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VOLUNTEER TODAY to help with the Community Christmas Dinner!
If you would like to volunteer for this year's Lodge Christmas Dinner on December 25th, please contact Loyal Knight, Mike Guggenmos, by text or email. We will need waitress/waiter help, bussers, servers, seaters, coffee makers, and servers, along with many other positions. Volunteers need to be at the lodge by 10 am. for assignments and instruction. Volunteers will eat at 11 am. or take a to-go. We serve the public promptly at 12 noon until 3pm. Text or call 541-999-1137 or Email: email@example.com
Let's all come together to make a wonderful Christmas for all !
BE SURE TO BUY YOUR DRAWING TICKETS AT BINGO, WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY NIGHT DINING! There are 6 wagons! Fashionista, Tea Party, BBQ, Brunch, Garden, and Bar wagon! DRAWING WILL BE HELD AT THE
TOM & JERRY PARTY
DECEMBER 2ND 4-7PM
THE SHARE SHOP
$1 JEWELRY SALE 10AM-3PM
NEW ITEMS JUST IN!
Another great Holiday Bazaar! A BIG thank you to all who donated and to all of our pie and treat makers! Delicious! We would also like to give a big thank you to Alan Stimmell, Rich Williams, Ron Wayne, Eli Avila , PER George Bandy and Robert Carp! We couldn't do it without you!
Thank you ,
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HERE ARE SOME PHOTOS FROM THE FLORENCE ELKS LODGE HALLOWEEN PARTY!
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October 28th, 2023
LODGE #1858'S THANK YOU LUNCHEON FOR OUR FIRST RESPONDERS.
WE REALLY APPRECIATE ALL OF THE TIME & DEDICATION YOU CONTRIBUTE TO MAKE OUR COMMUNITY OF FLORENCE, OREGON, A SAFE AND HAPPY PLACE TO LIVE.
ELKS YOUTH EYE SERVICE
THE OREGON ELKS CHILDREN'S EYE CLINIC IS ONE OF OUR STATE MAJOR PROJECTS
CAMP MEADOWOOD SPRINGS IS ONE OF OUR STATE MAJOR PROJECTS
Florence Elks Lodge #1858 was voted BEST OF SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY for the 2ND Year by the Siuslaw Newspaper !!! Congratulations to ALL of our volunteers that make this happen!!!!
CONGRATULATIONS TO TWO-TIME PER ROGER MCCORKLE FOR 55 YEARS AS A FLORENCE LODGE ELK! QUITE A MILESTONE AND STILL GOING STRONG!
I've been asked to reflect on my 55 years as an Elk. When I joined Elks #1858 in 1968, we were a much smaller organization, both in numbers of members and size of our facility.
Membership was approximately 300 to 350. Since then, the Lodge has been as high as 1800 plus, back down to 400-450, and today is approximately 900 members. The building included what is today the main bar, the dance floor, the East Dining area, and the offices on the north side of the building. Interesting when you compare that to the current size of our building.
Over my years as an Elk, the one thing that has always stood out is the members. From our Charter members to our current members, without everyone's support, this Lodge would have closed 15 years ago when we were financially broke. We didn't close, and that was due to the determination of the members to survive as a Lodge. Personally, I have had the great honor of serving as an officer of our Lodge, a committeeman of the State Association (OSEA), and as an officer of the Grand Lodge.
Thank you all for being a part of my 55 years as an Elk.
Roger McCorkle, #1152