2017 Annual Meeting:
2017, Sunday - Annual Meeting (updated 1-19-2017)
Geo.Washington Masonic National Memorial Building, Shooters' Hill, Alexandria, Virginia
Room: North Lodge Room
GWMNM Building opens daily 9AM-5PM now. The optional hour tour of upper floors
& tower costs $10/person, and begins at 9:30AM or 11:00AM if you wish to also attend the GWMSC meeting. Probably
the meeting & M.P. conferral will end in time for the 4:00PM tour.
Covers, Assemble & Socialize
including conferral of Master of Philately
at Joe Theismann's Restaurant, at foot of shooter's hill across from Metro Station. 1800
Diagonal Road, Alexandria, VA 22314, phone: 703-739-0777
5:30PM GWMSC Annual Dinner
Dutch Treat Dinner from Menu
If you have not received the
Master of Philately from the GWMSC, you may receive it with the others planning to attend. Please notify/reserve
in advance with Brother Allen so we'll have your M.P. Certificate for you at this meeting.
For a Life Membership Application, see above Membership
link/tab button. Membership Applications
will be balloted upon at each meeting, and require a completed application, payment of the $20.00 Life Membership fee, and
evidence of current membership in a recognized blue lodge (photocopy of 2017 Blue Lodge dues card, or letter from the
Lodge Secretary on Lodge letterhead from a recognized Lodge).
GWMNM address: 101 Callahan Drive, Alexandria, VA 703-683-2007
Some Hotels Near Masonic Memorial (updated 1/17/11):
Embassy Suites-Alexandria 703-684-5900 800-EMBASSY (0.4 mi)
Hampton Inn-Old Town, 1616 King St 703-299-9900 800-HAMPTON (0.4 mi)
Hilton-Alexandria Old Town, 1767 King St. 703-837-0440 800-916-2221 (0.3 mi)
Residence Inn Alexandria
Old Town, 1456 Duke Street 703-548-5474 888 236-2427 (0.6 mi)
Inn Alexandria at Carlyle; 2345 Mill Road 703-549-1155 888 236-2427 (0.7 mi)
400 Courthouse Square, 703-253-8600 866-716-8117 (0.8 mi)
Some more distant Hotels:
Inn Alexandria 2700 Eisenhower Ave, 703-329-2323 800-321-2211 (1.1 mi)
Suites Alex.Tech.Center 2950 Eisenhower
Ave, 703-317-0013 888 236-2427 (1.1 mi) Open 3/11
Inn SW-Eisenhower Metro 703-960-3400 800-HOLIDAY (1.7 mi)
Holiday Inn-Alex.Historic District 625 First St 703-548-6300 800-HOLIDAY (2.0
John R. Allen, Secretary & Past President-GWMSC;
2831 Swanhurst Drive;
Midlothian, VA 23113-2278
G W Masonic Natl Memorial site
2017 BALPEX meeting
(at Baltimore Philatelic Exhibition).
Date: Saturday, September
Labor Day weekend.
Room: Salon TBA (1:00-2:00PM)
PM : Assemble, Trade Covers, & socialize.
PM: Meeting ("Call to Order")
1:00 PM-2:00 PM Meeting
Meeting Room: Salon TBA
The room will be available from 1:00PM-2:00PM
only, with the Meeting at 1:00PM.
Valley Inn (Wyndham)
245 Shawan Road
Valley, Maryland 21031
at Shawan Road (Exit 20)
Free Parking for all. Use "BALPEX" for Special Room Rate of $120/night, if staying over.
of the Baltimore Beltway on I-83 toward York, PA.
and Link to BALPEX web site below.
fee not required to attend GWMSC meeting only!
Friday, September 1: 10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
2: 10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 3*: 10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
* Senior Citizen's admission is free on Sunday.
Day, Monday September 4, 2017.
Note the change back to a "Saturday meeting" at BALPEX!-----------------------------------
Links for BALPEX Meeting,
Baltimore Hunt Valley Inn (Wyndham) web site
Link to BALPEX Show web site.
Photos of 2004 Annual Meeting at G W Masonic National Memorial: Click on "Photos" link at top of page, and be sure to link to the 2nd Photo page from
the first photo page.