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


Meet Mateo! This handsome little guy is Mateo. He is 3 ½ years old, and full of life! He’s had a long road to travel in those 3 ½ years, but as you can see from these photos, Mateo is a happy, busy little kid now. He loves to play, and he has a great… Read more


Do you recall the feeling you had the day you got your first set of wheels? Be it a two wheeled Schwinn or a four wheeled ride, it meant one thing, independence! You had places to go, things to do, and people to see! One young man, 3-1/2 year old Pierce, experienced that for the… Read more

Garland Family Charity Golf Tournament

11th Annual Garland Family Memorial Washington Elks Therapy Program for Children, Inc.   A 4-player scramble at Tacoma Elks Allenmore Golf Club will be held at 2013 S. Cedar St Tacoma, WA on Saturday, July 27th, 2019.   Register More info (PDF)   Schedule Restaurant open for dinner: July 26th, evening Registration: July 27th, 7:30am –… Read more

Summer Convention Agenda

2019 SUMMER CONVENTION AGENDA Downloadable PDF (Please note the agenda may change) WEDNESDAY 06/12 3:00pm                           Executive Committee Meeting Charitable Trust (to follow Executive Committee)   THURSDAY 06/13 Please wear State uniform, shirt/tie for sessions-Business casual for other events 7:30am-5:00pm            WSEA Convention Registration 8:30AM-12:00pm        Therapy Trustees Financial Trustees Program Advocates 12:00pm-1:00pm … Read more

Advertising Co-Pay

CO-PAY ADVERTISING DESCRIPTION & INSTRUCTIONS INTENT: The intent of the co-pay advertising is to assist the lodges in making their membership and community aware of the various Elk activities, both social and benevolent, in an effort to increase current membership involvement and increase new member applications and initiation into our order. TYPE OF ADS: The… Read more

Virtual manual saves time, paper

By RICK GATHEN, Membership and Marketing Manager The Bricks & Clicks transformation continues with the introduction of the new Grand Lodge Membership & Marketing “Virtual” Manual. It is accessible 24/7 to all Members registered on No more book-form or PDF manual. No more limited access just to Lodge Secretaries. It offers continuous and collective… Read more

Summer Convention – Registration Open!

The Washington State Elks Association will be holding its Summer Convention at the Red Lion Hotel in Pasco, WA starting Wednesday June 12, 2019 with the Executive Board meetings. The Summer Quarterly meetings will be Thursday June 13, and the actual WSEA Summer Convention meetings start on Friday June 14. Don’t forget about the WSEA… Read more

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:  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