The Most Wounded Commander in U.S. Military History Joins Monterey Elks Lodge

Why would the Army’s most seriously wounded commander “The Most Wounded Commander in U.S. Military History.” want to become a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elk?  That’s what we asked Maj. D.j. Skelton – and here’s what … Continue reading

Orange Coast District Elks Sponsors Monthly Bingo with Veterans

Huntington Beach Lodge No. 1959 and Westminster Lodge No. 2346 from the California Orange Coast District call Bingo for veterans at the Long Beach, California Veterans Hospital. The Orange Coast District sponsors Bingo monthly at the Veterans Hospital. Nine (9) … Continue reading

RIDGECREST ELKS NO. 1913 RECEIVE VETERAN’S PROCLAMATION

Pictured (L-R) are Ridgecrest Mayor Dan Clark, PER Sam Brown, and ER Ken Dalpiaz.  During a Ridgecrest City Council meeting, Mayor Dan Clark presents Veterans Affairs Chairman, PER Sam Brown and PER Ken Dalpiaz, the Ridgecrest Elks Exalted Ruler, with … Continue reading

Petaluma Elks Lodge #901 – A Hero’s Welcome with Special Dinner

Many individuals have never experienced the opportunity to meet a real life Hero. However the Petaluma Elks Lodge #901 had the unique opportunity to welcome into our midst four distinguished Korean War Heroes – Major General Norman DeBack, USAF Ret., … Continue reading

HOME OF THE FREE, BECAUSE OF THE BRAVE

On Veterans Day, November 11, 2012, Augie Rey Fernandez, Veterans Committee Chairperson for Honolulu Elks Lodge 616 organized a “Mahalo Luau” to honor our 616 Veterans for their service to our Country. Over 100 Veterans and their guests were treated … Continue reading