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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This site updated 10-23-2014: IMPACT GRANT, NEW MEMBERS, ENF AWARD, AIDMORE TURKEY TROT, DICTIONARIES

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.


OCTOBER'S MEETING NIGHTS MENU
7th, Homemade Soups and Sandwiches
21st, Ham, potato casserole, field peas, biscuits, brownies and ice cream
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OCTOBER'S FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER MENUS
3rd, Steak, baked and sweet potato and peach cobbler, plus Comedian ($15 non-members)
10th, Catered: fried chicken tenders, pork chops, green beans, creamed potatoes, squash casserole, layered salad, strawberry shortcake, beverage and bread, but no fried or grilled chicken salad this night
17th, Catfish, fries, slaw and hushpuppies
24th, CLOSED
31st, Low Country Boil, slaw and Texas toast

*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 the Denny’s at 770-787-1020.

*REMEMBER, FRIDAY NIGHT MEALS INCLUDE
THE OPTION OF A VEGGIE PLATE ($8)
OR FRIED OR GRILLED CHICKEN SALAD ($10)

THREE NEW MEMBERS:

MICHELLE AND DOUG MCMILLIAN ... JOHN GRANT



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

EVENT DETAILS
CROSS COUNTRY RACE
at Elks Aidmore Inc., Conyers, GA
141 beautiful wooded acres; well-marked all natural trails
no highway running
5k Turkey Trot and a
1 mile Turkey Tot Trot fun walk/run
Date: Saturday, November 22, 2014
5k beginning at 9:00 am
1 mile Turkey Tot Trot /fun walk/run beginning at 9:20 am
Registration opens: 8:00 am
Need more information? Call 770-483-3535
REGISTER ONLINE AT WWW.RACEROSTER.COM/3640
We packed boxes of dictionaries for Newton County 3rd-graders.
Each dictionary had a Drug Awareness bookmark inserted.

OUR NEW HOUSE 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 KIRKPATRICK, OUR NEWEST MEMBER

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


left to right:
Mrs. Stephanie Thomas 5th grade teacher at South Salem
Elementary School in Newton County, P.E.R. Jack Wheeler,
Elks Drug Awareness Chairman, Dr. Tiffany Woods, Counselor,
Cameron White fifth-grade student, First-Place winner in the
State of Georgia for the  Drug Awareness Essay Contest,
Principal, Holly Dubois, and Miriam Wheeler, State Auxiliary
Drug Awareness Chair.



ABOVE, PER RAY EDWARDS AWARDS
PER JACK WHEELER A PLAQUE FOR
HIS OUTSTANDING YEAR AS ER, AS
NEWLY-ELECTED ER, LARRY DENNY,
LOOKS ON.

In-coming ER Larry Denny and
PER Jim Kirkpatrick
worked on the new Elks sign
at the entrance to our Lodge.

Keith Dalton, flanked by PER Ray Edwards (L) and
ER Jack Wheeler, displays his award plaque for
five years of gratuitous service to our Elks Lodge.



PER Gary Robinette and his wife,
Linda, visited our Lodge on 3-4-14
to promote his running for
President Elect of the
Georgia Elks Association for 2014-15.


TONY RECEIVES ELK OF THE YEAR AWARD


RAY RECEIVED OFFICER OF
THE YEAR AWARD
AND JOE RECEIVED THE CITIZEN
OF THE YEAR AWARD


As most of you know by now, the Covington Elks received an Impact Grant from the National Elks Foundation for this year. It began January 1st and continues through to December 31, 2014. We have already spent about $866. on a chest type, six-foot-long freezer for the Newton County Food Pantry.
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These are the numbers of Newton County students
who participated in the Newton County Hoop Shoot.
We had ten schools from Newton County who supported this project. Thanks to Anita and Larry for contacting them.

8/9 boys 8 competed
8/9 girls 6 competed
10/11 boys 10 competed
10/11 girls 4 competed
12/13 boys 4 competed
12/13 girls 0 competed




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

FROM THE COVINGTON NEWS





WE ANNUALLY PROVIDE DICTIONARIES
TO ALL NEWTON COUNTY THIRD-GRADERS

STRAY ELK DINNER 2013

A good time was had by all as the almost overflowing crowd enjoyed food, comaraderie and music at our Stray Elk dinner. Jim, Jack and Larry Denny worked on the ribs.

 

FROM "THE NEWTON CITIZEN"

Miriam Witherspoon and Beth Edwards
serving spaghetti at Dinah's benefit.



KARAOKE NIGHT AT THE LODGE


Winner of the 50/50 and got the homemade pound cake from the raffle.
The proceeds  went to Diana G. Herrin from the Elkadettes.

TAKING A BREAK FROM WORK DAY AT AIDMORE

 

OUR SCHOLARSHIP WINNER, JERRY LIN, FLANKED BY HIS MOTHER AND LARRY

LARRY PRESENTS JERRY LIN WITH THE $1,250.00 CHECK TO BE USED AT GA TECH


 


Gary Chambers, Jim Kirkpatrick and Jack Wheeler (above)
restored our Lodge’s dance floor for the Aidmore Ball.


Billy Fortson, accompanied by his wife,
holds his Certificate of Appreciation
for his selfless service to the Lodge
and to the community.

T. A. Haney is our Elk of Year.
This is his second time receiving that award.

Elk Lecturing Knight, John Glover,
receives his Officer of the Year award.

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