Entries by Tony Bonacum

2019 Annual Scholarship Awards Banquet

Our Lodge’s Annual Scholarship Banquet will be held at the Lodge on Monday, March 18, with dinner served at 6:30 pm and the Awards Program to follow. Twelve high school seniors will be receiving awards this year, totaling $13,750. Lodge members are welcome to attend this Banquet, however, the meal price is $8.00 and reservations […]

Veterans Committee Report (Jan 2019)

Veterans Committee  (Previously published in the Lodge Antlers magazine.) Happy New Year from the Veterans Committee. We kept busy in December. At the December 12th, spaghetti dinner we had 11 James A. Haley Foster Veterans and their caregivers. Once again, the committee was able to make a donation of $1,000.00 to the Outpatient Foster Care […]

2019 Lakeland Elks Scholarship Golf Outing

2019 Lakeland Elks Scholarship Golf Outing Once again we are hosting The John Necessary Memorial Golf Tournament as the primary fund raiser for our Lodge 1291 Scholarship Fund for area high school seniors. The Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the Huntington Hills golf course. The format will be a […]

Dart Season Starts Jan 10

Attention all Lodge members: The next dart season starts in just two weeks on Jan 10th. I am sending an email out to all that have played in the last 4 years or so that might be interested in playing in our Fall 2019 Season. I have some info on new players and existing team […]

Annual Trip to James A Haley Veterans Hospital

Update– On Sunday October 14th, Lakeland Elks 1291 visited James A Haley Hospital. With 26 volunteers, we were able to cook and serve 600 meals, with about 400 of those going to veterans, while the rest went to staff. Mobile patients enjoyed music and karaoke in the picnic area along with their meal. Meals were […]

Want a Lodge Christmas Parade Float?

An Elks 1291 Christmas Parade Float? Recently the idea of our Lodge building a Christmas themed float for entry into the Lakeland Christmas Parade has been  brought up at the Lodge. Our Lodge had entered floats in the past and actually won first place with a float themed ‘The Island of Misfit Toys’. PER Jim […]

ENF AND LAKELAND LODGE SCHOLARSHIPS -2019

ENF AND LAKELAND LODGE SCHOLARSHIPS Update: The date for submitting applications has passed. Selection is now taking place. Good luck to all. Both the Elks National Foundation’s and our local Lodge1291’s Scholarship Programs are underway. To access both of these programs, high school seniors should contact their school ’ s guidance counselors and work with […]