Middleboro Lodge #1274 24 High St Middleboro MA 02346
I want to congratulate P. 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.
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-free, by undertaking projects that address unmet need, and by honoring the service and sacrifice of our veterans.
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
Congratulations to the newly elected/appointed officers of Middleboro Elks Lodge #1274
Exalted Ruler -Laurie LeFebvre PER
Esteemed Leading Knight -Sean Noel PER
Esteemed Loyal Knight -Andrew Craig
Esteemed Lecturing Knight -Andrew McAlarney
Secretary -Kathy Amaral PER
Treasurer -Mark Sullivan
Esquire -Mike Mott LM PER
Trustee -Serge Loiselle
Trustee -Doug Bates
Inner Guard -Norm Diegoli
Tiler -Tracie Devine
Chaplain -Richard Tinkham
Laurie LeFebvre Exalted Ruler 2015-2016
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.