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Montana Freemason  November 2013	                                                  Volume 89 Number 5

300th Anniversary
          of the

    United Grand

  England (UGLE)

    According to the “Masonic Times” Newsletter              MSA HAS MOVED
dated Thursday, 13 September 2012, MW Pro
Grand Master Peter Lowndes stated that the ExCeL         The Masonic Service Association (MSA) has
London (Exhibition Centre London) will host in           relocated to new offices, about 10 miles from the
2017 the 300th anniversary of the United Grand           old office. The new office is modern, less costly,
Lodge of England (UGLE).                                 and will better meet the future needs of the MSA
                                                         as it serves the Fraternity in the 21st Century.
    According to Brother Lowndes, “This is one
of the few locations in the Country that has the         The new address is:
necessary capacity and infrastructure to properly
enable us to celebrate this once in a lifetime           		  3905 National Drive, Suite 280
momentous event.”                                        		  Burtonsville, MD 20866

    As we all know, time seems to go by at an ever-      The new E-Mail address is:
increasing rate and, with that in mind, our great
celebrations in 2017 are not that far away. Just think,
as the Mother Grand Lodge of the world, we will be
the first Grand Lodge to reach three hundred years        The new phone number is:
– what a fantastic milestone the “Greatest Masonic
Event Ever” the 300th Anniversary celebration of         		  301 476-4010
Freemasonry.                                             		  301 476-9440 (FAX)

    This will be held on 14th June 2017 at ExCeL             District Meetings
London, which will by then have been truly tried
and tested by the 2012 Olympics. Capacity is 80,000      Great Falls Dist-riFcotrMt Beeetnitnogn, Nov 2, 10am-2pm
– make sure you book early!
                                                         Missoula Distri-cHt Mameeilttionng, Jan 18, 10am-2pm
    ExCeL Exhibition Centre is an exhibitions
and conference centre in the London Borough of           Rocky Mountai–n DDeisetrriLcot dMgeee, tJianng
Newham, England. It is located on a site on the
northern quay of the Royal Victoria Dock in London       	Sag	ebrush Distr–ictMMileeestCinitgy, May 3
Docklands, between Canary Wharf and London
City Airport. For the 2012 Summer Olympics,              CMR District M-eRetoinugndup, March 22
ExCeL London had been divided into five sports
halls with capacities ranging from 6,000 to 10,000
that were used for boxing, fencing, judo, taekwondo,
table tennis, weightlifting, and wrestling. ICC
Auditorium has Seating for up to 5,000 delegates,
, the Event Halls provide flexible space to build
bespoke auditoria (from 1,000 to 20,000+).

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