Exciting News!!! But I will keep you in suspense just for a little bit. Currently the Chapter has been busy with local events and trying to build the Chapter. We will be serving the dinner for the Scottish Rite’s Master’s, Wardens and Secretaries night on May the 7th. Coming up on May the 19th-20th is the Annual Sports Rally at the Brotherhood Center in Sullivan, IL and of course the big thing that is fast approaching is Conclave and Leadership Camp. Conclave this year officially starts on Thursday instead of Friday and the cost only increased by $10 per person to $180 each. If you would like to help sponsor a young man please contact Charles Robertson or the Valley office for more information. Ok, now for the BIG NEWS!!!!! For the first time in Illinois and, from what I have been told, in the United States, Active DeMolay’s who are also Master Mason’s will be opening Illinois Grand Lodge in October this year. There are people slated to be in attendance from all over the United States. Mark your calendars and be sure to attend this historic event. Jacob Doyle, the current Fides Master Councilor and member of the Valley of Peoria Scottish Rite, will be participating in this event.