Entries by Tony Bonacum

March Elk of the Month

Tom Crider, PER, has been awarded the Title, Elk of the Month for March for his “against all odds/above & beyond”, driving 100’s of miles, hours, tolls & trips to get our Lodge shopping done!

February Elk of the Month

Mark Daniels has been named Elk of the Month for February for his behind the scenes set up/take down/set up again/mopping/laundry, any time it was needed, in our Lodge Hall for all of our events during the year.

January Elk of the Month

Vicki Baker has bee awarded the Title Elk of the Month for January for her valiant & steadfast efforts in securing our Hole Sponsors for our Lodge Golf Tournaments. Her efforts assisted in making the Tournaments very successful fundraisers.

Grand Exalted Ruler’s Award Pin

A Grand Exalted Ruler’s Pin was awarded to Christopher Porche by the GER, Ronald Hicks. The pin was presented to Christopher at a Lodge meeting by Lodge Exalted Ruler, Chris Crider. This Pin is awarded for Excellence in Membership Procurement.

Elks National Foundation -Honorary Founder Award

Our own Patricia Mullin, PER, has been awarded an Elks National Foundation’s Honorary Founders Pin. This was awarded because Patrica has reached a personal donation level of $1000.  This award was presented by Lakeland Lodge Exalted Ruler, Chris Crider at a Lodge meeting.

December Elk of the Month

December Elk of the Month is awarded to Patricia Mullin, PER for her outstanding work as the ENF Chairman and as the Lakeland Lodge Coordinator. Presented by Lodge Exalted Leader, Chris Crider.

2016 Scholarship Golf Outing

2016 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 20, 2016 at the Huntington Hills golf course. The format will be a […]

Polk County Senior Orphan Donation

With a $2,000 Gratutude Grant  from the Grand Lodge, the Lakeland Elks Lodge utilized the money for the Polk County Senior Orphans. The Lodge furnished 22 bathtub chairs, five blood pressure monitors, toilet seat extensions and safety grab bars. The lodge then approved an additional $150 from their Charity Fund for additional incidentals. We also […]