Chillicothe Elks Lodge #52 purchased 192 backpacks and filled them with elementary school supplies to be distributed to needy children throughout Ross County. This project was funded by an Elks National Foundation Beacon grant of $2,500. Elk members distributed the backpacks the last week of July and the first week of August to insure the children had sufficient supplies to begin the school year.Read More
Welcome to the Ohio Elks Association news feed. Be sure to checkout all the great stories from lodges all across Ohio along with important updates from the state association. This page is updated regularly so come back often for the latest news in Elkdom!
Gallipolis Elks Lodge #107 recently honored our current WW II veterans with a small ceremony and reception. PER Rick Borton welcomed the veterans and thanked them for their service and reiterated the Elks Veteran's Pledge to them and the guests: “So long as there are veterans, the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks will never forget them.”Read More
Athens Elks Lodge #973 donated $750 in grant money to Carthage Township Volunteer Fire Department to help replace all of their fire Extinguishers on the trucks. This will provide updated safety equipment for the firefighters as well as the community they serve. Money was provided from the Ohio Elks Association Community Service Grant.Read More
The Kenton Elks 157 held a reception for the 40 recipients of grant money used to help pay for expenses to attend 4H camp. Kenton Elks Lodge 157 applied for the Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant and was awarded $2,000 to be divided among Hardin County YouthRead More
Marysville Elks Lodge #1130 donated $5,000 to the Union County Board of Developmental Disabilities. The grant was made possible through the Ohio Elks Association Cerebral Palsy Trust Fund. The funds will be used to aid those with CP in Union County.Read More
A friendly reminder that today is the last day to register for the Ohio Elks Association Fall Reunion in Dublin, OH.
After today, you can still register on-site, however today is the last day to purchase tickets to Fun Night! Be sure to register today. Save a couple of bucks and time upon arrival.Read More
On July 16th Athens Elks Lodge #973 presented a check to the Athens County Board of Development Disabilities (ACBDD) in the amount of $8,700 . This donation will be used to help students at The Beacon School who have been diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy.Read More
Van Wert Elks Lodge #1197, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, recently donated a Fire Hose Inflation System to the Convoy Fire and EMS. The system is used to inflate a section of fire hose so it can be pulled across a stream or pond to assist in the rescue of someone in the water.Read More
On July 4th the VAC treated some 75 Veterans to their favorite pass time BINGO winning cash prizes . Completing their afternoon each Veteran received brand new Bingo cards compliments of the Ohio Elks. The Veterans say “Thank You Elks” for the giftRead More
On Wednesday, July 17th the Athens Elks Lodge #973 hosted it's 5th annual Community Family Fun Day at the Athens City swimming pool. This was made possible with an Elks National Foundation promise grant. Over 200 children and parents attended the event, in spite of it raining all day.Read More
Hillsboro Elks Lodge #361 used a $750 Community Service Grant from the Ohio Elks Association to add to the exercise equipment at the Highland County Senior Center. The equipment included elliptical bikes.Read More
Newark Elks Lodge #391 applied for and was awarded a $10,000 Cerebral Palsy grant. The grant was presented to The Licking County Center for Disabilities for use in serving their clients including those with CP..Read More
Circleville Elks Lodge #77 recently donated $1,000 to Foundations4Youth in support of the Tuesday night youth center. Foundations4Youth operates a drop-in center in Circleville for local youth where kids can eat dinner and enjoy recreation time with their friends in a safe environment.Read More
Jackson Elks Lodge #466 recently donated to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office a check in the amount of $1,500 for the purpose of helping to defray the cost of purchasing a new canine deputy named Hershey. This donation was made possible by an Elks National Foundation Anniversary Grant.Read More