Potentate's Desk | Potentate’s Ball

Nobles of Kazim,

It is with great pleasure that Lady Phyllis and I invite you to join us at the Kazim Shrine Fall Ceremonial and Potentate’s Ball on Friday and Saturday, November 13-14, 2020.

The celebration will begin on Friday at 5:00pm with a spaghetti dinner hosted by the Roanoke Valley Shrine Club. The various units will open their rooms for hospitality at 6:00pm.  Dress for this event will be casual for all.

Please review the enclosed flyer for times of Ceremonial events for Nobles and Ladies for Saturday.  Dress for the Saturday morning Ceremonial is business casual for Nobles, Ladies, and Candidates.

The Potentate’s Ball will include a social hour beginning at 5:00pm followed by dinner at 6:30pm. After dinner The Trey Calloway Band will entertain us all. Bring your dancing shoes and get ready for a fun evening.

Dress for the evening is Texas Tuxedo for Nobles and Formal or Semi-Formal for Ladies.  A shirt, tie or bolo, jacket, blue jeans, and boots constitutes a Texas Tuxedo.  The addition of a Cowboy hat may be added on as well.

Our host hotel is the Holiday Inn Tanglewood. Please make your reservations by calling the hotel at (540-774-4400) and request to be included with the Kazim Shriners and return the enclosed registration form for the Potentate’s ball.

 Please note that in compliance with CDC guidelines we have necessarily set a maximum attendance. Accordingly please make your reservations in a timely fashion by mailing the attached form to:

Kazim Shriners, 638 Campbell Ave., SW, Roanoke, VA 24016

We look forward to being with you for our celebration.

Sincerely and Fraternally,

Edward G. Barker
Potentate