Monthly Archives March 2015


Join the Prophets of


as we assist in the “SPECIAL SMILES”

program at the Chicago Special Olympics

on Wednesday, May 6th from 9:00 AM til 1:00 PM

at Eckersall Stadium, 2423 E. 82nd St. (at Yates)

Once again we will be handing out “goody” bags to the athletes

while we register them for their free dental screenings.

Be a Volunteer…Make a Difference!

To be a part of this fun and worthwhile activity contact

Past Monarch John Eichler,

Chairman, “Special Smiles” Committee

at 312-399-1577

Prophets Volunteering at this event are encouraged to wear their

El Jaala Grotto shirts, jackets and Fezzes.

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68th Annual Midwest Grotto Association Convention

The 68th Annual Midwest Grotto Association Convention will be held Wednesday, September 30 through Saturday, October 3, 2015 and you can make your hotel reservations now. Convention packets will be available at the spring meeting and will also be mailed to each Grotto.

The theme for this years convention will be “Hooked On Grotto”.

We look forward to seeing all of you in the spring!!

 If you have any questions or need more information, please contact:
 Jim Bainter :  (309) 208-5246 – Bob Wheeler :  (309) 369-7357 – David Rebmann : (309) 696-7974 – Shannon Walden : (309) 657-1962


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Midwest Grotto Association Midwinter Meeting
April 10 & 11, 2015

Abbas Grotto 1839 1/2 Highview Road East Peoria, IL 61611

Schedule Rooms are available at:

Stoney Creek Inn

101 Mariners Way

(800) 659-2220  or (309) 694-1300

Nightly rate is $89.00 + tax

Room Reservations must be made by: 3/31/15


Friday, April 10

• Hospitality : 5:00 pm  • Dinner Available at Abbas Grotto East Peoria, IL 61611

Saturday, April 11

• Ladies Activities with Lunch Group name is: Midwest Grotto Association

• Lunch available at Abbas ($5.00) : 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

• Business Meeting – 1:00 pm

• Social Hour – 5:00 pm

• Dinner available at Abbas ($15.00) – 6:00 pm

• Good Fellowship  – 7:00 — ???


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