Recently, the New Lexington Elks Lodge #509 applied for and received a Gratitude Grant from the Elks National Foundation to assist residents of Perry County. Through a Gratitude Grant award of $2,000, the New Lexington Elk's Lodge #509 and Siemers Distribution Co. Inc, donated 792 lbs. of hamburger and 240 lbs. of hot dogs with a total value of $2209.60 to the Perry County Foodbank.
Pictured on the day of delivery with the Elks are: Phil Wollenberg (PER) (Grant Chairperson), Annie Pickrell (also representing Siemers), Mike Sherlock, Trustee(Pantry volunteer), Carl Trunko, (PER) Exalted Ruler, and Carla Sherlock(Pantry volunteer).