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Lodge Website & Facebook Contest

Local Lodge Website Contest DUE: OCTOBER 1, 2019! The Fraternal Committee of the Grand Lodge will award Local Lodges who keep their Members informed and active in Grand Lodge Programs and local communities’ projects through a Local Lodge Website or Facebook page. Local Lodges wishing to participate must have competed in their respective State and… Read more

Elks Being Connected

Tacoma weekly news – August 16, 2019   On Wednesday, Elks from Tacoma, Olympia, Lakewood and Seattle lodges worked with Joint Service Support on Camp Murray to distribute backpacks and school supplies to more than 600 children of our active duty and veterans. For the second year, the Washington State Elks Association funded the purchase… Read more

Quarterly Meeting in Bellingham

The WSEA Quarterly Meeting will take place October 18–19, 2019 in the Bellingham Elks Lodge (710 Samish Way. Bellingham, WA 98229. The quarterly meeting is open to all members to attend. A PDF flyer about the event is available here. The tentative meeting schedule is as follows: Executive Board 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Friday,… Read more

Katelyn

Katelyn is one tough 10 year old.  She and her family have overcome incredible obstacles to get to today’s smiles.  Katelyn was born with a genetic condition that affects her metabolism and energy levels, as well as her brain and her ability to move.  She has always been very medically fragile, susceptible to any tiny… Read more

Advertise Your Lodge!

2019 Advertising Co-Pay Program Do not miss out on this opportunity to offset the cost of promoting the greatest thing we have – our events, our members and our lodges. Click here to download the Program information file  

Charity Poker Run

Five Lodges have joined forces for “OUR KIDS” by hosting a Cross District Poker Run. Registration forms are available on the WSEA Website HERE & they are also available in each of the five lodges now. Long Beach 1937 Raymond 1292 Aberdeen 593 Hoquiam 1082 Ocean Shores 2581 Please mark your calendars. All vehicles welcome.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn is now 6 years old and has just completed kindergarten. She was initially referred to the WA Elks Therapy Program, our Major Project, at 9 months of age due to concerns regarding her motor skill development. Brooklyn was born premature at 37 weeks’ gestation via C-section due to her mother’s health requiring immediate gallbladder… Read more

Hezekiah

Hezekiah is a dashing 4 year old! He is happy, funny and enthusiastic! He is, in this writers opinion, a SUPERHERO! Hezekiah has come a very long way since he began receiving Occupational Therapy, at age two, from The Washington Elks Therapy Program for Children! Just six months ago, Hezekiah was not able to follow… Read more

Kasper

Kasper is one of “Our Kids”. He was born prematurely, 13 weeks early, and had respiratory distress and bleeding in his brain called a “hemorrhage”. He spent his first couple months in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. He is now, chronologically, almost one year old. However, correcting for prematurity, he is 8 months old. Due… Read more

Makenna

When Makenna was 6 months old, her parents were told that her future was unclear.  Doctors told them she had a syndrome that affected parts of her brain, and that she was likely blind.  The part of her brain that was most affected controls coordination and balance.   With both of her parents being teachers, they… Read more