About the Michigan Elks

The Michigan Elks Association was started in 1904. The Michigan Elks Association sponsors the Michigan Major Projects and our Michigan Elks charitable fund “The Gold Key” helps special needs children after high school. As of today we have 53 active lodges in our state with a combined membership of 20,000 members.

Michigan Elks donate $11,420 for new equipment at D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans. From left are Linda Smith, Executive Secretary; Samantha Knuttila, Director of Restorative Services; Cary Lincoln, Director of Nursing; Bob Wellman, Elks VAVS to the D.J. Jacobetti; Robert Anttila, Elks Upper Peninsula District State Trustee;
Dave Sladek, MEA President; Ron Oja, Administrator

Why Should You Become an Elk

The Order spends more than $80,000,000 every year for benevolent, educational and patriotic community-minded programs in such fields as benefitting special needs children, sponsoring Elks National Foundation scholarships, scouting, athletic teams, veterans’ works, a national “Hoop Shoot” free-throw contest involving more than 3 million children, physical and occupational therapy programs and patriotic programs.

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Elks Support the Community

Elks invest in their communities through programs that help children grow up healthy and drug-free, meet the needs of today’s veterans, and improve the quality of life.

Michigan Elks donate $20,000 to help the Gaylord Community

Support the Michigan Elks

Help Elks build stronger communities with a tax-deductible donation to the Elks National Foundation.

Committee Chair Report Submission Form

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A copy will be sent to the State Secretary and to yourself.

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