Golf Raises $4600 for State Therapy Program!

Collville, Washington July 25, 2020 The Colville Elks Lodge #1753 sponsored our first annual golf tournament, The Colville Elks Open,  to benefit the Washington State Elks Association Therapy Program for Children. Despite our covid-19 restrictions 12 teams joined us to play, including a great team from the Greater Spokane Elks Lodge #228.  In the end… Read more

Everett’s Amazing Race Event!

Your team of 2-4, will race around our City of Everett to 15 locations! At each Pit Stop, your team will be required to complete a task in order to receive your next clue! 2:30pm Team Captain Meeting at Lodge 3:00pm Race Starts 5:00pm SHARP – Race Ends (must be back to lodge by 5… Read more

Vancouver Lodge supports their community

June 11, 2020 Vancouver, Washington At the end of May 2020, the Vancouver Elks Officers and Past Exalted Ruler Association (PERA) loaded up 3 cars with 629 pounds of food and 2 checks totaling $3,000 to Clark County Food Bank.  The Vancouver Elks Lodge received an Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant that allowed them to… Read more

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

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

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