ELKS LODGE 1806 B.P.O.E.
COVINGTON, GEORGIA
135 CROWELL ROAD
COVINGTON, GA 30015

Mail: P.O. BOX 587 - E-mail
elks1806@hotmail.com
Telephone: 770-787-9499 - FAX: 770-787-9499
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NEWSLETTERS

This site updated 2-7-2016: District Hoop Shoot, New Members, Newsletter

OUR ER, LARRY DENNY,
WELCOMES YOU !


Elk meetings are the first and third Tuesdays, 7:30 PM.
Elkadette meetings are the 3rd Tuesdays 7:30 PM
(No meetings the first Tuesdays in July and August)
Trustee meetings are the second Wednesday each month, 4:00 PM.
PER meetings are the second Tuesday each month, 3:00 PM.

Our newsletters will be E-mailed by the end of each month.

February Meeting Nights Menu
1st Meeting night is February 2nd
Pork Loin, Gravy, mashed potatoes, Biscuits & Dessert
2nd Meeting night is February 16th
Fried Chicken, Fixins and Peach Cobbler for Dessert
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FRIDAY NIGHT MEALS
2-5 Whole Catfish, Fries, Slaw, Hush Puppies & Dessert
2-6 District Hoop Shoot, Pizza and Cookies for Dessert
2-12 Basket Menu Choice
2-19 Ribeye Steak, Baked Potato, Salad, Rolls & Banana Pudding for dessert
2-26 Baby Back Ribs, Baked Beans, Slaw, Texas Toast & Dessert
2-27 State Hoop Shoot, Chicken Strips, Hot Dogs, Mac & Cheese and Brownies for Dessert

Reservations are preferred for our Friday night dinners and other special occasions, especially if you would like to bring guests.
You may E-mail your reservations to elks1806@hotmail.com or
call Pat Kirkpatrick at 770 388-7146

WE HOSTED THE NE DISTRICT HOOP SHOOT, AGAIN!

OUR NEWEST INITIATES ARE
JEAN DUBOS AND HELEN IRISH


FROM GA ELK NEWS

ROS CHAIRED OUR SUCCESSFUL
LOCAL HOOP SHOOT


OUR SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS AT AWARD DINNER

HEATHER MILLER, OUR NEWEST ELK:

Honoring a Local Military Family:


Memorial Service Setup

CLICK HERE TO SEE MEMORIAL SERVICE PHOTOS

We are so excited to report that once again, Covington Elks Lodge 1806 is the proud recipient of the
2016 Impact Grant.  This grant was submitted earlier this summer by Grant chairman Anita Denny to the Elks National Foundation in an attempt to complete a project close to the hearts of many of our Elks brothers and sisters.... the opening of an ECHO Children's Literacy Center in the heart of Porterdale.  ECHO stands for "Elks in the Community Helping Others".      This project will serve the children in Porterdale, on Saturdays from 10-2pm, during their summer break.  Please take a moment to read below (published today by the Elks National Foundation via email) what this project will entail: 

Covington, Ga., Lodge No. 1806 will provide reading and learning tools for children in need while they are on summer break through the ECHO Children’s Center project. The Lodge will create a children center space at a local church to run a weekly reading literacy program throughout the summer. The program will include crafts, educational activities and healthy lunches and snacks to all participants.

This is the second time that our Covington Elks Lodge has submitted and received the Impact Grant.  The Impact Grant was used previously (in 2014) to provide canned goods and other food items, as well as a new freezer to the Turner Lake Food Pantry.

Grand Lodge DD Jim Carpenter paid us a visit on 12-1-2015


EARLY DELIVERY OF OUR 200 NEW CHAIRS CAUSED A CALL
TO GO OUT AT 10:30 AM FOR VOLUNTEERS :

 


Northeast District VP Bob Colie, seen above
with Larry and Jim, visited our Lodge 10/6/15.

WE PREPARED 1,500 DICTIONARIES FOR NEWTON 3RD-GRADERS, DRUG AWARENESS COLORING BOOKS, BOOKMARKERS AND CONSTITUTION BOOKS FOR TEACHERS.

JOE NEELY RECOGNIZED FOR ENF

CONTRIBUTIONS IN EXCESS OF $1,000.00



ANITA AWARDED SECRETARY OF THE YEAR AT CONVENTION

Considering becoming an elk?

If you have a friend or relative who is an Elk, ask him or her about membership.

Wheelchair recipient, Viet Nam veteran Don Liedig, & Pam Liedig
pose with Sandra Bowden and Ros Dubose (B. C. Elk, in background is not kissing Ros)

View photos of our 2015 Hoop Shoot winners and coaches.


PER/PDDGER Jim Kirkpatrick receives
our Officer of the Year Award
from ER Larry Denny


Pippins Donating to Ronald McDonald House


Volunteering breakfast at Ronald McDonald House

Left to right, 1st row Ansley Pippin (Granddaughter), Donna Pippin (Daughter-in-law),
Carol Picucci (Donna's mother)
2nd row, Darrell Pippin (our son), Ryan Pippin (his son), Pat Pippin, Olivia Taylor,
Jim Picucci (Donna's father)
3rd Row, David Taylor, Buck Pippin, David Pippin (our son)



LARRY AND JIM PRESENT JIM HARRIS
WITH THE ENF AWARD FOR CONTRIBUTING
OVER $1,000.00.

ELKADETTES BRING CHRISTMAS CHEER
TO AIDMORE RESIDENTS


This is the military family, David and Dana Gurule and their two sons,
Jay and Lane, who were our dinner guests. Our Covington Elkadettes provided them $500 from Sara's patriotic Christmas tree proceeds.

 

POST 77 CONDUCTED THE FLAG RETIREMENT
AT OUR VETERAN APPRECIATION LUNCHEON

COME PLAY, MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS

SOME OF OUR HALLOWEEN NIGHT DINERS AT THE LODGE

THREE NEW MEMBERS:

MICHELLE AND DOUG MCMILLIAN ... JOHN GRANT



JIM RECEIVES ENF AWARD PIN FROM LARRY
FOR EXCEEDING GER'S ENF GOAL

We packed boxes of dictionaries for Newton County 3rd-graders.
Each dictionary had a Drug Awareness bookmark inserted.

OUR NEW HOU

SE CHAIRMAN, BECKY RUTLEDGE


We were visited by VP of NE District’s
Jimmy Carpenter and his wife, Kathy. Jimmy
flew into Covington Airport on his plane for their visit


OUR DD VISIT 9-2-2014
L-R:  PSP Morgan Stapp, ER Larry Denny,
DDGER Bill Lewis, Linda Lewis and
John White of Oconee Lodge #2849.


With our ER and Secretary off to the New Orleans National Elk
Conference this week, Becky served as ER and Ellabeth took notes
at this month’s meeting.

PHOTOS OF OUR 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION

PAT WITH HUSBAND,
PDDGER JAMES KIRKPATRICK

ATLANTA NORTHLAKE LODGE'S
RITUAL TEAM PERFORMED PAT'S INITIATION


RECIPIENTS OF OUR FREEDOM GRANT


NEWLY-INSTALLED
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

RECIPIENTS OF OUR ENF FREEDOM AWARD
VETERAN APPRECIATION DINNER:
Bill Johnson, Glenn Graham and Florence Welch



PER LARRY EMMETT visited
our Lodge and announced his
candidacy for GEA President-Elect
for 2014-2015 .



Our Freedom Grant Committee: Jimmy Monk,
Chairman, Ros Dubose, Lodge Secretary, Anita Denny,
Bob Green. Not pictured, Tom Dennard,
who was refurbishing American Legion Post 77’s
signature helicopter. Dave Miller is our newest Committee member.
April was designated as “Veterans Appreciation Month”.
A Tree of Appreciation was set up in our Lodge’s lobby
with suggestions for items needed to mail overseas in CARE
packages to our deployed military. Donations were accepted
until April 30th.



ABOVE, ARE SOME OF OUR LOYAL BINGO WORKERS
AT THE BINGO APPRECIATION LUNCHEON

VIEW ANNOTATED PHOTOS FROM OUR
MEMORIAL SERVICE AND
SPECIAL CHILDREN'S PARTY AND SANTA

 

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