24 High St
I want to congratulate E.R. Chris for doing such a great job this year. Also congratulations to all the new officers elected. Members the dues have been sent out, and the cards will be left behind the bar when payment is received. If you pay cash, please make sure to get a receipt from the bartender on duty. If you wish to have an identification card, please drop a note in the secretary box in the lounge. It must be in writing to me for you to receive one.
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On behalf of the members of the Middleboro Lodge of Elks I welcome you. We are a vital link in the fraternal chain of Lodges of the Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks, U.S.A. Our Lodge was Chartered by the Grand Lodge in 1912. We are located at 24 High Street in the heart of Middleboro, Massachusetts, halfway between Boston and Cape Cod. The Lodge is a also one of the nine Lodges of the Massachusetts South District, and the Massachusetts State Elks Association.
MA Elks President
John D. Amen
Grand Exalted Ruler
Denver CO #17
Wareham/New Bedford #79
District Deputy G.E.R.
Who are the Elks?
To inculcate the principles of Charity, Justice, Brotherly Love and Fidelity; to recognize a belief in God; to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its Members; to quicken the spirit of American patriotism; to cultivate good fellowship; to perpetuate itself as a fraternal organization, and to provide for its government, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America will serve the people and communities through benevolent programs, demonstrating that Elks Care — Elks Share.”
Elks are community. No matter where you go in the USA, an Elks Lodge is right around the corner. With more than 850,000 members and 2,000 Lodges nationwide, Elks are providing charitable services that help build stronger communities.
Elks Lodges bring so much more to their communities than just a building, golf course or pool. They are places where neighbors come together, families share meals, and children grow up.
Elks invest in their communities through programs that help children grow up healthy and drug-
March 1 & 8 Candlepin Bowling Tournament, Norwood Sport Center, Norwood
March 7, 2015 Pool Tournament,
Jillian's Billiards, Worcester
March 28, 2015 Regional Hoop Shoot Contest, Portland, ME
April 18 National Hoop Shoot Contest, Springfield
April 19 Spring Cribbage Tournament, Auburn/Webster #2118
May 3 Regional Meeting,
Auburn/Webster Lodge #2118
May 16 State President`s Testimonial
Best Western Royal Plaza,Marlborough
Mass Elks Association
Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis
August 19, 2015 Elks Night @ Fenway Park, Red Sox vs. ClevelandIndians
Scholarship Poker Run Thanks
Thanks to the following for helping to pull this off:
Tom & Janet Beech, Carol Godsoe, Laura Dickson, Diane Eaton, Lynne Morin, Arlene Generazzo, Larry Dutra, Billy LaMere, Wally Glendye, Wayne & Neda Shaw, Kathy Amaral, Diane Padrenoss & Sue Malone.
None of this could have been achieved without the help of those who donated money, time or participated in the run. Thanks for your participation and we hope to see you again next year!
George Padrenoss, Chairman
Mass Elks Charity
Fund Raising 2015
This year’s Charity Fund Raffle books will be in the mail to members by March 1st. Your lodge’s share of the income depends on your participation.
Please help your lodge and lodge charities by purchasing a book. Remember to fill out the blue Sellers Pool tickets at the backof every book you buy or sell. This qualifies you to be eligible for any one or more of the 4 $500.00 Sellers Pool prize.
Lodges can also benefit from your participation through our new Lodge Pool. Every 20 books ($400.00) received including mailins will qualify your lodge for a chance to win one or more of the 4 $500.00 lodge pool prizes.
Remember, “Charity is the greatest of all virtues” your participation is needed to make this year’s Charity Fundraiser successful.
Wayne E. Bearce, State Chairman
Mass Elks Charity Fund Raising Committee
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Weekly Supper Dates and Times
Bits & Pieces
Congratulations to the newly elected/appointed officers of Middleboro Elks Lodge #1274
Exalted Ruler -
Esteemed Leading Knight -
Esteemed Loyal Knight -
Esteemed Lecturing Knight -
Inner Guard -
Elks Appreciation Day
Elk of the Year –Larry Dutra
Officer of the Year –Andrew Craig
Citizen of the Year –Dylan Berio
Outstanding Member Commendations:
“Making A Difference Special Citation” received by Warren “Rusty” Moffat & John “Jack” Prescott. There were 70 Certificates of Appreciation presented to members and staff for being an “Outstanding Volunteer” and showing their dedication to our Lodge.