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Elks Lodge 1897

Elks Lodge 1897

2290 Hamilton Rd, Alamogordo (NM), 88310-9521, United States

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(575) 437-1897

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Now CLOSED
Work hours
MO 11:00 – 21:00 SA 11:00 – 21:00
TU 11:00 – 21:00 SU 11:00 – 19:00
WE 11:00 – 21:00
TH 11:00 – 21:00
FR 11:00 – 22:00
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Description We are...

•A fraternal order with nearly a million members and a 141-year history.


•A network of more than 2000 lodges in communities all over the country.


•A generous charitable foundation that each year gives millions in scholarships, an inspiration to youth, a friend to veterans and more.


Our Mission

To inculcate the principles of Charity, Justice, Brotherly Love and Fidelity; to recognize a belief in God; to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its Members; to quicken the spirit of American patriotism; to cultivate good fellowship; to perpetuate itself as a fraternal organization, and to provide for its government, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America will serve the people and communities through benevolent programs, demonstrating that Elks Care and Elks Share.

Origin

The Elks organization was founded in New York City on February 16, 1868 under the name "Jolly Corks" by 15 actors, entertainers and others associated with the theater. In ensuing years, membership expanded to other professions.

Purposes

This Fraternal Order was founded "To promote and practice the four cardinal virtues of Charity, Justice, Brotherly Love and Fidelity; to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its members; to quicken the spirit of American Patriotism and cultivate good fellowship."

Membership

The Order is a non-political, non-sectarian and strictly American fraternity. Proposal for membership in the Order is only by invitation of a member in good standing. To be accepted as a member, one must be an American citizen, believe in God, be of good moral character and be at least 21 years old.

What We Do

The Order spends more than $80,000,000 every year for benevolent, educational and patriotic community-minded programs in such fields as benefitting physically handicapped children, sponsoring Elks National Foundation scholarships, scouting, athletic teams, veterans' works, a national "Hoop Shoot" free-throw co
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