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Lodge Member Steve Knowles stands beside a completed bunk bed. The Camillus Elks Lodge #2357 joined forces with Sleep in Heavenly Peace on October 13, 2019 to build bunk beds for children who might otherwise sleep on the floor. Sleep in Heavenly Peace's motto is "No kid sleeps on the floor in our town". We were able to purchase supplies with a $2,500 grant provided by Elks National Foundation. (10/13/19)

Lodge Member Steve Knowles stands beside a completed bunk bed. The Camillus Elks Lodge #2357 joined forces with Sleep in Heavenly Peace on October 13, 2019 to build bunk beds for children who might otherwise sleep on the floor. Sleep in Heavenly Peace's motto is "No kid sleeps on the floor in our town". We were able to purchase supplies with a $2,500 grant provided by Elks National Foundation. (10/13/19)

Volunteer member Merry Varkett swings a hammer  as she participates in building bunk beds. Beds are built for children who may otherwise sleep on the floor. (10/13/19)

Volunteer member Merry Varkett swings a hammer as she participates in building bunk beds. Beds are built for children who may otherwise sleep on the floor. (10/13/19)



Dennis Fogg (right) Director of Volunteer Services at The Syracuse Veterans Administration Hospital presents a Certificate of Appreciation to Camillus Elks Lodge ER Jim Roe (center) and Lodge Veterans Affairs Director Bob Mario for the support our Lodge provides to enhance the comfort of th hospital's residents. (10/25/19)

Dennis Fogg (right) Director of Volunteer Services at The Syracuse Veterans Administration Hospital presents a Certificate of Appreciation to Camillus Elks Lodge ER Jim Roe (center) and Lodge Veterans Affairs Director Bob Mario for the support our Lodge provides to enhance the comfort of th hospital's residents. (10/25/19)

Veterans are honored by water cannons as they return from their Honor Flight to Washington, DC on September 28, 2019. The Camillus Elks Lodge was please to donate funds made possible by an ENF  Gratitude Grant. (9/28/19)

Veterans are honored by water cannons as they return from their Honor Flight to Washington, DC on September 28, 2019. The Camillus Elks Lodge was please to donate funds made possible by an ENF Gratitude Grant. (9/28/19)



Our Lodge is proud to welcome disabled veterans to our monthly Sunday breakfasts. Another means of expressing our appreciation for the sacrifices they have made. (October 27, 2019)

Our Lodge is proud to welcome disabled veterans to our monthly Sunday breakfasts. Another means of expressing our appreciation for the sacrifices they have made. (October 27, 2019)

Treasurer Bob McIntyre, PDDGER Rocco Arcaro, and Veterans' Affairs Chairman Bob Maraio deliver supplies to the Harrison Courtsey Room at the Syracuse International Airport. Supplies are intended to comfort active duty military personnel as they travel through the airport. (2019)

Treasurer Bob McIntyre, PDDGER Rocco Arcaro, and Veterans' Affairs Chairman Bob Maraio deliver supplies to the Harrison Courtsey Room at the Syracuse International Airport. Supplies are intended to comfort active duty military personnel as they travel through the airport. (2019)



ER Lee Ireland presents a $1,500 check to John Paddock Honor Flight Vice President and co-founder of Honor Flight Syracuse. "This gift will help cover travel expenses of our Veterans on future Honor Flights" stated Randy Flath President of Honor Flight Syracuse. "The Elks are humbled in assisting Veterans who served and sacrificed during WWII, the Korean War and Viet Nam war." (May 2019)

ER Lee Ireland presents a $1,500 check to John Paddock Honor Flight Vice President and co-founder of Honor Flight Syracuse. "This gift will help cover travel expenses of our Veterans on future Honor Flights" stated Randy Flath President of Honor Flight Syracuse. "The Elks are humbled in assisting Veterans who served and sacrificed during WWII, the Korean War and Viet Nam war." (May 2019)

The Camillus Elks Lodge is in the center of NYS and is at the Heart of the Erie Canal.

The Camillus Elks Lodge is in the center of NYS and is at the Heart of the Erie Canal.



Secretary Cheryl Chesneski and Treasurer Bob McIntyre (right) are joined by the winner of a recent Queen of Hearts jackpot. (2019)

Secretary Cheryl Chesneski and Treasurer Bob McIntyre (right) are joined by the winner of a recent Queen of Hearts jackpot. (2019)

PER Jay Mason, Veterans Affairs Chairman Bob Maraio, and Treasurer Bob McIntyre deliver items for the Military Comfort Room at the Syracuse airport. These supplies, hopefully, make active military members more comfortable as they travel. (2018)

PER Jay Mason, Veterans Affairs Chairman Bob Maraio, and Treasurer Bob McIntyre deliver items for the Military Comfort Room at the Syracuse airport. These supplies, hopefully, make active military members more comfortable as they travel. (2018)



The Camillus Elks Lodge takes pride in supporting Vets. Lodge Secretary Cheryl Chesneski recently assisted in delivering and serving a pasta dinner to residents at the Syracuse VA Hospital. Each month we provide a pasta dinner and a pizza dinner to help improve the moral of the residents. (June 2019)

The Camillus Elks Lodge takes pride in supporting Vets. Lodge Secretary Cheryl Chesneski recently assisted in delivering and serving a pasta dinner to residents at the Syracuse VA Hospital. Each month we provide a pasta dinner and a pizza dinner to help improve the moral of the residents. (June 2019)

Secretary Cheryl Chesneski, ER Jim Roe, Trustee Stan Chesneski, PER Lee Ireland, and Treasurer Bob McIntyre present 30 - $25.00 Walmart gift certificates to the Jordan Elbridge School District for their Holiday Bazaar. This gift was made available through a Gratitude Grant for ENF. (November 2018)

Secretary Cheryl Chesneski, ER Jim Roe, Trustee Stan Chesneski, PER Lee Ireland, and Treasurer Bob McIntyre present 30 - $25.00 Walmart gift certificates to the Jordan Elbridge School District for their Holiday Bazaar. This gift was made available through a Gratitude Grant for ENF. (November 2018)



PER Lee Ireland, Trustee Stan Chesneski, Secretary Cheryl Chesneski, Lecturing Knight Joe Andrews and Treasurer Bob McIntyre present 30 - $25.00 Walmart gift certificates to he Administration at Central Square School District. The donation was made possible by an ENF Gratitude Grant. (December 2018)

PER Lee Ireland, Trustee Stan Chesneski, Secretary Cheryl Chesneski, Lecturing Knight Joe Andrews and Treasurer Bob McIntyre present 30 - $25.00 Walmart gift certificates to he Administration at Central Square School District. The donation was made possible by an ENF Gratitude Grant. (December 2018)

Each August, Lodge members and friends enjoy a day of horse racing with a bus trip to the Saratoga Race Track. (August 2019)

Each August, Lodge members and friends enjoy a day of horse racing with a bus trip to the Saratoga Race Track. (August 2019)



Rick Lopez works hard to place new Elks lodge sign on the building while Red Flaherty assists

Rick Lopez works hard to place new Elks lodge sign on the building while Red Flaherty assists

On Sunday May 13th, members and adults of Boy Scout Troop 60 located in Warners, NY assisted our Lodge in serving over 450 breakfasts to patrons who came out to celebrate Mother’s Day.  For numerous years now, Troop 60 Scouts, and their Leaders and parents, have assisted our Lodge in serving breakfasts to our friends and neighbors who  come out to enjoy our monthly breakfasts. Troop 60 also helps with our annual Fall grounds cleanup and they participate in our June Flag Day Ceremony and at our annual  December Memorial Service. On Sunday our Lodge, with great gratitude to them, presented the Troop with a check for $750.00 to assist in buying camping equipment and supplies. The funds for the gift came from a Community Gratitude Grant recently received from the Elks National Foundation.

On Sunday May 13th, members and adults of Boy Scout Troop 60 located in Warners, NY assisted our Lodge in serving over 450 breakfasts to patrons who came out to celebrate Mother’s Day. For numerous years now, Troop 60 Scouts, and their Leaders and parents, have assisted our Lodge in serving breakfasts to our friends and neighbors who come out to enjoy our monthly breakfasts. Troop 60 also helps with our annual Fall grounds cleanup and they participate in our June Flag Day Ceremony and at our annual December Memorial Service. On Sunday our Lodge, with great gratitude to them, presented the Troop with a check for $750.00 to assist in buying camping equipment and supplies. The funds for the gift came from a Community Gratitude Grant recently received from the Elks National Foundation.



2018 Elk of the Year, Mike Church

2018 Elk of the Year, Mike Church

2018-2019 Ladies Auxiliary Officers

2018-2019 Ladies Auxiliary Officers




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