We all gathered last Friday night to thank Exalted Ruler Lee Watson and First Lady Heather for their wonderful year of service to Alameda Elks Lodge 1015. We enjoyed a sumptuous dinner followed by toasts, stories, jokes, laughter and, most of all, gratitude to ER Lee for all his efforts this past year. Exalted Ruler […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We put on our green colors and big smiles for our Annual St Patrick’s Day celebration last Saturday. Jay & Fran led the sing-a-long and James and Cathleen led the Irish Dancing. We shared a wonderful meal together and we learned that all Elks look better in green!Continue Reading... No Comments.
We were honored last night to honor members of the Alameda and Oakland Police for their heroic work in defending us. We welcomed several officers as our guests and had the pleasure of hosting an award ceremony for one of our local heroes.Continue Reading... No Comments.
We all gathered to celebrate our February birthdays this past Monday. We laughed and enjoyed a wonderful dinner. We told jokes and even sang HAPPY BIRTHDAY to all our members. Special welcome to our proposed members who joined us for dinner, prior to their orientation. We feasted on Cornish Game Hen with all the trimmings […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We had a wonderful time last Saturday, celebrating 150 years of Elkdom at our Alameda Elks 150th Gala celebration. New Photos Below! Attendees began with a champagne cocktail hour, and then enjoyed Lobster and Beef Dinners, before dancing to the Big Band sounds of Lavay Smith and her Red Hot Skillet Lickers. Special thanks to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We had so much fun watching so many talented children compete last Friday night at the Annual Hoopshoot Competition sponsored by the Alameda Elks. Children compete in three categories and go through several rounds of competition as they show off their free throw shooting prowess. The kids all had a great time . . . […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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.