From the Secretaries Table (June, 2011)

posted May 22, 2015, 2:25 PM by San Jose Scottish Rite   [ updated May 22, 2015, 2:29 PM ]

Brethren & Ladies:

Ernest Borgnine, Robert D. Rowan, Jr.
On May 7th, 2011 the Long Beach Scottish Rite formally dedicated their theatre to be “the Ernest Borgnine Theatre”. Sandy and I were honored to represent the San Jose Valley at the dedication ceremony.  Ill. Borgnine is 94 years of age, but you would never know it.  His grace and charm was all that was necessary to warm the evening.  Believe it or not, he is beginning another movie.  Masons were present from all over the country and included the Sovereign Grand Commander, Ill. Ronald A. Seale; our own M.W. Grand Master, William J. Bray III, and many representatives from all over California.  It was definitely and evening to remember.
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If you have not yet made your reservations for the Festive Board and Grand Master’s reception on June 14th, please do so ASAP.  Most often we accept walk-ins for our meals.  This event is by prepaid reservations only.  Ladies are invited as well as any Blue lodge Masons and family members.
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If you have not yet made your reservations for the Night of Instruction on June 21st, please do so ASAP.  This event is also by prepaid reservation only  and the event is for the men only.  (Sorry Ladies)  See you there.

Robert D. Rowan, Jr. 
General Secretary