2019 Scholarship Awards Banquet -Success

2019 SCHOLARSHIP BANQUET A SUCCESS  (Photo below) Approximately 80 people were present for the awarding of 12 scholarships totaling $13,750 at the 2019 Scholarship Banquet held on March 18 at our Lodge. Serving as emcee for the evening, Scholarship Chair Dave Norwine announced each student receiving an award and shared with the audience a recap […]

Veterans Committee Update April 2019

Veterans Committee As our Fiscal Elk Year comes to an end, we want to give you updates on our recent donations. We made a donation to the James A. Haley VA Hospital, specifically targeted to the homeless veterans that they serve. The immediate need was for athletic shoes, rain jackets, toothpaste, toothbrushes, bar soap and […]

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 […]

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.  […]

April/May Issue of the “Antlers” is ready for reading…

Check out the latest issue of the Antlers Newsletter, April-May 2019. Click HERE Remember; the Antlers pages are now in the  Members Only Section and are password protected. Contact the Lodge Secretary for the password.

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 […]

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 […]

Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Buy a Pink Ribbon

Support the Elks supporting October Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Pink ribbons, only $5.00 on sale now at our Lakeland Elks Lodge. See Sher or your bartender.

SOLD OUT– “Puttin’ on the Pink” Breast Cancer Awareness

4th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Event will be held at the Lakeland Elks Lodge, BPOE, on Harden Blvd. This event is Open to the Public.

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 […]