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 […]