Members of Marion Lodge 800 put an Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to good use by funding a Back to School Party for district school children. Kids enjoyed food, various games and all received prizes. The party team, from left, was made up of Becky Bourland, Michelle Hamilton, Barb Bourland, Rose Davidson, Jackie Welch, and Lori Tonazzi. Also assisting but not pictured were Ted Clendenin and Mikey Thomas.
A flatbed full of school supplies was delivered to district schools. From left are: Marion Elk Becky Bourland; Lisa Drury, parent liaison for the school district; and Marion Elk Ted Clendenin.