Johnson County Elks Lodge, which was instituted in November to become the IEA’s first new lodge in 50 years, was the recipient of some lodge hand-me-downs to equip their new lodge. Johnson County Lodge Exalted Ruler Norman Suits, left, receives the Elks clock, formerly owned by the now-defunct Dalton Lodge. He is accompanied, from left, […]
Bagpipes The performs to conclude the introduction of Grand Lodge and IEA officials at the dinner highlighting the IEA Mid-Winter Meeting in Springfield in January.
Cyndy Leininger, representing Bloomington Lodge 281 and the West District (front center) was named of the Year at the IEA Mid-Winter Meeting in January. She is flanked by Carol Schwoebel, representing Fairview Heights and West Central District, left, and Dolores Tomsheck, representing Des Plaines 1526 and North District. In back are: Grand Lodge First Lady […]
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Johnson County Elks are well aware of the “Riddle” that was instrumental in the formation of their lodge, Johnson County Lodge 2880. “It was David Riddle’s dream to form the lodge,” said Kevin MacDonald, one of the lodge’s charter members and current lodge public relations chairman. “ He died in January 2015, and his wife […]
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