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 seniors—those on a fixed income of no more than $600.00 a month!! They are faced with the choice of eating or buying much needed medications on a daily basis. As our Elks Lodge always does—we hope, with YOUR help, to do our best to add to this grant. For the entire month of August 2018, our lodge will be holding a drive for additional items and funds to assist them. Please, bring your donations to the lodge—that’s all you’ll need to do.

Our goal is to add an additional $500.00, be it in supplies or cash donations, to the Grant Funds.

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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.

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*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 order form. Tiles are $100 each

Annual Dixieland School Supplies Drive

The start of a new school year will be here soon. The children at Dixieland Elementary School need our help once again. Please help with this years school supplies drive. CLICK HERE to print a copy of this flyer and list.

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Dart League Thursdays -New Season

Are you ready for a new dart season?!?!?!

We are having an organizational meeting on Thursday, August 2 at 6:30, be there or be square! If you can not attend and want to play please let me know. We are not sure when the season will actually begin, it depends on the number of teams and divisions. We will know more at the meeting after we get a team count.
You do not have to have a partner to attend, we will do our best to get partners for any players!
The dues are $60.00 per team member and can be paid to me or put on your tab with Christy.
If you have suggestions for the new season please let me or Phil know before the meeting.
Please share with anyone who you know that may want to play this season. We normally end the season the week before Thanksgiving.
Thanks to Joe for running a great summer league of blind draw! I am sure he would love for folks to stay after the meeting and play on the 2nd!
Hope to see everyone August 2 at 6:30!
Shannon

 

Brotherhood Ride receives check for $7000

On May 26th, Vicki Baker, Lodge ER , presented a check for $7000 to Jeff Morse of the Brotherhood Ride at the Florida State Convention.

These funds are a result of fundraising efforts this past year from the members of the Lakeland Lodge.

Lakeland Lodge is proud to be the Home Lodge for the Brotherhood Ride.

4th of July Picnic Fundraiser

Lets celebrate the 4th and support our Vets. Wednesday July 4, 1-3pm (Food served at 2) “Dunk” Tank!

Brats, Burgers & Dogs with Homemade coleslaw & pasta salad, corn on the cob, watermelon, & cake.

Contact Char Fisher or Kristen Franks to volunteer to help out.

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Lodge Gratitude Grant to be awarded June 13

This year the Lodge will use it’s Gratitude Grant to support the Strings in Need Charity.

Wednesday, June 13, we will be presenting a check for $2000.00 to the local charity Strings in Need.  These funds are from the Lodge Gratitude Grant.

Strings In Need will have two of their students playing for our entertainment from 6:00 to 6:30.

Lodge LOGO Contest -Enter to Win!

Calling all members with creative talents!

Lakeland Lodge needs a Lodge Logo.  Draw or sketch your ideas and enter them in this contest.

 

 

Logo Contest Flyer 2018

MFH Vets come to Dinner at the Lodge

Medical Foster Home Vets

I am very excited to tell you that we have worked out details to host a small number of veterans, from the Lakeland Outpatient Foster Program and their caregivers,  on the second Wednesday of the month for dinner and socialization.

Thanks
Char

These are Lakeland Community based Veterans, that James A Haley VA Hospital provides primary care for through their Medical Foster Home Program.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Medical Foster Home Program (MFH) provides primary health care for dependent, chronically and terminally ill Veterans in a non-institutional community based setting. This alternative level of care will allow Veterans to have the option to remain in a community family setting when they lack the social supports to remain in their own home. It is an alternative to nursing home placement and at the same time improves the quality of life of our frail disabled Veterans. The MFH program demonstrates the collaboration between the Veteran and his/her family or legal representative paying for the care, the Medical Foster Home caregiver providing the care and the James A Haley Veterans’ Hospital and Clinics homecare team providing the medical care. The Veteran’s will receive home care through the Home Based Primary Care Program (HBPC) or Spinal Cord Injury Home Care (SCI-HC) team.

Medical Foster Home is a privately owned residence situated in the community. It makes available a Medical Foster Home family, which provides a loving, nurturing and safe environment while offering 24-hour care and supervision. It also incorporates individualized daily living routine, private/semi private rooms, and a permanent living arrangement.