Let Nothing You Dismay

“God rest you merry gentlemen let nothing you dismay…” To rest and let nothing cause dismay or dissension, that is my wish for you this holiday season. Of course, our efforts as members of the Elks are never-ending with activities to plan, meetings to host, events to oversee, and a lodge to run in the […]

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13 Folds are Worthy Of Fidelity

During President Tim Jaeger and First Lady Sandy’s visit to the Inland District, the Young Marines performed the ceremony honoring the Folding of the Flag at Hesperia Elks Lodge. It was a beautiful ceremony following the posting of the flags by our Exalted Rulers. Each of the Young Marines demonstrated a fervent desire to exhibit all […]

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Agreements and Reminders

I have been blessed to serve in the Elks in several different lodges and most of the chair positions and while I hope to continue to find new ways to continue and grow I am still in awe of the obligation and what we promise to ourselves and each other when we join. I, in […]

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August Notes From The Exalted Ruler

A shout out to Scott & Sandra Baker, David & Travis Behrens, and Jessica Rogers, Clifford Yates, and Ed Orchard for all of the help over the past few weeks. The toilet in the ladies bathroom is working, the cakes and meals have been wonderful and things are getting fixed! Ted and Cindy have been […]

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Together We Can Find A Way Out of the darkness

Elks Teen Drug Awareness New Resources

In addition to lessons on Alcohol, Bullying, and Marijuana the Elks Teen Drug Awareness site is so much more than a website. It’s a comprehensive educational resource for parents, teachers, and youth. Once you get to the site, you’ll have the opportunity to register and create lesson plans, take quizzes, play games, watch videos and […]

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Mojave Elks Website Wins 5-Star Award From Grand Lodge

Mojave Elks Wins Best Website In California-Hawaii and 5-STAR Rating From Grand Lodge

Recently released by the California-Hawaii Elks Association and the Grand Lodge — Mojave Elks #2059 Website has been awarded the National 5 Star Award, which is the highest award possible from the Grand Lodge for Website Design and Implementation. The Fraternal Committee of the Grand Lodge awards Local Lodges who keep their Members informed and […]

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Happy Birthday America

Having passed through over half of 2019, I want to wish a “Happy Birthday/Happy July 4th” to my fellow Elks and Americans. As Elks, we take a very special interest in our Nations wellbeing and a fair amount of pride in the freedoms we enjoy from sunrise to sunrise. The past few months have been […]

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It Takes A Village

When you look at the large scale events put on by the lodge it’s easy to see that the successful ones have a strong team of helpers involved. Our 1st Responders Dinner included a team to create the most successful one we’ve had to date. With the support of members and family including: Robbie Pierce, […]

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A New Year with New Opportunities

As much as I love the charitable work we do, I love performing and one of my favorite passages during the ritual reads: “Our time upon the stage of action is but brief, yet in the drama each must play a part. The character is left for each to choose; a villain if we will, […]

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