Grand Lodge will convene for the purpose of a Cornerstone Laying and Rededicating Cherokee Lodge No. 135 AFM. Lunch will be served at 11:30 AM. The Grand Master with the assistance of the other Grand Lodge Officers, will open the Grand Lodge of AFM of SC in Ample Form and Cherokee Lodge No. 135 in Due Form on the First Degree at 12:30 PM with the Cornerstone and Re-dedication Ceremonies following. Cherokee Lodge is located at 135 Cherokee Circle, Spartanburg, SC 29307. All Brothers including Entered Apprentices, Fellow Crafts and Master Masons with their ladies and friends are invited to attend. All Elected and Subordinate Grand Lodge Officers and the District Deputy Grand Master, when a Lodge in his District is holding a Special Communication, are expected to attend. All other District Deputy Grand Masters and Past Grand Masters are invited to attend. All Elected Grand Lodge Officers and Past Grand Masters should wear their black tails with black bow tie, black vests, jewel, and apron. All other Grand Lodge Officers should wear black tuxedos with black bow ties, black cummerbunds or black vests, jewel and apron
Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright will be the guest speaker. The flag presentation will be given by Landrum High School’s Army JROTC Color Guard.
Practice for the Tournament begins at 7 pm. Costs for the Tournament are $80 for a team of four, and $150 for a sponsorship, which includes a team of four and a sign.
If you are interested in participating in the tournament, or have questions, please contact Jeff Honeycutt at 864-809-0866.