Gourgas Chapter Rose Croix

2023-2024 Annual Report

To the Illustrious Deputy, Illustrious Deputy Representative, Illustrious Active, Illustrious Active Emeritus, Illustrious Brothers, fellow Presiding Officers, Officers of the Valley of Chicago, and Sublime Princes of the Royal Secret.
Brethren, I would like to thank each of you for supporting the Valley of Chicago. If your support has been in person or from afar, it is appreciated. We could not be a strong Valley in Illinois without your support, presence, and hard work for the fraternity. If you are reading this and have not been to an event or reunion in a while, please do so. We have a wide variety of events throughout the year for you, your family, and friends to attend. It would be great to see you.
Recognition must be given to our Presiding officers, Russell A. Scanlan, VA, MSA, 33° Thrice Potent Master, Joseph W. Pegoraro, MSA, Sovereign Prince, and Brandon A. Zears Commander-in-Chief. It has been great working and leading our Valley with you Brothers. I have learned from each of you, and I thank you for your dedication to the craft.
To the officers of Gourgas Chapter of Rose Croix, it has been great working with such devoted men. I look forward to seeing your many talents continue to grow and contribute. It has been a pleasure serving by your side.
To the Board of Directors, who have gladly accepted the responsibilities of leadership, thank you for upholding the highest levels of integrity. Doing what is best for our Valley present and future has stayed in the forefront. You have done an excellent job and I commend you all.
In conclusion, I want to thank our Executive Secretary, Office staff, Fraternal Secretary, Director of Work, wardrobe, stage, lighting, sound, make-up, and all the committees. It has been exciting and rewarding working to work with Ill. Gregory L. Clark 33°, Deputy for Illinois, Ill. Anthony R. Cracco 33°, Active, Valley of Chicago, and Ill. Charles A. August 33°, Deputy’s Representative.
Kristeffor D. Caldwell, 33o

Most Wise Master