EIGHTY-FIRST SESSION - PITTSBURGH - JUNE 1975
MEMBERSHIP - 107,282
LARGEST CHAPTER - YORK #169 - 627 MEMBERS
MOST INITIATIONS - TRINITY #105 - 19 MEMBERS
COST OF GRAND CHAPTER PROCEEDINGS WAS RAISED TO $5.00
GUESTS FROM THE HOME AT WASHINGTON LANE, PHILADELPHIA, WERE MOVED TO THE NEW HOME IN WARMINSTER. THREE CHAPTERS, MORNING LIGHT #312, THOMAS S. CARLISLE #493, AND DOYLESTOWN #327, PROVIDED LUNCH AND DINNER THE FIRST 3 DAYS UNTIL THE KITCHEN WAS OPERATIONAL.
YOUTH COMMITTEE: PLACED SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON "PERSONAL CONTACT" WITH THE YOUTH GROUPS.
Golden Stars: 109 in attendance and were guests at a Tea given in their honor.
Guests from the Home at Washington Lane, Philadelphia were moved to the new Home in Warminster. Three Chapters, Morning Light No. 312, Thomas S. Carlisle No. 493 and Doylestown No. 327 provided lunch and dinner the first three days until the kitchen was operational.
Homes Endowment Fund: $2,851,337.
International Temple: $1,740 donated and 2 additional Chapters 100%.
$5,028 received and used to benefit patients at Veterans Hospitals in Pennsylvania.
$8.581 donated and distributed to:
Geisinger Hospital, Danville
American Cancer Society of Pittsburgh
Western Pennsylvania Hospital - Cancer Radiation Therapy, Pittsburgh.
Share Our Substance
3,282,965 stamps collected and $13,000 was made available for hunger relief programs.
24 cases cost $22,509.
Estarl, Phase 11
THIS COMMITTEE WAS ESTABLISHED BY GENERAL GRAND CHAPTER FOR PEOPLE WHO HAD COMPLETED THEIR COLLEGE AND SEMINARY TRAINING AND WISHED TO CONTINUE THEIR EDUCATION FOR ADVANCED DEGREES.
General Grand Chapter established this committee for people who have completed their college and seminary training and wish to continue their education for advanced degrees. The purpose: to give one $1,000 award to each Grand Chapter in the third year (1976) of the Triennium.