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Inaugural Dinner

Please Join us in the celebration of our new officers.

The Inaugural Dinner will be held Friday, April 6th. Cocktails begin at 6 PM.

Tickets go on sale at the bar beginning March 9,2018.

There will be a choice between a beef, chicken, or fish entrée.

Prices will range between $13-$27 and will vary based on your menu choice.

 

From the Secretary’s Desk      

I would like to give a big, heartfelt thank you and show of appreciation to all the members and guests that supported Home Services on St Patrick's Day! We had a very successful day and could not have done it without all your help.  If you have not already paid your dues for this year, please be aware that.

 

DUES WERE DUE BY MARCH 31ST, 2018

Your prompt attention to this matter is greatly appreciated!

 

Exalted Ruler’s Message

Spring is on our doorstep.  This is a time of new beginnings and renewal.  As I embark upon my journey as Exalted Ruler, I want each of you to know that I will do the best job possible and will make sure our lodge continues to be a place of friendship, hospitality, and good will. In our 150th anniversary year, I am very mindful of our principles; charity, justice, brotherly love, and fidelity. 

I have put together a house committee that stands ready to work to keep our lodge in good stead both physically and financially. Please know that you can approach any one of the house committee members or me if you have issues or concerns. You can count on having a willing listener. Keep in mind that there is a lot of hard work by lodge employees and volunteers that goes on behind the scene to keep our lodge doors open. I urge each of you to consider involving yourself with one of our lodge projects. Check the bulletin boards and the newsletter on a regular basis to see what is coming up.

                I do believe our Elks Lodge 67 is a community of caring and giving individuals. I recently was at a district meeting at the Titusville Elks Lodge.  I was impressed with the caring and sharing that happens among other Elks Lodges. When you become an Elks member you truly have a large supportive “family” behind you. It is impressive how much we can achieve together not only for our lodge but for our community.

 

Auxiliary News

Thank you to Sue Ozimek, Sherry Respecki, and Millie Roth for coordinating the Bingo on Sunday, March 11th. A special Thank you also to Rich Ozimek for being our "Bingo Caller" and to JoJo Puskus and Marge DelPorto for selling tickets.  All their efforts made this a very successful event! 

April 3rd will be the installation of 2018-19 Auxiliary officers. Installation will be at 6:00 PM followed by dinner. Please contact Pat Thompson 833-0246 or Dee Covatto 833-5145 to make your reservation. All members are encouraged to attend this event. Cost is only $15.00. 

Congratulations to our newly elected officers:  Becky Feronti - President; Terry Straub - Vice-President; Cheryl Moore - Recording Secretary; Sherry Respecki - Treasurer; Colleen Gourley - Financial Secretary.  

We hope you all have a ticket for the April Lottery. We look forward to paying 30 lucky winners this month.  Thank you for supporting this Auxiliary fundraising event!  Please come and join us for our April 3rd and/or May 7th meeting at 6:00 PM.  All members are welcome.   

 

The Red Cross Blood Drive

The Red Cross Blood Drive has been scheduled for Monday, April 30th from 2:00pm - 7:00pm in the Lodge dining room.  A sign-up sheet will be available on the Lodge bulletin board or you may register on the Red Cross website.  PLEASE GIVE SO OTHERS MAY LIVE.

 

Gun Raffle

The 2018 Gun Raffle Committee would especially like to thank our wonderful hard-working group of volunteers for all their efforts before, during and after this year’s event. Without your energy and loyal support of this Gun Raffle, we would not have had such a great outcome both physically and financially. We were able to raise just shy of $38,000 this year, thanks to your support.  With the money raised, we will be able to contribute to the Building Fund and the Veterans Committee. We would like to extend a special thank you to all the sponsors that helped make the gun raffle a huge success.  If you see any of these sponsors, make sure to thank them for their contributions.  Congratulations to all our winners, we hope everyone enjoyed the day.  Once again, we thank you and we look forward to working with you on next year’s gun raffle.  If you have any suggestions to help make next year’s event even better, please feel free to leave us a note, while it is fresh in your mind. Our contact info is listed; you can email either of us or drop off a letter behind the bar. 

 

Early Bird Golf Outing

Set for Friday, June 8th at Beechwood Golf Club (6401 Gorski Road in Fairview).  Registration beings at 9am with a Shot Gun start at 10 scramble format.  The cost is $42/person which includes golf, cart, refreshments and prizes.  Prizes will be presented at the course immediately following the evening.  Registration is not confirmed until money is received.

 

Bocce

For anyone (members and nonmembers) interested in playing bocce this summer, there will be a meeting at the Elks Lodge on Tuesday, May 22nd at 6:30 PM.   Bocce will begin on Tuesday, June 5th (start time to be determined at the meeting).  

 

Looking for Ways to Enhance the Website   

I have been designing and maintaining the Lodge #67 website for the past several years.  As with all websites, enhancements make for a better website. That being said, I am looking for any ideas, comments and/or suggestions on how to improve the Lodge #67 website.  Your ideas, comments and/or suggestions along with any photos you have can be emailed to me at rhornaman@gmail.com.  I will continue to do my best as I serve in this area. Thank you. Rob Hornaman  

 

Chaplain’s Corner

It is my sad duty to report the following deaths since our last bulletin: In memory of  John J. Jack Cousins and James Kinstler. In addition to the donations to legacy trust fund, any member that passes away may have a brief ceremony at the funeral parlor if they so wish.

 

Happy Hour 5-7 Monday through Friday & 9-11 on Saturday

Beer of the Month: Miller Light Pounders $2.50

Sunday:  Bloody Mary   $3.00        Monday: Jim Beam   $2.50          Tuesday:  Coors Light (16oz draft)  $1.75

 Wednesday:  White Zinfandel   $2.75

Thursday:  Guiness DIB $2.50     Friday: Captain Morgan   $2.50      Saturday: White Russian   $3.75

Easter Sunday Special   Mimosas $3.00

 

Just a Reminder

Don't forget members, ladies included, please remove your hat when you enter the Social Quarters out of respect for our deceased members. 

No children are permitted in the Social Quarters after 10pm.  Prior to 10pm, children must be with their parents and guardians and be supervised at all times.

Don't forget, the TVs are controlled by the Club Manager, House Committee or the on duty bartender.

All members & Auxiliary members must sign the daily sheet for themselves, no exceptions.

Please do not phone the Lodge to see if the daily had been hit on the day before.

ALL GUESTS must be signed in by you and are only permitted to stay as long as you do.

Guests are not permitted to buy refreshments.

Information contained in the newsletter and on the website may change without prior notice.  Please check the bulletin board in the social quarters for any updates.

 

Contact Erie Elks Lodge #67

For questions and/or comments regarding the Erie Elks Lodge #67, please contact us at (814) 833-9780 and listen for the correct prompt.

You may also email the Elks Lodge by clicking here.

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