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Posted by Elks 530 | Posted in News | Posted on 04-13-2015
If you’re like most of us, we’re ready to leave all that snow in the rearview mirror and start playing some golf!
This year’s annual charity golf scramble will be held on Saturday, June 13 at Juniper Hills Golf Course here in Frankfort. Lunch will be served starting at 11:30 AM, with a 1:00 PM shotgun start to follow. As usual, we’re looking for golfers and hole sponsors for this year’s scramble.
If you’d like to sponsor a hole, the fee is $50. All you need to do is click here to download the sponsor form. We’ll place a sign on the tee of a hole on the course with your name, or whatever message you specify, on it.
If you’d like to play in the tournament, we’d love to have you! You can bring a team of four, or just show up and form a team when you get there. If you want to enter your team, you can download the entry form here.
We’re extremely grateful to everyone who has sponsored holes and played in this tournament in the past, and we’re hoping to see all of you again this year as we try to make 2015 our best tournament yet! Come on out and join us for a great day on the links!
Posted by Elks 530 | Posted in News | Posted on 04-09-2015
At our lodge meeting Monday night, Frankfort Lodge #530 installed our new officers for the 2015-16 lodge year. Officers pictured above are:
Front row (L to R): 2 Year Trustee Gus Petro, Esteemed Loyal Knight Katie Slucher, Esteemed Lecturing Knight Matthew Conway, 1 Year Trustee Betty Mattingly, and Inner Guard Ellery Etherington.
Back row (L to R): Treasurer Terry LaFontaine, Esquire John Snyder, Exalted Ruler Ron Whitaker, Secretary Charlie Cunningham, Esteemed Leading Knight Trey Greenwell, 3 Year Trustee Richard Groves, Tiler Jimmy Todd Jr., and Chaplain Doug Sanderson.
Also honored at this meeting were Elks members Sulena Bryant (left) and Debbie Foy, who were presented with Outstanding Service Commendations for their work with veterans and other lodge charities. Presenting these certificates is outgoing Exalted Ruler Bill Moore.
Next to be honored was our 2014-15 Officer of the Year, Treasurer Terry LaFontaine. He is seen above receiving his certificate from outgoing Exalted Ruler Bill Moore.
Finally, outgoing Exalted Ruler Bill Moore received a plaque from the outgoing officers in appreciation of his five years in the position. It’s being presented above by our incoming Exalted Ruler, Ron Whitaker.
As you can see, the end of the year is a busy time at Frankfort Lodge, and we’re looking forward to getting another great lodge year underway. Ready to get involved? Come ask us how!
Posted by Elks 530 | Posted in News | Posted on 03-05-2015
Recently, Frankfort Elks Lodge #530 donated $2,000 in groceries to restock the Franklin County Senior Citizens Center food pantry. According to Outreach Coordinator Dianna Rogers, “Our seniors sometimes need a little help with food when their income runs out before the month ends.” This annual donation from the Elks helps the Center to continue to offer this assistance to seniors in need.
Pictured above, front to back, are Frankfort Elks members Nancy Estes, Brenda Cummins, Center Outreach Coordinator Dianna Rogers, Center Director Marchele Jenkins and Elk member, Sandy Moore.
Posted by Elks 530 | Posted in News | Posted on 02-12-2015
Hey Elk members, don’t forget that this Friday is our annual Valentine’s Day party at the lodge! We’re going to have karaoke and a potluck, so bring your favorite dish and your best singing voice.
If you’re looking for something to do to keep warm this chilly weekend, bring your sweetheart and come on down to the lodge for a great time. The festivities start at 7:30 PM.
We’ll see you there!
Posted by Elks 530 | Posted in Hoop Shoot, News | Posted on 01-07-2015
It’s basketball season, and that means it’s once again time for Hoop Shoot! The local Frankfort shoot will be held at the Franklin Co. High School gym this Sunday, January 11.
Hoop Shoot is the annual Elks free-throw competition that lets boys and girls from 8 to 13 years of age compete for a chance to represent their community at the National Hoop Shoot in Springfield, Mass., home of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. At the conclusion of the National Shoot, one boy and one girl from each age group will win a national title and will have their names permanently inscribed at the Basketball Hall of Fame.
For the local shoot this year, we will use the following schedule:
- Boys and girls 8-9 year olds will shoot at 1:00 PM
- 10-11 year olds will shoot at 2:00
- 12-13 year olds will shoot at 3:00
Contestants will be assigned an age-group based on the age that they will be on April 1, 2015. Contestants must be 8 years old by April 1, 2015, to participate. Please bring a copy of the shooter’s birth certificate, without it they may not be able to advance to the next level.
If you have any questions about the Hoop Shoot, or you want to volunteer, please contact our Local Hoop Shoot Director, Jerry Harley, at (502) 803-6332. Volunteers need to be at the gym by 12:15. We welcome any new volunteers to the program, but please contact Jerry to ensure that proper attire is worn the day of the contest.
Best of luck to all our shooters in this year’s contest!