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SIXTY-SEVENTH SESSION - PHILADELPHIA - JUNE 1961

 

Beatrice S. Letchworth

Worthy Grand Matron

1960 - 1961

 

 

Hobart S. Blake

Worthy Grand Patron

1960 - 1961

 

529 CHAPTERS

MEMBERSHIP - 124,827

LARGEST CHAPTER - DELPHI #65 - 707 MEMBERS

MOST INITIATIONS - BUTLER #45 - 31 MEMBERS

PROPOSED AMENDMENT - ARRANGEMENTS TO BE MADE TO TAKE CARE OF ANY MALE MEMBER OF OUR ORDER IN AN O.E.S. HOME, IF AND WHEN NECESSARY. AMENDMENT WAS DEFEATED. IF AND WHEN A BROTHER NEEDS CARE OR ASSISTANCE, IT SHOULD BE GIVEN THROUGH THE WELFARE FUND.

FINANCE REPORT - INCOME VS EXPENSES: EXPENSES CONTINUE TO RISE OVER THE DECREASE IN PER CAPITA. DECREASE IN PER CAPITA DUE TO DECREASE IN MEMBERSHIP, FEWER CHAPTERS FUNCTIONING, OLDER AND LESS ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP, AND INCREASE IN COST OF LIVING.

LEGISLATION ADOPTED - NO MEMBER OF GRAND CHAPTER, HAVING HELD AN ELECTIVE OFFICE OR COMMITTEE MEMBER FOR -11 CONSECUTIVE YEARS, SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR RE-ELECTION, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE OFFICE OF GRAND SECRETARY AND GRAND TREASURER.

 

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