ELKS CARE – ELKS SHARE”

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“ELKS CARE – ELKS SHARE”
Virginia Elks Association
Lodge Indoctrination Program
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks
THE BENEVOLENT AND
PROTECTIVE ORDER OF ELKS
 American Citizens Who Believe in God
 Charity, Justice, Brotherly Love, Fidelity
 PGER Grillo: “Raise Money – Give it Away”
 Special Loves: Veterans and Youth
 Making a Difference in the Community
 Different Aspects to Lodge Life
 Social, Charity, Support, Governance
The Four Aspects of Elk Life
 Social – How It All Started
 Charity – What It Has Become
 Lodge Support – Makes It Affordable
 Governance – Will Keep It Alive and Well
Lodge Social Life
Tradition of The Jolly Corks
New Friends, Lasting Friendships
Social Quarters of the Lodges
Year-Round Events and Entertainment
SOCIAL LIFE AT OUR LODGE
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The Jolly Corks Had Nothing on Us
 Lounge Events
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Theme Parties
Karaoke
Sports Sundays
Open Daily for Lunch
Weekday Dinners
 Special Events
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Children’s Parties
Member Parties
Dances
Golf Tournaments
Raffles
CHARITY
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THE ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION
 Tradition: Support Families of Deceased Elks
 1928 Grant of $100,000—Member Supported
 Unified Resources to Coordinate Service
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Mission – Help Build Stronger Communities
$271M Donated to Elk Charities
Today: 180,000 Donors; $420M Endowment
ENF Donations Support:
 Scholarships, Drug Awareness, Hoop Shoot,
Veterans Service Commission, Community
Investments, State Elks Associations
CHARITY AT OUR LODGE
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We Give Money – We Need Your Time
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Virginia Youth Camp
Veterans
Scholarships
Hoop Shoot
Soccer Shoot
Drug Awareness
Scout Recognition
Youth Sports Support
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Thanksgiving Meals
Christmas Baskets
Ladies Auxiliary
Kids Christmas Party
Law Enforcement
Recognition/Support
 Youth Activities
 Special Observances
LODGE SUPPORT ACTIVITIES
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Making It Affordable—Preserving Traditions
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Bingo
Event Planning
Lodge Decorations
Amateur Chefs
Lodge Newsletter
Indoor/Outdoor
Maintenance
Catering/Rentals
Raffles/Pull-Tabs
Fundraising Events
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Flag Day
Mothers Day
Veterans Day
Elks Memorial Service
Elks Ritual
Honoring Veterans,Law
Enforcement and Youth
 Sickness and Distress
 Eleven O’clock Toast
LODGE GOVERNANCE
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Preserving a National and Community Treasure
 Exalted Ruler and Chair
Officers
 Board of Trustees
 Lodge Auxiliary
 Audit and Finance
 Membership Management
 Accident Prevention
 National and State Elks
Organizations
 Public Relations and
Community Service
 By-Laws and Statutes
 Parliamentary Procedure
 Insurance
ELKS CARE
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ELKS SHARE
HELP US PRESERVE THIS TRADITION
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BECOME ACTIVE TODAY!!!