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Carlsbad, N.M., Lodge No. 1558 hold its Elks Hoop Shoot contest, teaching contestants about discipline and self-confidence

posted by www.currentargus.com on November 17, 2014

Elks Lodge hosts food, coat drive driven by children

posted by Marshall News Messanger on November 10, 2014

In the midst of having a carefree and fun time, children learned about the importance of giving back at the first-ever Kids Lending a Helping Hand event put on by the Marshall Elks Lodge.

Galloway Charter School advances in Hoop Shoot

posted by Shore News Today on November 10, 2014

Galloway Community Charter School basketball players shot their way to the South Jersey District Elks Hoop Shoot competition by winning at their school Oct. 29.

Mission Viejo-Sddlbk Vlly, Calif., Lodge No. 2444 used an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to hold a Stand Down for local veterans in need

posted by ocregister.com on November 1, 2014

Hickory, N.C., Lodge No. 1654 used its Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to provide weekend meals for local students in need

posted by hickoryrecord.com on September 18, 2014

Mission Viejo-Sddlbk Vlly, Calif., Lodge No. 2444 used an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to hold a carnival for local families in need

posted by alisolagunanews.com on September 2, 2014

East Stroudsburg, Pa., Lodge No. 319 used an Elks National Foundation Promise Grant to provide backpacks, supplies and clothes for students in need heading back to school

posted by poconorecord.com on September 2, 2014

Orangeburg, S.C., Lodge No. 897 uses Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to help local soup kitchen

posted by http://thetandd.com on August 18, 2014

Auburn, N.Y., Lodge No. 474 used an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to provide supplies for hospitalized children

posted by auburnpub.com on August 18, 2014

Ashland, Ky., Lodge No. 350 used an Elks National Foundation Impact Grant to start community gardens, providing local elementary school students with fresh produce

posted by dailyindependent.com on August 13, 2014

Macomb, Ill., Lodge No. 1009 uses Elks National Foundation grants to give back to its community

posted by www.mcdonoughvoice.com on August 11, 2014

Rochester, N.H., Lodge No. 1393 used an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to support a local food bank

posted by fosters.com on August 11, 2014

Sunnyvale, Calif., Lodge No. 2128 used an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to host a rodeo for youth with special needs

posted by mercurynews.com on August 7, 2014

Clinton, Mass., Lodge No. 1306 used an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to distribute smoke detectors to local families in need

posted by telegram.com on July 23, 2014

Top Most Valuable Student scholarship recipient Autumn Pack thanks the Elks at the Elks National Convention in New Orleans, La.

posted July 17, 2014

Oceanside Elk sends ‘hugs’ to deployed troops

posted by San Diego U-T on July 17, 2014

Hillsdale, Mich., Lodge No. 1575 used an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to hold a picnic for local youth with special needs

posted by hillsdale.net on July 16, 2014

Fort Scott, Kan., Lodge No. 579 used an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to hold a bicycle safety event for local youth

posted by fstribune.com on July 16, 2014

Redlands, Calif., Lodge No. 583 used an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to provide supplies for homeless and at-risk youth.

posted by redlandsdailyfacts.com on July 7, 2014

El Cajon, Calif., Lodge No. 1812 used an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to provide school supplies for former foster youth entering college

posted by sddt.com on July 1, 2014

Yankton, S.D., Lodge No. 994 used an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to provide food for the local Boys and Girls Club

posted by yankton.net on July 1, 2014

San Jose, Calif., Lodge No. 522 used an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to provide support for a local women's shelter

posted by mercurynews.com on June 26, 2014

Brazil, Ind., Lodge No. 762 used an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to help veterans in need find pets

posted by thebraziltimes.com on June 10, 2014

Blairsville, Pa., Lodge No. 406 used an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to develop a community garden

posted by indianagazette.com on June 9, 2014

Green Valley, Ariz., Lodge No. 2592 uses an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to provide nutritious weekend meals for local students in need

posted by gvnews.com on May 28, 2014

Pendleton, S.C., Lodge No. 2861 used an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to restore a community park and encourage youth to get involved

posted by www.independentmail.com on May 28, 2014

Marysville, Calif., Lodge No. 783 uses an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to keep the community clean and beautiful

posted by www.appeal-democrat.com on May 27, 2014

Cape Henlopen, Del., Lodge No. 2540 used an Elks National Foundation-funded Freedom Grant to provide supplies for a female veterans transitional home

posted by capegazette.villagesoup.com on May 23, 2014

Congratulations to B.J. Burries, a 2014 Hoop Shoot National Champion and Getty Powell Award winner!

posted by silverbelt.com on May 21, 2014

Congratulations to Autumn Pack, the Elks National Foundation's top female Most Valuable Student scholar!

posted by chillicothegazette.com on May 19, 2014

Allen Park, Mich., Lodge No. 2194 used an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to provide bicycles for local youth during bike safety week

posted by thenewsherald.com on May 14, 2014

Van Wert, Ohio, Lodge No. 1197 used an Elks National Foundation Promise Grant to hold a drug awareness graduation party for local students

posted by thevwindependent.com on May 14, 2014

Miami, Okla., Lodge No. 1320 uses an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to provide nutritious weekend meals for local students in need

posted by miamiok.com on May 9, 2014

Plainview, Texas, Lodge No. 1175 uses an Elks National Foundation Promise Grant to hold a dance for local students with special needs

posted by my plainview.com on May 5, 2014

Clearfield, Pa., Lodge No. 540 used an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to provide theater performances for community members

posted by gantdaily.com on May 1, 2014

Kyla Jamison, sponsored by Salem, Ohio, Lodge No. 305, is an Elks Hoop Shoot National Finalist

posted by thebellevuegazette.com on April 30, 2014

Recipients of Fond du Lac, Wis., Lodge No. 57's Elks National Foundation Impact Grant express their gratitude for the Elks

posted by expressmilwaukee.com on April 21, 2014

Ottawa, Ill., Lodge No. 588 uses an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to provide social activities for residents living in a local retirement home

posted by mywebtimes.com on April 21, 2014

Sidney, Wash., Lodge No. 786 uses an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to provide smoke detectors and fire safety information for community members in need

posted by kitsapsun.com on April 14, 2014

Lily Miller, sponsord by Ottawa, Ill., Lodge No. 588, advances to the Elks National Foundtion-funded Hoop Shoot National Finals

posted by mywebtimes.com on April 10, 2014

Crystal Bell, sponsored by Bangor, Maine, Lodge No. 244, advances to the Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot National Finals

posted by bangordailynews.com on April 9, 2014

Jackson Porter, sponsored by Macomb, Ill., Lodge No. 1009, advances to the Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot National Finals

posted by journalpilot.com on April 9, 2014

Luke Applewhite, sponsored by Katy, Tex., Lodge No. 2628, advances to the Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot National Finals

posted by http://abclocal.go.com/ on April 8, 2014

Justice Kidwell, sponsored by Fredericksburg, Va., Lodge No. 875, advances to the Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot National Finals

posted by http://news.fredericksburg.com on April 8, 2014

Searcy, Ark., Lodge No. 2247 uses an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to serve community members living in a local nursing home

posted by thedailycitizen.com on April 8, 2014

Rochester, N.H., Lodge No. 1393 uses an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to provide meals for community members in need

posted by fosters.com on April 7, 2014

Bradley Jamison, sponsored by Egg Harbor Township, N.J., Lodge No. 2563, advances to the Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot National Finals

posted by capemaycountyherald.com on April 7, 2014

Marlee Kochman, sponsored by Indiana, Pa., Lodge No. 931, advances to the Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot National Finals

posted by indianagazette.com on March 31, 2014

Micah Naranjo, sponsored by Paducah, Ky., Lodge No. 217, advances to the Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot National Finals

posted by www.wpsdlocal6.com on March 27, 2014

Joseph Girard III, sponsored by Glens Falls, N.Y., Lodge No. 81, advances to the Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot National Finals

posted by poststar.com on March 26, 2014

Clay Center, Kan., Lodge No. 2253 used an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to provide activities for community members with special needs

posted by ccenterdispatch.com on March 24, 2014

Young athletes in Ohio advance to the Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot National Finals

posted by limaohio.com on March 24, 2014

Most Valuable Student scholar Suzanne Luff, sponsored by Colorado Spring, Colo., Lodge No, 309, started Hats 4 Hope to benefit parents and babies in need

posted by NBC news on March 20, 2014

Koryn Playford, sponsored by Hillsdale, Mich., Lodge No. 1575, advances to the Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot National Finals

posted by hillsdale.net on March 20, 2014

Young athletes in Indiana advance through district and state Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot contests. Listen here.

posted by ihigh.com on March 20, 2014

Matthew Mors, sponsored by Yankton, S.D., Lodge No. 994, is headed to the Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot National Finals

posted by yankton.net on March 13, 2014

St. George/Dixie, Utah, Lodge No. 1743 used an Elks National Foundation grant to start a local food pantry

posted by http://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2014/03/06/nab-millcreek-food-pantry-changing-lives-thanks-elks-lodge-grant/#.UxoRroVI_wI on March 7, 2014

B.J. Burries, sponsored by Pinal Mountain, Ariz., Lodge No. 2809, advances to the Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot National Finals

posted by silverbelt.com on March 5, 2014

Hendersonville, N.C., Lodge No. 1616 uses an Elks National Foundation Impact Grant to restore a local park

posted by hendersonvillelightning.com on February 21, 2014

Athlete from Wheeling, W. Va. advances to the Regional Semi-Finals in the Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot

posted by wtrf.com on February 10, 2014

Arkansas State Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot contest winners advance to Regional Semi-Finals

posted by baxterbulletin.com on February 6, 2014

2013 Hoop Shoot National Finalist Ayden Richmond, sponsored by Ashtabula, Ohio, Lodge No. 208, advances to the Elks National Foundation-funded State Hoop Shoot contest

posted by StarBeacon.com on February 5, 2014

Winners of the Michigan Southeast District Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot contest advance to State competition

posted by thedailyreporter.com on January 20, 2014

Winners of the Nebraska Central District Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot contest advance to State competition

posted by kearneyhub.com on January 20, 2014

Winners from Northwest Ohio District Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot contest advance to State

posted by timesbulletin.com on January 16, 2014

Youth in San Antonio, Texas compete in the Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot for the chance to have their names in the Basketball Hall of Fame

posted by kens5.com on January 13, 2014

Hagerstown, Md., Lodge No. 378 supports the community through the Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot

posted by www.heraldmailmedia.com on January 13, 2014

Saugus-Everett, Mass., Lodge No. 642 gives back to the community through the Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot

posted by wickedlocal.com on January 13, 2014

2013 Hoop Shoot National Finalist Matthew Mors, sponsored by Yankton, S.D., Lodge No. 994, advances to the Regional Semi-Finals in the 2014 ENF-funded Hoop Shoot

posted by Yankton.net on January 7, 2014

San Benito, Texas, Lodge No. 1661 uses an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to host a party for local children with special needs

posted by BrownsvilleHerald.com on December 31, 2013

San Benito, Texas, Lodge No. 1661 uses an ENF-funded Freedom Grant to provide supplies for veterans in need

posted by SBNewspaper.com on December 31, 2013

Troy, Mo., Lodge No. 2805 uses an Elks National Foundation Promise Grant to provide Christmas gifts for local children in need

posted by LincolnCountyJournal.com on December 24, 2013

Winners named in Craig, Colo., Lodge No. 1577 Elks National Foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot contest

posted by craigdailypress.com on December 23, 2013

Sapulpa, Okla., Lodge No. 1118 holds Elks National Foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot contest

posted by sapulpaheraldonline.com on December 23, 2013

Ely, Nev., Lodge No. 1469 names winners in its Elks National Foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot contest

posted by elynews.com on December 23, 2013

Winners named in Ada, Okla., Lodge No. 1640 Elks National Foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot contest

posted by theadanews.com on December 23, 2013

Temecula Valley, Calif., Lodge No. 2801 names winners in its Elks National Foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot contest

posted by murrieta.patch.com on December 23, 2013

Terre Haute, Ind., Lodge No. 86 holds Elks National Foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot contest

posted by tribstar.com on December 23, 2013

Sayre, Pa., Lodge No. 1148 names winners in its Elks National Foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot contest

posted by morning-times.com on December 23, 2013

Mesquite, Nev., Lodge No. 2811 holds Elks National foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot contest

posted by MesquiteLocalNews.com on December 18, 2013

Winners named in Ogdensburg, N.Y., Lodge No. 772 Elks National Foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot contest

posted by OGD.com on December 18, 2013

Winners from Redlands, Calif., Lodge No. 583 Elks National Foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot contest advance to district competition

posted by RedlandsDailyFacts.com on December 18, 2013

Laughlin, Nev., Lodge No. 2872 uses Elks National Foundation grants to serve community members in need

posted by LaughlinTimes.com on December 18, 2013

La Junta, Colo., Lodge No. 701 holds Elks National Foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot contest

posted by lajuntatribunedemocrat.com on December 18, 2013

Winners named in Pierre, S.D., Lodge No. 1953 Elks National Foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot contest

posted by capjournal.com on December 18, 2013

Winners named in the Mont. West District Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot contest

posted by LeaderAdvertiser.com on December 17, 2013

Cortez, Colo., Lodge No. 1789 names winners in its Elks National Foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot contest

posted by CortezJournal.com on December 17, 2013

Winners of the Fairfield, Conn., Lodge No. 2220 local Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot contest advance to the district competition

posted by FairfieldCitizenOnline.com on December 17, 2013

Uhrichsville, Ohio, Lodge No. 424 names winners in its Elks National Foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot Contest

posted by TimesReporter.com on December 17, 2013

Winners named in the Nashua, N.H., Lodge No., 720 Elks National Foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot contest

posted by NashuaTelegraph.com on December 17, 2013

Winners of the Trenton, Mo., Lodge No. 801 Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot contest advance to the district competition

posted by Republican-Times.com on December 17, 2013

Tahoe/Douglas, Nev., Lodge No. 2670 uses an Elks National Foundation Impact Grant to partner with Live Violence Free to provide support for families in need during the holiday season

posted by TahoeDailyTribune.com on December 17, 2013

Fort Scott, Kan., Lodge No. 579 uses an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to serve meals to community members in need

posted by FSTribune.com on December 12, 2013

Pierre, S.D., Lodge No. 1953 uses Elks National Foundation grants to support military families in need

posted by DRGNews.com on November 27, 2013

Lusk, Wyo., names winners in its Elks National Foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot contest

posted by LuskHerald.com on November 27, 2013

Wagoner, Okla., Lodge No. 2838 names winners in its Elks National Foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot contest

posted by wagonertribune.com on November 25, 2013

Athens, Tenn., Lodge No. 1927 names winners in its Elks National Foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot contest

posted by http://dpa.xtn.net on November 25, 2013

Arcadia Valley (Arcadia), Mo., Lodge No. 2330 names winners in its Elks National Foundation-funded Lodge Hoop Shoot contest

posted by WayneCoJournalBanner.com on November 25, 2013

Lake Stockton, Mo., Lodge No. 2858 announced winners of its Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot contest

posted by CedarRepublican.com on November 21, 2013

Coolidge-Florence, Ariz., Lodge No. 2350 names winners at its Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot contest

posted by TriValleyCentral.com on November 21, 2013

Kinderhook, N.Y., Lodge No. 2530 hosts its Lodge Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot contest

posted by RegisterStar.com on November 12, 2013

Winners in the Van Wert, Ohio, Lodge No. 1197 local Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot contest advance to the district level

posted by TimesBulletin.com on November 6, 2013

Jonesboro, Ark., Lodge No. 498 was awarded an Elks National Foundation Impact Grant to help those with disabilities in the community

posted by http://craigheadcounty.kait8.com on November 5, 2013

Brainerd, Minn., Lodge No. 615 uses Elks National Foundation grants to serve those in need in the community

posted by BrainerdDispatch.com on November 5, 2013

Great Falls, Mont., Lodge No. 214 holds its local Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot contest

posted by KRTV.com on November 5, 2013

Wadena, Minn., Lodge No. 2386 used an Elks National Foundation Impact Grant to build an educational greenhouse for the local school district

posted by BrainerdDispatch.com on October 30, 2013

Golden, Colo., Lodge No. 2740 hosts scholar meet-up at Lodge for local Elks National Foundation scholars

posted by Denverpost.com on October 30, 2013

Somerville, N.J., Lodge No. 1068 announces winners of its Elks National Foundation-funded Local Hoop Shoot contest

posted by http://www.nj.com/messenger-gazette on October 17, 2013

Salisbury, N.C., Lodge No. 699 used an Elks National Foundation Promise Grant to partner with local organizations to distribute school supplies to local students in need

posted by SalisburyPost.com on October 14, 2013

St. George 'Dixie,' Utah, Lodge No. 1743 use a Elks National Foundation-funded Freedom Grant to help homeless veterans transition back into everyday life

posted by StGeorgeUtah.com on October 14, 2013

Using Elks National Foundation Beacon, Gratitude and Promise Grants, Sahuarita, Ariz., Lodge No. 2851 served those in need in the community

posted by Sahuarita Sun on October 9, 2013

West Plains, Mo., Lodge No. 2418 names winners in local Elks National Foundation-funded Hoop Shoot contest

posted by West Plains Daily Quill on October 9, 2013

Elks National Foundation-funded Drug Awareness Program spokesperson, Milton Creagh, inspires youth across Idaho to stay healthy thanks to the Idaho State Elks Association

posted by KTVB.com on October 8, 2013

Hickory, N.C., Lodge No. 1654 used an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to provide weekend meals for local students in need

posted by Hickory Record on September 30, 2013

Hickory, N.C., Lodge No. 1654 used an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to provide weekend meals for local students in need

Fond du Lac, Wis., Lodge No. 57, uses an Elks National Foundation Impact Grant to bring the community together through an arts program

posted by FDLReporter.com on September 18, 2013

Read more about Fond du Lac, Wis., Lodge No. 57, and how it uses an Elks National Foundation Impact Grant to bring the community together through an arts program

Mission Viejo-Sddlbk Vlly, Calif., Lodge No. 2444 used an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to repair the home of a local senior in need

posted by AlisoLagunaNews.com on September 16, 2013

Mission Viejo-Sddlbk Vlly, Calif., Lodge No. 2444 used an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to repair the home of a local senior in need

Fond du Lac, Wis., Lodge No. 57 used an Elks National Foundation Impact Grant to run an art program for at-risk teens

posted by WBay.com on August 16, 2013

Fond du Lac, Wis., Lodge No. 57 used an Elks National Foundation Impact Grant to run an art program for at-risk teens

Cahaba Valley, Ala., Lodge No. 1738 used an Elks National Foundation Impact Grant to provide care and comfort to dialysis patients

posted by blog.al.com on September 12, 2013

Cahaba Valley, Ala., Lodge No. 1738 used an Elks National Foundation Impact Grant to provide care and comfort to dialysis patients

Hickory, N.C., Lodge No. 1654 used an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to hold social events for adults with special needs

posted by Hickory Record on September 4, 2013

Hickory, N.C., Lodge No. 1654 used an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to hold social events for adults with special needs

Las Vegas, Nev., Lodge No. 1468 used an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to partner veterans suffering from PTSD with service dogs

posted by KTNV.com on August 6, 2013

Las Vegas, Nev., Lodge No. 1468 used an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to partner veterans suffering from PTSD with service dogs

Bradenton, Fla., Lodge No. 1511 used an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to hold a fishing trip for veterans in need

posted by Bradenton.com on July 30, 2013

Bradenton, Fla., Lodge No. 1511 used an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to hold a fishing trip for veterans in need

Coos Bay, Ore., Lodge No. 1160 uses an Elks National Foundation Impact Grant to provide food for students in need throughout the year

posted by TheWorldLink.com on July 29, 2013

Coos Bay, Ore., Lodge No. 1160 uses an Elks National Foundation Impact Grant to provide food for students in need throughout the year

Sandpoint, Idaho, Lodge No. 1376 used an Elks National Foundation Promise Grant to hold golf lessons for local youth

posted by Bonner County Daily Bee on July 29, 2013

Sandpoint, Idaho, Lodge No. 1376 used an Elks National Foundation Promise Grant to hold golf lessons for local youth

Casper, Wyo., Lodge No. 1353 does some heavy lifting to help local high school powerlifting team using an ENF Gratitude Grant

posted by KCWY 13 on July 24, 2013

Casper, Wyo., Lodge No. 1353 used an ENF Gratitude Grant to donate to a local powerlifting team

Watch how Pahrump, Nev., Lodge No. 2796 used Elks National Foundation grants to distribute shoes to local students in need

posted by KVPM 41 TV on July 18, 2013

Watch how Pahrump, Nev., Lodge No. 2796 used Elks National Foundation grants to distribute shoes to local students in need

Clay Center, Kans., Lodge No. 2253 uses an Elks National Foundation Promise Grant to provide meals for local students in need

posted by CCenterDispatch.com on July 16, 2013

Clay Center, Kans., Lodge No. 2253 uses an Elks National Foundation Promise Grant to provide meals for local students in need

Summit, N.J., Lodge No. 1246 uses an Elks National Foundation Impact Grant to start a mentoring program for local veterans

posted by The Alternative Press on July 15, 2013

Summit, N.J., Lodge No. 1246 uses an Elks National Foundation Impact Grant to start a mentoring program for local veterans

Wareham, MA ., Lodge No. 1548 used an ENF Gratitude Grant to help homeless in the community

posted by wickedlocal.com on July 9, 2013

Wareham, MA ., Lodge No. 1548 used an ENF Gratitude Grant to help homeless in the community

Brazil, Ind., Lodge No. 762 used an ENF grant to provide pets for local veterans

posted by Brazil Times on July 8, 2013

Brazil, Ind., Lodge No. 762 used an ENF grant to provide pets for local veterans

Congratulations to 2013 Most Valuable Student scholars sponsored by Beloit, Wis., Lodge No. 864

posted by Beloit Daily News on June 25, 2013

Congratulations to 2013 Most Valuable Student scholars sponsored by Beloit, Wis., Lodge No. 864

Skowhegan-Madison, Maine, Lodge No. 2531 used an ENF Gratitude Grant to build a community garden

posted by Morning Sentinel on June 18, 2013

Skowhegan-Madison, Maine, Lodge No. 2531 used an ENF Gratitude Grant to build a community garden

New Albany, Ind., Lodge No. 270 uses an ENF Beacon Grant to read and discuss books with local students

posted by NewsandTribune.com on June 11, 2013

New Albany, Ind., Lodge No. 270 uses an ENF Beacon Grant to read and discuss books with local students

Oak Ridge, Tenn., Lodge No. 1684 uses an ENF Promise Grant to hold an Drug Awareness event for local youth

posted by OakRidgeToday.com on June 10, 2013

Oak Ridge, Tenn., Lodge No. 1684 uses an ENF Promise Grant to hold an Drug Awareness event for local youth

St. George 'Dixie', Lodge No. 1743 uses an ENF Gratitude Grant to hold swimming lessons for individuals with special needs

posted by kcsg.com on June 6, 2013

St. George 'Dixie,' Lodge No. 1743 uses an ENF Gratitude Grant to hold swimming lessons for individuals with special needs

Congratulations to 2013 Most Valuable Student scholars Christina Fang and Allison Yamamoto, sposored by Sacremento, Calif., Lodge No. 6

posted by Valcomnews.com on May 24, 2013

Congratulations to 2013 Most Valuable Student scholars Christina Fang and Allison Yamamoto, sposored by Sacremento, Calif., Lodge No. 6

Alamosa, Colo., Lodge No. 1297 used an ENF Beacon Grant to run a child safety booth at a community event

posted by Alamosa News on May 22, 2013

Alamosa, Colo., Lodge No. 1297 used an ENF Beacon Grant to run a child safety booth at a community event

Iowa State Elks Association reunites Afghanistan veteran with his service dog

posted by www.ksdk.com on May 20, 2013

Iowa State Elks Association reunites Afghanistan veteran with his service dog

Watch how New Albany, Ind., Lodge No. 270 used an ENF Beacon Grant to encourage youth to read

posted by http://www.nafcs.k12.in.us/ on May 17, 2013

Watch how New Albany, Ind., Lodge No. 270 used an ENF Beacon Grant to encourage youth to read

Students sponsored by Catalina Mountain, Ariz., Lodge No. 2815 receive 2013 ENF Most Valuable Student scholarship

posted by explorernews.com on May 16, 2013

Students sponsored by Catalina Mountain, Ariz., Lodge No. 2815 receive ENF Most Valuable Student scholarship

Napa, Calif., Lodge No. 832 uses an ENF Beacon Grant to hold golf workshops for local youth

posted by http://napavalleyregister.com/ on May 15, 2013

Napa, Calif., Lodge No. 832 uses an ENF Beacon Grant to hold golf workshops for local youth

Congratulations to 2013 ENF scholars sponsored by Greybull, Wyo., Lodge No. 1431

posted by www.greybullstandard.com on May 10, 2013

Congratulations to 2013 ENF scholars sponsored by Greybull, Wyo, Lodge No. 1431

Congratulations to 2013 Legacy Awards scholar Bailey Walker, sponsored by Donaldsonville, La., Lodge No. 1153

posted by SJABR.org on May 8, 2013

Congratulations to 2013 Legacy Awards scholar Bailey Walker, sponsored by Donaldsonville, La., Lodge No. 1153

Joplin, Mo., Lodge No. 501 used an ENF Impact Grant to build a community garden

posted by The Joplin Globe on April 22, 2013

Joplin, Mo., Lodge No. 501 used an ENF Impact Grant to build a community garden to benefit neightbors in need

Livermore-Pleasanton, Calif., Lodge No. 2117 uses an ENF Promise Grant to hold a carnival for local youth

posted by Tri-Valley Times on April 11, 2013

Livermore-Pleasanton, Calif., Lodge No. 2117 uses an ENF Promise Grant to hold a carnival for local youth

Vacaville, Calif., Lodge No. 2638 uses an ENF grant to help local youth in need learn job skills and gain work experience

posted by The Reporter, Vacaville, Calif. on April 1, 2013

Vacaville, Calif., Lodge No. 2638 uses an ENF grant to help local youth in need learn job skills and gain work experience

Golden, Colo., Lodge No. 2740 uses an ENF Promise Grant to hold a after-prom party for local youth

posted by OurGoldenNews.com on April 1, 2013

Golden, Colo., Lodge No. 2740 uses an ENF Promise Grant to hold a after-prom party for local youth

Summerville, S.C., Lodge No. 2719 uses an ENF grant to help families living with Alzheimer's disease

posted by The Summerville Journel Scene on April 1, 2013

Summerville, S.C., Lodge No. 2719 uses an ENF grant to help families living with Alzheimer's disease

Brainerd, Minn., Lodge No. 615 uses an ENF grant to host information session for pregnant women

posted by BrainerdDispatch.com on April 1, 2013

Brainerd, Minn., Lodge No. 615 uses an ENF grant to host information session for pregnant women

Faribault, Minn., Lodge No. 1166 uses an ENF Beacon Grant to start a food program benefitting local youth

posted by Faribault Daily News on March 20, 2013

Faribault, Minn., Lodge No. 1166 uses an ENF Beacon Grant to start a food program benefitting local youth

Richmond, Va., Lodge No. 45 builds stronger communities by supporting a local elementary school

posted by NBC12.com on March 19, 2013

Richmond, Va., Lodge No. 45 builds stronger communities by supporting a local elementary school

Clay Center, Kan., Lodge No. 2253 uses ENF Promise Grant to promote acceptance of youth with Down Syndrome

posted by The Clay Center Dispatch on March 19, 2013

Clay Center, Kan., Lodge No. 2253 uses ENF Promise Grant to promote acceptance of youth with Down Syndrome

St. George 'Dixie,' Lodge No. 1743 uses a Freedom Grant to host end-of-life preparation workshop for local veterans

posted by stgnews.com on March 18, 2013

St. George 'Dixie,' Lodge No. 1743 uses a Freedom Grant to host end-of-life preparation workshop for local veterans

Danville, Ill., Lodge No. 332 uses a Freedom Grant to help local homeless veterans

posted by Commercial-News.com on March 18, 2013

Danville, Ill., Lodge No. 332 uses a Freedom Grant to help local homeless veterans

Union City, Ga., Lodge No. 1617 uses an ENF Grant to support a local horse riding program

posted by Times-Herald.com on March 18, 2013

Union City, Ga., Lodge No. 1617 uses an ENF Grant to support a local horse riding program

Osage Community, Mo., Lodge No. 2705 uses ENF Impact Grant to start a program to support local needy children

posted by Osage Community, Mo., Lodge No. 2705 website on March 13, 2013

Osage Community, Mo., Lodge No. 2705 uses ENF Impact Grant to start a program to support local needy children

Elks Hoop Shoot Participant Shoots for Charity

posted by Beaumont, TX Local News on March 7, 2013

ENF-funded Hoop Shoot participant shoots for charity

Mesquite, Nev., Lodge No. 2811 honors outstanding citizens

posted by Mesquite Local News on February 28, 2013

Mesquite, Nev., Lodge No. 2811 honors outstanding citizens

Yorktown, N.Y., Lodge No. 2324 helps deliver hot meals to homebound seniors

posted by Yorktown-Somers Patch on February 21, 2013

Yorktown, N.Y., Lodge No. 2324 helps deliver hot meals to home bound seniors

Vero Beach, Fla., Lodge No. 1774 gets a surprise, in-person thank you from Navy nurse for the cookies sent overseas

posted by TCPalm on February 19, 2013

Navy nurse thanks Vero Beach, Fla., Lodge No. 1774 members in person for cookies

Vero Beach, Fla., Lodge No. 1774 gives community a warm welcome and continues to help others

posted by Luminaries on February 15, 2013

Vero Beach, Fla., Lodge No. 1774 gives community a warm welcome and continues to help others

Fort Morgan, Colo., Lodge No. 1143 celebrates an impressive 30 years of blood drives

posted by The Fort Morgan Times on February 15, 2013

Fort Morgan, Colo., Lodge No. 1143 has been honored for its commitment to hosting blood drives at the Lodge for the past 30 years.

Christian County, Mo., Lodge No. 2777 helps purchase smoke detectors for community members in need

posted by News-Leader.com on February 13, 2013

Christian County, Mo., Lodge No. 2777 helps purchase smoke detectors for community members in need

Stuart-Jensen, Fla., Lodge No. 1870 has been making a difference in the local community for 50 years

posted by Treasure Cost Luminaries on February 11, 2013

Stuart-Jensen, Fla., Lodge No. 1870 has been making a difference in the local community for 50 years

Osage Community, Mo., Lodge No. 2705 provides furniture for domestic violence shelter

posted by Lake News Online on February 7, 2013

Osage Community, Mo., Lodge No. 2705 provides furniture for domestic violence shelter

Coventry-West Greenwich, R.I., Lodge No. 2285 use ENF Beacon Grant to help local veterans

posted by Coventry Patch on February 6, 2013

Coventry-West Greenwich, R.I., Lodge No. 2285 use Beacon Grant to help local veterans

Ottumwa, Iowa, Lodge No. 347 runs a K-9 Clinic for local pets

posted by Ottumwa Courier Online on February 4, 2013

Ottumwa, Iowa, Lodge No. 347 runs a K-9 Clinic for local pets

The Nebraska State Elks Association uses puppets to educate children about bullying

posted by The Ashland Gazette on February 1, 2013

The Nebraska State Elks Association uses puppets to educate children on bullying

Elks at Orange, Calif., Lodge No. 1475 help award winning police dogs

posted by Orange County Register on January 31, 2013

Orange, Calif., Lodge No. 1475 donate to help train award winning police dogs.

Barre, Vt., Lodge No. 1535 an important part of the local community for 86 years

posted by Times-Argus on January 28, 2013

Barre, Vt., Lodge No. 1535 an important part of the local community for 86 years

Canon City, Colo., Lodge No. 610 named City Chamber's Member of the Month

posted by Canon City Daily Record on January 28, 2013

Canon City, Colo., Lodge No. 610 named City Chamber's Member of the Month

With the help of Tom Brazier, Rock Island, Ill., Lodge No. 980 provides care packages for troops overseas

posted by The State Journal-Register on January 28, 2013

With the help of Tom Brazier, Rock Island, Ill., Lodge No. 980 provides care packages for troops overseas

Dexter, Mo., Lodge No. 2439 builds wheelchair ramp for local veteran

posted by The Dexter Daily Statesman on January 22, 2013

Dexter, Mo., Lodge No. 2439 donated materials and labor to build a wheelchair ramp for a local veteran in need.

Lompoc, Calif., Lodge No. 2274 celebrates 50 years of service

posted by Lompoc Record on January 21, 2013

Lompoc, Calif., Lodge No. 2274 recently turned 50 years old.

Corvallis, Ore., Lodge No. 1413's Impact Grant project offers monthly meals and more to those in need

posted by Corvaillis Gazette-Times on January 21, 2013

Corvallis, Ore., Lodge No. 1413 offers monthly brunch for those in need

Hopkins, Minn., Lodge No. 2221 receives an Impact Grant to "team up" for local homeless teens

posted by Sun Sailor on January 17, 2013

The Sun Sailor reports on Hopkins, Minn., Lodge No. 2221's Impact Grant project to reach out to local homeless teens.

Elk at St. Joseph-Benton Harbor, Mich., Lodge No. 541 continues to give back to the community in his father's name

posted by The Herald-Palladium on January 16, 2013

An Elk at St. Joseph-Benton Harbor, Mich., Lodge No. 541 has continually given back to the community that helped his family growing up.

Pasadena, Calif., Lodge No. 672 featured on local news for their good work in the community, and their landmark building.

posted by KTLA5 on January 15, 2013

Elks at Newark, N.J., Lodge No. 1249 spread holiday cheer by visiting veterans at local Canandaigua Medical Center

posted by Wayne Post.com on January 15, 2013

Elks at Newark, N.J., Lodge No. 1249 spread holiday cheer by visiting veterans at local Canandaigua Medical Center

Flemington, N.J., Lodge No. 1928 continues its tradition of visiting veterans in local nursing homes

posted by NJ.com on January 14, 2013

Flemington, N.J., Lodge No. 1928 continues its tradition of visiting veterans in local nursing homes

There’s no slowing down this exalted Elk

posted by New Hampshire Sentinal Source on January 14, 2013

Charity, justice, brotherly love and fidelity. That’s at the core of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. And, as it turns out, the heart of Robert A. Jones.

Resilient Joplin, Mo., Lodge No. 501 reopens its doors, continues strong service to the community

posted by The Joplin Globe on January 11, 2013

Joplin, Mo., Lodge No. 501 opens its doors, continues strong service to the community

Elks at Alliance, Ohio., Lodge No. 467 strive to contribute to local community in a big way

posted by The Alliance Review on January 10, 2013

Elks at Alliance, Ohio., Lodge No. 467 strive to contribute to local community in a big way.

Titusville, Pa., Lodge No. 264 continues to make charitable donations to the community

posted by The Titusville Herald on January 8, 2013

Titusville, Pa., Lodge No. 264 busy making charitable donations to the community

Osage Community, Mo., Lodge No. 2705 is busy helping veterans, youth and those in need

posted by Lake Expo.com on January 5, 2013

Elks at Osage Community, Mo., Lodge No. 2705 helps veterans with their deer hide program and donates time and money to local organizations that feed the needy.

Hoboken, N.J., Lodge No. 74 transforms into a 24-hour art studio to support Hurricane Sandy relief

posted by nj.com on January 4, 2013

Hoboken, N.J., Lodge No. 74 brings in local artists to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy

Dover, N.H., Lodge No. 184 named the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce 2012 non-profit of the year

posted by Foster's Daily Democrat.com on January 4, 2013

Dover, N.H., Lodge No. 184 was honored this past week as the 2012 non-profit of the year by the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce

Elks at Valparaiso, Ind., Lodge No. 500 team up with local high schoolers to spread Christmas cheer

posted by Valpo Community.com on December 31, 2012

Valparaiso, Ind., Lodge No. 500, along with a group of local high schoolers, pass out Christmas gifts to veterans.

Port Jervis, N.Y., Lodge No. 645's Christmas eve party a hit with local kids in need

posted by Times-Herald Records Online on December 28, 2012

Port Jervis, N.Y., Lodge No. 645's Christmas eve party a hit with local kids in need

Elks at Presque Isle, Maine., Lodge No. 1954 work hard to accommodate big crowds at their annual Christmas dinner

posted by WAGMTV.com on December 27, 2012

Presque Isle, Maine., Lodge No. 1954 have a large community Christmas dinner.

Nashua, N.H., Lodge No. 720 uses ENF Impact Grant to ensure patrons of local soup kitchen have a very special Christmas

posted by The Telegraph on December 27, 2012

Using a portion of their ENF Impact Grant, Nashua, N.H., Lodge No. 720 serve meals on Christmas to local patrons of a soup kitchen.

Laramie, Wyo., Lodge No. 582 gets in the Christmas spirit with their annual community dinner

posted by Laramie Boomerang on December 27, 2012

Elks at Laramie, Wyo., Lodge No. 582 spend Christmas Eve serving dinner to the community.

Ashland, Ky., Lodge No. 350 volunteers proud to serve community on Christmas

posted by The Independent on December 27, 2012

Ashland, Ky., Lodge No. 350 served over one thousand meals on Christmas for the 40th consecutive year.

Waterville, Maine., Lodge No. 905 serves up three-quarters of a ton of food at annual Central Maine Family Christmas Dinner

posted by Morning Sentinel on December 26, 2012

Waterville, Maine., Lodge No. 905 serves up three-quarters of a ton of food at annual Central Maine Family Christmas Dinner

Madisonville, Ky., Lodge No. 738 marks over thirty years of giving through Christmas basket program

posted by Surfky.com News on December 26, 2012

Madisonville, Ky., Lodge No. 738 has been packing up and delivering Christmas baskets to those in need for over 30 years.

Plymouth, Mich., Lodge No. 1780 and ENF Gratitude Grant provide Christmas care packages to 850 veterans

posted by Observer and Eccentric on December 24, 2012

Plymouth, Mich., Lodge No. 1780 and ENF Gratitude Grant provide Christmas care packages to 850 veterans

274 families have a very merry Christmas thanks to Joplin, Mo., Lodge No. 501

posted by Four States Home Page on December 24, 2012

Joplin, Mo., Lodge No. 501 give 274 families a merry Christmas

Wausau, Wis., Lodge No. 248, with the help of six Santas, provides gifts to 35 community families

posted by WAOW on December 24, 2012

Wausau, Wis., Lodge No. 248, with the help of six Santas, provides gifts to 35 community families

Elks at Thousand Oaks, Calif., Lodge No. 2477 deliever Christmas joy to families in need

posted by Ventura County Star on December 21, 2012

Thousand Oaks, Calif., Lodge No. 2477 delievers Christmas joy to families in need

Winter Haven, Fla., Lodge No. 1672 among the community groups lending a holiday hand to those in need

posted by Time Out Central Florida on December 20, 2012

Winter Haven, Fla., Lodge No. 1672 among the community groups lending a holiday hand to those in need

Elks at Highland, Ark., Lodge No. 2539 serve as elves during holiday visit to veterans at local nursing homes

posted by Area Wide News on December 20, 2012

Elks at Highland, Ark., Lodge No. 2539 visited veterans at local nursing homes this holiday season

Louisiana, Mo., Lodge No. 791 takes 425 families in need shopping for Christmas

posted by KHQA on December 18, 2012

Louisiana, Mo., Lodge No. 791 continues it's holiday tradition by taking 425 families in need shopping for Christmas

East Stroudsburg, Pa., Lodge No. 319 uses ENF Promise Grant to throw back-to-school bash for youth.

posted by Pocono Record on December 14, 2012

Perryville, Mo., Lodge No. 2701 uses an ENF Promise Grant to throw a drug-awareness party for teens.

posted by The Perryville Republic Monitor on December 14, 2012

St. George 'Dixie', Utah, Lodge No. 1743 prepares to be featured in national film about the Elks.

posted by St. George News on December 13, 2012

Read the article about the Lodge, and then visit the ENF webpage for more information about the film.

East Stroudsburg, Pa., Lodge No. 319 holds back-to-school bash with an ENF Promise Grant

posted by Pocono Record on December 13, 2012

East Stroudsburg, Pa., Lodge No. 319 used an ENF Promise Grant to run a back-to-school bash for local kids.

Community member thanks the Elks at Auburn, Calif., Lodge No. 1691 for their commitment to area elementary school

posted by Auburn Journal on December 12, 2012

In a letter to the editor, local praises Auburn, Calif., Lodge No. 1691 for their generosity towards area youth

Beaver Dam, Wis., Lodge No. 1540 continues its 61 year tradition of feeding those in need during the Christmas season

posted by Beaver Dam Daily Citizen on December 12, 2012

Beaver Dam, Wis., Lodge No. 1540 continues its 61 year tradition of feeding those in need during the holidays

Elks at Vernal, Utah., Lodge No. 2375 host veterans for Christmas

posted by Vernal Express.com on December 12, 2012

Vernal, Utah., Lodge No. 2375 host veterans for Christmas at the Lodge

Sturgis, Mich., Lodge No. 1381 holds annual "Boots and Shoes" event for local kids

posted by Sturgis Journal on December 10, 2012

Sturgis, Mich., Lodge No. 1381 holds annual "Boots and Shoes" event for local kids

Golden, Colo., Lodge No. 2740 spreads the word about words.

posted by The Golden Transcript on December 6, 2012

Catalina Mountain, Ariz., Lodge No. 2815 takes youth in need on a Christmas shopping spree

posted by Arizona Daily Star on December 4, 2012

Using an ENF Promise Grant, Catalina Mountain, Ariz., Lodge No. 2815 takes youth in need on a Christmas shopping spree

Newport, Vt., Lodge No. 2155 provides Thanksgiving dinner to over 500 community members

posted by The Caledonian Record on November 29, 2012

Newport, Vt., Lodge No. 2155 provides Thanksgiving dinner to over 500 community members using the Beacon Grant.

Bitterroot Valley, Mont., Lodge No. 1651 to use Promise Grant for Christmas celebration with children in need

posted by Revalli Republic on December 3, 2012

Bitterroot Valley, Mont., Lodge No. 1651 to use Promise Grant for Christmas celebration with children in need

Newport, Ky., Lodge No. 273 provides dinner for veterans at local VA hospital

posted by Cincinnati.com on November 30, 2012

Elks at Newport, Ky., Lodge No. 273 provided a turkey feast for local veterans at Fort Thomas VA Hospital

High school senior thankful for her volunteer experience at Payson, Ariz., Lodge No. 2154

posted by Payson Roundup on November 28, 2012

A local high school senior goes into detail about why she loves to volunteer her time at the local Elks Lodge in this letter to the editor.

Moscow, Idaho., Lodge No. 249 serves up a heartwarming Thanksgiving feast

posted by KLEWTV on November 26, 2012

Moscow, Idaho., Lodge No. 249 used an ENF Beacon Grant to hold a Thanksgiving dinner for 150 community members from all walks of life.

Augusta, Maine., Lodge No. 964 plays instrumental role in hosting Maine Homeless Veterans Stand Down

posted by Kennebec Journal on November 26, 2012

Augusta, Maine, Lodge No. 964 plays instrumental role in hosting a Stand Down for veterans

Despite Hurricane Sandy, Greater Wildwood, N.J., Lodge No. 1896 able to continue Thanksgiving basket program

posted by Cape May County Herald on November 20, 2012

Despite Hurricane Sandy, Greater Wildwood, N.J., Lodge No. 1896 able to continue Thanksgiving basket program

Thousand Oaks, Calif., Lodge No. 2477 honor local veterans at brunch

posted by Ventura County Star on November 19, 2012

Thousand Oaks, Calif., Lodge No. 2477 honor local veterans at brunch

Osage Community, Mo., Lodge No. 2705 ready to help students with "School 1st Responder Program"

posted by Lake Expo on November 19, 2012

Osage Community, Mo., Lodge No. 2705 was awarded an ENF Impact Grant for $10,000 to start their "School 1st Responder Program."

Petaluma, Calif., Lodge No. 901 gives back to local veterans through a number of programs

posted by Press Democrat on November 18, 2012

Petaluma, Calif., Lodge No. 901 has a number of veterans programs to help out local veterans.

Roanoke, Va., Lodge No. 197 partners with local students to fill food boxes for the needy

posted by WSLS 10 on November 15, 2012

Roanoke, Va., Lodge No. 197 partners with local students to fill food boxes for the needy just in time for Thanksgiving.

Reno, Nev., Lodge No. 597 raises funds for Veterans

posted by Nevada Appeal on November 15, 2012

Reno, Nev., Lodge No. 597 raises over $22,000 for local organizations serving Veterans

Corvallis, Ore., Lodge No. 1413 is at their best using the Promise Grant

posted by Corvallis Gazette-Times on November 13, 2012

Corvallis, Ore., Lodge No. 1413 has three youth events planned for the community using their ENF Promise Grant

Lodi, Calif., Lodge No. 1900 host drug awareness booth

posted by Lodi News-Sentinel on November 8, 2012

Lodi, Calif., Lodge No. 1900 host drug awareness booth and pass out drug awareness material to 180 students.

Hendersonville, N.C., Lodge No. 1616 salutes all veterans

posted by Blue Ridge Times-News Online on November 5, 2012

Hendersonville, N.C., Lodge No. 1616 salutes all veterans through a dinner for veterans in local VA hospital.

Newport, Ky., Lodge No. 273 is an Elks family that gives back

posted by Cinncinnati.com on November 5, 2012

Elks at Newport, Ky., Lodge No. 273 and their programs for youth and veterans are featured in this article.

Hoboken, N.J., Lodge No. 74 provides thousands of hot meals to those affected by Hurricane Sandy

posted by Hoboken Patch on November 5, 2012

Hoboken, N.J., Lodge No. 74 provides thousands of hot meals to those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Gov. Chris Christie, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer toured the Lodge.

Elks at Newark, N.Y., Lodge No. 1249 team up with Sparks the Fire Dog to teach kids about fire safety

posted by Wayne Post on October 30, 2012

Sparks the Fire Dog came to Newark, N.Y., Lodge No. 1249 to educate kids on fire safety.

Sweet Home, Ore., Lodge No. 1972 holds "Elks Care, Elks Share Back-to-School Fair"

posted by The New Era on October 3, 2012

Elks at Sweet Home, Ore., Lodge No. 1972 held a back to school fair for local kids and teachers where they were able to win needed school supplies.

East Liverpool, Ohio., Lodge No. 258 to host smoke detector giveaway for National Fire Prevention Month

posted by The Review on October 24, 2012

Elks at East Liverpool, Ohio., Lodge No. 258 to host smoke detector giveaway for National Fire Prevention Month.

Postdam, N.Y., Lodge No. 2074 receives "Commitment to Community" Award

posted by North Country Now on October 19, 2012

The Postdam Chamber of Commerce named Postdam, N.Y., Lodge No. 2074 their 2012 Commitment to Community Award recipient.

Gaylord Area, Mich., Lodge No. 2544 draws many to Lodge with programs for veterans

posted by Gaylord Herald Times on October 12, 2012

Elks at Gaylord Area, Mich., Lodge No. 2544 draw many to Lodge with programs for veterans in need

Kearney, Nebr., Lodge No. 984 uses Beacon and Promise Grants to run Red Ribbon Week activities

posted by Kearney Hub on October 17, 2012

Elks at Kearney, Nebr., Lodge No. 984 will use their Beacon and Promise Grants combined to run upcoming Red Ribbon Week activities at local schools.

Hamden, Conn., Lodge No. 2224 uses its Gratitude Grant to serve veterans and feed the hungry.

posted by Post-Chronicle on October 4, 2012

Sussex, N.J., Lodge No. 2288 runs family friendly program for kids with special needs

posted by The Advertiser News on September 10, 2012

Sussex, N.J., Lodge No. 2288 runs family friendly program for kids with special needs

Elks at Hamden, Conn., Lodge No. 2224 fill grocery carts for local food pantry

posted by Hamden Patch on September 5, 2012

Hamden, Conn., Lodge No. 2224 use an ENF Gratitude Grant to help those less fortunate in their community.

Elks at Keeseville, N.Y., Lodge No. 2072 provide safe, fun family outings for the community.

posted by Press Republican on September 5, 2012

Elks at Loveland, Colo., Lodge No. 1051 hold blood drive to help those in crisis, remember Sept. 11.

posted by Reporter Herald on September 4, 2012

Elks at Sahurita, Ariz., Lodge No. 2851 help babies in need through "Ginger's Challenge"

posted by Sahurita Sun on August 8, 2012

Elks at Lodge No. 2851 have helped a local food bank collect diapers, clothes and baby food for families in need through "Ginger's Challenge," a baby shower themed supply drive.

Elks at Tahoe-Douglas, Nev., Lodge No. 2670 partner up to fight hunger.

posted by Tahoe Daily Tribune on August 10, 2012

Elks in Sandpoint, Idaho, find success with a youth golf program

posted by Bonner County Daily Bee on August 8, 2012

Sandpoint, Idaho., Lodge No. 1376 used an Impact Grant to start a "Hook-a-Kid on Golf" program.

St. George 'Dixie,' UT., Lodge No. 1743 plans to offer free vision screening for area children

posted by KCSG TV on August 6, 2012

Elks in St. George, UT are planning to use their ENF Promise Grant to provide free vision screenings for kids this coming September.

Linton, Ind., Lodge No. 866 uses Impact Grant to provide handicap accessible playground equipment

posted by Greene County Daily World on August 6, 2012

Elks in Linton, Ind., used their Impact Grant to break ground on new handicap accessible playground equipment for a local park.

Elks at Lynchburg, Va., Lodge No. 321 make a local child's wish come true.

posted by WSET-TV ABC 13 on July 26, 2012

Lodge No. 321 in Lynchburg, Va., used their Gratitude Grant to make a local little boy's wish come true. Thanks to the Elks, James will have the opportunity to go to Disney World.

Hillsdale, Mich., Lodge No. 1575 ensures children have a safe crib to sleep in.

posted by Hillsdale Daily News on July 26, 2012

Elks in Hillsdale, Mich., used an Elks National Foundation grant to provide 14 new cribs to the Hillsdale Community Action Agency.

Poway, Calif., Lodge No. 2543 uses Beacon Grant to start monthly dinners for kids.

posted by Pomerado News on July 27, 2012

Elks in Poway, Calif., are planning to use their 2012-2013 Beacon Grant to start a monthly after-school dinner for area students.

Elks at Oakmont, Penn., Lodge No. 1668 illuminate cemetery's American flag.

posted by Plum-Oakmont Patch on July 20, 2012

Lodge No. 1668 use Gratitude Grant to install new lighting system to ensure the spotlight in on cemetery's American flag during the evening hours.

Elks at Christian County, Mo., Lodge No. 2777 make sure kids start the school year off right.

posted by Springfield News-Leader on July 18, 2012

Using their ENF 2012-2013 Promise Grant and Beacon Grant together, Elks from Lodge No. 2777 plan on helping local elementary school students get the supplies they need for the upcoming school year.

Elks at Winfield, Kans., Lodge no. 732 give back to their community.

posted by The Winfield Daily Courier on July 17, 2012

Elks at Irving, Tex., Lodge No. 2334 mentor students in a literacy program.

posted by Irving Rambler on July 17, 2012

Elks use an ENF Impact Grant to mentor local students, help them improve their literacy, and teach them learn to love reading.

Elks at Santa Barbara, Calif., Lodge No. 613 lend a hand to veterans support group.

posted by Noozhawk on July 17, 2012

Elks use their ENF Impact Grant to support veterans and lend a hand to other veterans support groups.

Elks in Naugatuck, Conn., lend a helping hand to local seniors

posted by RepublicanAmerican on July 14, 2012

With the help of an Elks National Foundation Impact Grant, Lodge No. 967 has become the group to call on for seniors who need help with minor household chores and repairs.

Edgewater-New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Lodge No. 1557 builds community garden to help feed the hungry.

posted by Daytona Beach News Journal on July 6, 2012

Elks used an Elks National Foundation Impact Grant to fight hunger with a community garden.

Livermore-Pleasanton, Calif., Lodge No. 2117 brings community together for Flag Day ceremony.

posted by The Independent on June 22, 2012

Elks honor the flag and its history with a Flag Day ceremony, carrying on a 54 year-old tradition at the Lodge.

Bradenton, Fla., Lodge No. 1511 fights hunger by providing children in need with food over the weekend.

posted by ABC News on June 20, 2012

Elks use an Impact Grant to run the Elks Feeding Empty Little Tummies Project. The project helps to serve thousands of children in the community.

Oswego, N.Y., Lodge No. 271 helps animals in need

posted by Oswego County Today on June 20, 2012

Elks used a Gratitude Grant to help the local animal shelter match pets with families.

Everett, Wash., Lodge No. 479's ELL Pen Pals celebrate literary success

posted by North County Outlook on June 4, 2012

Staci Tuck, the Marysville School District's Pen Pal coordinator, welcomed dozens of elementary students, their teachers and mentors for a special afternoon celebrating the literacy program's success.

Watertown, N.Y., Lodge No. 496 celebrates local soldiers.

posted May 14, 2012

Lexington, Mass., Lodge No. 2204 helps install free smoke alarms.

posted May 14, 2012

Ballard, Wash., Lodge No. 827 is having a good time for the betterment of the community.

posted by Ballard News Tribune on May 14, 2012

Elks in Fond du Lac, Wisc., run art program that helps at-risk teens

posted by Action Publications on April 23, 2012

Elks in West Palm Beach, Fla., Build a Vegetable Garden to Feed People in Need

posted by The Palm Beach Post on April 18, 2012

Elks in Murrells Inlet, S.C., spread patriotism.

posted by Georgetown Times on April 11, 2012

Elks Lodge No. 2797 makes sure American flags are waving proudly on national holidays.

Elks in La Junta, Colo., help build community center

posted by La Junta Tribune Democrat on April 11, 2012

Elks Lodge No. 701 used its Gratitude Grant to contribute to the building fund for a new community center.

Sandpoint, Idaho, Elks driving forward with Youth Golf Program

posted by Bonner County Daily Bee on March 23, 2012

Elks Offer Help and Hope to Youth, Veterans and Community

posted by Indian Country Today on March 22, 2012

Missouri Elks Association brings Bigg Milt Back to Motivate Students

posted by The Lake Today on March 15, 2012

Grant helps Nashua, NH, Lodge No. 720 Support Local Soup Kitchen

posted by Telegraph on March 8, 2012

Members of the Nashua Lodge use their Elks National Foundation Impact Grant to serve their community.

Ocala, Fla., Lodge No. 286 Helps Local Military Families

posted by Ocala.com on March 1, 2012

Lexington, NC, Lodge No. 2527 Helps Local Food Pantry

posted by The-Dispatch on February 28, 2012

The Lexington Elks Lodge 2527 delivered $2,100 worth of food as part of its "2012 Help Our Community" project.

Potsdam, NY, Lodge No. 2074 Spearheads Candy Drive for Returning Soldiers

posted by WWNYTV.com on February 23, 2012

The Potsdam Lodge is spearheading a candy bar drive to meet the USO's need, which is 3,500 candy bars by the end of the month.

Elks Lodges are Hot Again in Seattle

posted by The Seattle Times on February 22, 2012

Scores of 20- and 30-somethings are flocking to two Elks lodges in Seattle, drawn by a stunning view and the chance to give back to the community.

Sussex, NJ, Elks Lodge No. 2288 and Students Join Forces to Help Veterans

posted by The Township Journal on February 16, 2012

A chance reading of a newspaper article led to a beneficial collaboration between Sussex Elks Lodge No. 2288 and the Newton High School Agriculture Department.

McAllen, TX, Lodge No. 1402 Honors Local Police Drug Unit

posted by The Monitor on February 16, 2012

Elks selected the McAllen Special Investigations Unit as one of the entities in the country that most represented the ideals of Enrique Camarena.

Sebastian, FL, Lodge No. 2714 Honored with Flag from Troops

posted by TCPalm on February 15, 2012

The Lodge received a flag from the frontlines of Afghanistan.

Potsdam Elks Lodge Holding Candy Bar Drive for Returning Soldiers

posted by North Country Now on January 9, 2012

Potsdam Elks Lodge #2074 is conducting a Candy Bar Drive through the month of February. The candy bars collected will be donated to the Fort Drum USO.

Mesquite, NV, Lodge No. 2811 is Recognized for Service to Veterans

posted by Mesquite Citizen Journal on February 6, 2012

The Mesquite Elks were honored for their dedication to local veterans.

Mesquite, TX, Lodge No. 2404 Honors Family Killed in Crash

posted by NBCDFW News on February 6, 2012

The Mesquite Lodge is going to honor Leah and James Eason with two scholarships in their name.

Mountain Home Elks Lodge Receives Three Grants

posted by Baxter Bulletin on February 3, 2012

Using an Elks National Foundation grant, Project Manager Patty Underwood will partner with local merchants to support the Food Basket of Mountain Home, which works to support families with children to see that children receive help in fulfilling their nutritional needs.

Elks and Emblem Clubs Represent Service to Community

posted by Coventry Patch on January 2, 2012

The Coventry-West Greenwich Elks Club #2285 located at 42 Nooseneck Hill Rd., West Greenwich is trying to keep up with a myriad of societal and cultural changes since its inception in 1963.

Elks Use Grant to Provide Food for Crisis Center Residents

posted by Tahoe Daily Tribune on February 2, 2012

Tahoe/ Douglas, Nev., Elks Lodge No. 2670 provides food for women and children at a domestic violence shelter in the community.

Elks celebrate legacy, work to stoke membership

posted by Sun Journal on January 31, 2012

New Bern, N.C. Lodge No. 764 celebrates its 110th anniversary this year and the 341-member community-oriented group hopes to celebrate many more birthdays.

Woonsocket Elks are a Force for Good in the Community

posted by The Woonsocket Call on January 30, 2012

Read about how the 109-year-old Woonsocket Elks Lodge No. 850 is one of the most active Lodges in Rhode Island.

Sussex Elks honoring WWII Vets with Free Trip

posted by The Township Journal on January 30, 2012

Sussex Elks Lodge #2288 is offering an all-expenses paid outing for WWII veterans to the New Jersey WWII Memorial in Trenton.

Students Compete in Elks Local Hoop Shoot

posted by Redland Daily Facts on January 24, 2012

Two local shooters representing Redlands Elks Lodge No. 583 recently competed at the Southern California Elks Hoop Shoot competition.

Elks to Host Annual Fish Fry Benefit

posted by Katy Times on January 25, 2012

As a part of its fundraising efforts, the committee sponsors a fish fry each year with the current year’s event scheduled for next Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Katy Elks Lodge located at 1050 Katy Fort Bend Road.

One Man’s Vision: Turn Elks Building into Arts Center

posted by The Beacon News on January 25, 2012

A well-known local Realtor and lawyer is proposing turning the historic downtown Elks Club (Former Lodge #705) building into an arts and cultural center.


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