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Northern Michigan Battalion

Lake Superior Commandery No. 30
Sunrise Commandery No. 34
Traverse City Commandery No. 41
Escanaba Commandery No. 47
Cheboygan Commandery No. 50
Cadillac Outpost 101
Iron Mountain Outpost 102

Knight_Templar_by_InfernalFinn Battalion Commander – Carl J. Peterson……1-989-448-8378

Battalion Deputy Commander – Lenny Boss…………1-906-322-2614
Battalion Captain General – James Mercer……….1-231-537-2180
Battalion Prelate – Doug Wolf………….1-906-226-8759
Battalion Treasurer – Ron Hill…………..1-906-226-7085
Battalion Recorder – Peter Hunt…………1-231-421-4414
Designated Grand Officer GJW – Grand Junior Warden

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2018 Annual York Rite Picnic & Charity Golf Outing! @ Gladwin Heights Golf Course
Jul 21 – Jul 22 all-day

We have a great Weekend planned for you and your family and friends.

Saturday, July 21st is the Annual James R. Sprague Memorial York Rite Picnic held every year since
1998 at Jody Sprague’s Cabin, southeast of Gladwin. The entree for dinner will be your choice of steak
or chicken with a pot-luck assortment of sides and desserts. Ice tea, water, lemonade, and beer will be
provided. If you would like something else to drink it`s byob. Meal will be served at approx. 1:30.
There is room on site to park a camper or pitch a tent; also there are several motels nearby. So plan to
come early and stay late. Please call or email Don Mayville to let us know if you plan to attend and for

Sunday, July 22nd is the Annual Golf Outing. The event is a four (4) person scramble. Teams may be all
men, all ladies or mixed. You may submit your team or we will be glad to put one together for you.
Registration will begin Sunday at 8:30AM and tee time at the 1st tee will be 10:00 AM. The course will
allow a Shotgun Start (if we have enough teams to warrant).
We are asking, and hoping that all York Rite Bodies (Lodges, Chapters, Councils, Commanderies and
York Rite Colleges) as well as any businesses or individuals that may wish will sponsor a hole or tee

All Profits will be divided equally between the Grand Chapter, Council and Commandery Charity of
their choice.

Questions? Contact:
John Ames at 586 770 2613 / GWhunter51@gmail.com
Lou McCray at 989 728.5384 / elcemccray@yahoo.com
Don Mayville at 810 874 1637 / indsal@att.net


Grand York Rite Session @ Double Tree , Bay City
Aug 9 – Aug 11 all-day

The Michigan Grand York Rite 2018 Session Committee extends to each of you a most cordial invitation to attend the unified Grand York Rite Sessions, of the Grand Chapter R.A.M. of Michigan, the Grand Council R.&S.M. of Michigan, and the Grand Commandery K.T. of Michigan, to be held in Bay City, MI on August 8th — 11th., 2018.

The Annual meetings will be held at the Doubletree Hotel, One Wenonah Park Place, Bay City, MI 48708. Every effort has been made to assure that you will enjoy the experience of the Michigan Grand York Rite Annual Sessions.

The Annual Convocation of the Grand Chapter R.A.M. of Michigan will commence on Thursday August 9, 2018. After the Installation, the Order of High Priesthood will be conferred, followed by the informal “Good, the Bad and the Ugly”, Western Themed Buffet Dinner.

On Friday, August 10, 2018, the Grand Council R. &S.M. of Michigan will hold its Annual Assembly and the Order of the Silver Trowel. That evening, following a Social Hour, the Grand Banquet will be hosted by the Grand Council.

The Grand Commandery K. T. of Michigan will hold their Annual Conclave on Saturday, August 11, 2018. After the Installation of Officers there will be a Pass and Review. Following the Pass and Review, the Annual meeting of the Past Commanders Association will take place. That evening there will be a Divine Service followed by the Round Table Dinner.

Please use the attached meal reservation form to indicate your preference for the Session. Don’t miss these events! This is your York Rite Session. We suggest you arrive early and stay late. We hope to see you in Bay City, Michigan, at this Grand York Rite Session of Michigan. Parking is free at the hotel.

Yours in Masonry,

Brian K. Himes, PMIGM, Co-General Chairman 24584 Laetham Avenue Eastpointe, MI 48021-1046 (586) 772-5582 bhimes617@aol.com

Larry A. Inseho, PMEGHP Co -General Chairman P.O. Box 143 Fostoria, MI 48435-0143 (989) 795-2138 laika@tds.net


Cheboygan No.50 and Traverse City No.41 Annual Inspection
Sep 13 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Lake Superior No.30 Annual Inspection
Sep 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Inspection details are still being communicated. Please check back

10 Man opening

Chamber at 1:00pm

Start 1:30pm

Dinner 12:00pm

Ladies invited to dinner and reception of officers

Inspecting Officer Easterday GSW

Escanaba No.47 Annual Inspection
Sep 15 @ 1:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Inspection details are still being communicated. Please check back

10 Man opening

Chamber at 1:30pm

Start 2:00pm

Dinner 4:30pm

Ladies invited to dinner and reception of officers

Inspecting Officer Bartell GCG

Sunrise No.34 Annual Inspeection
Sep 29 @ 1:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Inspection details are still being communicated. Please check back

10 Man opening

Chamber at 1:30pm

Start 2:00pm

Dinner 5:00pm

Ladies invited to dinner and reception of officers

Inspecting Officer GJW