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8th Capitular District
Royal Arch Masons

R∴ E∴ Bruce L. VanBuren (277), DDGHP
607-435-7767 vanburen.bruce at gmail.com
V∴ E∴ Wilbur L. Corrington (80), AGL
607-348-5885 warder615 at gmail.com
E∴ Alexander D. Brannan (277), Charity Chairman
607-432-4811 alexbrannan at hotmail.com
R∴ E∴ Kim C. Dellow (29), Education Officer
607 745-1299 kim.c.dellow at gmail.com

8th Capitular District

Chapters

"Chapter Meets Location Officers
Washington 29 2nd & 4th Tuesday 7:30pm (Sept-May) Cortlandville Lodge #470
1883 NY-13, Cortland, NY 13045
HP E∴ Russell (Rusty) Perkins
perkins1979 at gmail.com
Sec. R∴E∴ Bruce D. King
bdkandkmk at aol.com
Vallonia 80 1st Tuesday 7:30pm (Sept-June)
Dinner 6:30 pm
8 College Ave, Windsor, NY HP V∴E∴ Wilbur Corrington
warder615 at gmail.com
Sec. R∴E∴ Bruce Smith
a.triumph at juno.com
Oxford 254 1st & 3rd Monday 7:30 PM Sept - June 27 East Main St, Oxford, NY 13830 HP E∴ John P. Murray
Loganj54 at yahoo.com
Sec. M∴E∴ James Hemstrought
hemstroj at stny.rr.com
Oneonta 277 2nd Monday 7:30pm Sept - May 322 Main St, Oneonta, NY HP E∴ George R. Thompson
thompgr at gmail.com
Sec. R∴E∴ Charles Lowe
plowe10 at stny.rr.com
Western Broome 332 3rd Saturday (Sept-May)
8:30 am Breakfast
9:30am Convocation
108 Lincoln Dr, Vestal, NY HP R∴E∴ Charles Hill
celestialartist at yahoo.com
Sec. E∴ Scott G. Kinne
scott.kinne at gmail.com

Schedule 2019-2020

The 8th Capitular Google Calendar above will be most up to date.

July 24 7:30 pm Education Seminar & CDC Review Washington
Mon Aug 13 7:30 pm Education Seminar & CDC Review Oneonta
Tue Oct 30 7:00 pm Confer Most Excellent Master Washington
Mon Nov 5 6:30 pm Oxford Chapter Annual Awards Night Dinner
with Wives and Guests
Compliments of Oxford #254.
Reservations by Oct. 29, 2018
to James W. Hemstrought Jr.
607-843-6305 or hemstroj at stny.rr.com
Oxford
11/30 - 12/1 8:00 am DDGHP/AGL Training by the Grand King, Masonic Care Community
Tue Dec 11 6:30 pm Washington Chapter Awards Night DinnerCortlandville
Mon Jan 14 7:30 pm Confer Most Excellent Master Oneonta
Sun Jan 20 3 pm Practice HRA Degree Oxford
Mon Jan 21 6:30 pm Confer Holy Royal Arch Degree Oxford
Fri Mar 1 8:15am
3:00pm
6:00pm
9:30pm
Grand Convocation
Order of High Priesthood
Banquet
Order of Old Saratoga
Albany
Sat Mar 2 8:30am Grand ConvocationAlbany
Mon Apr 1 6:30pm
7:30pm
Dinner
Convocation: DDGHP
Oxford
Tue Apr 2 6:30pm
7:30pm
Dinner
Convocation: DDGHP
Vallonia, Windsor
Mon Apr 8 7:30pm Stated Convocation: DDGHP Oneonta
Tue Apr 9 6:30pm
7:30pm
Dinner
Convocation: DDGHP
Washington, Cortlandville
Sat Apr 20 9:30am Stated Convocation: Regional Officer Visit Vestal
Tue May 7 7:30 pm Vallonia & W-B Confer Mark Master Degree Vallonia
Mon May 13 7:30 pm Confer Past Master Degree Oneonta
Sat May 18 8:30am
9:30am
Breakfast
Convocation: DDGHP
Western-Broome, Vestal
Mon Jun 3 7:30 pm Confer Mark Master Degree Oxford
Tue July 9 6:30pm
7:30pm
Dinner
8th District Grand Lecturer's Convention
Washington
Sat July 20 Noon - 4:00 pm 8th District Picnic
A time for inter chapter fellowship.
Hosted by Oneonta 277 who will provide burgers, dogs, rolls, potato salad, and condiments. Donations will cover some expenses and rest will go to Royal Arch charity.
116 Hilltop Ln, Wells Bridge, NY
Sat Aug 2410:45am Confer Mark Master & Past Master Degrees
& Order of Old Saratoga
Raymond's Pond
October 12 10:00 am 8th District Right Excellent Meeting %% Oneonta
Mon Oct 14 7:30 pm Confer Most Excellent Master Degree Oneonta
Coming Events
November 4 6:30 pm Most Excellent Master Degree Oxford
Nov 12 Veteran Day’s Observation, Awards & Ladies night Washington
Dec 2 7:30 pm Installation of Officers Oxford
Dec 3 7:30 pm Installation of Officers Vallonia
Dec 7 7:30 pm DDGHP/AGL Training MCC
Dec 9 7:30 pm Installation of Officers Oneonta
Dec 21 7:30 pm Installation of Officers Western-Broome
Jan 6 6:30 pm Holy Royal Arch Degree Oxford
Jan 7 6:30 pm 8th District Meeting for Knowledge Transfer
during dinner before convocation
Vallonia
Jan 14 7:30 pm Installation of Officers Washington
Mar 5-7 Grand Convocation Albany
TBD Education Seminar & CDC Review TBD

District Officers

R∴ E∴ Bruce L. VanBuren (277), DDGHP
607-435-7767 vanburen.bruce at gmail.com or blvb at aaub.com

V∴ E∴ Wilbur L. Corrington (80), AGL
607-348-5885 warder615 at gmail.com

E∴ Alexander D. Brannan (277), Charity Chairman
607-432-4811 alexbrannan at hotmail.com

R∴ E∴ Kim C. Dellow (29), Education Officer
607 745-1299 kim.c.dellow at gmail.com

District Association

Chairman – R∴ E∴ Bruce L. VanBuren, (277)
Vice Chairman – V∴ E∴ Wilbur L. Corrington (80)
Secretary/Treasurer – M∴ E∴ David F. Stoy, (277)

Regional Officer

R∴ E∴ Jamie J. Kaim, Jr., Grand Master of the 2nd Veil

Area Grand Chapter Officers

R∴E∴ Steven R. Shearer, Grand Royal Arch Captain
110 Quinn Rd., Greene, NY 13778 607-656-4187
steveshearer13 at gmail.com

Area Living Past Grand High Priests

1998 M∴E∴ Edward S. Newsham (June)
2003 M∴E∴ David F. Stoy (Sandra)
2004 M∴E∴ James W. Hemstrought, Jr. (Kathy)

Area Grand Representatives

Alabama R∴E∴ Robert N. Rogers III
Hawaii R∴E∴ Steven R. Shearer
Wisconsin R∴E∴ Homer A. Burch

Past Grand Representives

Finland R∴E∴ Fred G. Hickein

Area Grand Chapter Committee Men

M∴E∴ James W. Hemstrought, Jr. Scholarship Aid Fund
Medical Research Foundation
Zerubbabel Society
Appeals and Grievances
Warrants
R∴E∴ Francis K. Wilcox Scholarship Aid Fund
James Forbes Scholarship Aid Fund
E∴ Alexander D. Brannan Scholarship Aid Fund
R∴E∴ Steven R. Shearer Chapter Renewal
Special Projects
E∴ John P. Murray Chapter Renewal
R∴E∴ Kim Dellow Chapter Renewal
R∴E∴ John R. Nealis II Membership Development
M∴E∴ Edward S. Newsham Medical Research Foundation

News

DDGHP Visit Western Broome Chapter No 332

Author: BruceVB - Published 2019-10-24 11:59 - (144 Reads)

Western Broome Chapter No 332 recently had their official visit from RE Bruce Van Buren, DDGHP. Also visiting that day was ME James Hemstrough, PGHP; RE Brian Singer, Grand Scribe; and RE Steven Shearer, Grand Royal Arch Captain. 17 companions joined for breakfast, followed by an inspirational message from the DDGHP. Of note, E James Meek of Oxford Chapter was presented with an Honorary Membership Certificate by RE Charles Hill, EHP of Western Broome for his dedicated support of Western Broome No. 332.

DDGHP Visit to Western Broome Chapter No 332

Author: BruceVB - Published 2019-10-24 11:59 - (140 Reads)

Western Broome Chapter No 332 recently had their official visit from RE Bruce Van Buren, DDGHP. Also visiting that day was ME James Hemstrough, PGHP; RE Brian Singer, Grand Scribe; and RE Steven Shearer, Grand Royal Arch Captain. 17 companions joined for breakfast, followed by an inspirational message from the DDGHP. Of note, E James Meek of Oxford Chapter was presented with an Honorary Membership Certificate by RE Charles Hill, EHP of Western Broome for his dedicated support of Western Broome No. 332.
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Oxford Royal Arch Awards 2018

Author: BruceVB - Published 2018-11-06 15:27 - (912 Reads)

Oxford Royal Arch Chapter No. 254 held their Annual Awards Night on November 5, 2018 at Oxford, NY
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The evening began with fellowship and a ziti and chicken parmesan dinner. We moved to the chapter room for the awards ceremony. There were present 19 Chapter Companions, 10 ladies, M∴E∴ Allen M. Bryant, Grand High Priest, R∴E∴ Bruce L. Van Buren, DDGHP of The 8th Capitular District, and V∴ E∴ Wilbur L. Corrington, AGL.

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Oxford Royal Arch Chapter Awards - Photos by R∴E∴ Bruce L. Van Buren, DDGHP of The 8th Capitular District

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Comp. Patrick M. Blenis receives 5 year award. Exhalted 3 June 2013 - Presented by Grand High Priest M∴E∴ Allen M. Bryant and High Priest E∴ Daniel P. Kwasnik

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E∴ James E. Dann receives 10 year award. Exhalted 3 November 2008 - Presented by Grand High Priest M∴E∴ Allen M. Bryant and High Priest E∴ Daniel P. Kwasnik

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R∴E∴ Steven R. Shearer receives 10 year award. Exhalted 7 January 2008 - Presented by Grand High Priest M∴E∴ Allen M. Bryant and High Priest E∴ Daniel P. Kwasnik

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Comp. David A. Perry receives 20 year award. Exhalted 10 October 1998 - Presented by Grand High Priest M∴E∴ Allen M. Bryant and High Priest E∴ Daniel P. Kwasnik

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Comp. Dennis Youngs receives his Zerubbabel Pin - Presented by Grand High Priest M∴E∴ Allen M. Bryant, M∴E∴ James W. Hemstrought, Jr. and High Priest E∴ Daniel P. Kwasnik

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M∴E∴ James W. Hemstrought, Jr. receives a Double Diamond for his Zerubbabel Pin - Presented by GM 3rd Veil R∴E∴ Steven R. Shearer, Grand High Priest M∴E∴ Allen M. Bryant and High Priest E∴ Daniel P. Kwasnik


Photos by R∴E∴ Bruce L. Van Buren, DDGHP of The 8th Capitular District