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- CALENDAR OF EVENTS -

Updated on January 19, 2018

For a printable copy of the lodge meeting schedule, CLICK HERE



Saturday January 20, 2018 - Joint Evening Meeting with Spouses and Guests 6:00 PM
First United Methodist Church, 315 E. 9 Mile Road, Hazel Park.
Guest Speaker:  Capt. Luke Clyburn of the Noble Odyssey Foundation will talk about his 40 years of  training cadets and the various research projects that have been undertaken by the Noble Odyssey Foundation. 
**Potluck Dinner – please bring a dish to pass, the lodge will provide the main meat course and beverages **



Tuesday, January 30, 2018 – Island Cove Marina, 32081 N. River Road, Harrison Township
Luncheon 12:00 Noon, Meeting 1:00 PM
** Convention Delegate Receives Voting Instructions**



Thursday, February 1 thru Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 128th Annual ISMA Grand Lodge Convention hosted by Toledo Lodge No. 9.  The convention will be held at the National Museum of the Great Lakes and adjoining museum ship Col. James M Schoonmaker.  Accommodations will be at the Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel.  A block of rooms has been reserved for January 31, 2018 - February 4, 2018. The special room rate of $127 will be available until January 7th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. 
All rooms are blocked @ $127.00 per night + tax, for 2 people. 

Thursday evening meetings and a social will be held just a few blocks from the hotel at the National Museum of the Great Lakes.   There will be tours of the Museum ship Col. James. M. Schoonmaker and food will catered by world famous restaurant Tony Pakos.
 
On Thursday evening from 1600-1900, the following meetings will take place in the museum board room: Delegate Caucus, NELC, Scholarship, Installation, Membership & Outreach.

              Invitational Letter             Printable Registration Form           Update December 27
  
                


Tuesday February 6 & Wednesday, February 7, 2018
- Great Lakes Waterways Conference -  Renaissance Cleveland Hotel; Cleveland, Ohio.   The 2018 Great Lakes Waterways Conference is the one maritime industry event that involves all segments of the maritime community in important deliberations and sessions aimed specifically at the Great Lakes Region.


Saturday, February 10, 2018 –
J.W. Westcott Company, 12 24th Street, Detroit Board of Directors Meeting 11:00 AM; Luncheon 12:00 Noon;   Meeting 1:00 PM
**Report from the Convention Delegate**




Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 127th Annual Dinner Dance of Detroit Lodge No. 7.  ConCorde Inn; Clinton Township, MI.  Tickets are $50 per person - includes buffet dinner and door prizes.  Please RSVP to Capt. Ken Suddick at 586-530-5016.  Rooms are also available at $89.99 plus tax (includes breakfast).  Mention ISMA Detroit Lodge No. 7 when booking.  Printable Flyer 


Tuesday, February 27, 2018 -- Island Cove Marina, 32081 N. River Road, Harrison Township
Luncheon 12:00 Noon; Meeting 1:00 PM


Saturday, March 3, 2018
- Annual dinner dance of Port Huron Lodge No. 2 - at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel in Port Huron.   Click Here for Details


Tuesday, March 6, 2018Dossin Great Lakes Museum: Open Meeting; 100 Strand Drive, Belle Isle, Detroit, MI 48207;  Luncheon 12:00 Noon, 1:00PM. 
Guest Speaker:  Joel Stone, Senior Curator, Detroit Historical Society


Sunday, March 11, 2018 – Blessing of the Fleet, Mariners’ Church, 11:00 AM;  ** Those participating in the ceremony please report @ 10:30 AM ** **This is also the start of Daylight Savings**


Saturday, March 17, 2018 – Joint Evening Meeting with Spouses and Guests 6:30 PM
First United Methodist Church, 315 E. 9 Mile Road, Hazel Park
Guest Speaker is Roger Hewlett of Port Huron Lodge No. 2 CLICK HERE FOR PROGRAM FLYER
 **Potluck Dinner – please bring a dish to pass, the lodge will provide the main meat course and beverages **  


Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - Island Cove Marina, 32081 N. River Road, Harrison Township
Board of Directors Meeting 11:00 AM;  Luncheon 12:00 Noon; Meeting 1:00 PM 
Speaker: Rear Admiral Jerry Achenbach, Superintendent, Great Lakes Maritime Academy


Saturday, April 7, 2018 – Annual Lodge Barbeque; 12:00 Noon, J.W. Westcott Company, 12 24th Street, Detroit;  Open Meeting, 1:00 PM Guest Speaker LCDR Matthew Dooris from USCG Sector Detroit will give an update on current issues as well as the new Gordie Howe Bridge that will go from Detroit to Windsor. 


Tuesday April 17, 2018 -- Mariners’ Church, 170 E. Jefferson Avenue, Detroit
Luncheon 12:00 Noon, Meeting 1:00 PM.  Speaker:  Melissa Kropfreiter, Hydraulic Engineer, Water Hydrology, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District.


Sunday, April 22, 2018—Navy League Sunday, Mariners’ Church, 11:00 AM