On Sept. 11, Boca Raton Elks Lodge #2166 held a meet-and-greet and barbecue for friends and neighbors. Boy Scout Troop No. 336 from Boca Raton performed a flag retirement ceremony prior to the festivities. The lodge welcomed four new members from the event.
Pictured in the front row are Phyllis de Angelis, Joan D’Amato, Joseph D’Amato and Loretta Battiloro, new members, and David Jones, Tiler. In the back are John De Cicco, trustee; Jeanne De Cicco, Lecturing Knight; Jeff Grady, Leading Knight; Shirley Board, Loyal Knight; Vincent Como, PSP, Exalted Ruler; Pat Maher, PDD, chaplain; Ira Braunschweig, trustee; and Linda Barie, PDD, Esquire.
Also pictured are scouts retiring flags.