The IEA, at its Annual Meeting in May, named its state winners in the Grand Lodge All American Lodge Contest A. Winners will go on to compete for national honors at the Elks National Convention in San Antonio in July. Receiving awards from IEA Sponsor Lou Sulsberger, left, and IEA Lodge Activities Chairman Dennis Bierman, […]
The IEA, at its Annual Meeting in May, named its top lodges in per-member contributions to the Elks National Foundaion for 2017-18. Receiving awards from IEA Sponsor Lou Sulsberger, left, and IEA ENF Chairman Jason Martin, right, for their respective lodges and in the membership divisions in which they competed, from left, are: Dekalb 765 […]
IEA National Veterans Service Chairman Bob Kane has a capable assistant who helps him in his routine trips to area veterans home. That assistant is James R. Hertenstein of Mt. Vernon Lodge 819, who was named 2017-18 IEA Veteran Volunteer of the Year for men at the Annual Meeting in May. “Jim goes every month […]
IEA 2nd Vice-President Jeff Rodier reports that he has received the hotel confirmation numbers from the Hilton in San Antonio for the upcoming Grand Lodge Convention. Anyone wishing their number in advance should contact Jeff, by email only, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trivia Night Fundraiser Saturday April 7, 2018. Doors open at 6pm, event starts at 7pm. Cost is $10/person ($15 the night of the event.) and all proceeds benefit the Lodge’s Relay-4-Life Team. There will be raffles and 50/50’s that night and the team will be serving sloppy joe’s and chips for $4/plate. If interested […]
Once again it’s time for the fun and fraternity of the Grand Lodge Convention, to be held this year in San Antonio, Texas! Planning to attend? Get Your Hotel Reservation Form Here! Reservation Deadline is May 29, 2108
For IEA Hoop Shoot Director Jim Swisher and his brother Darrell, it’s the smiles on children’s’ faces and the thank-yous of parents that have kept them coming back for the past 14 years and counting to direct the annual event. “Have you been hugged or seen that smile on a child’s face before and after […]
Check out the highlights from the Illinois Elks Association State 2018 Hoop Shoot! 10-11 BOYS DIVISION – Technical difficulties prevented The Newsette from getting a photo of the winners and fellow competitors. Winning the division was Trent Sternberg, representing Murphysboro 572 […]