Elks of the Northwest District Take Veterans to Ballgame

On August 26th 2018 Maumee/BG, Toledo and Fremont Elks were able to provide a great day for Toledo Mud Hens baseball and food for a total of 60 people who attended the game, 21 Veterans from the Ohio Veterans home and 39 Elk members were in attendance for the game against the Columbus Clippers. Hens winning at the end 3-2. Each Veteran was also given goodies bags to take home.

Front Row: OVH Veterans Richard, Mud Hens Hometown Hero Frank , OEA Veterans Rep Mary Beaston, Steve, &Mike  Back Row: OVH Veterans John & Rick, Maumee- BG #1850 Gary Vice, Toledo –Sylvania #53 Adopt A Vet Charles Hilyard Sr, Toledo-Sylvania #53 ER Terry Harrison, Maumee-BG #1850 Adopt A Vet Larry Mills.

Front Row: OVH Veterans Richard, Mud Hens Hometown Hero Frank , OEA Veterans Rep Mary Beaston, Steve, &Mike

Back Row: OVH Veterans John & Rick, Maumee- BG #1850 Gary Vice, Toledo –Sylvania #53 Adopt A Vet Charles Hilyard Sr, Toledo-Sylvania #53 ER Terry Harrison, Maumee-BG #1850 Adopt A Vet Larry Mills.

Thanks to the generosity, 107 Veterans were adopted raising $4,845. Subtracting expenses a net balance of $2630 remained. Included was $400. From a Maumee/BG golf outing.

This balance will be given to the Ohio Elks 1 North Unit outside patio project at the Ohio Veterans Home. Thank you to everyone who participated. Plans are in the making for a bigger and better program for 2019.