Unified Session Committee Meeting
Red Lion, Harrisburg - 1:00P.M.
Mid-Atlantic States Conclave
Elkins, West Virginia
Allentown Odd Fellow Rally
Pilgrimage to the Tomb of the Unknowns
Note: On the second Sunday of each month, at 1:00PM, year round, Centre Lodge #153 of Bellefonte is still conducting their Music Jams!
All Lodges are reminded when planning an activity,
if you would like your state officer's support please
contact the Planning Board Secretary:
PO Box 49 Cassville, PA 16623
* Denotes Furnished By Planning Board
+ Denotes Details To follow
PLACES TO GO
48TH ANNUAL PA IOOF UNIFIED SESSION 2019
Saturday, June 22nd through Wednesday, June 26th 2019
To All Odd Fellow & Rebekah Lodges, Encampments, Cantons, & Ladies Auxiliaries of Pennsylvania.
The 48th Unified Session of all Branches of our Order in Pennsylvania will be held at the Red Lion Hotel Harrisburg East, 4 7 51 Lindle Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111 from Saturday, June 22nd through Wednesday, June 26th 2019, inclusive.
DEADLINE FOR ALL ROOM RESERVATIONS IS JUNE 7, 2019
BANQUET AND REGISTRATION RESERVATIONS DEADLINE IS JUNE 1, 2018
MAKE ALL CHECKS PAYABLE TO "UNIFIED SESSION COMMITTEE"
Room Reservations: Reservations must be made directly with the hotel. The nightly room rate is $99.00 plus tax. Telephone number is 717-939-7841. Deadline for room reservations is June 7, 2019. When making your Room Reservation make sure that you tell them you are with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. A lunch buffet will be available Saturday through Wednesday at a cost of $9.00 plus tax, plus gratuity. Pre-registration is $10.00 per person.
Send all registrations by June 1, 2019 to:
Cynthia Shollenberger, 205
Ulrich Lane, Leesport
Banquet: The Banquet for all Branches will be held Sunday, June 23, 2019. The cost per person will be $30.00. Choice of Dinner Entrees will be Baked Stuffed Chicken Breast with Champagne Cream Sauce or Sliced London Broil with Mushroom Sauce.
Send reservations with remittance to:
Anna Smith, 203
Boalsburg, PA 16827
Telephone (814) 466-6348
2019 Program Booklet: Please print or type all ads and booster names.
Send with remittance to:
Thomas J. McHugh
PO Box 594
Pittston, PA 18640
For more information Download Information Packet (PDF)
Eighty-sixth I.0.0.F. Pilgrimage to the Tomb of the Unknowns
May 3-5, 2019, Arlington, Virginia
Greetings to all members, families and friends of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. You are cordially invited to attend the Eighty-sixth Annual Independent Order of Odd Fellows Pilgrimage to the Tomb of the Unknowns. Members of all units of the Order are encouraged to participate. The Pilgrimage Committee is pleased to provide the following information about this annual event.
The 2019 Pilgrimage will take place on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Arlington National Cemetery. The memorial services will begin at noon followed by the wreath laying ceremonies at the Tomb immediately after the 1:00 p.m. changing of the guard. Piease note the dates and times the program wiii be heid this year. The Pilgrimage address at the Tomb will be delivered by the Honorable Douglas E. Pittman, Sovereign Grand Master.
Middle Atlantic States Conclave of West Virginia I.O.O.F
200 Years of Worldwide Friendship
Links to a Better Future
March 22-23, 2019
West Virginia welcomes you to join us in celebration of 200 years of Worldwide Friendship at the 2019 Mid-Atlantic States Conclave.
A fun-filled weekend of renewing old, and making new friendships has been planned for the weekend of March 22-23, 2019. This event will be held at the Isaac Jackson Hotel, located at 830 Harrison Avenue, Elkins, WV.
To book your reservation at this rate call 1-(304)-636-1400 or 1-(855)-229-9109 or 1-(800) 624-8300, and tell them you will be attending the Mid-Atlantic States Conclave.
• Room rates are $119.01 including tax.
• All reservations should be made no later than February 22, 2019 for this rate.
Looking forward to seeing you in Wild and Wonderful West Virginia!
Please find the enclosed forms for boosters, ads, and meal preference.
All checks should be made payable to the I.0.0.F. WV Mid-Atlantic States Conclave.
Download Forms (PDF)
Please send checks to:
44 Orchard Dr.
Elkview, WV 25071-9522
Please feel free to contact any of our West Virginia Mid-Atlantic States Conclave committee
members if you have any questions.
• W. Larry Ferguson (304) 678-6956
• Wanda F. Ashcraft (304) 592-2015
• Dorothy Sandy (304) 641-9473
• Mary Bess (304) 965-3192
Odd Fellows and Rebekahs
Association of Western Pennsylvania
Graduate Scholarship Awards
Offering Two - $3,000 Graduate Scholarship Awards
(PLEASE NOTE: These Scholarship Awards are for Western Lodges only.)
The Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Association of Western Pennsylvania offers two different Scholarship Awards during the year. (These are not to be confused with the Pennsylvania Odd Fellow-Rebekah Scholarship Fund.)
The scholarships being offered are as follows:
1. The Undergraduate Scholarship
a. Offered to four (4) students in the amount of $3000 each.
b. Applicant must be attending full-time an accredited college/univ.
c. Application period usually runs from April thru June.
2. The Graduate Scholarship
a. Offered to two (2) students in the amount of $3000 each.
b. Applicant must be a college graduate continuing his/her education or enrolled in a degree program requiring more than four years to complete.
c. Application period usually runs from September thru November.
The above scholarships have been brought into existence to benefit present and hopefully, future members of the Order. The objective of each is to assist any deserving applicant in securing a Music Education Degree, Teaching Degree, or a Health Related Field Degree above the high school/ college level.
PLEASE NOTE: One of the requirements for both Scholarships is that the applicant or a living family member must be a member of the I.0.0.F. or Rebekahs of Western Pennsylvania.
Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Association of Western Pennsylvania
Grad Scholarship Guidelines Download Guidelines (PDF)
Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Association of Western Pennsylvania
Grad Scholarship Application Download Application (PDF)
Please mail completed application and enclosures to:
Mr. Robert Grant
Graduate Scholarship Award Chairman
40 Cypress Way
Charleroi, PA 15022-3331
The Pennsylvania Odd Fellow and Rebekah Magazine
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