Recently, as part of scavenging photos from the attic to digitally archive them, we came across this pamphlet — “BPOE Elks National Service Commission, Annual Report, Chicago – 1967.” This is made a little more meaningful as we just celebrated Memorial Day a few days ago (Monday, May 25, 2020) and as you may know, the “National Service Commission” was later renamed to “Elks National Veterans Service Commission” in 1995 – you can read more at “Elks: A Concise History.

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Have you got any photos of Watchung Hills Elks Lodge #885 or #2252 that you wouldn’t mind sharing with us?  If so, please email them to [email protected], with a brief description and we’ll add them to our living history and our Throwback Thursday rotation!

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Not yet a member? Are you interested in making new friends, providing direct service to veterans, special children or making a difference in your community? Consider joining the Elks – come down and meet us at Watchung Hills Elks Lodge #885 – click here for our contact information and a map. Send us an email to get the ball rolling at [email protected].

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