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Montana Freemason                                           May 2014                                             Volume 90   Number 2

                        Aprons For Session                                     Attire for Session

          Again this year all officers are encouraged to bring  Thursday, June 26th for Vespers
          and wear the apron appropriate to their office or            Grand Lodge Officers – Black Tuxedos
          station within the Lodge. Also, all Past Masters             Visiting Dignitaries – Black Tuxedos
          are encouraged to wear their Past Master’s Apron.            Masons – Suit or Coat & Tie
          There will be a limited number of plain paper aprons         Ladies – Formal
          available for use.                                           Boat cruise and dinner – Business Casual

          The lambskin apron is the prized possession  Friday, June 27th
          of every Mason. In order to protect it from the              Session
          deterioration of frequent use, it is customary to wear       Grand Lodge Officers – Black Tuxedos
          as a substitute, a white cloth apron supplied by the         Visiting Dignitaries - Suit or Coat & Tie
          Lodge. Some Lodges provide special aprons with               Masons – Suit or Coat & Tie
          blue trim and appropriate emblems for their officers,        Master Masons Banquet
          and most Grand Lodges have more elaborate aprons             Grand Lodge Officers –  Suit or Coat & Tie
          for their officers. To be “properly clothed,” a Mason        Masons – Suit or Coat & Tie
          must wear the apron in Lodge unless, as an officer,          Ladies –Complimentary to the men
          he wears the appropriate apron supplied him by the
          Lodge or Grand Lodge.                                Saturday, June 28th
          Within the Grand Jurisdiction of Montana Masons              Grand Lodge Officers – Black Tuxedo
          always wear their aprons outside of clothing; not            Visiting Dignitaries – Suit or Coat & Tie
          under the coat or jacket.                                    Masons – Suit or Coat & Tie
                                                               Installation for new Grand Master & Grand Lodge
                                                                       Grand Lodge Officers – Black Tuxedo
                     Invitation to Installation                        Visiting Dignitaries – Suit or Coat & Tie
                                  &                                    Masons – Suit or Coat & Tie
                             Reception                                 Ladies – complimentary to the men
                                                               Reception for new Grand Master and Officers
              Most Worshipful, Right Worshipful, Worshipful            All Masons – Suit or Coat & Tie
          and Brothers All, You are cordially invited to the           Ladies – complimentary to the men
          Installation of the 2014-2015 Elected and Appointed
          Grand Lodge Officers at 5:00 P.M . on Saturday June
          28, 2014 following the Formal Closing of the 148th          Dues Cards Presented at Session
          Annual Communications of the Grand Lodge A. F.
          & A. M. of Montana being held in Polson, Montana     Current Dues Card: the current Dues Card will need
          at the KwaTaqNuk-Best Western  Hotel.                to presented at check in and Registration at Session.
                                                               The current dues card will be green in color and
                                    Lady Ellen and myself      show the expiration date of December 31, 2014. The
                                along with the 2014-2015       barcode on the dues card will be scanned to expedite
                                Grand Lodge Officers  look     check in and verify voting status. Failure to bring
                                forward to your support        and present your 2014 Dues Card may result in you
                                and    attendance    at   our  not being allowed to participate in Session.
                                Installation Ceremonies and
                                your Registering for and
                                attendance at the Reception             Proposed Recommendations
                                following. The cost for the                    and Resolutions
                                reception is $25.00.
                                                               The proposed legislation presented herein has
                                                               been reviewed and approved by your Committee
                                       Donald S. Cerovski      on Jurisprudence. The legislation proposed is in
                                             Donald S. Cerovski  proper format for presentation to the Craft. For
                                  R.W. Deptuy Grand Master     complete detailed legislation please see the Advance
                                                               Proceedings or the copies available during Session.

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