The Alameda Elks Lodge No. 1015 participated in the “City of Alameda Mayor’s Fourth of July Parade”. The Lodge’s entry, ‘Picture Yourself an Elk’, received top honors for “Best Float”. Crewed by 28 enthusiastic members, it was viewed by more than 20,000 spectators. The winning float featured a 1/12-scaled model of the Lodge and large photographs of Elks having fun performing a wide range of work benefitting the community. Pictures of spectators along the parade route framed with a ‘Picture yourself an Elk’ frame, were posted on the Lodge website, garnering more than 5,000 social media impressions.
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