The Illinois Elks Association named its 2017-18 veteran volunteers of the year for men and women at its Annual Meeting in May. They are Dolores Tomsheck of the Des Plaines Lodge 1526 Ladies of the Elks and Stan Hayes of Centralia Lodge 493. Tomsheck, a Lady Elks since 2007, took over the organization’s veterans programs […]
State Elks Registration 2017 THURSDAY, JUNE 22nd – Practice round special: Begin at 12 noon. Advance tee time reservations required. Call Madison pro shop (309) 673-7161 tell them you are participating in State Elks Tournament. HANDICAPPING – Net scores will be calculated using “USGA Modified Peoria Handicap System”. FRIDAY, JUNE 23rd – Seniors & Ladies […]
Elks care. Elks share. And, so do Elks Hoop Shoot contestants! Armed with a big heart and an accurate free throw shot, Hoop Shoot contestants find creative ways to make a meaningful difference in their communities.
Grand Exalted Ruler Michael F. Zellen said on the annual GER visit to Illinois in January that IEA members should be proud of the programs they provide in their communities. “As you participate in the worthy community activities of your lodge, remember it is important that your lodge gets credit in the eyes of the […]
Mt. Vernon Lodge 819 won the IEA ritual team competition at the Mid-Winter Meeting in January. Mt. Vernon beat Champaign-Urbana Lodge 2497 to win top honors. Front from left are: Lecturing Knight Larry George, candidate Kari Docherty, Exalted Ruler David Bowling, Leading Knight John Tucker and Chaplain Debbie Summers. In back are: IEA Sponsor Lou […]