Grand Chapter OES of VA Annual Convention
The 115th Annual Session of the Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star of Virginia, Prince Hall Affiliation (G.C.O.E.S. of VA, P.H.A.) will convene July 26-28, 2016, at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Williamsburg, 50 Kingsmill Rd, Williamsburg VA 23185. Approximately 500 persons from Virginia as well as visitors from other east coast states are expected to attend this session.
The G. C.O.E.S. of VA, P.H.A. is led by Mrs. Robin M. Brown with assistance from Mr. Clarence E. Williams. Session activities for this family and religious-based organization begin on Sunday, July 24, 2016, with morning worship service at historic First Baptist Church, 727 Scotland St, Williamsburg, followed that evening with a 6:00 p.m. Vesper Service and Worthy Matrons/Worthy Patrons March at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel. The Youth Department, led by Mrs. Saundra Mason, will host activities on Monday, July 25, 2016, and conclude with a program at the hotel, at 6:00 p.m. The Sunday Vesper Service and Monday evening Youth Program are open to the public. The session will open 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016. The Tuesday evening Mardi Gras-themed banquet will feature student scholarship awardees and charity presentations.
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