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Exalted Ruler's Message

posted Apr 6, 2015, 10:14 PM by Web Master   [ updated Nov 1, 2017, 7:40 PM ]
    
As I write this article, the figures for our Annual Auction are not finished. However, I would like to thank Mike Rogers and Lenny LaTour; the Chairmen of this event.
    I would also like to thank all of the members who participated in anyway, from donations to purchases, to set up, clean up, kitchen duty and everything in between. Your hard work and dedication is noticed and appreciated.
November is a wonderful time of year. We have the opportunity to come together to honor and pay tribute to our veterans and their families for all of the sacrifices they have made for our country.
    Our Lodge will once again, in conjunction with the Veterans Council and the City of Caldwell, hold our annual Veterans Memorial Service. It will take place on Saturday, November 11, at 11:00 a.m. So please join us at the new Caldwell Veterans Memorial Hall and show your support for our veterans.
    The Lodge will be serving lunch (hot dogs, chips, water, soda) free of charge after the ceremony. November is also the time when we pause and give thanks for all of the wonderful things that life has to offer; especially our family and friends. As we are now in full swing of the busy season at the lodge, remember to pause and give thanks for our many blessings.
    We all have to be thinking about membership. I was telling someone the other day that I don’t know why everyone is not an Elk. Look at all that we represent. Our flag, our Country, our veterans, our youth, our state project as well as our community.
    As you recruit new members, be loud and proud. We are Americans working together to make our local communities a better place, that’s what we do, that’s what we need to share.
    Don’t forget we have Western Night coming up on November 18th so put on your cowboy hats and come down and enjoy a great steak dinner and support this great Lodge. Happy Thanksgiving to all; go Dallas!!!!

“MAKE NO LITTLE PLANS. MAKE THE BIGGEST ONE YOU CAN THINK OF, AND SPEND THE REST OF YOUR LIFE CARRYING IT OUT.” ~HARRY S. TRUMAN~

Fraternally yours
Tom Marmon, Exalted Ruler