Elks in the News

Elks Lodge car show is back on the road again

posted July 13, 2023

Elks in Arizona Host Outdoor Hoop Shoot

posted by Apache Junction Gold Canyon Independent on March 24, 2021

Elks Donate Spotlight Grant to Local Nursery

posted by The Union on February 19, 2021

Santa Clarita, Calif., Lodge No. 2379 Support Local Senior Center with Food and Supply Donation

posted by The Signal on September 28, 2020

Elks Support Madison Community House with $5,000 Donation

posted by New Jersey Hills on September 28, 2020

Elks Care, Elks Share with Food Bank Donations

posted June 11, 2020

Elks #StayHomeStayHealthy in Vancouver, WA

posted by Clark Count Live on April 16, 2020

Plano fourth-grader wins state basketball free throw competition

posted by The Dallas Morning News on February 28, 2020

Just two words are sufficient when Alexis Wong steps up to the free throw line on a basketball court: “Count it.”

Full hearts and shopping carts: Elks Lodge treats kids in need to $7,000 shopping spree

posted by Arizona Daily Sun on December 17, 2019

For 25 years, Flagstaff, Ariz., Lodge No. 499 has been going above-and-beyond for local youth at their Christmas Children's Shopping Spree.

Pay It Forward: Sun City Elks singers perform for memory loss patients

posted October 7, 2019

Every Friday, members of the Sun City Elks perform at memory care facilities in the West Valley, hoping to brighten the spirits of patients with Alzheimer's Disease and dementia.

Elks Lodge funds changing station for students with special needs

posted September 26, 2019

Local Elks Lodge Marks 11 Years Of Glasses Donations

posted September 5, 2019

Inola Boy First from Town to Make Elks Hoop Shoot National Finals, Places Fourth

posted by Fox News on May 8, 2019

Waynesboro Elks Lodge donates 174 shoes

posted April 15, 2019

Two Hoop Shooters from Maine Score Spots in National Finals

posted by WAGM TV on March 18, 2019

Elementary schools receive supplies from Elks Lodge

posted March 14, 2019

Past Hoop Shoot Contestants Meet Again, 6 Years Later

posted by Olean Times Herald on March 14, 2019

Elks Lodge gives a helping hand to the next generation

posted February 28, 2019

Onancock 1766 PER Wayde Fowler Given Unsung Virginian Award

posted February 12, 2019

Elks Lodge raises money for Beacon of Hope homeless shelter

posted by WKYT on January 10, 2019

Hoop Shoot in Jackson Hole, Wyo., Lodge No. 1713

posted by Jackson Hole News & Guide on December 13, 2018

Elks honor past members at annual ceremony

posted by The Southwest Times on December 11, 2018

Members of Pulaski Lodge 1067 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks recently held a service for members of the club who died this past year. The tradition of honoring members who have passed away is held at every Elks Lodge in the country and occurs every year in early December.

ENF Scholarships Featured through Cadillac, Mich., Lodge No. 680

posted by 9 & 10 News on September 19, 2018

Marshall County Lodge Hosts Fishing Trip for Veterans with PTSD

posted by WPSD Local 6 on June 23, 2018

The Elks Lodge used a $2,000 grant to take 20 veterans experiencing PTSD on a special fishing trip.

Griebel Family Practices with Samantha for 2018 Hoop Shoot National Finals

posted by WTAJ on April 16, 2018

Samantha Griebel returns to the Hoop Shoot National Finals with her three sisters and parents by her side this weekend. She hopes to earn a second National Championship.

Hoop Shoot National Finalist Heading to Chicago to Represent New Washington, Indiana

posted by Wave 3 News on April 9, 2018

Mason Arthur practices free throws for at least an hour a day, and he's excited to compete in Chicago. Mason has just one thing on his mind when it comes to the Finals: winning.

Hoop Shoot Competitor Featured in Google Cloud Ad

posted by USA Today on April 4, 2018

Karolina Ramirez may only be 9 years old, but she's already making quite a stir in the basketball world as a "phenom." She has also competed in two Hoop Shoot competitions, but hasn't made it to the National Finals—yet.

2017 Hoop Shoot National Finalist Shoots 400 Free Throws Almost Daily

posted by Wilkes Journal-Patriot on March 16, 2018

Ralee Bare has spent almost every day in the gym, sometimes shooting over 400 free throws. Her practice has paid off as she becomes a National Finalist.

Tawas Area Elks Lodge Partners with Youth on Boat Building Project

posted by Iosco County News-Herald on March 6, 2018

Tawas Area Elks Lodge No. 2525 is using Anniversary and Beacon grants to build a boat with Iosco County Family Court’s Juvenile Enhanced Accountability Program (JEAP).

Hoop Shoot Dad Learns Lesson from Son

posted by Town of Paradise Valley Independent on February 21, 2018

Jason Rose thought he was helping his young sons learn a lesson by training for and competing in their local Hoop Shoot. In the end, his sons learned valuable lessons from the contests and he learned an important lesson from his sons.

Michigan Elks Mark 150 Milestone

posted February 21, 2018

Tucker Monroe Gets Perfect Hoop Shoot Score, Advances to Region 9

posted by The Daily Post-Athenian on February 16, 2018

After making 25 out of 25 baskets, Tucker Monroe will be advancing to the Region 9 Hoop Shoot competition.

Oshkosh Elks Donate Winter Boots, Sneakers and Socks to Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh

posted by The Northwestern on January 23, 2018

The Lodge supplied over 50 children with shoes for the winter season using an Anniversary Grant.

Adrian Profumo Hopes to Make '100 Million' Baskets at Hoop Shoot's State Competition

posted by Craig Daily Press on January 18, 2018

Westminster, Md., Lodge No. 2277 uses Beacon and Gratitude Grants to partner with Live Hope Laugh hosting A Night of Giving.

posted by Carroll County Times on December 21, 2017

Calumet, Mich., Lodge No. 404 spread Christmas cheer with a CIP grant.

posted by Fox UP on December 10, 2017

Traverse City, Mich., Lodge No. 323 utilizes their Impact Grant to provide Summer Care Packs for Kids

posted by Up North Live on August 22, 2017

Elks in Morgantown, West Virginia honor 30 Students with Scholarships

posted August 15, 2017

In Morgantown, WV, 30 students were awarded with scholarships by the Elks National Foundation.

Pratt, Kans., Lodge No. 1451 uses a Beacon Grant to Donate Food for Christmas in July.

posted by Pratt Tribune on August 7, 2017

Barre, Vt. Lodge No. 1535 uses a Gratitude Grant to Help Veterans.

posted by The Northfield News on August 3, 2017

San Antonio, Texas, Lodge No.1880 uses a Promise Grant to Provide Mentorship Programs for Kids.

posted by Standard-Times on August 2, 2017

Canton, Ill., Lodge No. 626 uses a Beacon Grant to Provide Lunches for Kids.

posted August 1, 2017

LaGrange, Ga., Lodge No. 1804 uses a Grant to Host Pet Adoption Event

posted by LaGrange Daily News on July 12, 2017

Apache Junction, Ariz., Lodge No. 2349 uses a Beacon Grant to fund the Sock Hop

posted June 28, 2017

Ontario, Ore., Lodge No. 1690 Honor Veterans at Annual Fishing Trip

posted by The Argus Observer on June 23, 2017

Ashland, Ore., Lodge No., 944 use a Gratitude Grant to combat youth suicide

posted by Ashland Daily Tidings on June 5, 2017

Jason Hull Celebrates his Hoop Shoot Journey

posted by The Dalles Chronicle on May 31, 2017

West Milford, N.J., Lodge No. 2236 Recognized for Their Service

posted by The West Milford Messanger on May 16, 2017

Tawas Area Elks Lodge No. 2525 uses Promise Grant to plant 10,000 daffodil bulbs along bike path.

posted by Ioscos County News Herald on May 11, 2017

Sussex, N.J. Lodge No. 2288 host a Motorcycle ride that raises funds for pets

posted by The Advertiser-News on May 4, 2017

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