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11 O’Clock Toasts

Let’s take this contest to the next level while enjoying some historical toasts! The 2020 WSEA Virtual Toast contest would like to share with you a compilation of toasts put together in 1995 by Past District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler William R. Walker (11/22/1922 – 10/22/2011), Absent member of the Burien Lodge #2143. Please download… Read more

Elks are Resilient and Strong!

Words of Resilience from the new Exalted Ruler of the Everett Lodge #479, Jocelyn Sievers-Bailey: Are you tired of hearing: How are you? How are you doing? Do you like being at home all the time? How are you surviving being stuck at home?…….The list of questions goes on and on.  We mean well when… Read more

Virtual Toast Contest!

WSEA COVID-19 VIRTUAL 11 O’CLOCK TOAST CONTEST 1. The contest is open to any WA Elk member in good standing. 2. The Virtual 11 O’Clock Toast Contest will allow any Elks toast EXCEPT the Standard Toast. 3. Reading of the toast is not encouraged, but will not lead to disqualification. 4. The 11 O’Clock Toast… Read more

Kenzie

Kenzie recently turned 5 years old. She loves Moana, Frozen, and playing with Barbie dolls. She has an amazing memory and can tell you where everything is in her home and when she last played a specific game. Kenzie has a wonderful imagination and is a hard worker! At 8 months old, Kenzie had a… Read more

Virtual 5K Walk/Run

  Seattle Elks Lodge #92 is hosting a VIRTUAL walk/run. Whether you choose to walk or run, whether you’re on a trail, in your neighborhood, or on a treadmill—you can participate! The walk/run is open to everyone. Run or walk anytime, anyplace, and at any pace between May 23 and June 20. Don’t forget to snap a picture! Registration costs $40… Read more

Keeping members engaged during Covid-19

As the Covid-19 closure extends and we miss our Elk brothers and sisters we have been forced to get creative with social distancing and seeing each other so Jenny Steele, Everett’s Lecturing Knight, started a weekly online Trivia game. Through ZOOM, members are able to log in and participate in trivia! “We have had so… Read more

Elks Caring, Elks Sharing

Vancouver Lodge #823 April 9, 2019 by Ali Iskenderian In this time of uncertainty and “shelter at home” for Clark County residents with COVID-19, our organization has been reaching out to all 696 members to do wellness checks. We compiled a phone list of all members and had 18 people call roughly 38 members each…. Read more

See You at the Julebukking

by Jim O’Kelley Director, Elks National Foundation (Earlier this week, I started a series of posts on the need for Lodges to stay relevant during this time of isolation. This is the second post in the series—technically, the series became a series when I posted this. Anyway, read the first post here. To find all posts… Read more