The North Central Lieutenancy 2023 Annual Meeting and Investiture Weekend is a reunion of friends, celebrating new members coming into the Order—and it is days away!  The forecast calls for sunny and mild weather, perfect for enjoying good food and great company.

Click the link to see the newly posted SCHEDULE AND MAPS here: 2023 Investiture Schedule

Upon arrival in Fort Wayne, please:

1. Register in Hilton Hamilton Hall, 2nd floor.

2. Knights and Dames bring robes to Harrison D and E (Grand Wayne)

3. Orientation for Investees is at 1:30 in the Grand Wayne GALLERY.

4. Others arriving early on Friday can visit The Diocesan Museum or the Botanical Gardens, both across the street from the Hilton/GWCC.

5. Know that ROYAL EXCURSION buses will transport everyone to the Duesenberg Reception starting at 5:30pm, leaving from both the Hilton and the Bradley Hotels.


Check in time at the Hilton is 3pm, and the Bradley Hotel is 4pm,
but bags can be left at the front desk if arriving early.


Please note:  Attendance at the Vigil Service and Promotion Ceremony is MANDATORY for Investiture Candidates, Promotees and NCL Council members (Officers and Section Presidents). Promotees and Council members should be vested and will process with Investiture Candidates. Attendance is OPTIONAL for all other members of the Lieutenancy who need not vest and will not process.

The weekend dress code can be found here



Additional link showing nearby locations:


We look forward to our time together!

Patty and John Becker

Host Couple, Fort Wayne 2023 Investiture

Cell: (260) 241.6009


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Q: What time is check in at the Hilton?
A.  3 pm, but bags can be left with the bellhop if arriving early.


Q: What is the dress code for the weekend?
A.   The weekend dress code can be found here