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Grand York Rite Sessions Golden, Colorado

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Grand York Rite Session of Colorado

400 10th Street

Golden, CO 80401

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Enjoy Friendship, Camaraderie with fellow Companions at "Your" Colorado Grand Sessions. Do Business, Elect and Install Grand Officers.

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Colorado Grand York Rite Sessions are BACK in Full Swing!

Companions, join us September 8-10, 2022, in beautiful Golden, Colorado - - home of Coors Brewing Company, the Colorado School of Mines, and the resting place of Brother Colonel Buffalo Bill, recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor.

All Colorado York Rite Members are encouraged to attend the:

147th Annual Conclave of the Grand Commandery, 148th Annual Convocation of the Most Excellent Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons , and the 128th Annual Assembly of the Grand Council of Cryptic Masons of Colorado.

The sessions will be held in the historic Golden City Lodge #1 located at 400 10th Street in Golden, Colorado.

Let’s start off with, Hotel Arrangements. If you are wanting to stay in Golden, the Denver West Marriott has been designated as the “Flagship” hotel for our venue. You can make reservations by one of two ways. First by calling 888-238-1803 and ask for the Grand York Rite of Colorado Room Block. The room rate is $145.00 plus tax per night. Or by going online using this link, https://www.marriott.com/events/start.mi?id=1639936067858&key=GRP

Cutoff date to make reservations under this room block is August 8th, 2022. There are a LIMITED NUMBER OF ROOMS IN THIS ROOM BLOCK, once the block is filled, the hotel can only add rooms based on availability! After August 8th all room rates will go up to $199.00 +tax. So, we encourage you to make reservations sooner rather than later.

If you are traveling from the Greater Denver area Airport (DIA) the following ground transportation may be of some informational value to you:

Rental Cars Available at DIA Airport

Hertz 800-654-3131

Avis 303-342-5500

Budget 303-342-9001

Alamo 303-342-7373

Enterprise 800-261-7331

Taxi Service

Yellow Cab 303-777-7777 or 720-400-0354

Shuttles

Golden West Airport Shuttle – 303-756-9399

Registration and Meals can be purchased (spouses may attend lunches) and paid for by clicking on the Ticket tab above and select the appropriate selections. For Registration, if your spouse is traveling with you and attending any portion of the sessions, ONLY select one for the registration fee.

Schedule of Events:

Thursday – Evening – September 8th

6:00 pm – 7:00pm KYCH Business Meeting

7:00 pm – 8:30pm Degree Ceremonies

Friday – September 9th

7:00 am – 8:00 am Lodge Opens for Setup 1.0 hrs.

8:00 am – 9:00 am Registrations/Credentials 1.0 hrs.

9:00 am – 10:00 am Memorial Service 1.0 hrs.

10:00 am – 11:30 am Grand Commandery 1.5 hrs.

11:30 am – 1:00 pm Lunch – Catered 1.5 hrs.

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Commandery ends the day 3.0 hrs.

5:00 pm – Installation of Commandery Officers

Friday – Evening

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Social Hour

7:00 pm GYR/KYCH Banquet Dinner

Saturday – September 10th

7:00 am – 9:00 am Registrations/Credentials 2.0 hrs.

8:00 am – 9:00 am Chapter Opens with Youth Groups

Greeting of Masonic Bodies

Out of State Dignitaries 1.0 hrs.

9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grand Chapter 3.0 hrs.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch – Catered 1.0 hrs.

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Chapter Concludes its business 1.0 hrs.

2:00 pm – 2:15 pm Break ¼ hrs.

2:15 pm – 6:15 pm Council Starts and concludes the day 4.0 hrs.

6:15 pm – Support Staff clears the lodge to close

out the GYR Sessions ¼ hrs.

Hospitality Area, downstairs in Golden Lodge will be a hospitality area. Refreshments will be served.

Would your Lady be interested in visiting the Rocky Mountain Quilting Museum? This docent led Wine and Cheese event will be Saturday the 10th from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. A minimum number of 10 ladies must be achieved before the tour can be booked. Reserve your spot on the registration form. Cost for the tour is $18.00 and can be paid at the museum. The tour will return in time for the Council Officer's installation.

Voting, if you are a voting member within your York Rite Body remember to bring your voting credentials that your Secretary/Recorder has provided to you. IF you are not attending the Grand Sessions, please provide your proxy card(s) to your designated individual that will be attending. He will need the proxy card(s) at Registration check-in.

Parking is FREE at Golden City Lodge with availability around the lodge and a huge parking lot on the North side.

Companions, you will notice that there are three donation tickets in the ticketing selection fields. These represent the Knights Templar Holy Land Pilgrimage Program, the Cryptic Masons Medical Research Foundation (CMMRF) and the Grand Chapter's Able Kids Foundation programs. Here are three great philanthropies that go to extremely great causes. And these programs survive on donations from Brother Companions such as you. So, please consider helping the Holy Land Pilgrimage program, the CMMRF, and the Able Kids Foundation program.

The Holy Land Pilgrimage program helps sends ordained ministers to "walk in the footsteps of Jesus" in the Holy Land, which will educate and broaden their spiritual horizons with all expenses paid. By selecting this donation, all monies will be donated to the "Holy Land Pilgrimage Program."

CMMRF. This Foundation is a culmination of the finest medical professionals, Masonic charity managers and support staff. This functional team conducts research in pursuit of curing and or alleviating medical conditions stemming from vascular diseases. By selecting this donation, all monies will be donated to the "Cryptic Masons Medical Research Foundation."

Able Kids Foundation improves lives and expands opportunities for individuals with central auditory processing disorder (CAPD). The Foundation was established to continue the work that began at Colorado State University in the 1970's. Children and adults seen at the Foundation typically have excellent hearing but have difficulty understanding auditory information and concentrating when in a less than quiet listening environment. This program helps offset financial barriers to children and adults in need of central auditory processing evaluation and management solutions. By selecting this donation, all monies will be donated to the "Able Kids Foundation." Please remember what Margaret Mead once said, "Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For indeed that's all who ever have."

Please find it in your hearts to help support these worthy programs. Thank you .

Here is a little bit of history on Golden City Lodge #1 when you visit this beautiful lodge in September. “Back in the year 1860, on the 17th day of the month of October, the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Kansas Territory did a wonderful thing. They issued a Charter for Golden City Lodge No. 34 A.F. & A.M. On January 8, 1861, Right Worshipful Brother L. L. Bowen, Past Deputy Grand Master of Nebraska installed Isaac E. Hardy as the first Worshipful Master with Eli Carter as Senior Warden and James A. Dawson as Junior Warden. In concert with Summit Lodge No. 7 of Parkville and Rocky Mountain Lodge No. 8 of Gold Hill, both chartered by the Grand Lodge of Nebraska Territory, Golden City Lodge No. 34 of Kansas Territory formed the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Colorado on August 2, 1861. These lodges became Golden City Lodge No. 1, Summit Lodge No. 2 and Rocky Mountain Lodge No. 3 under the Grand Jurisdiction of Colorado.”

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Golden, CO 80401

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