February Educational Foundation Month 

Certificates available to Lodges making $1.00 per member donations. 

February 14-15th, 2020

Event Name: Fourth Annual Pilgrimage to Honor All Unknowns of the Civil War

Event Location: Beauvoir Manor Cemetery, Biloxi, MS

Event Description: Hosted by the PM and LAPM, there will be a banquet Feb 14th and wreath laying ceremony Feb 15th honoring all soldiers sacrificed during the American Civil War.  Full info is on the registration form.

Contact:  Maj. Gen. Mitzi Rayborn 601-466-9464  mitzirayborn@gmail.com

Registration Form

February 29th, 2020

Event Name: Testimonial Banquet— Elizabeth Mowry-Harbstreit, President—IARA 

Event Location: Kansas City, MO 

Event Description: See attached images for details and contact info.

March Arthritis Month 

Plan a fundraiser and receive a certificate. 

March 21st, 2020

Event Name: Testimonial Banquet— Gen. John C. Roberts  General Commanding, GMC, PM 

Event Location: Dulles, Virginia 

Event Description: See attached images for details and contact info.

March 23rd, 2020

Schuyler Colfax Day, in honor of the anniversary of the birthday of Schuyler Colfax, author of the Degree of Rebekah. Rebekah Lodges are encouraged to initiate a ‘Colfax Class’ in honor of the occasion.

April “Living Legacy Month 

‘Plant a Tree for One Who comes after Me’ 

April 20th, 2020  ‘MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY’ 

April 26th, 2020

201st Anniversary of the founding of the Order in North America.

Founder’s Day, commemorating the 201 Anniversary of the founding of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows in Baltimore, Maryland. All units of the Order are encouraged to hold special festivities in celebration of the day: Degree Day (name the class for someone in your jurisdiction), Anniversary Ball, Community Work Project, et cetera.

May Visual Research Foundation Month 

Certificates available to Lodges making $1.00 per member donations. 

There will be a tour of the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins on May 2nd in Baltimore.

Click here for the registration form

May 1-3rd, 2020

Event Name: Pilgrimage to the Tomb of the Unknowns, Arlington National Cemetery,

Event Location: Arlington, Virginia 

Event Description: The annual Pilgrimage banquet will be held in the hotel on Saturday, May 2, 2020, at 7:00 PM. (Advance ticket purchase required – see attached pre-registration form.) A social hour will be held from 5:45 PM to 6:45 PM.  The 2020 Pilgrimage will take place on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at Arlington National Cemetery. The memorial services will begin at noon followed by the wreath laying ceremonies at the Tomb immediately after the 1:00 p.m. changing of the guard. Please view and download the forms below. 

Pilgrimage Announcement Letter for 2020
Pilgrimage Hotel Information.-2020
Pilgrimage Preregistration Form.-2020
Pilgrimage Wreath.-2020

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May 15th, 2020

Educational Foundation Scholarship deadline. 

June 5th, 6th and 7th, 2020

Wreath Laying Ceremony, Canadian War Memorial, Ottawa, ON 

2020 Canadian War Memorial information

2020_Canadian War Memorial registration form

June 9th, 2020  I.O.O.F. Memorial Day

for the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. All units are asked to set aside time to remember.

August 17-20th 2020

Annual Sessions of: The Sovereign Grand Lodge, International Association of Rebekah Assemblies, General Military Council, & International Association of Ladies Auxiliaries Patriarchs Militant 

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