11 o’clock toast contest postponed to 2023

11 o’clock toast contest postponed to 2023

by Peter Nelson, PDDState Ritualistic ChairMay 8, 2022 I would like to report that unfortunately we were unable to hold the 11o’clockflag salute contest for this year. The reason being is that I could not get enough judges for the contest. We currently have six...
Americanism Essay Contest Winners 2021-2022

Americanism Essay Contest Winners 2021-2022

Each year the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks nationally through their Americanism Committees hold an Essay contest for 5th – 8th grade students. Each state including Connecticut  use the same theme for judging purposes. Each year we decide on a new theme,...
ENF Grants Open April 1st – Be Ready!

ENF Grants Open April 1st – Be Ready!

by Joann Donnel PDDENF Grants Chair Is your Lodge looking to do a project in your community, but you don’t have the funds?  Would you like to start a new community service event and you need ideas?  Well, the answer is with the Elks National Foundation Community...
154th Anniversary

154th Anniversary

Local Elks Lodges throughout the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Philippines, and the Panama Canal will be celebrating 154 years of community service on February 16, 2022. The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks has made more than 12 Billion in donations...