Americanism Essay Contest!

July 2018 2018-2019 GRAND LODGE AMERICANISM ESSAY CONTEST “What Makes You Proud of America?” I am pleased to announce that Members of the Grand Lodge Fraternal Committee have selected the theme, “What Makes You Proud of America” for the 2018-2019 Grand Lodge Americanism Essay Contest. The contest starts with the Local Lodges, progresses through District… Read more

Scholarships Galore

If you haven’t heard, the Most Valuable Student scholarship applications is now available online, and the Legacy Awards application will open online on September 1. Just a reminder that the MVS scholarship application is open to all high school seniors who are U.S. citizens, and the Legacy Awards application is only available to the children and grandchildren of dues-paying… Read more

Web site contests spread Elks’ message

Grand Lodge News By William J. Schran Grand Lodge Committee Member The need to keep our Members informed about the activities in our Lodges and throughout our states is very important to our organization. By using our local web sites, Facebook pages and our State Association web sites, we can pass this important information through… 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

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

Grand Lodge Convention!

Links to .pdf and .doc files you can use to share this information with your local media outlets. San Antonio Press Release in pdf format San Antonio Press Release in .doc format  

James B. Garland Charity Golf Tournament

ATTENTION ALL YOU GOLFERS, SERIOUS OR NOT! THE FORKS LODGE #2524 IS MAKING A CHALLENGE TO YOU!!!! Register online! UPDATE: A challenge from William A. Vincent for his 90th birthday. Come to the 10th ANNUAL JAMES B. GARLAND CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT supporting the Washington Elks Therapy Program for Children on July 28th, 2018 at the Tacoma… Read more

WSEA Convention: Registration Now Open

The Washington State Elks Association will be holding its Summer Convention at the Red Lion Hotel in Pasco, WA starting Wednesday, June 13, 2018 with the Executive Board meetings. The Summer Quarterly meetings will be Thursday, June 14, and the actual WSEA Summer Convention meetings start on Friday, June 15. Don’t forget about the WSEA… Read more

Drug Awareness Information

The Best Drug & Substance Information from a Source You Can Trust. RAY LOZANO SPEAKING TO AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY STUDENTS In this video, Ray Lozano speaks to 1,000’s of university students at Azusa Pacific University chapel in southern California in March, 2018. This presentation on the neurological, physiological and sociological implications of alcohol use, was… Read more