notice not less than 10 days nor more than two months before the vote will be taken. The Elk who proposes you for membership must obtain a Membership Application from the Lodge Secretary. The Lodge will be locked out of applying for grants 60 days from that date until the report is submitted. If you have questions concerning this program please contact, PER Secretary Mike McGraw at or, completed applications can be e-mailed to Mike McGraw above or can be postal mailed to: Dick Wilson 26 Pinewood Drive, carolina Shores, NC 28467, click here for application packet. Return the completed application to the Lodge Secretary with the prescribed fees. After the interview is concluded, the committee will report to the Lodge concerning your membership. Should you wish to reinstate your membership in Elkdom with a Lodge other than the one in which you were initiated, you must reside in the jurisdiction of that Lodge.
You must be sponsored by a member of the Elks Lodge and reside in the jurisdiction of the Lodge you wish to join. Proof of prior membership can be: An old membership card, a canceled check. Fill out the form. In that way, new Lodges are not eligible for a Gratitude Grant until they've existed through a full fiscal year. Candidates for New Membership, to be eligible for membership in the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, you must be a citizen of the United States over the age of 21 who believes in God. Pay the prescribed fees. If a Lodge has no proof of prior membership, the burden of proof falls on you. Lodge Mergers: In the event of a Lodge merger, the newly formed Lodge must meet the per-member-giving goal for one fiscal year to qualify for this grant. Write a check payable to the old Lodge in the amount of 10 and ask the Lodge Secretary to forward a Certificate of Release. Final Reports will be due 30 days after the anticipated grant completion date provided by your Lodge. Select Keyword-Accident PracticesCamp BristolClip ArtCommunity AwarenessElks in ActionElks TrainingEmergency GrantEmpire State ElkENFe-ZineFlag DayGL NewsletterGovernment ActivitiesLodge DevelopmentMajor ProjectsMembershipMemorial SundayNY Elks in ActionOfficersPublic LeadersSoccerVeteran's ServiceVolunteer Awardvsawhat's NewYouth. After the Lodge vote, you will be notified by the Secretary.