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SEVENTY-EIGHTH SESSION - PITTSBURGH - JUNE 1972

 

Mary S. Johns

Worthy Grand Matron

1971 - 1972

 

 

John R. Seltzer

Worthy Grand Patron

1971 - 1972

 
 

477 CHAPTERS

MEMBERSHIP - 112,432

LARGEST CHAPTER - YORK #169 - 650 MEMBERS

MOST INITIATIONS - GROVE CITY #86 - 25 MEMBERS

THE HOMES PLANNING - EASTERN HOME: THREE ALTERNATE PLANS WERE SUBMITTED -

1. ABANDON THE SITE IN PHILLY AND BUILD ON THE NEW SITE IN WARMINSTER, A ONE STORY BUILDING, ESTIMATED COST OF $1,247,000.

2. DEMOLISH ALL EXISTING BUILDINGS ON PRESENT SITE IN PHILLY AT ESTIMATED COST OF $1,247,000.

3. USE PART OF EXISTING BUILDINGS AND BUILD AN ADDITION, DEMOLISHING THE OLD HOUSE ON COMPLETION, ESTIMATED COST OF $1,015,000.

THE GRAND TRUSTEES WERE EMPOWERED TO PURCHASE THE PROPERTY IN WARMINSTER, AS A SUITABLE SITE FOR THE NEW HOME.

A RESOLUTION WAS PROPOSED AND ADOPTED THAT AN ASSESSMENT BE MADE ON EACH

CHAPTER AT THE RATE OF $5.00 PER MEMBER.

DURING THE GRAND CHAPTER SESSION, MANY AREAS IN PA WERE FLOODED. AN EMERGENCY

FLOOD RELIEF WAS SET UP TO WORK WITH THE WELFARE COMMITTEE.

 

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