September Newsletter




FROM THE EAST


Brethren,

This “article” will probably look familiar to you, as I sent out a very similar email recently. September will be a busy month for us at Golden Rule # 479 and I look forward to seeing all of you! In lieu of a codified article this month, I wanted to reiterate some important features about our upcoming events to ensure the safety, happiness, and well-being of everyone. Please read and follow up accordingly.


***PLEASE RSVP USING THE FOLLOWING LINKS SO WE CAN GET AN ACCURATE

HEAD COUNT***


COLUMBIA TRAVELING DEGREE:


Here is the link to RSVP for Columbia:

https://buytickets.at/goldenrulelodge/567071

When you click this link, it will redirect you to another page in which you can reserve a spot at the

banquet or not. If you plan on coming but NOT joining in the banquet dinner, please RSVP using the "non-banquet ticket."

If you will be coming in any capacity and you WILL be attending the banquet, please RSVP using the "banquet ticket" option.


As stated in a previous email, our banquet will be held at The Peppery restaurant near the Aladdin Inn on the evening of Saturday, September 11, 2021.


The cost is $30/person, which includes and all you can eat buffet of:


● House Green Salad

● Sourdough Garlic Bread

● Black Bean Chili

● Jalapeno CheddarMashed Potatoes

● Sliced Tri-Tip, BBQ Chicken, and BBQ Baby Back Ribs

● Sherbet

● Coffee, Tea or Soda

(Beer and Wine can be purchased from the bar)

We will take payment at the door in cash (preferable) or checks if necessary.


If you do not RSVP for the banquet, there will not be a space reserved for you.

If you have any trouble with the RSVP process, please reach out to me and I will assist.


***PLEASE ALSO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION AT THE ALADDIN INN***

As of this writing, our block of rooms has already filled up!! Thanks to those who have made your

reservations. There are few, if any, rooms left for the weekend so make your reservation ASAP!!!


Sonora Aladdin Motor Inn

14260 Mono Way, Sonora, CA 95370

(209) 533-4971


Lastly, I have had a request to know if any brothers will be riding up on their motorcycles. If so, please contact me and I will put you all in touch with each other, in case you all want to ride up together.



HIRAM AWARD: BRO. BRANDON DUENAS -- FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17TH 2021:

Here is the link to RSVP: https://buytickets.at/goldenrulelodge/565856

Dinner will consist of a gourmet taco bar with Steak, Chicken, and Fish options. We will have generous sides and non-alcoholic beverages supplied.


The cost for dinner is $25/person. We will accept cash (preferable) or checks at the door for dinner payment.


If you do not RSVP for dinner, there will not be a space reserved for you.


If you have any trouble with the RSVP process, please reach out to me and I will assist.


GRAND MASTER'S RECEPTION: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16TH:


I have received the following correspondence:

"On behalf of Mountain View De Anza Lodge No. 194, we are excited to host this year's Grand Master's Reception at the San Jose Scottish Rite. Social Hour is at 5:30p.m., with dinner at 6:30 p.m. and will be "Western Themed.”


Tickets will be $25.00 each with (20) set aside for each Lodge in the SCVMOA.

Should you have any questions, you can reach out to Jason Hawkinson-Prater, PM or Wors.

Toby Vanderbeek."


Please feel free to RSVP if you would like to attend the Grandmaster's reception in October.

Thanks to everyone for your prompt replies. Let’s make this month one for the storybooks of

Golden Rule!


What an exciting time to be alive!,

Garrett Burrow

Master — Golden Rule Lodge #479

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