Recently the Temecula Valley Elks held a fundraiser for the Elks National Foundation, an Elks Charity. The Elks National Foundation helps fund Scholarships; Hoop Shoot; Americanism Program; Drug Awareness Program and our Veterans Program throughout the United States. The special guest that evening was our District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler for the Southeast District, Bob Cones, who is a member of the San Bernardino Lodge. District Deputy Bob Cones is a representative our Grand Exalted Ruler and for the Elks National Foundation. Donations were made to Elks National Foundation in his name and in his wife Joyceâ€™s name.
Members of the Temecula Valley Elks made donations and became Members of the Goal Buster Club. The members made donations totaling over $850. The money, along with previous donations, will help the Lodge become eligible for one of the Elks National Foundation grants. The grant will be used to benefit the children in the community.
Front Row: Diane Farrens, Lodge Elks National Foundation Chairman; Joyce Mahtesian; Steve Jones; Laurel Frey; Linda Jones; Susan Noon; Susan Wilkinson; Peggy Lewis; Pam Smith Sandy Neal; Ken Bodenhoefer; Angela Stevanus and Mike Caruso.
Back Row: Ken Hauer, Exalted Ruler; Lloyd Clough; Bob Farrens; Skip Wilkinson; Bob Walker; Marian Stuhr; Bob Cones, District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler; Howard Adkins; Tom Jensen; Karen Caruso and Bill Van Meter.