The American Rescue Plan (ARP) legislation signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021 both the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Paycheck Protection Program 2 (PPP2) has opened up both programs to additional non-profits including Section 501(c)(8) organizations. This will now allow any Lodge that meets the requirements of the programs to […]
SPRINGFIELD ILLINOIS ELKS LODGE #158 MEMBER AND WWII VETERAN HONORED Colleen Fischer, Community Ambassador for Mission BBQ. Mission BBQ opened the first location on September 11, 2011, as a way to support military, police, firefighters, and first responders. They held their Grand opening on January 25, 2021. The Guest of Honor was John Phillipich, Springfield […]
Attached is a photo that includes two Quincy Elks Lodge #100 Members who dressed as Santa Claus (Marshal Grimsley) and Mrs. Santa Claus (Linda Grimsley) who were joined by a couple of Grinch’s and toured windows outside of our local nursing homes to wish everyone a Merry Christmas.
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Members of Champaign-Urbana Lodge 2497 Presented a check for $500 to Jared White and Lovetta Ash Simpson of the Prairieland Boy Scout Council
Military Veterans of Champaign/Urbana Lodge #2497 present check for $500 to Retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Jill Henry for the WIMSA Foundation. The work of LT Col Henry and the WIMSA foundation helps support women in the military nationwide for different projects.
The $2500 money used for the voucher program will provide a need for those that need assistance with clothing or home furnishings. It is typically used for those to aid in getting employment. Many times the vouchers will be written for those that need a nice outfit for interviews. Emergency situations also arise in households, […]
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Quincy Elks lodge #100 distributed 2500 items at $2000 in non perishable food items to our local Salvation Army food pantry. This month will be especially trying for individuals in our area due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The food will provide a family the food to enjoy a dinner during the month of July. The […]