Grand Lodge A. F. & A. M. of North Dakota

Musings of the GRAND SECRETARY

July 2018

Lon Kvasage is the 2017-2018 Grand SecretaryBrothers all,

With the 2018 Grand Lodge Annual Communication behind us, it is time to set our sights forward. In the near future, August brings two major events to mark on the calendar.

1. The International Peace Garden Lodge will be held at the Peace Gardens, just north of Dunseith, North Dakota on August 11th. North Dakota Grand Lodge will hosting this year during the meeting with Most Worshipful Dale V. Sandstrom presiding. More info on website

2. The Midwest Conference of Masonic Grand Lodges will be hosted by the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. of North Dakota this year and will be held in Bismarck on August 17 - 18, 2018. The Bismarck Radisson Hotel will headquarter the conference and is located in downtown Bismarck. The Saturday meetings will be held at the North Dakota Heritage Center beginning at 9:00 AM.

Conference speakers include: Joe R. Manning, Jr., Past Grand Master of Oklahoma, Past Grand Master of DeMolay International, Past Chair of the Conference of Grand Masters of North America and Sovereign Grand Inspector General in Oklahoma - Scottish Rite - Southern Jurisdiction; Arnold Ellingson, Past Grand Master of North Dakota, Past Chair of the Conference of Grand Masters of North America; James Savaloja, Past Grand Master of North Dakota along with Claudia Berg, Director of the North Dakota Historical Society on the Masonic-State partnership at the State Historic sites and Dale Stauss, Past Master, 33° Inspector General Honorary - Scottish Rite - Southern Jurisdiction and Past Imperial Potentate of Shriners International. More info and registration form on website.

I have also included information about Amity.  Amity is an app for your phone and something every “Traveling Man” should have. Take the time to review the info pertaining to Amity. Please make a copy of the flyer to display in your Lodge.  Download the Amity flyer here.

Always remember, if you have any questions concerning anything, do not hesitate to contact me or the Grand Lodge office.

Sincerely and fraternally,

Lon W. Kvasager, Grand Secretary

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