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                                       RITEneWS                           Of MaRyland
                 Official PublicatiOn Of the ScOttiSh Rite bOdieS Of the ORient Of MaRyland


MAY/JUNE 2011


LADIES DAY
Sunday, May 15

FAMILY DAY
PIcNIc
Saturday, June 11




                                 Time to Prepare
                               for Greatness
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         RITEneWS
         of Maryland • May/June 2011
                                                                          DEPUtY oF thE
                                                                          SUPrEME coUNcIL IN MArYLAND
                                                                          Marlin L. Mills, 33°
                                                                          EDItor
                                                                          Fred Spicer, 33°
         A Look INSIDE                                                                                                                                                                    A MeSSAge FRoM

         A MESSAgE FroM thE DEPUtY oF thE
         SUPrEME coUNcIL IN MArYLAND
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                                                                                                                 RITEneWS                           Of MaRyland
                                                                                           Official PublicatiOn Of the ScOttiSh Rite bOdieS Of the ORient Of MaRyland
                                                                                                                                                                                          Ill. Marlin L. Mills, 33º
                                                                          MAY/JUNE 2011




            Ill. Marlin L. Mills, 33º . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
                                                                          LADIES DAY
                                                                          Sunday, May 15

                                                                          FAMILY DAY
                                                                          PIcNIc
                                                                          Saturday, June 11




         DEPArtMENtS AND orgANIzAtIoNS                                                                                                                                                    grEEtINgS, I hope this issue of our Rite News finds
                                                                                                          Time to Prepare
                                                                                                        for Greatness
                                                                                                                                                                        oN thE covEr      you and your families in good health. By the time you
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                                                                                                                                                                        Time to Prepare   receive this May/June issue, we should have our gar-
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           Orient Personal Representative . . . . . . . . 2
                                                                                                                                                                        for Greatness     dens in and relishing the warm weather. Yet yesterday,
           Chesapeake Scottish Rite Club . . . . . . . . . 2
                                                                                                                                                                                          as I woke, the worst earthquake in Japan’s history set       or a phone call, please let me know as soon as possible.
           The Paint and Powder Club . . . . . . . . . . . . 3                                                                                                                                                                                         Remember the first section of the Third Degree scrip-
                                                                          Look For US oN thE WEB                                                                                          off a tsunami that destroyed the lives of an untold
           Albert Pike Lodge of Perfection . . . . . . . . 3                                                                                                                              number of families. Please keep these families in your       ture readings, “Be not slow to visit the sick, for that shall
                                                                          www.mdscottishrite.org
           Maryland Council of Kadosh . . . . . . . . . . . 3                                                                                                                             prayers and may our Supreme Architect keep them              make thee to be beloved.”
           The “Eagle’s Nest”                                             DoNAtIoNS to oUr cLINIc                                                                                         under his care.
                The Scottish Rite Store . . . . . . . . . . . . 3         Donate online @ www.mdscottishrite.org                                                                                                                                       In a time of need, Brotherly Love reminds us to regard
                                                                          or call 410-243-3200                                                                                            As I thought of these families, I was reminded of two        the whole human species as one family. To soothe the
           Scottish Rite Ladies Day . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
                                                                                                                                                                                          letters our Grand Commander Ronald A. Seale read dur-        unhappy, to sympathize with their misfortunes, and to
           Scottish Rite—Valley of Frederick . . . . . . . 4
                                                                                                                                                                                          ing a recent meeting. One letter was from a widow who        restore peace to their troubled minds is the great aim
           Orient of Maryland Diplomat Program . . . 5
                                                                                                                                                                                          recently lost her husband. She stated in her letter that     we should all have in view.
           Scottish Rite Photos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
                                                                                                                                                                                          she had notified his Lodge and his Scottish Rite that he
           The Meredith Chapter of Rose Croix . . . . 6                   Our Scottish Rite Childhood Speech                                                                                                                                           We have many ideas for increasing our membership
                                                                                                                                                                                          was ill and in the hospital. To her knowledge, not one
           Scottish Rite Photos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6      & Language Clinic is a 501(c)(3)                                                                                                                                             and many reasons for the declining numbers, but
                                                                          organization and all charitable gifts are                                                                       single Brother came to see him or called. Even after he
           Carroll Scottish Rite Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7                                                                                                                                                                                      one thing we can all do to help is to look out for
                                                                          tax deductible.                                                                                                 died, no one contacted her. She is very bitter with the
           Chesapeake Consistory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7                                                                                                                                                                                       our Brothers! Not just when we see them in Lodge,
                                                                                                                                                                                          Fraternity and understandably so. The second letter was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       but remember them when they may be absent. Make
           Illustrious Potentate                                                                                                                                                          a similar one from a widow whose husband had been
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       them feel welcome when there, and feel missed when
                of Boumi Temple . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8                                                                                                                       very active for many years, who attended his Lodge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       they are not. A little kindness goes a long way.
           Masonic Education. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8                                                                                                                       meetings and Scottish Rite meetings when he could
           Scottish Rite Supports                                                                                                                                                         have been home with her and perhaps their children.          In closing, I ask you to take a moment to remember
                                                                                                                                                                                          What happened? Did everyone forget him because he            a Brother who may be ill or in need of a prayer. I wish
                Maryland DeMolay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
                                                                                                                                                                                          stopped attending meetings? Did anyone check to see          you and your family all the blessings of health and
           The Clinic Corner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
                                                                          The Rite News of Maryland is published                                                                          why he was no longer on the sideline? I wonder how           happiness our Supreme Architect may bestow now and
         UPcoMINg EvENtS                                                  bimonthly for the members, family and friends                                                                   many times someone asked, “I wonder what happened            for evermore. Food for thought: Romans 12 (10-21).
                                                                          of the Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite of                                                                      to old Joe?” Their busy schedules probably just caused
           Valley of Baltimore
                                                                          Freemasonry, Orient of Maryland. The views                                                                      them to forget or say, “I’ll call or visit him next week.”   Sincerely and Fraternally,
                Fall 2011 events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
                                                                          expressed in the Rite News of Maryland do                                                                       Next week just never arrived and, as is often the case,
           Cruise Fundraiser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11     not necessarily reflect those of the Orient of                                                                  everyone waited too long. How many times can you
                                                                          Maryland or its officers.                                                                                                                                                                   Ill. Marlin L. Mills, 33º
         cALL to ActIoN                                                                                                                                                                   remember this happening in your Lodge? Everyone I
                                                                                                                                                                                          know would jump to help a Brother in need, but are we                 Deputy of the Supreme Council
          Support your Scottish Rite
                                                                          SUBMISSIoNS & gENErAL INQUIrIES                                                                                 “slow to visit the sick”? I sincerely hope I never receive                     in Maryland
              Speech & Language Center . . . . . . . 12
                                                                          The Rite News                                                                                                   such a letter. If you know anyone who may need a visit
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         Recent Contributions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
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     News from your orient Personal representative                                                                                        the Paint and Powder club                                                       ALBErt PIkE LoDgE
     By: Ill. Bennie G. Owens, 33°—Orient Personal Representative                                                                         By: Ill. E. Ray Leppo, Jr., 33°—Personal Representative                         oF PErFEctIoN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          By: Ill. Morris L. Bohlayer, 33º—
                                                   fundraiser for our clinic, but that          Shaffer in the thirty-second degree                                              Stage Door Canteen, with musical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Venerable Master
                                                   we can greatly enjoy the fellow-             and yours truly in the fourteenth                                                numbers from the 1940’s.
                                                   ship of all attendees. It is a very          degree. The strange part is that                                                 Dinner will precede the show
                                                   exciting event for our Scottish Rite         all of us have a birthday on Novem-                                              at 8pm in the Banquet Hall,
                                                   and we need more participation               ber 2. Please help us celebrate our                                              with dancing afterwards.
                                                   to make it even better. Maybe we             birthdays this year by making the
                                                   should have a contest to see who             Fall Class of 2011 the greatest one                                              Valet parking is available and tick-
                                                   can eat the most oysters!                    of all.                                                                          ets can be purchased by contacting
                                                                                                                                                                                 the Scottish Rite Office at 410-
     WE hAvE hAD A vErY SUccESSFUL                 One of the largest classes that we           Brethren, work, interest, and                                                    243-3200 or any member of the
     oNE-DAY cLASS. We are enjoying                have had in Baltimore was the                participation are the keys to a           thE PAINt AND PoWDEr cLUB,             club. The charities for this year’s


                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A
     our summer and are ready to get               fall class of 1973, with over 700            successful fall class. Let us put our     INc. (1894) Annual Charitable Show     show will be the William S. Baer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                s I write this note, we are
     back to work for a very productive            members. What a goal to aim for              shoulders to the wheel, our noses         will be held at the Scottish Rite      School in Baltimore City and the
                                                   to make our Scottish Rite even               to the grindstone and our hearts to                                              Red Devils organization. The Baer              looking forward to a very
     Scottish Rite fall. We are looking                                                                                                   Masonic Center on Saturday, May
                                                   bigger and better. As I recall, Herb         success. Let us make this the great-                                             School is for students with physi-       successful Reunion Day. We are
     forward to the Annual Bull and                                                                                                       14. The cast is comprised of profes-
     Oyster Roast, and we hope that                Findisen was the active candidate            est fall of all. Our bywords should       sional singers, actors and dancers.    cal and mental disabilities. The Red     also looking forward with ex-
     it will not only be successful as a           in the fourth degree, Mayor Don              be “I’ll see you at the Scottish Rite.”                                          Devils organization funds services       treme anticipation to the open
                                                                                                                                          The theme for this year’s show,        to improve quality of life for breast    house at all of our Blue Lodges.
                                                                                                                                          directed by Bernie Cook, is            cancer patients and their families.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Grand Lodge of Maryland
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          is making it possible to increase
                                                                                                                                          Maryland council of kadosh                                                      our numbers tremendously.

     chESAPEAkE ScottISh rItE cLUB                                                                                                        By: Hon. James C. Davis, II, 32°, KCCH                                          All we have to do is talk to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brothers and be there with a
     By: Bro. Andrew L. Vineberg, 32º—President                                                                                                                                  Linder for his wonderful presenta-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          petition when they pass their 3rd
                                                                                                                                                                                 tion on the Knights Templar. It was

                                   g       reetings Brethren, I want
                                           to first congratulate all
                                     the new brethren that have just
                                                                       Festive Board Table Lodge at the Scottish Rite Temple, be-
                                                                       ginning at 5:30. This is open to all Scottish Rite Masons for a
                                                                       cost of $15.00 per person, whether you are a member of the
                                                                                                                                                                                 very informative and was enjoyed by
                                                                                                                                                                                 all those present.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Degree catechism. Hopefully,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the 2011 Spring Class will have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          several hundred candidates.
                                     completed the spring class and    Chesapeake Club or not. Again, women are invited and we                                                   Congratulations to our new Scot-
                                     welcome them to the Scottish      have a great speaker planned. Seats are limited so please                                                 tish Rite Masons who joined in the       Don’t forget Ladies Day on
                                     Rite. For those of you not        let me know ASAP if you plan to attend.                                                                   One-Day Class on April 9. It will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          May 15 and the Rite Care Picnic
                                     familiar with the Chesapeake                                                                                                                be wonderful to see so many new
                                                                       On August 14, we will be attending the Aberdeen Ironbirds                                                                                          on June 11.
                                     Club, our purpose is to pro-                                                                                                                faces around the Temple. We wel-
                                     mote good fellowship within       game once again. It is a blast and all are welcome. We will        WArM WEAthEr hAS FINALLY               come you and encourage you to
                                     the Scottish Rite and encour-     be sitting in the Party Deck this time and we are limited to       ArrIvED and we are well on our         attend as frequently as possible.
                                     age friendship in the Masonic     only 35 people. Therefore, you must let me know immedi-            way to another beautiful summer
     fraternity. We hold four social outings a year and our Ladies     ately if you would like to attend and how many tickets you         season and a respite from our busy
                                                                                                                                                                                 Next on the horizon is the annual           the “Eagle’s Nest”
                                                                       would like. The price is $29.00 which includes a ticket to                                                Scottish Rite Family Day Picnic.
     are always invited. Yearly membership is only $10.00, which                                                                          Masonic schedules.                                                                   The Scottish Rite Store
                                                                       the game, food, a hat, and a great time.                                                                  This is a wonderful event, with
     is a great bargain these days.
                                                                                                                                          Our Maryland Council of Kadosh         delicious food and good fellow-            Offering a wide variety of Masonic
     Once again I am excited to announce the next two events:          To attend either of these events, please email me at               meeting this spring was a great        ship. It’s open to the entire family,        items such as shirts, ties, jackets,
     First, on May 22 (we changed the original date due to             andyvineberg@hotmail.com or call me at 410-375-8671.               success. The officers did a won-       and there will be games and other            Scottish Rite pins, button covers,
     Memorial Day weekend) is the first annual Scottish Rite                                                                              derful job of performing their         activities for children. I hope to see    Masonic books and many more items
                                                                                                                                          ritual and I have to thank each of     many of you there.                         available for purchase, The Eagle’s
                                                                                                                                          them for their hard work. A spe-                                                     Nest is open during all Scottish
                                                                                                                                                                                 Until we meet again, everyone have a
                                                                                                                                          cial thanks goes to Sir Knight Lee                                               Rite activities. So stop in and browse.
                                                                                                                                                                                 safe, relaxing and wonderful summer!

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                                                                                                                               orient of Maryland Diplomat Program
        Sunday, May 15, 2011                                                      The Scottish Rite                            By: Ill. Edward B. Kraft, 33º
        ScottISh rItE LADIES DAY                                   ReSeaRch Society                                                                                   The Spring Class of 2011 is dedi-      areas we need active Diplomats in
        2pm–6pm                                                                                                                                                       cated to the memory of one of our      many of our Lodges. Age and attri-
                                                                                           Let the unlearned learn,                                                   Honor Men, Ill. Brother William        tion has taken its toll on our com-
        hoNor YoUr LADY with an evening of fine                                       Let the experts love to remember
                                                                                                                                                                      W. Mangels, 33º. Brother Mangels       mittee, as well as our Orient. We
        dining and entertainment by the Paint and
                                                                                                                                                                      was one of many of our members         are presently trying to remedy this
        Powder Club “Stage Door Canteen”
                                                                   aS a New, dueS-cuRReNt, oR life MeMbeR
                                                                                                                                                                      who worked tirelessly behind the       situation. We are looking for some
        Cost is $35.00 per person, please RSVP by May 8                                                                                                               scenes to make our degrees run         good brethren who are active, in
                                                                   you Receive:
        to the Scottish Rite Office at 410-243-3200                                                                                                                   smoothly. He served as Master of       their Blue Lodge as well as in the
                                                                        • A 10% discount on Research Society books
                                                                          and Research Society items;                                                                 the Robing Room for many years.        Scottish Rite, to make a presenta-
        MENU                                                                                                                                                                                                 tion on behalf of Brother Marlin
                                                                        • Heredom, an annual collection of scholarly                                                  As you know, membership is the
        Stationary Hors D’ouerves                                         essays about Freemasonry;                                                                                                          L. Mills, 33º, Deputy of the Su-
                                                                                                                                                                      lifeblood of any organization.         preme Council in Maryland, on the
        Shrimp Bisque Soup in a bread bowl
                                                                        • The Plumbline, the Society’s quarterly newsletter;   BrEthrEN, we hope that by the          There are two very basic ways
        Spring Spinach Salad                                                                                                                                                                                 evening the new Master Mason is
                                                                        • Special discounted offers on advanced sales          time you receive this edition, we      in which we can accomplish the
        Filet Mingon and Sea Bass with Oriental Glaze                                                                                                                                                        raised. It can be a very rewarding
                                                                          throughout the year.                                 will have seen the last of the snow    growth and stabilization of our
        Asparagus                                                                                                                                                                                            experience, for you get to know
                                                                                                                               for this year and spring is bringing   membership: First, we must get         and work with the newly raised
        Roasted Red Bliss Potato                                                                                               its glory once again to the “Land of   new members and second, we
                                                                       To learn about member benefits and to join, visit                                                                                     brethren of your Lodge. If you are
        Fresh Rolls, Coffee, Iced Tea                                      www.scottishritestore.org or call toll-free         Pleasant Living!”                      must retain the members we have.       interested in getting involved in
        Assorted Desserts                                             1-800-SRMaSoN. (Monday–Thursday, 7am–5pm)                                                       Our purpose, as members of the
                                                                                                                               As I sit down to write this col-                                              this very important program, now
        Cash Bar                                                                                                                                                      Diplomat Program, is to work on
                                                                                                                               umn, I am informed that we have                                               is the time to act. Please contact
                                                                         dueS: oNe yeaR, $52; life, $1,300                                                            that first and important step by       the Orient Chairman, Brother Ed-
                                                                                                                               received petitions from approxi-
                                                                                                                                                                      informing the newly raised             ward B. Kraft, 33º (410-795-1951),
                                                                                                                               mately 70 new brethren for the
                                                                                                                                                                      brethren in our Blue Lodges of         the Chairman of your Valley, or
                                                                                                                               Class. We are still hopeful that we
                                                                                                                                                                      what the Scottish Rite has to offer
     Scottish rite—valley of Frederick                                                                                         will receive more petitions before
                                                                                                                                                                      and why we feel it is the natural
                                                                                                                                                                                                             call the Office at the Scottish Rite
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Masonic Center in Baltimore
                                                                                                                               the class is fully assembled. If you
     By: Ill. William E. Eisentrout, 33°—Personal Representative                                                                                                      next step in advancing one’s           (410-243-3200).
                                                                                                                               are aware of any of your friends
                                                                                                                                                                      Masonic education.
                                                                                                                               who are leaning toward joining the
     thANkS to ALL oF thE BrEthrEN who made our               Center. Let us all give Ill. Albert Cohen, 33° a personal                                                                                      We hope that we will hear from
                                                                                                                               Scottish Rite, now is the time to      At the present time, the Diplomat
     Reunion Day, Maundy Thursday Ceremony, and “Blue         “Thank You!”                                                                                                                                   you in the near future. If you are
                                                                                                                               sign the top line of a petition and    Program is working very well in
     Lodge” open house day successful and enjoyable.                                                                                                                                                         interested, we will gladly put you
                                                              Along with our Diplomats, let us all seek out new                hand it to them.                       several areas of the state. In other   to work!
     As we travel down the road of Scottish Rite Masonry      members for our Fall Class in October and the Novem-
     this year, we are looking forward to a Ring Ceremony,    ber 12th class in Baltimore by attending our Lodge
     a 25 Year and 50 Year Membership Honor Night, and        and visiting other Lodges.
     of course our “Strawberry Night” on June 16, followed
     by a summer break during July and August.                We should also be reminded of the repairs needed on
                                                              our Maryland Scottish Rite Temple in Baltimore and
     The Scottish Rite being the largest Masonic Rite in      the renovations required by the Supreme Council for
     the world should let us demonstrate our Masonic          the House of the Temple in Washington, DC. Check                 Scottish rite Photos
     teachings to our new members by reaching out to          out your dues or membership card to make sure you
     members who require our attention and support.           are up to date for the year.
     A visit is a great and welcomed item. Please let us
     know if a member is sick.                                We hope you all are enjoying the Scottish Rite Journal
                                                              for the Southern Jurisdiction and Rite News of Mary-
     The local publication for the Speech Center by the       land. They are great publications for us.
     Albert and Etta Cohen Foundation was a great presen-
     tation for our area, informing them of our support and   Don’t forget about our monthly Scottish Rite Break-
     involvement in the Scottish Rite Speech and Language     fasts, which are held on the first Thursday of each
                                                              month at the Barbara Fritchie Restaurant in Frederick.
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     the Meredith chapter of rose croix                                                                                    carroll Scottish rite club
     By: Ill. Charles L. Carmichael, 33º—Wise Master                                                                       By: Bro. Richard S. Smith, 32º—President

                                            “Support Your Blue Lodge” is           outside of the Lodge. The image                                                                                               We would like to extend our
                                            certainly a phrase with which we       we portray as Freemasons in the                                                                                               sincere thanks to the Hon.
                                            are all well acquainted. We see it     community is an essential element                                                                                             Malcolm Carrick, 32º—KCCH
                                            in printed media of all kinds, in      of our longevity. If we sincerely                                                                                             for his leadership of the club
                                            our trestle boards, our magazines      believe and practice the tenants of                                                                                           for the past two years.
                                            and even on Masonic websites.          our profession, that our duty is not
                                            We’ve seen it so often over such a     to be better than our brother but                                                                                             Our next meeting will be on May
                                            long period of time that the phrase    to be better than ourselves, and                                                                                              7, 2011 at 5:00pm at the Door to
                                            itself has taken on more the char-     that the more we have, the more                                                                                               Virtue #46 Masonic Lodge in
                                            acter of a stylized tag line than a    we owe those who need assis-                                                                                                  Westminster. Our meal will be
                                            truly meaningful, urgent message.      tance, then we have practiced our                                                                                             prepared and served by the Door
                                            When we see it, do we give much        Craft in a truly exemplary fashion.                                                                                           to Virtue Order of the Eastern Star.
                                            thought as to what it really means?    Society will take note, our Craft                                                                                             Entertainment that evening will be
     I BrINg YoU FrAtErNAL grEEt-                                                  will be supported from the outside,                                                                                           Tim Bangerd who will be playing
     INgS from the members of the           The obvious and most basic mean-       and our numbers will increase                                                                                                 several piano selections for us.
     Chapter. We hope you found the         ing is to attend your Blue Lodge,      from their true belief in our ability
                                            if only to sit on the sidelines dur-                                           oN SAtUrDAY, FEBrUArY 5, 2011             Paul Lloyd, 33º, Secretary; and             We are always looking for enter-
     Maundy Thursday service a memo-                                               to make good men better. That is
                                            ing business meetings and degree                                               the Ill. Ray Leppo, 33º installed         Ill. Art Moler, 33º, Treasurer. We          tainment, so if anyone has any
     rable experience, as we took great                                            not a tag line; that is a fact.
                                            conferrals. Or perhaps take the                                                our officers for the next two years.      were treated to a delicious meal            suggestions, please email me
     pleasure in bringing you this most
                                            next step and become a line officer    As we continue to support our Blue      The officers installed were: Richard      prepared by the Ladies of the               at richandcarolyn@comcast.net
     solemn of Scottish Rite ceremonies.
                                            and journey to the Oriental Chair.     Lodges in a variety of meaningful       Smith, 32º, President; Michael            Beauceant at the Door to Virtue             or contact me by phone at
     Our One-Day Class was most suc-
                                            Perhaps become a mentor to one         ways, we need to be ever mindful        Robbins, 32º, Vice President; Ill.        #46 Masonic Lodge in Westminster.           410-848-3691.
     cessful as we welcomed many new
     Scottish Rite brothers in the Valley   of our newly initiated brothers and    that it is the support of the Blue
     of Baltimore. Our Blue Lodges          join him in his masonic journey.       Lodges that makes the existence of
     across Maryland displayed their        Bring innovation and leadership to     our collateral bodies possible.
     enthusiasm for the Craft during the    the Lodge. Make it a place where
     statewide open house in April.         men will make new and lifelong         On behalf of the members of the             chESAPEAkE coNSIStorY
                                            friends, because that is truly the     Meredith Chapter of Rose Croix,             By: Hon. Raymond F. Lunn, 32°, KCCH—Master of Kadosh
     With all that we have recently         main reason why men join our           we hope that you and your fami-

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     experienced in Maryland Masonry,       fraternity. But how else do we         lies have a safe and enjoyable                                              s I am writing this the       the Ravens, Gerry Sandusky. I would also like to thank Greg
     I thought the theme for this edi-      support our Blue Lodges?               summer. And we look forward to                                               Orioles are getting ready    Hudnet for bringing his Ravens 52 Buick down. My personal
     tion of The Rite News of Maryland,                                            resuming the labors of the Chapter                                     for opening day and the start of   thanks to Gerry for an outstanding presentation on our foot-
     “Support Your Blue Lodge,” to be       We also support them and our           with you this fall.                                                    a successful year of Baltimore     ball team, and taking the time to answer the many questions
     most appropriate.                      fraternity by the example we set                                                                              baseball.                          generated. A special thank-you to Mary Keller for helping
                                                                                                                                                                                             out with dessert. Judging by the many nice comments, her
                                                                                                                                                          We had a great class on April      desserts were a big success!
                                                                                                                                                          9. With more men becoming

     Scottish rite Photos                                                                                                                                 freemasons, let’s help them fur-
                                                                                                                                                          ther their Masonic knowledge
                                                                                                                                                                                             Assist your Lodge in presenting themselves to the
                                                                                                                                                                                             community, and answer questions posed by men who
                                                                                                                                                          and interest them in becoming      may desire further information or a petition. These new
                                                                                                                                                          Scottish Rite members.             Masons will form the pool from which future Scottish
                                                                                                                                                                                             Rite Masons will come.
                                                                                                                               We had a great, SNOWLESS night for our February 16
                                                                                                                               meeting. Everyone enjoyed Ravens Night with the Voice of      I look forward to seeing and greeting all of you.




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                                                                                                                                       Scottish rite Supports Maryland DeMolay
     ILLUStrIoUS PotENtAtE oF BoUMI tEMPLE                                                                                             By: Carl Michel, Jr.—Executive Secretary Maryland DeMolay
     By: Charles L. Johnston, Jr., 33º                                                                                                                       oNE oF thE BIggESt chALLENg-            A prospective advisor must learn, sooner or later,

                             B     rethren, with spring right around     My slogan this year is Unity, Fellowship and Fun, and I                             ES of running a DeMolay Chapter         that the DeMolay Chapter is not the only organiza-
                                    the corner, what better time         think this is the year we can make it all happen. The Grand                         is ensuring that there are enough       tion in the world which appeals to young men, and
                              to get involved than now? Grand            Master has opened the doors of our lodges, Ill. Marlin L.                           Advisors on board to make the           somehow it must peacefully coexist with band, track,
                              Master has opened the airwaves to          Mills, Deputy of the Supreme Council in Maryland, has                               program work.                           baseball, dates, basketball, football, drama, hockey,
                              get the word out about Masonry and         opened the doors of the Scottish Rite, and I have opened                                                                    chorus, soccer, religious youth groups, and 10,000
                                                                                                                                                             WANtED: An advisor for a
                              what it can do for all of us. The Blue     our doors at Boumi Shrine Temple. All you have to do                                                                        other activities.
                                                                                                                                                            local DeMolay chapter. Applicant
                              Lodges will be open all day April 2.       is come in and bring a worthy brother. Check out our                               may be a Master Mason in good            An applicant must be a role model to the DeMolay
                              Take time to stop by your lodge or         website, www.boumishriners.com, or give me a call at the      standing, a Senior DeMolay, a parent, or a community          members, to the advisory council, to the sponsoring
     even better, visit another lodge; it’s time we all join together.   office at 410-391-6400.                                       leader who enjoys working with young men. Age                 body, and to the world in general. You must think as
     I have asked the Nobles of Boumi Shrine to be at the lodges                                                                       is not important, but you must be young at heart,             you would have your young men think, to act as you
     that day to answer questions about the Shrine and what we                                                                         physically and spiritually active, and mentally alert.        would have them act, to be inspired yourself in order
     do. We have so much to offer in all of our bodies.                                                                                Applicant must be clean in mind and body, healthy,            to inspire. You must understand that if you expect
                                                                                                                                       and secure in your job and finances. You must have            dedicated service from others, you must be dedi-
                                                                                                                                       some free time to spare and a monumental amount               cated yourself. In fact, the applicant must be a prime
                                                                                                                                       of patience. A college degree in psychology and the           mover—a force that sets other forces in motion, that
                                                                                                                                                                                                     creates active, energetic, dedicated and enthusiastic
     Masonic Education                                                                                                                 intelligence of Einstein are beneficial.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     young men who have the sky as their limit for their
     By: Charles Matulewicz, 32º                                                                                                       The applicant will find it helpful to have the follow-
                                                                                                                                                                                                     potential to succeed.
                                                                                                                                       ing qualities: the enthusiasm of a puppy, the efferves-
                                 BrEthrEN, it wasn’t until                  vides context for the degrees, and for those brothers      cence of Alka-Seltzer, the dedication of Billy Graham,        The pay? Lousy! The hours? Miserable! What does it
                                 I had to attempt my first                  who seek further light, the Master Craftsman throws        the brashness of Harry Truman, the speed of Dale              do for your mental state? Well, there will be times
                                 middle chamber lecture                     the doors of the Temple open wide, inviting all seek-      Earnhardt, Jr., the inquisitiveness of a child, the stabil-   when you’ll feel inclined to jump off the highest
                                 that I realized that I knew                ers to discover the hidden beauty of the fraternity.       ity of a bulldozer, the patience of a squirrel hunter,        building, and others when you’ll want to kneel in
                                 the words but didn’t really                                                                           the endurance of an oak tree, and the constitution of         the privacy of your own bedroom and thank God
                                                                            The Master Craftsman program is a correspondence
                                 have a handle on what I                                                                               a high-pressure boiler.                                       for blessing you with this opportunity. There will be
                                                                            course that delves into the themes and symbolism
     was telling the candidates as I guided them. I wanted                                                                                                                                           times when you’ll be so proud you could pop the
                                                                            of the 4th through 32nd degrees. There are several         The applicant must be able to listen to tales of joy
     to learn more about our gentle craft and share that                                                                                                                                             buttons off your vest, when you see the results of
                                                                            paths to complete the Master Craftsman program. The        and woe involving girls, jobs, grades, girls, cars, foot-
     knowledge. Candidly I thought that I had enough to                                                                                                                                              your labor, when you observe their nobleness, their
                                                                            Valley of Baltimore, on a half-year basis, has formed      ball games, teachers and more girls. You will be ex-
     learn about the lessons of our first three degrees, but                                                                                                                                         honest morality, their efficiency, and, as the years
                                                                            a cohort program where brothers are able to discuss        pected to consume hamburgers, tacos, cheeseburgers,
     when I heard that the Scottish Rite is the University                                                                                                                                           pass, their accomplishments. The pride you’ll feel in
                                                                            the lessons of the degree amongst themselves. Broth-       pizza, hot wings, French fries, soda, milk shakes, and
     of the Fraternity, I knew that this was the appending                                                                                                                                           your association with these young men is exhilarat-
                                                                            ers also have the option of studying at their own          pizza—at all hours, and in prodigious quantities. You
     body for me. I have not been disappointed with the                                                                                                                                              ing. The benefits? Nothing that will pay your bills,
                                                                            pace, completing the work at home as their schedule        must not panic easily, as your doorbell and phone are
     degree work at our Scottish Rite, but I was interested                                                                                                                                          nothing you can invest in a retirement fund, just the
                                                                            permits, with the Scottish Rite Ritual Monitor guiding     apt to ring at any hour. You must be an “answer man,”
     in delving deeper. When the Spring 2010 class ended,                                                                                                                                            reward of seeing youth at its finest and knowing you
                                                                            them. I personally took the latter of the two paths,       ready to answer questions about cars, manners, sex,
     there was so much information imparted that it was                                                                                                                                              had a hand in its development.
                                                                            working over several months to delve into the lessons      girls, clothes, parents, school and teachers—and you’d
     very difficult for me to recall all of it and contem-
                                                                            of the degrees. It was hard work, and a serious com-       better have the right answers.                                Prospective advisors may apply to the nearest
     plate the meaning of the degrees. This, my brothers,
                                                                            mitment of time, but the program is a wonderful way                                                                      DeMolay Chapter or contact the Executive Officer
     is where the Scottish Rite Master Craftsman program                                                                               You must be a disciplinarian and able to handle such
                                                                            to learn more about the craft and to have a richer                                                                       at www.mddemolay.org on the People Page for
     comes in.                                                                                                                         unpleasant tasks as “Get that soda can out of the
                                                                            experience at the University of Masonry.                                                                                 more information.
     For those brothers who are interested in seeking                                                                                  lodge room…No horseplay in the building…Meetings
                                                                            Brethren, Masonic education is one of the greatest         start at 7:30 and that doesn’t mean 7:35.” Applicant          The next class for the Warren Seipp Honorary
     further light, there is a venue in which you can better
                                                                            joys that the fraternity offers. From the seven steps      must be capable of suffering utter devastation with-          DeMolay Chapter will be held on May 22, 2011 at
     understand the heart of the degrees: It is the Scottish
                                                                            leading to the middle chamber to the adjuration, seek      out showing it.                                               the Scottish Rite Temple on Charles Street. Please
     Rite Master Craftsman program. The program pro-
                                                                            and ye shall find. My brothers, we can’t know where                                                                      visit www.mddemolay.org for more details.
     vides an overview of the themes and moral applica-
                                                                            we are going if we don’t understand where we have
     tions of the degrees of the Rite, guiding the students
                                                                            been. See you in the classroom!
     to understand the lessons of each degree. This pro-
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      the clinic corner                                                                                                 Upcoming events at Valley of Baltimore Fall 2011
      By: Eleni Popomaronis Bowden, M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist
      Hilgenberg Scottish Rite Childhood Speech and Language Center                                                      Wednesday, September 7th      Lodge of Perfection             Sunday, October 30th             Memorial Service—
                                                                                                                                                       Dinner—Open*                                                     Rose Croix
      hAPPY SPrINg from the Scottish Rite Childhood                                                                      Wednesday, September 14th     Chapter of Rose Croix           Wednesday, November 2nd          Confer 14th—Lodge of
      Speech and Language Center. We hope everyone is                                                                                                  Dinner—Open*                                                     Perfection
      enjoying the warmer weather—I know we are here
      in the clinic!                                                                                                     Saturday, September 17th      KCCH & 33°                      Sunday, November 6th             Ring Ceremony—Lodge
                                                                                                                                                       Conferral***                                                     of Perfection
      As the end of the school year approaches, we must
                                                                                                                         Wednesday, September 21st     Council of Kadosh               Wednesday, November 9th          Confer 18th & 20th—
      say goodbye to our graduate student clinician, Kate                                                                                              Dinner—Open*                                                     Lodge of Perfection
      Holden. Kate has done such a wonderful job working
      with the children of our clinic and the children we                                                                Wednesday, September 28th     Chesapeake Consistory           Saturday, November 12th          Reunion Day—Confer
      serve at the Cathedral School. We will miss her and                                                                                              Dinner—Open*                                                     21st, 30th & 32nd
      our clients will too! We wish her the best of luck in
                                                                                                                         Wednesday, October 5th        Class Orientation               Sunday, December 11th            Annual Christmas
      the future; she will make a wonderful addition to the                                                                                                                                                             Program, Baltimore
      field of speech-language pathology.                                                                                Wednesday, October 12th       Feast of Tishri—Lodge of                                         Youth Symphony—
                                                                                                                                                       Perfection**                                                     Free Admission
      In April, your clinicians and members of the Masonic
      community came together to partake in our first                                                                    Wednesday, October 19th       Confer 4th & 5th—Lodge
                                                                                                                                                                                      * Open dinners begin at 6:30pm and are open to all at a
                                                               tisements promoting this event in local newspapers,                                     of Perfection
      Shrimp Feast here at the Scottish Rite. It was another                                                                                                                          cost of $15.00. Please RSVP to the office one week before.
      fun event filled with food, drinks, and some excit-      including the Towson Times and the Frederick News-        Sunday, October 23rd          Annual Bull Roast***
      ing games! Many thanks to Laurie Orfanides and the       Post. We look forward to providing services to the                                                                     ** Maundy Thursday and Feast of Tishri are open ceremo-
      Greek Village for providing all of the delicious food    children and families of Frederick County. Please feel    Wednesday, October 26th       Confer 13th—Lodge of           nies with dinner at a cost of $20.00. Please RSVP to the
      for this event.                                          free to call us at 410-243-3800 with any questions or                                   Perfection                     office if you are attending.
                                                               concerns regarding these evaluations.
      The month of May marked the wedding of fellow                                                                                                                                   *** Information will be in the next issue of The Rite News.
      clinician Lisa Eliopoulos. Lisa married her long-time    Finally, we’d also like to thank the Scottish Rite
      boyfriend Kenneth McGrain at the Loyola Chapel in        Women’s Club for their financial support, which
      Baltimore on May 7, 2011, followed by a reception        allowed us to purchase new materials for our clinic.
      at the Evergreen Museum. The wedding was beauti-         The children especially love the new games and           cruise Fundraiser
      ful and we send the new Mr. and Mrs. McGrain our         computer software. Thank you so much for all that
                                                                                                                        By: Ill. Marlin L. Mills, 33º—Deputy of the Supreme Council in Maryland
      congratulations and best wishes as they begin their      you do for us and our clinic!
      life together!
                                                               As always, we’d like to remind you all to come visit     IF YoU MISSED thE ScottISh rItE         Master Steve Ponzillo and Lady Ma-         This should be a beautiful trip on-
      In June, our clinic will be offering speech and lan-     us here at the clinic. We always enjoy having visitors   crUISE in March, you missed one         rie have invited the Scottish Rite to      board a great ship. The ports of call
      guage evaluations to residents of Frederick County       and welcome you to stop by any time. Thank you           wonderful trip. Seventy-four family     join them on a 9-day cruise to New         are excellent and will offer many
      between the ages of 18 months and 18 years. These        all for your continued support and best wishes for       members and friends traveled to the     England and Canada, departing on           exciting opportunities to see the
      evaluations are generously supported by the Albert       a happy and healthy spring season!                       warm Caribbean on Royal Caribbe-        September 1, 2011, just in time for        rugged New England coast as well
      and Etta Cohen Fund. You may have seen our adver-                                                                 an’s Enchantment of the Seas. The       the beautiful New England fall foli-       as the Canadian autumn landscape.
                                                                                                                        weather was near perfect and the        age. There will be a bus departing         You may even be the next winner
                                                                                                                        ports of call offered something for     from Grand Lodge directly to the           while onboard!
                                                                                                                        everyone. Mrs. Mary Lou Hooper          ship. Once you take your luggage
                                                                                                                        won a free cruise and another guest     out of your car, you will not have         For more information or to
                                                                                                                        won over $2,500. Plus, the Scot-        to handle it again until it is in your     book your memory-making cruise,
                                                                                                                        tish Rite raised some much-needed       stateroom aboard Royal Caribbean’s         please call Judy Warsaw at
                                                                                                                        money for our Temple and Clinic.        Explorer of the Seas. All money            Cruises Plus at 410-494-1414 or
                                                                                                                                                                raised from the cruise will be used        1-800-395-9550. A small deposit
                                                                                                                        Don’t worry, you still have a chance    for the Grand Lodge museum and             is all you need. We look forward
                                                                                                                        for a wonderful vacation! Grand         the Scottish Rite Temple restoration.      to seeing you onboard!

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      Support your Scottish rite Speech & Language center                                                              recent Charitable Contributions                                                    BrothErS
      The Maryland Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation           For more information, please contact
                                                                                                                                                                                                          cALLED FroM
                                                                                                                       gENErAL                                Margaret P. McCammon in memory of
      is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organization          the Scottish Rite Office at 410-243-3200.             coNtrIBUtIoNS                           Ill. Henry Berniker, 33°                   LABor to
      whose sole function is to support the Hilgenberg
      RiteCare Childhood Speech & Language Center.               Or send a check directly, payable to:
                                                                                                                       As of March 11, 2011                   Phillip & Carol McMillion in memory of      EtErNAL rESt
                                                                                                                       The Albert & Etta Cohen                  Ill. Henry Berniker, 33°
                                                                 Maryland Scottish Rite                                  Charitable Gift Fund                 Mildred R. Moore in memory of               As of March 11, 2011
      The average cost to tutor a child for one year is
      approximately $5,000. Typically, children require an       Charitable Foundation                                 Patrick A. Curtis                       Ill. Henry Berniker, 33°
      average of two years of tutoring. Your tax-exempt          3800 North Charles Street                                                                    John M. Porter in memory of                 James r. Ambrose
                                                                                                                       Douglas M. Deiss, Sr.
      contribution can make a real difference in these           Baltimore, MD 21218                                                                            Ill. Henry Berniker, 33°                  Donald D. Armiger
                                                                                                                       Charles E. Ludwig
      children’s lives.                                                                                                                                       Catherine Shaw in memory of                 Allen J. Ball
                                                                                                                                                                Ill. Henry Berniker, 33°                  karl F. Ballwanz, Jr.
                                                                                                                       rEcENt IN MEMorY oF                                                                Alton g. Billmeier
                                                                                                                                                              Errol and Joy Smith in memory of
                                                                                                                       coNtrIBUtIoNS                            Ill. Henry Berniker, 33°                  John h. Blake
                                                                                                                       As of March 11, 2011
         I wish to help a language-disabled child with this enclosed tax-deductible contribution to the                                                       Oliver & Christa Strong in memory of        charles r. Brenner
                                                                                                                       John & Kit Baker in memory of            Hon. John W. Kinnier, 32°, KCCH           charles M. collins
         Maryland Scottish rite charitable Foundation, Inc. (MSrcF, INc.)                                                William E. Mueller, Sr.
                                                                                                                                                              Dr. Hans & Leah Wilhelmsen                  richard r. conrades
                                                                                                                       Frederick M. Boland in memory of         in memory of                              William h. Dean
               $100—Million Dollar Club Membership—Certificate issued
                                                                                                                         Ill. Henry Berniker, 33°               Hon. John W. Kinnier, 32°, KCCH
               $1000—Gold Club Membership—Name to be engraved on plaque at Temple                                                                                                                         William M. DeLancey
                                                                                                                       Joyce L. Champness in memory of        Dr. Hans & Leah Wilhelmsen                  richard W. Elms
               Other amount $ _____________                                                                              Ill. Herbert F. Hull, Jr., 33°         in memory of                              harry A. Fader
         All Gifts are tax deductible and can be made in installments.                                                 William & Rose Clark in memory of        Ill. Herbert F. Hull, Jr., 33°
                                                                                                                                                                                                          clyde E. Foster
         My donation is a                                                                                               Hon. John W. Kinnier, 32°, KCCH       Dr. Hans & Leah Wilhelmsen in               Irving Jaffe
                                                                                                                       Lawrence & Dolores Dressler in           memory of Ill. Henry Berniker, 33°
               General Donation                                                                                                                                                                           charles E. kinling
                                                                                                                         memory of Ill. Henry Berniker, 33°   Dr. Hans & Leah Wilhelmsen in
               In Memory of _____________________________________________________________________________                                                                                                 charles B. Lowe
                                                                                                                       Edna Fulkoski in memory of               memory of Ill. Allen A. Vogt, 33°
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Anthony Maiocco
               In Honor of _______________________________________________________________________________               Ill. Henry Berniker, 33°             Dr. Hans & Leah Wilhelmsen in               Melvin Mathison
               Commemorating (indicate special occasion) ___________________________________________________           Elva Habicht in memory of                memory of Patricia Biggs
                                                                                                                                                                                                          John t. Mogg
                                                                                                                         Ill. Henry Berniker, 33°             Dr. Hans & Leah Wilhelmsen in
         The Maryland Scottish Rite Foundation, Inc. will acknowledge all gifts to the bereaved family or the person                                                                                      John E. Mooney
         honored.                                                                                                      Edwin & Barbara Henry in memory of       memory of Greta Schirmer
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Elmer L. Morsberger
         The amount of the gift will not be disclosed. A separate letter will be sent to you acknowledging your tax-     Ill. Henry Berniker, 33°             Jack & Cheryl Young in memory of            Preston A. Pairo, Jr.
         deductible gift.                                                                                              Harry L.W. Hopkins in memory of          Hon. John W. Kinnier, 32°, KCCH
                                                                                                                                                                                                          reed J. Pierson, Jr.
         Enclosed is my/our contribution of $ _____________                                                             Annie Laurie Rampley Hopkins          Marlin & Brenda Mills in memory of
                                                                                                                                                                                                          William I. ridgely
                                                                                                                       Barbara Kaelin in memory of             Ill. Allen A. Vogt, 33º
            Please acknowledge to:                                                                                                                                                                        howard J. roeder
                                                                                                                         Ill. Henry Berniker, 33°             Marlin & Brenda Mills in memory of
            Name _______________________________________________________________________________________                                                                                                  howard W. rush, Sr.
                                                                                                                       Catherine (Gerry) Kalar in memory of    Patricia Biggs
                                                                                                                                                                                                          robert E.L. Schneider, Jr.
            Street _______________________________________________________________         Apt.# _________________       Ill. Henry Berniker, 33°             Marlin & Brenda Mills in memory of
                                                                                                                                                                                                          russell Sears
            City & State _________________________________________________________ Zip Code ______________             Walter & Anna Lowery in memory of       Walter Moody
                                                                                                                                                                                                          glenn L. Short
                                                                                                                        Ill. Henry Berniker, 33°              Marlin & Brenda Mills in memory of
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Leonard M. Sloan
            From (your name):                                                                                          R. Frederick & Renate C. Lunn           Jean Gunn’s brother
                                                                                                                                                                                                          harry g. Smith
            Name _______________________________________________________________________________________                 in memory of                         Marlin & Brenda Mills in memory of
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Leo B. Swinderman
                                                                                                                         Ill. Herbert F. Hull, Jr., 33°        Peggy Carter’s mother
            Street _______________________________________________________________         Apt.# _________________                                                                                        John W. thissell
                                                                                                                       Raymond F. Lunn in memory of
            City & State _________________________________________________________ Zip Code ______________               Ill. Herbert F. Hull, Jr., 33°                                                   John E. Upton
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Allen A. vogt
                                                                                                                                                                                                          robert h. Wolf, Jr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          roland F. Young
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        Grand LodGe & ScottiSh rite cruiSe
                              September 1, 2011
         Join the Most Worshipful Grand Master Stephen J. Ponzillo, III & Lady
          Marie and the Deputy to the Supreme Council Marlin L. Mills & Lady
        Brenda with the Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation & Masonic Charities
        of Maryland for our fundraising cruise to benefit these worthy charities.

          cruise on the beautiful “explorer of the Seas” for 9 nights sailing from
                                cape Liberty, new Jersey

        day            Port                                 arrive     dePart
        Thursday       Cape Liberty                         ---        5:00pm
        Friday         Cruising                             ---        ---
        Saturday       Portland, Maine                      7:00am     6:00pm
        Sunday         Bar Harbor, Maine                    7:00am     5:00pm
        Monday         Saint John, NB (Bay of Fundy)        7:00am     3:00pm
        Tuesday        Halifax, Nova Scotia                 9:30am     7:00pm
        Wednesday      Cruising                             ---        ---
        Thursday       Boston, Massachusetts                8:00am     5:00pm
        Friday         Cruising                             ---        ---
        Saturday       Cape Liberty, New Jersey             8:00am     ---

        cateGorieS                                          GrouP rateS
        Cat PR (Promenade Staterooms, decks 6 & 7)          $760.00 per person
        Cat E2 (Balcony Staterooms, decks 6 & 7)            $1,160.00 per person
        Cat JS (Junior Suite Balcony Rooms, deck 9)         $1,560.00 per person
        Cat GS (Grand Suite Balcony Rooms, deck 10)         $1,960.00 per person
        Cat OS (Owners Suite Balcony Rooms, deck 10)        $2,060.00 per person
        Additional Taxes and Fees                           $305.00 per person

        For Additional Information, please contact Judy at Cruises Plus
        (410) 494-1414 or (800) 395-9550.

				
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