STEP IT UP PROGRAM This was our third year working with the First Baptist Church in Elgin to provide brand new shoes to as many children in our community as possible for the beginning of the new school year. The program has been going on for nine years. Elgin Elks Lodge #737 wanted to give […]
ELKS Drug Awareness Program and the DEA partners with SMOSH, a widely popular digital comedy youth-targeted site for a powerful & emotionally driven campaign to bring awareness to the long-term effects of drugs through the organization’s very first digital and social anti-drug campaign. WHAT: New brand campaign features the SMOSH cast highlighting the devastating physical […]
More than 20 Elks members gathered in Marion in September to witness the graduation of the This Able Veteran program. Corkie, the Elks-sponsored dog was presented to his veteran, Jose Quiros.
Dave Edwards of Mt. Vernon Lodge displays the plaque honoring him as the loyal knight of the 2016-17 west division All American ritual team.
Champaign-Urbana Lodge 2497 won three chairs and Mt. Vernon won two in the IEA individual chairs ritual competition in Springfield in September.
The Illinois Elks Association recognizes the 2016-17 Scholarship recipients of the Mike Manning Award, the Pete Matson Award, the Kenny Beltz Award and the Bill Leas Award for the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation.
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Upcoming Take-Back Day Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:00 am – 2:00 pm The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which will take place on Saturday, October 28, 2017. This is a great opportunity for those who missed the previous events, or who have subsequently accumulated unwanted, unused prescription drugs, to safely […]
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You are cordially invited to attend our Grand Opening Ceremony and Celebration for Harrisburg BPOE #1058 on Saturday September 9, 2017. This event will be at our brand new lodge located at 220 Vince Ashley Dr. Harrisburg, IL 62946. The event is set to begin with a fish fry from noon-5. Our official ceremony will […]