Brethren, the next meeting of Texas Lodge of Research will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at San Gabriel Lodge in Georgetown, Texas.
For those of you who may be unfamiliar with San Gabriel Lodge, it is located at 900 N. College. The Lodge’s website can be found at http://sangabriel89.org/. The host hotel for the weekend will be Comfort Suites of Georgetown. The hotel is located at 11 Waters Edge Circle. We have reserved a block of rooms at the bargain price of $99.00 plus tax and any fees. Rooms may be reserved by calling the hotel directly at 512-863-7544 and asking for reservations in the Texas Lodge of Research block. The cutoff date for reservations at this price is midnight September 1, 2016.
The agenda for the weekend will follow the usual pattern. At 4 p.m. Friday, September 16 the hospitality room will be open for business. Please come by and socialize. At around 6 p.m. we will depart for Gumbo’s restaurant in historic downtown Georgetown for Dinner. Gumbo’s is located at 701 S Main St.
On Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. a light breakfast will be served at San Gabriel Lodge. Then at 10:00 a.m. Texas Lodge of Research will convene its stated meeting. While we are conducting our business, the ladies of the Order of The Eastern Star have arranged a short tour of historic downtown Georgetown for any of our ladies that would be interested. So Brethren, please bring your ladies. They will have a great time.
At noon, lunch will be served at the Lodge by the Eastern Star Chapter. The usual donation of $8.00 is requested.
Immediately following the noon meal, we will assemble in the Lodge room for presentation of research papers. This will be an open meeting and everyone is invited to attend. We should be able to close the Lodge by 3:00 or 3:30.
I’ll see you in Georgetown…
Charles McKay, W.M.