To be eligible for membership in the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, you must be a citizen of the United States at least the age of 21 who believes in God.
You must be sponsored by a member of the Elks. Your sponsor will give you an application for membership. Return your completed application to your sponsor. Your application will be read at a Lodge meeting, your name published in the Newsletter, and forwarded to the Investigating Committee who will notify you to arrange for an interview.
After the interview is concluded, the committee will report to the Lodge. The members will then vote on your membership within 60 days.
If the vote is affirmed, you will be asked to attend Orientation where you will learn more about the programs and charities of the Order and when you will be initiated.
As an member you may
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