THE
GREAT SMOKIES
SUMMER ASSEMBLY
OF
YORK RITE MASONS

1822-2017
THE 195th ANNIVERSARY
OF YORK RITE MASONRY
IN NORTH CAROLINA
PROGRAM in pdf for Printing

2017 - The 80th Anniversary
of the Great Smokies Summer Assembly
of York Rite Masons


MAGGIE VALLEY, NORTH CAROLINA
July 9, 10, 11, 2017

Summer Assembly always starts the
Second Sunday in July

Theme: Evaluate, then Execute

D. Allen Surratt, Grand Secretary/Recorder
NCGYR@rtmc.net

Although Summer Assembly Registration does not officially begin until Sunday, July 9th, many individuals begin arriving on Friday or Saturday. Come enjoy the hospitality of the Maggie Valley community, and get ready to witness a most rewarding experience.

SATURDAY
July 8, 2017
FAMILY OUTING

A Fantasy Golf "Putt-Putt" Contest
will be held at the Castlewood Motel
in Maggie Valley on Saturday July 8, 2017
Starting at 10:00 AM. The registration fee
is $5.00 per person (open to adults and children)
and there will be cash prizes and trophies

HART THEATER
Contact Robin Hargett if you would like to
to attend the HART Theater (Fiddler on the Roof)
on Saturday evening, July 8.
(704) 242-0885 or robinthargett@gmail.com
Tickets: Adults $26.00 Seniors $24.00 Students $14.00
Make Payable to & mail payment to:
Robin Hargett 406 Harris Lane Monroe, NC 28112

York Rite College Meeting
Saturday, July 8 at 7:30 PM
Supper On Your Own
Waynesville Masonic Temple
DRESS FOR COLLEGE MEETING
BUSINESS SUIT or TUX


NOTE: All functions are casual - no coat and ties
are required (including Devine Service).

PROGRAM
SUNDAY July 9, 2017
10:30 AM You are welcome to attend the Church Service
at the First Baptist Church of Maggie Valley

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Registration and Cookout
Maggie Valley Community Pavilion
3987 Soco Road Maggie Valley, NC


MONDAY, JULY 10, 2017
Haywood Community College in Clyde
185 Freelander Drive, Building 1500
Student Center, Beall Auditorium

9:00 AM - Summer Assembly Convenes

Moderator: Phil Presley,
Past Grand Commander of North Carolina

Introduction of Distinguished Guests
Pete Cook,
Past Grand Commander of North Carolina

Keynote Address
A. Gene Cobb,
Grand Master of the Grand Lodge, A.F.& A.M. of NC

15 Minute Recess

Addresses by Distinguished Guest Masons
Gary B. Hinson,
M.V.S. Grand Master of the Allied Masonic Degrees of the USA
Michael Brantley,
Past Grand Historian of the Grand Lodge, A.F. & A.M. of NC

12:00 Noon - Adjourn
LUNCH ON YOUR OWN


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A NORTH CAROLINA
MASONIC SHRINE

    The Masonic Shrine, or Marker, is located at an altitude of 4,522 feet at Black Camp Gap in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 17 miles from Waynesville, Haywood County, North Carolina. It can be reached by way of Highway U.S. 19 by turning on the Blue Ridge Parkway at Soco Gap and going to Wolf Laurel Gap, then following Heintooga Road. The Parkway passes within a few yards of the marker which is accessible over a paved path from the parking area.
At 3:00 PM there will be a "Masonic Marker Address" by
Jonathan A. Underwood,
Ast. to the Grand Lodge Secretary of N.C.
Keeper of Memorials and Archives


7:00 PM - BANQUET DINNER & ENTERTAINMENT
AT THE MAGGIE VALLEY COUNTRY CLUB
1819 COUNTRY CLUB DRIVE, MAGGIE VALLEY
COST: $35.00 PER PERSON (CHILDREN: $15.00)


TUESDAY - JULY 11, 2017
9:00 AM - Summer Assembly Reconvenes

Address by Distinguished Guest Mason
Paul Weldon Jonston,
Grand Master The Masonic Order of Athelstan
for England, Wales & its Provinces Overseas


Remarks by North Carolina
Grand Presiding Officers

AIMS AND CONCERNS OF:

General Grand Chapter, Royal Arch Masons, International
General Grand Council, Cryptic Masons, International
Grand Encampment, Knights Templar, of the USA

Summation: Phil Presley

NOON - ADJOURN SUMMER ASSEMBLY


JOIN US JULY 9, 10, 11, 2017
AND BRING A FRIEND!!

Summer Assembly Committee
David Cashion, Chairman
Lon Peden
Berry Rigdon
Russell Bridges
Dallas Davis, Emeritus
Hugh K. Terrell, Emeritus
Allen Surratt, Grand Sec. - Rec.

Grand York Rite Bodies of N.C.
Office: 6328 Surratt Ciuntry Road
Denton, NC 27239
D. Allen Surratt, Grand Secretary/Recorder
newhope@rtmc.net

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