Entries by Tony Bonacum

Tuesday Night Darts Clinic -NEW

Hi Everyone, Last night was our first Tuesday Night Darts Clinic.  Ten individuals attended and were thrilled with the coaching and mentoring received!  Thank you to our coaches of week one:  JC, Mac and Rick.  Coaches will change on a week to week basis. Darts Clinics are weekly on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 pm to […]

The New Blog, “From the Corner”

The view from the corner. What in heaven’s name will this blog be about?  Truth be told, I am not entirely certain myself.  Will it be a place to look to see what is happening at the Lodge?  Definitely.  Will it be a place to hear what is being planned and MIGHT be upcoming?  Probably.  […]

Lodge supporting Local Veteran Facility

Lakeland Elks 1291 Giving To Local Veteran Facility Lakeland Elks 1291 donated 40 cans of creamer, 1 box of sugar packets, 2 boxes of Splenda, 10 cans of coffee, 8 cases of water, and 15 cases of soda to the Lakeland Veterans Center. The facility does not have a provision for this in their budget.  […]

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 […]