Going to Grand Lodge this year in St. Louis? If so, look your best in a new Ohio Elks Grand Lodge shirt! The order form can be downloaded now from the OEA website.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!
The results of 2019 State Hoop Shoot held in Gahanna, Ohio are in! The 36 participants were all District winners from over 22,000 competitors from the State of Ohio. The State Champions will now compete in the Great Lakes Regional that will be held in Angola, Indiana the weekend of March 15-17 against the State Champions of Indiana and Michigan.Read More
ENF at work for Wyandot County! Utilizing our Beacon Grant Upper Sandusky Elks #83 started a Chill Out Program with the help of Kimmel Corporation to provide warm clothing for those in need. Hospice of Wyandot County and Home Health will disperse duffel bags full of sweatshirts, hats, socks, blankets and other items donated by local individuals.Read More
The Elks Leadership Kollege is a valuable training session being offered to lodge officers and members on Saturday, March 2nd. Qualified trainers will be conducting sessions packed full of valuable information that will guide you through a successful lodge year. Please take advantage of this opportunity to have your officers learn what they need to know and implement in order to have a successful year!Read More
Online Registration for the 2019 Spring Convention Is Now Available!
The Ohio Elks Association 2019 Spring Convention will be held in April 4-7 at the Columbus Marriott Northwest in Dublin, OH. Any Elks wanting to attend Spring Convention this year can now register for the event online through the OEA website.Read More
At the South Central District meeting held at the Circleville Elks Lodge #77 on January 20, 2019, drug awareness certificates of outstanding efforts were awarded to six lodges within the district for the year 2017-2018. These were lodges within the district that held drug awareness programs throughout the year.Read More
Recently, New Lexington Elks Lodge#509, through the awarding of the Anniversary Grant and Lodge Charitable donation, assisted Sheridan High School in the purchase of twelve new college level microscopes for use in their science class.Read More
The Ohio Elks Association is proud to announce the Northeast District Hoop Shoot winners who competed over the weekend at Ravenna High School. Congratulations to all who participated and best of luck to all the winners moving on to the state competition!Read More
Upper Sandusky Elks Lodge #83 was recently recognized by the Wyandot County Chamber of Commerce as a recipient of their 2018 Progress Award. This is presented annually to organizations making a significant investment in our community through donations and programs.Read More
The event was well attended with an abundance of gifts., entertainment and food. The lodge volunteers provided food for our Veterans in attendance. Also in attendance were Elk State Officers and South Central Officers serving food and distributing gifts to our Veterans.Read More
The day was a rainy, cold, gloomy Ohio day, but that didn’t stop the members and friends of the Newark Elks from donning their rain gear and smiles to help place wreaths on the veteran’s graves at Cedar Hill Cemetery for the 2018 Wreaths Across America Day.Read More
Columbus North Elks Lodge #2700 launched a new Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant project in 2018, called the “Veterans Holiday Meet and Greet”, held at our VA Outpatient Clinic in December.Read More
Newark Elks Lodge #391 partnered with the local Salvation Army adopting five families for Christmas. Members donated over $1,500 in gifts and cash assuring that these families would have a visit from Santa and a delicious Christmas dinner!Read More
Fremont Elks Lodge #169 was awarded a $2,000 Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant which used to partner with The Link/Interact Club –Fremont Ross High School and Wynn-Reeth MACC to make a difference in the community.Read More
The Ohio Elks South Central District Lodges all donated funding so that Chillicothe Elks Lodge #52 could hold it's annual Veteran's Christmas Dinner, on Thursday, December 20, 2018.
Two hundred fifteen veterans from the Chillicothe VA hospital attended the event. All of the veterans received a meal at the lodge, and they were entertained by the high school Jr. ROTC drill team. Everybody also sang Christmas carols, and then presents were handed out to all of the veterans.Read More