Houston Chapter #201, Order of DeMolay
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Government Day was held February 20-21, 2010 at the State Capitol in Austin. 
The 2010 Government Day was dedicated to the memory of our departed Brother Joel Joshua Ayaquica.  His seat in the House Chamber was draped with his nametag and his seat remained vacant in his honor.
Brother Aaron Saldana won the Best Male Representative Award.
In a separate ceremony, Brother Aaron Saldana was presented the Distinguished Service Award as the DeMolay of the Year in Texas for 2010 by our Executive Officer, Dad J. Weldon Clampitte.

View the 2010 Government Day Slideshow.

Houston Chapter members outside the State Capital during the 2010 Government Day.

2007 Government Day Delegations outside the State Capitol.

The following House Resolution was passed to allow Texas DeMolay to hold its annual Government Day in Austin 2003.


H.R. No. 64



WHEREAS, The Texas DeMolay Association is widely esteemed for its success in developing leadership and in nurturing good citizenship and patriotism in young men; and

WHEREAS, The Texas DeMolay Association is sponsoring a legislative seminar to educate its members about state government, both in theory and in practice; and

WHEREAS, This valuable and comprehensive educational program provides participants from across the state a unique opportunity to experience the legislative process; and

WHEREAS, The Texas House of Representatives heartily endorses the goals and ideals of the Texas DeMolay Association legislative seminar; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 78th Texas Legislature, in accordance with the rules and policies of the Committee on House Administration, hereby grant permission to the Texas DeMolay Association to use the house chamber on February 15 and 16, 2003, provided that the house is not in session.





Speaker of the House    


I certify that H.R. No. 64 was adopted by the House on January 27, 2003, by a non-record vote.


Houston Chapter #201, Order of DeMolay
P. O. Box 20788
Houston, Texas 77225-0788

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