Entries by Tony Bonacum

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 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 the guidance staff in  completing their applications for the 2019 Most Valuable Student  (MVS) Scholarship Program. All […]

Annual Trip to James A Haley Veterans Hospital

Update– On Sunday October 14, Lakeland Elks Lodge 1291, went to James A Haley VA Hospital in Tampa, FL, to cook and serve lunch for the patients, and provide donations. A crew of 26 Elks helped make this possible. We provided lunch to approximately 400 patients and some staff. Meals were delivered to the patients […]

Elks Day at the Rays Bus Trip

11th Annual Elks Day at the Rays SUNDAY, SEP 9 RAYS vs. Baltimore FIRST PITCH: 1:10 P.M.  Bus leave the Lodge: 10:00 A.M. – Return to Lodge 6:30pm. Lodge Harry Anna Fundraiser $60 – (Deadline – must be paid by 8/27) Bus ride to and from Lodge, Bus leaves 10am, – Elks tote bag or […]

Senior Orphans this years Gratitude Grant recipient

We are pleased to announce that this year our Lakeland Elks Lodge 1291 has been given the Gratitude Grant. This Grant will be given to this year’s recipient—Senior Orphans of Polk County Florida. This is an organization that was founded over 25 years ago to assist those less fortunate. They provide to the neediest of […]

Last Chance to Order Ceiling Tiles:

ENF Fundraiser — Now you can purchase a ceiling tile in the lounge bar area. Put your name, logo, picture or saying on it. Use your imagination. *We will be placing the final order for personalized ceiling tiles. We only have 6 left Email or call 863-205-7906 for Sher Thrush or ask a Bartender for an […]