COVID-19 Guidelines 11-17-2020

This past Sunday, November 15, 2020 Governor Whitmer announced that the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) had issued an Emergency Order designed to limit indoor and outdoor gatherings where COVID-19 is more likely to spread from person to person. This new emergency order enacts a three-week pause…

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Alma Elks Raise Money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Alma Elks Exalted Ruler Kyle Packard (left) and Alma Elks member Christina Saxton (right) presented a check totaling $1,550.00 to Renu Maslovich (center) of Pardee Cancer Center of Alma. This money was raised during the month of October for Breast Cancer Awareness month after Christina and her twin, Melissa, were…

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MEA COVID-19 Relief Grant

August 18, 2020 Re: MEA COVID-19 Relief Grant As the COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on Lodges throughout our State, jeopardizing the financial stability and even the viability of our member Lodges, the Michigan Elks Association Trustees have been exploring ways to assist them in some way. Michigan Elks…

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2020 District Gold Key Golf Outings Postponed

During these unprecedented times and after careful consideration the Gold Key Commissioners along with the district golf outing committees have decided to postpone this year’s District Gold Key Golf Outings. The Committees and Commissioners decided that it would not be right to go out and ask small businesses and members…

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Message from the State Sponsor

I share your disappointment at the cancellation of the MEA Spring Convention, and now, the cancellation of the Grand Lodge Convention in Baltimore. Like you, I was looking forward to another great visit with our Michigan friends, sharing good news, recognizing achievements, gaining knowledge, and enjoying our time together. Unfortunately,…

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Video Conferencing for Lodge & Committee Meetings

With the closing of our Lodges, during the Coronavirus crisis, all Lodge Officers and Members are encouraged to proceed with their Regular Lodge Meetings and other meetings by means video conferencing. A relatively new and easy way of conducting business that will help bring our Lodges into the 21st Century….

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NOTICE: Use of Marijuana on Lodge Premises

NOTICE – USE of MARIJUANA on LODGE PREMISES Despite the recent vote in Michigan to legalize the use of recreational Marijuana, Marijuana remains classified as a Schedule 1 substance and its use is illegal under Federal Law. Smoking of Marijuana within any Elks Lodge violates the Michigan Smoke-Free Air Law,…

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