Tune in at 7 p.m. P.S.T. on February 16 for a live broadcast from the Order’s 150th birthday party at Downey, Calif., Lodge. The show will feature remarks from the G.E.R., interviews, videos, a Toast (on E.S.T.), and a big announcement about the celebration in San Antonio!
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the national fraternal order first formed in postbellum America, is celebrating its 150th birthday on Feb. 16. But calling the Elks a mere “fraternal order” or a “social club” belies its importance, says Greg Verdun, the secretary of Pontiac Elks Lodge 1019 and vice president (and president-elect) of […]
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Once again it’s time for the fun and fraternity of the Grand Lodge Convention, to be held this year in San Antonio, Texas! Planning to attend? Get Your Hotel Reservation Form Here! Reservation Deadline is May 29, 2108
The 2018 State Elks Golf Tournament will be held in Springfield at Lincoln Greens Golf Course on Lake Springfield. The 2-day tournament will be held on July 20th and 21st. Practice rounds may be scheduled on Thursday, July 19th – see the Tournament FAQs for more details including lodging and tournament/lodge events. The Tournament Information Sheet also provides detailed […]
To register to attend the Illinois Elks State Meeting please complete and return the registration form linked below. January 2018 Registration Form
Per 3rd VP Jeff Rodier all parking garages are open and available at the Wydham Hotel.
Strengthening Elkdom Through Community Awareness In December Chicago, IL –Local Elks Lodges from every state, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Panama Canal Zone will be busy helping our communities this holiday season. Thousands of needy families will receive food baskets and presents. Elk volunteers will visit thousands of hospitalized Veterans that have protected our freedoms. […]
Springfield Illinois Elks Lodge # 158 hosted Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day December 7th, 2017 at the lodge on Lake Springfield. PER Bobby Edwards and Exalted Ruler Tom Duffy Jr accepted a proclamation from Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner declaring December 7th, 2017 as “Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day” in Illinois. Governor Rauner thanked the Elks for their […]