Tag: Catalina Mountain Elks

Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge remembers firefighters on 9/11

Pat Cox Members of Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 prepared and delivered turkey dinners with all the trimmings to ten fire stations in the Golder Ranch Fire District on the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. These dedicated men and women provide service to Catalina, Oro Valley, SaddleBrooke and southern Pinal County. The Lodge…

Catalina Elks honor students

Pat Cox Two outstanding seniors from Pusch Ridge Christian Academy, Cooper Barghols and Cody Cropp, were named winners of the Elks National Foundation’s (ENF) Most Valuable Student Scholarship at a Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge No. 2815 National Youth Week Program on May 7, 2016. The scholarships are awarded to top high school graduates across the…

Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge No. 2815 honors students

From left: Lodge Scholarship Chairman Roger Mastro, Nicole Enos, Lauren Tucker, Mallory Kimble, Sean Randall, Past Exalted Ruler Gloria Cisneros, Jack Lamb, Skye Uldrich and Exalted Ruler Doug Harpold

Pat Cox Six outstanding seniors from Oro Valley high schools were named winners of the Elks National Foundation (ENF) scholarships at a Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge No. 2815 National Youth Week Program on May 3, 2015. The Elks National Foundation’s Most Valuable Student Scholarship Program recognizes top high school graduates across the country based upon…

Catalina Mountain Elks Awards Ceremony

OVPD Police Officer of the Year, Jason Horetski (left) and Lieutenant Curtiss Hicks

Pat Cox Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge No. 2815 honored the following members of the community and the Lodge at an awards ceremony on March 14, 2015: Elk of the Year: Joyce Garcia received this coveted award for her contributions to the Lodge and the community as chairperson of the Dictionary Project and co-chair of the Clothe-a-Child Program.…

Coronado School participates in Elks Americanism Essay Contest

From left, front: Assistant Principal Michele Goodman, Emeline Segmiller, Hannah Tarpley; Back: Catalina Mountain Youth Activities Coordinator Peggy Nelson, Zara Bauer, Gracie Brinkerhoff, Hannah Irwin, Ruby Bemis, Principal Gerad Ball and Catalina Mountain Americanism Chairman Al Peterson. .

Two hundred and seventy eight students in grades five through eight from Coronado Middle School in Catalina participated in the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Americanism Essay Contest. Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge No. 2815 Americanism Coordinator Al Peterson and Assistant Principal Michele Goodman worked together to encourage student participation in writing this year’s theme,…

Elks elevating America for 147 years

Pat Cox The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE) was founded on February 16, 1868. Local Elks Lodges throughout the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Panama Canal will be celebrating 147 years of community service on February 16, 2015. BPOE is one of the premier patriotic and charitable organizations in the United…

Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge remembers veterans

From left, back: ER Gloria Cisneros, Bob Kielsa, Lucy Suddath and veteran Mike Baracco; front: veteran Mike Holsten and Kelly Laurich, Rehabilitation Center Rec. SME.

Pat Cox The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks proclaimed the month of November as Elks Veterans Remembrance Month to pay tribute to veterans and active military in appreciation for their service to our country. On November 4, members of Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge No. 2815 personally presented 65 handmade lap blankets that were generously…