Final Conclave Update
- Dear MBS Friends,
The time of Grand Conclave XXIII is almost upon us. Some of us will start
gathering in a few days to enjoy New Orleans before the Conclave begins;
some arrive as early as Tuesday. I will arrive Wednesday afternoon
myself. I wish all of you safe travel as you make your way to New
Remember to pack lightweight clothing for out of doors; however, all
buildings are air conditioned and a light sweater or jacket may be called
for if you are cold by nature. Afternoon showers are quite common in the
South, so you may wish to bring a light rain jacket, an umbrella or a
We are 72 strong, with another 6 joining us for the Sunday evening
banquet. I am looking forward to seeing each of you and to meeting those
of you that I have not yet had the pleasure of meeting. I particularly
wish to welcome those making the trip to a Conclave for the first time.
If any of you traveling would like my mobile number in case you need to
reach me, please e-mail me and I will be glad to give it to you.
Take Care, and I will see you later this week!