The home-based nature of the Elks Therapy Program allows families to learn about their child in the environment that they are in the most (their home) and how to use the resources they already have at their disposal to help their child succeed. Gena is a 3½ year old, who has very mild Cerebral Palsy,… Read more

Elks Football Pick’em

For all of us that are football fanatics, it’s almost that time of year again for: Kickoff Time! The Pro Football season starts this year on Thursday, September 6th, and once again the Elks will be hosting our Pro Football Pick ‘Em contest on To participate, simply logon at and select the winners of each… Read more

Grand Lodge Newsletter – September 2018

This month is a time of action for your Lodge September is the month to get your Lodge in order. Officers and committee members should arrange a meeting to ascertain what Grand Lodge, state, and local programs are on the horizon, and then work out details concerning Lodge participation. Encourage new ideas that could blossom… Read more

Ritual Clinic in Forks

Greetings! The Ritual Clinic will be held in beautiful Forks, Washington on Saturday August 18th, and Sunday August 19th, 2018. This is an opportunity for everyone to come and learn more about the initiation. Certification for judges will also occur, but I promise that there will also be time to answer questions about ANY of the Rituals… Read more

Video Joins our Advertising

Beginning in less than a month three of our signs at the rest stops along Washington freeways will be updated with VIDEO!!!.. The videos will be changed regularly and are all promoting the BPOE of Washington State and shows all of our charities. They will be located Westbound on I-90 at Indian Johns, Southbound I-5… Read more


This is the story of Vaughn as written by his Mom: December 2015 we were given an even better gift we could have ever imagined. About 12 hours after the birth of our first born we were told that he could possibly have Down Syndrome. We were shocked, scared and feared for his future, but… Read more

Your Donations Matter

Here is a small reminder of what your donations to the Elks National Foundation help achieve.  Take the time to watch this video featuring scholars at the 2017 Leadership Weekend talking about what they are going to do with their Elks scholarships.  You being an Elk and your donations to the Elks National Foundation are making… Read more


Willow is six years old. She has been receiving occupational therapy from the Washington Elks Therapy Program for about a year and a half. Together, we work on developing her fine motor strength, coordination, and balance. This helps Willow keep up with meeting her developmental milestones. She keeps me laughing, she keeps me on my… Read more

Junes Pulse from the ENF!

As you might have guessed, the Elks National Foundation spent a lot of time this month preparing for the Elks National Convention. This year, from June 30 to July 4, we’re celebrating 150 years of Elkdom in San Antonio. We’ll be holding a massive service trip, seminars, presenting the ENF report at Opening Ceremonies and… Read more

The Enrique S. Camarena Award

The Washington State Elks Association was extremely proud and humbled to be part of the presenting of the Highest Grand Lodge Drug Awareness Program Award – The Enrique S. Camarena Award – to the most deserving recipient anyone could have ever imagined – Joe Lusignan. There was not a dry eye in the place after… Read more