As part of our Spotlight Grant, the lodge was able to purchase $2000 of items desperately in need for the Vet Center on Pine Street in Syracuse. Items purchased included cleaning supplies, toiletries, socks, t-shirts, underwear, blankets, and snacks. Pictured is Exalted Ruler Jay Mason, Camillus Elks Veteran's Chair Bob Maraio, and Veteran's Director Steve Lockwood. How amazing it is that we can make this huge impact to our community through donations our members have made. Thanks so much to each and everyone of you for making it happen!!!!
Camillus Elks Lodge 2367 recognized many individuals from the community at the lodge meeting. Officer Thomas Skardinski and Detective Anthony Gucciardi of the Camillus Police Department along with Exalted Ruler Jay Mason received medals for their service giving back to the community along with a Certificate of Service and an American Flag pin.
Camillus Elks Lodge #2367 continues to give back to the community. Camillus Elks took on a month long lodge event to have a food canned drive for the Samaritan Center where our own Exalted Ruler Jay Mason volunteers on a regular basis. And doing what our lodge always does, they stepped up and did an amazing job.
Camillus Elks Lodge 2367 presents a check of $1000 from our Gratitude Grant to the Camillus Town Shop Youth Center. The Youth center just celebrated their 50th anniversary of providing local youth a place in their community where they can find guidance, support, and companionship, along with having enriching, cultural, recreational, and community service experiences. Their motto is "Honoring the Ideas of Young People".
What an amazing Father's Day it was!! Breakfast at the Camillus Elks Lodge was successful with the help of our volunteers and Warner's Boy Scout Troop 60!! As part f our Gratitude Grant $1000 was donated to the Boy Scout Troop to help with camping supplies etc. These boys do so much for our lodge, it was a privilege to give back to them.
Exalted Ruler Jay Mason presents Heidi Soine, the Development Coordinator at the Food Bank of Central New York with a $350 check to help provide food for individuals in need. There motto is "Do Right and Feed Everyone" and the Camillus Lodge is helping the agency do that. Camillus Elks Lodge giving back to the community.
The Camillus Elks Lodge made good use of their 2020 Gratitude Grant. Shown here are PER Jay Mason giving a check for $1,000.00 to Mary Beth Frey, Executive Director of the Samaritan Center. In addition, the Lodge donated $1,000.00 to The Food Bank of CNY, and $500.00 to ECHO Meals on Wheels. The grant was made available through Elks National Foundation. 4/2020
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