We were honored yesterday to welcome Capt. James Passarelli, commanding officer of the USCGC Waesche and his crew at our monthly Facility Breakfast. Captain Passarelli told the dramatic story of how the crew of the Waesche recently interdicted a $73MM shipment of cocaine off the coast of Central America. This is the stuff you see in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Some of Santa’s Elves gathered, last Saturday, to decorate the Lodge for the holidays. We unpacked boxes; put up trees; hang lights and had a great time. It was a wonderful time for the married men to get yelled at by several wives at one time. See our handiwork below or, better yet, come […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thirty-six people shared dishes and celebrated Thanksgiving together last Thursday. Many thanks to Dan Hall, who donated turkeys, and Cowboy, who donated a ham. Thanks to all of our volunteers who came in advance to cook the turkey and a big THANK YOU to Patti, who opened up the Mahogany Room so the great day […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We had a marvelous night of fun on Saturday as Heather Watson, Cary Litchford and Jay Shockley treated us to a cabaret performance of classic songs that we all heard “On the Radio”. Heather began in the 1940’s and took us up through the years all the way to Adele and Lady Gaga. Of course, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We were considered it our honor once again to honor Veterans and our Active Duty Military at our annual Veterans Day Dinner last week. It was a smashing success. We had over 235 guests, including spouses, civic leaders, police officers and friends of Veterans. Captain Harry Bolton, of the US Maritime Academy was our honored speaker. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We had a scary good time on Halloween at our Haunted Bayou Halloween Party on Saturday. When ghosts, goblins, pirates and zombies walked in, they were greeted with a bayou that was haunted by Halloween spirits and our own Lodge ghost (we’re not kidding about that). We had great food, good music and cold beverages. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We had another fantastic Birthday dinner last week, as we honored our member birthdays while having a nice meal that volunteers prepared. We served up big helpings of Jambalaya, succotash and fresh salad and we even saved room for dessert.Continue Reading... No Comments.
We were very pleased to learn last week that Alameda Elks Lodge #1015 was awarded 1st place by the California-Hawaii Elks Association for the best web site (www.alamedaelks.org) in the state among Lodges with 500-700 members. We would like to thank all of the wise Elks who provided guidance and support in launching the web […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We had it all! A big band, impersonators, casino games, dancing, great prizes, gourmet appetizers, great friends and a LOT of fun. It was a pleasure to welcome 165 guests to our biggest fund raiser of the year, supporting all of our charity causes. We auctioned off hockey sticks and boat cruises and raffled off TV’s […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We were honored to welcome State President Lance Erickson to our Facilities Breakfast yesterday. Over 100 guests started off their day with a great breakfast, cooked by our own members, for our own members and their guests. We also welcomed the St. Joseph Shamrock cheerleaders, who helped bus our tables and pour beverages. It was […]Continue Reading... No Comments.