The deadline for the special rate of $87 for a room at the Abraham Lincoln Hotel for the 2016 Pote’s Ball is Friday, April 1, 2016. You can make a reservation by calling 217-544-8800 and mention you are with Ansar Shrine. The dates for the pre-Ball & Ball are April 22nd & 23rd. You will need to call the Temple at 217-525-1771 to make your reservations for the Ball. Please include your choice of meat, Pork Loin stuffed with Cornbread or Sauteed Chicken Dijon with white wine sauce. Price is $140 per couple which includes Friday night.