Boca Raton Lodge Donates to NJROTC
Written by Boca Raton Elks
Boca Raton Lodge held their annual Flag Day ceremony with the assistance of the Boca Raton High School NJROTC. Dinner and music followed. The lodge also presented them with a check for $1,500.
Delray Beach Elks Help Eagle Scout Complete his Project
Written by Delray Beach Elks
Nicholas Hougardy, age 17 from Delray Beach, designed and purchased new signage and landscape for Milton-Myers American Legion Post #65 with the help of family, friends and a $1,500 donation from Delray Beach Elks Lodge #1770 for his Eagle Scout project for Boy Scout Troop 301. Pictured with Nicholas is PER Mike Sinneck.
Delray Beach Lodge also made several donations: $100 for each of their 14 deceased members to Elks National Foundation, $500 to the Kids Rule Summer Golf Camp, $1,000 to the MGM Fishing Tournament and $500 for a student scholarship.
Pompano Beach Lodge Uses Beacon Grant for Elementary School's Butterfly Garden
Written by Pompano Beach Elks
Pompano Beach Elks Lodge #1898 has continued working with Crest Haven Elementary using the Beacon Grant received last year to create a butterfly garden for the school. The first planting was to attract butterflies to leave a chrysalis. Now they are changing the plants to encourage butterflies. They are also expanding the area into the school’s atrium with more plants.
Pompano Beach Lodge also participated with the Broward Sheriff in community policing and bringing the drug awareness trailer to an event at Quiet Waters Elementary School.
Oakland Park Lodge Happenings
Written by Oakland Park Elks
Oakland Park Elks Lodge #2407 hosted a Mother’s Day brunch, celebrated Flag Day with Girl Scouts and ROTC participating, had a Father’s Day breakfast and picnic, and held a district-wide picnic celebrating 150 years of Elks service.
Hollywood West Elks take Motorcycle Run for Charity
Written by Hollywood West Elks
On May 18-20, Hollywood West Elks Lodge event chairman Benny Stravato coordinated a motorcycle run to Naples in support of children and veterans. On May 18, riders from Hollywood West Lodge and visiting lodges caravanned to Naples. The ride ended with a barbecue and a $100 donation to the Elks National Foundation.