Oh boy! All the kids had fun at our annual Lodge Christmas party for kids. There was face painting, balloon animals and gingerbread house building. Donna Marie Ferro read to the kids from her book. The kids had lunch with hot dogs, macaroni and cookies. AND THEN . . . SANTA CLAUS CAME! Every child […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The first wave in our longstanding commitment to youth scholarships got off to a great start as we received 38 applications from area students for our Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarships. Our Scholarship Committee spend the afternoon grading applications from area students from Alameda, Oakland, Berkeley, San Leandro, Hayward and even Fremont! The […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Our Breakfast Committee really outdid themselves yesterday as many volunteers followed a late night at our Holiday Show, by getting up extra early to make a delicious breakfast for all comers. We had it all from homemade omelettes to eggs Benedict and biscuits and gravy. As usual, we raised money for the purple pig and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We packed the house for two shows last weekend as A Luke Warm Country Christmas opened last Friday and concluded on Saturday. The countless hours of rehearsal by our talented members really paid off! Everyone was in a holiday mood from the cast to the audience and guests. What a great time! How do we […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We were happy to be part of the Official lighting of the Alameda Holiday Tree last week and we were especially proud of our Elks Antlers who served hot chocolate throughout the event. It was a beautiful evening, made better by hot chocolate and fun. Thanks Antlers!Continue Reading... No Comments.
On November 14, with the aid of our current Elks Officers and PERs we carried out our Installation of new Antler officers, Elissa Glick (President); Michaela Vawter (First Vice President) and Christian Baca (Chaplain) and initiated three new Antlers, Celine Wong, VIvi Hatcher and Grace Goodsell (not pictured). Also in attendance are Justin Cavalli and Shannon Vawter and a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Alameda Elks help Boy Scouts with their annual Scouting for Food drive for the Alameda food bank. 20,000 pounds of food was collected which will help provide food for local families, and Santa Rosa/ Napa fire victims. The local community put in over 10,000 man hours over a 3 week period to make this years […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Veterans Day Dinner was again a success this year. The lodge was beautifully decorated with over 100 state and military flags. We had over 60 veterans and 38 active duty military service members. All the veterans and military were introduced and presented a thank you letters. Senior officer in attendance included Captain Nathan Moore, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
All of Alameda came together yesterday and last week to raise money and gather donations for the victims of the fires in Wine Country. Many Alameda organizations such as the Eagles, Elks, Kiwanis, Rotary, Alameda Fire Dept, Alameda Police Department and our Mayor Trish Spencer came together to organize a week long event of donations, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Something was shaking because we were stirring it up on the dance floor last Saturday night. We had a James Bond themed, Shaken, Not Stirred Charity Night Ball to raise money for our annual charities. We had wonderful appetizers and champagne as we danced and tried our hand at casino games of chance. A good […]Continue Reading... No Comments.