THE JANUARY STATED MEETING:  The January meeting will be held on Thursday, January 6th at 7:00 pm.  The program will be given by Brother Billy Clark on his life experiences and becoming a Freemason and Shriner.  He will also read selected poems from his book and will be available to sign books after the meeting.  Dinner preceding at 6:30 pm at a cost of $7.00.

DUES STATEMENTS FOR 2022 have been mailed.  Remember that paper dues cards are no longer included with your dues statement.  All members were mailed a permanent plastic dues card from Supreme Council 4 years ago.  Dues are due by December 31, 2021.  Your prompt payment is appreciated. 

2022 SPRING REUNION:  It’s not too soon to start working on petitions for our Spring Reunion.  Again, this year a benefactor has made funds available so that any current or retired Police, Fire, or EMTs and any Active Military or Veteran can join the Valley for $50.00.  Fees for the degrees are $100.00.  The Spring Reunion is name for Ill. James A. Streeky, 33o.  The Reunion this year is on Friday, April 1st with the 4o, 14o and 16o being conferred, and Saturday, April 2nd with the 17o DVD, 18o, 21o, and 32o being conferred.  Friday starts at 7:00 pm and Saturday at 8:45 am. 

Coffee and Donuts on Saturday morning with our usual box lunches at noon.

          BRETHREN:  Please note that the Valley has a calling program in place.  Each month our officers will be calling our members who have a birthday that month just to check up on you, make sure you are receiving mail from the Valley and to see how you are.  Don’t be surprised when that call comes, we just want to know how you are doing.  If you have not received a call from us, please contact the Valley as we probably do not have a current phone number for you.