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Quarterly Meeting

Our April Quarterly Meetings will be held at Greater Spokane Elks Lodge #228 on Friday and Saturday, April 19th and 20, 2019. Please read this message from Greater Spokane Lodge Exalted Ruler Marc Allen regarding important information on staying at the Mirabeau Hotel as well as Meals.

Children’s Hospital Visit!

  Join us Saturday, February 23, 2019 Seattle Children’s Hospital, Wright Auditorium 3- 4:30pm Can’t join in person? You can watch the event live here: https://seattlechildrens.webex.com  and enter meeting ID:  808970506. If you are connecting from a laptop or PC you will require the password:  EMXRjcRU Please note that the first 30 minutes will be a refreshment reception. You… Read more

Elks Visit Children’s Hospital!

Seattle Children’s Hospital Wright Auditorium Saturday February 23 2019 3:00pm – 4:30pm Did You Know? The partnership between Seattle Children’s Hospital and the WA State Elks Association began in 1926 and still continues today. As the hospital looked for a new home in 1928 from its original “Fresh Air House” on Queen Anne, the WA… Read more

Yearly State Award Time!

It’s time to start thinking about submitting your lodge nominations for the Yearly State Awards! Exalted Ruler of the Year Officer of the Year Elk of the Year Citizen of the Year Entries are submitted using the Lodge Activities Contest Entry Form in the Resources section of this website. Entries must be postmarked no later… Read more

Hoop Shoot State Competition

Come see the champions from our five districts in the state as they compete for the State Championship in the Washington State Elks Hoop Shoot competition. The championship shoot will happen at St Martins University’s Marcus Pavilion on February 9th, 2019. The competition begins promptly at 9:00 am with the doors opening at 9:00 am…. Read more

Jacob

This is Jacob! Jacob was born with Myotonic Dystrophy, a muscle disorder. He was in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for 2 months at birth and came home with a breathing tube (trach) and a feeding tube (g-tube). Plus, he came home with an Elks therapist in place, ready to work with our son…. Read more

Washington Elks Giving Back

Happy New Year Washington Elks! Our New Year is upon us  and we can’t think of a better time to build upon the good deeds our lodges have done over the years while helping create that all important pride in their members that is the backbone of membership involvement, community awareness and new member influx. … Read more

Grand Lodge Newsletter – February

Finishing strong can jump start a new Elks year …When your Lodge Secretary sends out dues notices, Exalted Rulers should consider including a letter addressing the “State of the Lodge.” List your Lodge’s accomplishments during the previous 12 months, and include the many hours you’ve donated to your community. Introduce incoming Lodge Officers and inform… Read more