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Notice For Balloting                       Nominations Of Masonic Home Trustees
           On Grand Lodge Officers
                                                           During the 146th Annual Communications the
  During the 147th Annual Communication, the             voting delegates will be asked to approve nominations
voting delegates will be voting for the following        of Master Masons to serve on the Masonic Home
officers:                                                Board of Trustees. The term will be for 3 years each.

Deputy Grand Master                                        The Masonic Home Committee will present the
Senior Grand Warden                                      names of nominees to fill the vacancies of members
Junior Grand Warden                                      whose terms have expired; further nominations may
Grand Treasurer                                          be made from the floor, although no member of the
Grand Secretary                                          Masonic Home Board of Trustees shall serve for more
The various duties of these officers are specified       than two full consecutive terms.
within the Constitution and Code of Statutes.
                                                                Dues Cards Presented at Session

               Aprons For Session                          Current Dues Card: the current Dues Card will need
                                                         to presented at check in and Registration at Session.
  Again this year all officers are encouraged to bring
and wear the apron appropriate to their office or          The current dues card will be blue in color and show
station within the Lodge. Also, all Past Masters are     the expiration date of December 31, 2013.
encouraged to wear their Past Master’s Apron. There
will be a limited number of plain paper aprons             The barcode on the dues card will be scanned to
available for use.                                       expedite check in and verify voting status. Failure to
                                                         bring and present your 2012 Dues Card may result in
  The lambskin apron is the prized possession            you not being allowed to participate in Session.
of every Mason. In order to protect it from the
deterioration of frequent use, it is customary to wear   Butte Lodge No. 22 and Mount Moriah Lodge
as a substitute, a white cloth apron supplied by the     No. 24, will be hosting a Chicken & Ribs dinner at
Lodge. Some Lodges provide special aprons with blue      the Butte Masonic  T27etmhpflreom(3154:3W0 etost7P:3a0rkfoSrttrheoeste)
trim and appropriate emblems for their officers, and     on Thursday, June
most Grand Lodges have more elaborate aprons for         wBchriolalrtbhgeeesabtwutehtnoydowiunigsnh.eFetoidlljtoioninnroetshtieefrymvtahtthieoeLnroesdwegcietlilsobtnhe aontfoythoeu
their officers. To be “properly clothed,” a Mason must   Session Registration form or Contact Terry Davis at
wear the apron in Lodge unless, as an officer, he wears  (406) 992-0280 for more information.
the appropriate apron supplied him by the Lodge or
Grand Lodge.                                               I go there every chance I get, and
                                                         recommend it to all my Brothers.
  Within the Grand Jurisdiction of Montana Masons
always wear their aprons outside of clothing; not                         -John Thompson
under the coat or jacket.

                 Tyler’s Register

  All Master Masons are reminded to find the Check
In Station and verify your status as a voting or non-
voting member, and also remember to sign the Tyler’s
Register.

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