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

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

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

Polly Garland Nominations Due!

Washington Elks Association Polly Garland Lady of the Year Award Deadline December 31st! Rules and Regulations This award is open to any lady. The candidate cannot be an Officer in the Lodge or an employee. She may or may not be an Elk. Local Lodges are to submit one written nomination of 500 words or… Read more

NEWS RELEASE! Veterans Remembrance Month

 2750 N. Lakeview Avenue, Chicago, IL  60614-1889     P:  (773) 755-4904|F: FAX:  (773) 755-4905 MEDIAALERT A Fraternal Organization FOR IMMDIATE RELEASE        Contact: Rick Gathen        Phone: (773) 755-4905 ELKS NATIONAL VETERANS SERVICE COMMISSION “NOVEMBER IS ELKS VETERANS REMEMBRANCE MONTH” Chicago, IL, October 11, 2018: An estimated twenty-two million veterans live in our communities. The Elks… Read more

Grand Lodge Newsletter – September 2018

This month is a time of action for your Lodge September is the month to get your Lodge in order. Officers and committee members should arrange a meeting to ascertain what Grand Lodge, state, and local programs are on the horizon, and then work out details concerning Lodge participation. Encourage new ideas that could blossom… Read more

Video Joins our Advertising

Beginning in less than a month three of our signs at the rest stops along Washington freeways will be updated with VIDEO!!!.. The videos will be changed regularly and are all promoting the BPOE of Washington State and shows all of our charities. They will be located Westbound on I-90 at Indian Johns, Southbound I-5… Read more

Your Donations Matter

Here is a small reminder of what your donations to the Elks National Foundation help achieve.  Take the time to watch this video featuring scholars at the 2017 Leadership Weekend talking about what they are going to do with their Elks scholarships.  You being an Elk and your donations to the Elks National Foundation are making… Read more

Junes Pulse from the ENF!

As you might have guessed, the Elks National Foundation spent a lot of time this month preparing for the Elks National Convention. This year, from June 30 to July 4, we’re celebrating 150 years of Elkdom in San Antonio. We’ll be holding a massive service trip, seminars, presenting the ENF report at Opening Ceremonies and… Read more