MD NORTH CENTRAL
District No. 3680

ELKS DRUG AWARENESS PROGRAM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

** ELKS DRUG AWARENESS PROGRAM **

 

WWW.ELKSKIDSZONE.ORG

 

~ ESSEX, MD LODGE #1866 HAS AN ACTIVE ELKS DRUG AWARENESS PROGRAM (DAP), EACH YEAR: 

 

 

  • SPRING DAPROGRAMS:
    • [1,000] ELKS DAP BOOKMARKS ARE PLACED IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS (ES) - MEDIA CENTERS / LIBRARIES, IN EASTERN BALTIMORE COUNTY. THERE ARE [42] ES IN EASTERN BALTIMORE COUNTY WITHIN THE LODGE BOUNDARIES = [42,000] ELKS DAP BOOKMARKS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • SUMMER DAPROGRAMS: ?
    • [1,500ELKS DAP BOOKMARKS ARE PLACED IN THE BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES, IN EASTERN BALTIMORE COUNTY. THERE ARE [8] PUBLIC LIBRARIES IN EASTERN BALTIMORE COUNTY WITHIN THE LODGE BOUNDARIES = [12,000ELKS DAP BOOKMARKS. 

 

  • NNO - NATIONAL NIGHT OUT - AGAINST CRIME - OUR LODGE IS PLANNING A COMMUNITY COOKOUT WITH A MOON BOUNCE AND A FEW POLICE DISPLAYS TO HELP FIGHT AGAINST CRIME IN OUR COMMUNITIES. THIS IS A DRUG & ALCOHOL FREE EVENT WHERE NEIGHBORS TURN ON THEIR FRONT PORCH LIGHTS AND JOIN TOGETHER TO SHOW UNITY AGAINST CRIME IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS!! THIS IS ALWAYS ON THE FIRST TUESDAY EVENING IN AUGUST EACH YEAR FROM 6:00 PM TO DUSK.

 

  • SPLISH / SPLASH SAFETY DAY - OUR LODGE HAS TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF ENF CIP - BEACON GRANT TO PROVIDE A DAY OF COMMUNITY FUN ON THE FRONT LAWN OF OUR LODGE. THIS IS A DRUG & ALCOHOL FREE EVENT THAT PROVIDES A VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES FOR THE KIDS;
    • GIANT 22 FT WATER SLIDES
    • WATER SLIP & SLIDES
    • SMALL CHILDREN'S SWIMMING POOLS
    • ELKS DAP TRAILER / DISPLAY
    • ELKS DAP ITEMS
    • POLICE DEPT DISPLAYS
    • FIRE DEPT DISPLAYS
    • EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS DISPLAYS (FEMA/MEMA)
    • FACE PAINTING
    • WATER BALLOON TOSS COMPETITION
    • FOOD & SOFT DRINKS
    • SOMETIMES THE POLICE HELICOPTER / MEDI-VAC HELICOPTER / MEDICAL HELICOPTER, ETC.  

 

 

 

 

  • FALL DAP PROGRAMS:
    • ESSEX DAY FESTIVAL - WHERE MANY DISPLAYS AND EVENTS ARE HELD IN THE STREETS OF DOWNTOWN ESSEX, MARYLAND. OUR LODGE PLANS EACH YEAR TO PRESENT A DRUG AWARENESS DISPLAY DURING THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON (3rd SUNDAY IN SEPTEMBER EACH YEAR). THIS ANNUAL EVENT IS A CELEBRATION WHERE THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE GATHER AND HAVE A GREAT DAY, WITH A MIDWAY, FOOD, DISPLAYS, & OTHER EVENTS. 

 

  • "RED RIBBON CELEBRATION" - EACH YEAR FROM OCTOBER 23-31, THE NATIONAL RED RIBBON CELEBRATION IS HELD IN HONOR OF DEA - S/A ENRIQUE CAMARENA, WHO WAS KIDNAPPED, TORTURED, & BRUTALLY MURDERED AS HE INVESTIGATED THE IMPORTING OF MARIJUANA INTO THE U.S. OUR LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS ARE PROVIDED RED RIBBONS & DAP STICKERS TO WEAR DURING THESE [9] DAYS OF CELEBRATION. 

  • NNO - NATIONAL NIGHT OUT - AGAINST CRIME - OUR LODGE IS PLANNING A COMMUNITY COOKOUT WITH A MOON BOUNCE AND A FEW POLICE DISPLAYS TO HELP FIGHT AGAINST CRIME IN OUR COMMUNITIES. THIS IS A DRUG & ALCOHOL FREE EVENT WHERE NEIGHBORS TURN ON THEIR FRONT PORCH LIGHTS AND JOIN TOGETHER TO SHOW UNITY AGAINST CRIME IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS!! THIS IS ALWAYS ON THE FIRST TUESDAY EVENING IN OCTOBER EACH YEAR FROM 6:00 PM TO DUSK.

 

  • CRIME PREVENTION & SAFETY DAY - OUR LODGE HAS TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF ENF CIP - PROMISE GRANT TO PROVIDE A DAY OF COMMUNITY FUN ON THE FRONT LAWN OF OUR LODGE DURING CRIME PREVENTION MONTH.  THIS IS A DRUG & ALCOHOL FREE EVENT THAT PROVIDES A VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES FOR THE KIDS;
    • GIANT 22 FT MOON BOUNCE / DRY SLIDES
    • ELKS DAP TRAILER / DISPLAY
    • ELKS DAP ITEMS
    • RED BALLOON RELEASE
    • POLICE DEPT DISPLAYS
    • FIRE DEPT DISPLAYS
    • LOCAL HOSPITAL DISPLAYS (JOHNS HOPKINS & MEDSTAR)
    • FACE PAINTING
    • HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARADE WITH PRIZES
    • FOOD & SOFT DRINKS 
    • SOMETIMES THE POLICE HELICOPTER / MEDI-VAC HELICOPTER / MEDICAL HELICOPTER, ETC.  

 

  • [1,000ELKS DAP BOOKMARKS ARE PLACED IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS (ES) - MEDIA CENTERS / LIBRARIES, IN EASTERN BALTIMORE COUNTY. THERE ARE [42] ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN EASTERN BALTIMORE COUNTY - WITHIN THE LODGE BOUNDARIES = [42,000ELKS DAP BOOKMARKS.

 

  • Elks’ Children’s Halloween Party:
    • ELKS DAP Display with DAP items – this event is presented by our Lodge Youth Activities Committee (YAC) and usually is the Sunday before Halloween Day (October 31).  

 

 

 

 

  • WINTER DAPROGRAMS
    • HOLIDAY ALCOHOL AWARENESS : 
      • This includes;
        • PSA's & Lodge Bulletin Informational reminders “NOT TO LET MEMBERS DRINK & DRIVE”!!

 

  • Elks’ Children’s CHRISTMAS  Party:
    • ELKS DAP Display with DAP items – this event is presented by our Lodge Youth Activities Committee (YAC) and usually is the Sunday before Christmas Day (December 25).   

 

ELROY T. ELK AS SANTA AR CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PARTY

 

  • Elks’ DAP COLORING BOOK POSTER CONTEST:
    • Several Elementary Schools in our local area will be presented with the opportunity to have their students enter into our annual ELKS DAP Coloring Book Poster Contest. Winners advance to the District Contest and then to the State Association Contest, with the State Winner being placed into the National ELKS DAP COLORING BOOK!!

 

  • REPLENISH SUPPLY OF [1,500ELKS DAP BOOKMARKS ARE PLACED IN THE BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES, IN EASTERN BALTIMORE COUNTY. THERE ARE [8] PUBLIC LIBRARIES IN EASTERN BALTIMORE COUNTY WITHIN THE LODGE BOUNDARIES = [12,000ELKS DAP BOOKMARKS

 

 

 

 

*** THE MEMBERS OF ESSEX LODGE # 1866 SUPPORTS OTHER PROGRAMS THROUGHOUT THE ELK's YEAR (APRIL-MARCH). THIS ALLOWS US TO MEET OUR NEIGHBORS AND GET A COALITION WITH OUR SCHOOLS & PUBLIC LIBRARIES. 

 

ELKS & MARVEL PARTNER TOGETHER

 

 

COMICS: "AVENGERS - NEVER ALONE"

 

COMICS: "FANTASTIC 4 - HARD CHOICES"

 

 

 

 

 

"ELROY T. ELK" MASCOT COSTUME

 

BOOKMARKS WITH ELROY T. ELK & FANTASTIC 4

 

POSTERS

 

BOOKMARKS

 


 


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