The Latest from Lodge 572...
Lodge 572 Initiates Eight
On January 23rd, we welcomed eight new members into the Order. Be sure to introduce yourself and make then feel welcome when you see them in the Lodge...more
February 2017 Newsletter & Calendar Online
The newsletter and calendar for February 2017 are now available online. To view/print them use the links in the navigation menu on the left.
CCC Dart Tournament
Our 22nd Annual CCC Dart Tournament and Auction is scheduled for February 25th. For full details, consult the insert in your January newsletter. This is a great opportunity for YOU to volunteer - ask Chairman, B.J. Wyatt how you can help, or when you can attend a planning meeting. This is a very important fund raiser for our State Major Project (Children's Care Corporation.)
ENF Shooting Matches
Our third shooting match is scheduled for Sunday, February 26 th at Crazy Joe's Fish House. Registration starts at noon. Only standard 12 gauge shotguns are allowed (no scopes or pucker guns - no choke smaller than .670). Volunteers are needed. For more information, contact Rick Ehlers at 618-534-1689. Proceeds go toward our ENF contribution. If we make our contribution goal, our Lodge will qualify for ENF grants we can use to help our local community.
Nut Sale Update
This year's annual nut sale is moving swiftly! We have a limited stock left. Nuts can be purchased in person, if you are at the Lodge, or check with "Nut Chairperson," Chris Paul, at 618-924-3507.
Luck Of The Lodge Raffle
Ticket sales are underway for this year's Luck of the Lodge raffle. Drawing will be held March 11th. We need everyone's help selling tickets. If you wish to sell tickets, contact Diane Chamness at the Lodge.
CCC Calendars Available
Some weeks ago, the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corp. sent out order letters for the 2017 Illinois Elks Children’s Benefit Calendar. If you did not take advantage of this mail-in option we now have a very limited supply at the Lodge. They are $20 each, and include making you eligible for 261 drawings, ranging from 245 week-day $50 prizes, to one top prize of $5,000. Inquire in the Club Room.