Enclosed please find this year’s information regarding the Southeastern Department Conference to be held on June 11th – 12th , 2021. The location will be the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel, 64 South Water Street, Mobile, Al 36602. Cutoff date for hotel reservations is 05/15/2021.
Registration will begin on Friday, June 11th from 1:00pm to 5:00pm and resume Saturday, June 12th from 8:00am to 10:00am. Dinner will be on your own Friday night with the hospitality room reopening at 8:00pm. On Saturday we will begin at 8:00am with the General Grand Bodies in separate rooms until lunch at 12:00. Sessions will resμme from 1:00pm until 5:00pm. There will be a Social (Cash Ba r) from 6:00pm to 7:00pm with the Banquet at 7:00pm.
Please remember that the Grand Encampment Statutes require that the Grand Commander, Deputy Grand Commander, Grand Generalissimo, Grand Captain General and the Grand Recorder are REQUIRED to attend a Department Conference. Attendance will be taken of the various Grand Commanderies attending. If any officer is unable to attend, he MUST request an excusal from the Most Eminent Grand Master. The Grand Recorders and State Coordinators have been requested to ensure that all t he officers of yo ur jurisdiction are notified of the conference. Please also note that this conference is open to any and all Companions and Sir Knights who desire to attend.
Remember that the York Rite Leaders Program, which is jointly sponsored by the General Grand Chapter, the General Grand Council and the Grand Encampment, will also be held concurrently with the Department Conference. Brochures regarding the York Rite Leaders Program have been sent to t he Grand Recorders of the SE Department. Participants in t he York Rite Leaders Program must ALSO register for the Conference.
Make your reservation promptly as the block of rooms are limited and are on a first come basis. The cutoff date may seem early but it is set by t he Hotel.
For your convenience, the hotel information and the Registration Form can be found below.
James C. McGee, KTCH, KCT
SE Department Commander