacts. A dinner will be served at 6:45pm followed by a lecture by Dr. Gregg Dimmick on the aftermath of the Battle of San Jacinto. We have two reserved tables for TLR. Contact David Dibrell if you wish to reserve a spot.

Calendar of Future Meetings

To assist your planning, the following sites and dates have been selected for future meetings of Texas Lodge of Research:

December 17, 2016 Quitman (More Info)
Flora Lodge No. 119
March 18, 2017 Dallas
Election and Installation of Officers
Knox‐Corinthian Lodge No. 851
    Bill DuBois, WM
Special Meeting of Texas Our Texas in the evening
June 17, 2017 San Antonio
Anson Jones Lecture
Alamo Lodge No. 44
    Anthony Harris, WM
September 16, 2017 Waco
York Rite Symposium
Baylor Lodge No.1235
December 9, 2017 Houston
Honor Past Masters
Temple Lodge No. 4
    Brian Dodson, WM
March 2018 Richardson
Election and Installation of Officers
Richardson Lodge No. 1214

Make your plans early and plan to attend most of these meetings.  Details for accommodations will be provided at a later date.