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THE GRAND LODGE 2015 SESSION
The Grand Lodge Session is Friday, June 5th at 1:30pm and Saturday, June 6 at 9am at the Doubletree Hotel Boston Milford, 11 Beaver Street | Milford, MA 01757, Phone: 508-282-4109 | Fax: 508-478-5600.
The hotel room registration cut-off date is May 8th.
A Meal Reservation Form must be filled out and the form along with the funds for the meals MUST be in the hands of Cindy Schofield by May 16th. If she does not have the money prior, unfortunately members will not be eligible for Friday lunch, Friday banquet or Saturday lunch from the hotel.
A Past Grand Certificate needs to be filled out for members to obtain the Grand Lodge Degree. Please mail it back to the Grand Lodge, 104 Randolph Rd, Worcester, MA 01606. Third Degree members are encouraged to attend, however are excluded from voting. Members will need to present their membership card upon registration. The registration fee is $10.00.
Grand Master, Gerard Gilmore's
Project for 2014 - Project New Hope
About Project New Hope Inc. (PNH):
Project New Hope’s motto is “Where Veterans Rebuild with Honor.” PNH is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit founded in 2010 and established in 2011 by a disabled Air Force veteran, President & CEO William Moore, to help veterans transition to civilian life and to create mutual support and camaraderie among service-members, veterans, Gold Star & Survivor’s and their families.
Headquartered in Worcester, MA, Project New Hope Inc. is comprised of a group of Veterans, and a Gold Star Mother who have experienced the hardships of military service and war firsthand and understands its impact does not end upon a service member’s return home. We also understand the impact on those families who did not have a loved one return home.
Project New Hope Inc. proudly partner’s with a network of Massachusetts civilian organizations, Veterans organizations, non-profits, and private corporations who kindly donate their professional services to assist in providing local service-members, Veterans, Gold Star & Survivor’s and their families with assistance.
Project New Hope Inc. holds a series of weekend-long retreats in relaxed wilderness settings, with workshops and activities, at no cost to the participants. Here, with their loved ones and other veterans, attendees build friendships and get support for the real world. Retreats are run for such groups as families with children, female veterans, male veterans, and Gold Star & Survivor Families who have lost a loved one during military service. Targeted issues include PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), TBI (traumatic brain injury), MST (military sexual trauma) drug and alcohol addiction, LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual. transgender and questioning) and suicide prevention. These and other issues are often hidden or invisible, even to loved ones, and make them harder to identify, understand and treat.
Project New Hope Inc. looks to continue expanding services provided to Massachusetts service-members, Veterans, their families and families of the fallen. In July 2014 we initiated three new monthly groups to provide assistance and support to our service-members, Veterans, their spouses and parents while increasing the local awareness of the organization with the goal of establishing partners throughout New England with one common goal – to honor, and aid our brave men, women, and their families who have served in our United States Armed Forces.