Fraternal Grand Ball – Nanaimo – 3 February 2018

A Message about the upcoming Fraternal Grand Ball from:

Margaret Logan
Miriam Temple No.2
Daughters of the Nile

Ron Yates
Most Worshipful Grand Master
Ancient Free & Accepted Masons
British Columbia & Yukon

JoAnne Finley
Worthy Grand Matron
Order of the Eastern Star
British Columbia & Yukon

Harold Wallace
Chief Rabban
Gizeh Shrine Centre
British Columbia & Yukon

Recorder Miriam Temple, Grand Secretary AFAM, Grand Secretary OES, Recorder Gizeh Shrine Centre

Please send this cover letter and poster to all Clubs, Lodges, Chapters and Units

We invite all members and friends to attend the
Fraternal Grand Ball
Beban Park Complex
2300 Bowen Road Nanaimo BC.
February 3rd 2018

Cost $65.pp
Dress Formal
Cocktails 5:50pm Dinner

Tickets available: Margaret Logan 250-758-1696
JoAnne Finley 250-667-3147
Harold Wallace 250-510-6438
Ralph Rayner

Please pay for tickets at time of ordering
May pay by cash, check to Margaret Logan with Fraternal Ball in memo line or e-transfer to

Gentlemen wear your best tuxedo, ladies this is your chance to sparkle. Bring your dancing shoes.

If staying overnight in town come watch or participate in the Big Chill. To support OES Cancer Project sponsor a ‘dipper’, enjoy watching members brave the waters of Departure Bay Beach and join us for a chilli lunch.

Fraternally the Fraternal Ball Committee
Ron Yates
JoAnne Finley
Harold Wallace
Margaret Logan chair.

Here is a map showing the venue location:

Here is a Google Street View image showing the Bowen Road entrance to the venue:

DDGM Schedule – December 2017

Our District Deputy Grand Master, R.W.B. Dave Holmes, has asked that his visiting schedule be circulated to our members and readers.

Here is R.W.B. Holmes’ message:

“It is hard to believe December is already upon us and we are all getting geared up for a busy holiday season. I have included my travel plans for the month, if you would like to attend any of these meetings and need a ride, please do not hesitate to give me a call.

• Wednesday December 6th – Ashlar # 3 – Regular meeting
• Monday December 11th – Chemainus # 114 – Official Visit – DDGM # 27
• Wednesday December 13th – Barclay # 90 – Official Visit preceded by dinner
• Thursday December 14th – Euclid # 158 – Regular meeting preceded by dinner
• Saturday December 16th – Ashlar # 3 – Installation preceded by lunch
• Monday December 18th – Nanaimo # 110 – Regular meeting
• Tuesday December 19th – Doric # 18 – Regular meeting preceded by dinner
• Thursday December 21st – Cumberland # 26 – Official Visit – DDGM # 22 preceded by dinner

On behalf of my wife, Georgia and I, I would like to wish you and your families a Very Merry Christmas and a Healthy, Happy and Prosperous New Year.


RWB Dave Holmes
DDGM District # 5