It is always a special time for Elks on Memorial Day as we remember our fallen brothers and sisters who made the ultimate sacrifice to preserve our freedom. Over 400 people gathered to pay their respects at Alameda Veterans Memorial Park. USCG Chief and Alameda native Patrick Harris was the keynote speaker. We were joined […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Congratulations to our Officers who represented the Bay District Elks in the CHEA State Ritual Competition last week. Of all the districts, representing all the Elks Lodges in California and Hawaii, our Lodge came in SECOND PLACE! Thanks to all the Officers, their family members and our coaches who devoted so much time and effort […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
While our Officers were away at the State Convention, we were back at the Lodge sending good thoughts and cooking a steak or two. We had our first Cook Your Own Steak dinner of the year and we’ll keep having them every month during the summer. Everyone had fun inside and outside. We started by […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Wow did we have a fun morning at our Facilities Breakfast on Mother’s Day! Over 250 people served (Look out McDonald’s)! The moms had fun and free champagne. There was a great spot to take pictures that was a big success. We even welcomed the members of the St Joseph of Notre Dame basketball team […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We don’t think anybody had a big plan but suddenly, our Mahogany Room fills up on a Saturday afternoon with people having fun together. Some people came to fill flower vases. Others came to watch the Kentucky Derby. Some folks came to have a cool drink with friends during Saturday Happy Hour. Some folks brought […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The annual Bay District Ritual Competition took place on Friday and Saturday, with Alameda Elks Lodge #1015 competing on Saturday morning. Teams from every Lodge but one team competed. Our officers begin rehearsing their roles twice a week (2 hours each night) in January, so they were well prepared. Thanks to all their work and to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.