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Lodge 572 Golf Scramble

On Saturday, June 3rd, we will be holding a Golf Scramble to benefit our building maintenance fund. The event will be held at Jackson County Country Club: Entry fee: $220 per 4 man team; tee off at noon; mulligans $20/team; skins $20; free hot dogs & beverages; contests for longest drive, closest to the pin, and longest putt.

Lodge 572 Received Awards At State Convention

During the Illinois Elks State Convention in Springfield, May 19-21, Lodge 572 received the following awards from the Illinois Elks Children's Care Corporation (CCC):

  • 1st place in the South District for per-capita contributions
  • 1st place in the South District for gross contributions
  • 1st place in the state for gross contributions

This is the 4th consecutive year our Lodge has been the top contributor in the state to CCC and the 18th consecutive year we have been one of the top three contributors in the state. Thank you to all members and volunteers that made this possible.

Lodge 572 Member Chosen as Illinois Elk Of The Year

After being chosen as Elk of the Year for our Lodge and for the South District, Lodge member Rick Ehlers was awarded Illinois Elk of the Year on May 20th during the State Convention banquet.IL Elk of the Year Rick Ehlers

Members Awarded At Appreciation Dinner

On Wednesday, March 29th, a dinner was held to thank all those who donated their time, effort, and skills throughout the last Lodge year. Awards were presented to three members to recognize work that went above and beyond expectation:

Jackie Clover received an Outstanding Service Commendation Jackie Clover receives award
Larry Thetford received an Outstanding Service Commendation Larry Thetford receives award
Rick Ehlers was named Elk of the Year for our Lodge Rick Ehlers receives award

Lodge 572 Welcomes Five New Members

On May 17th, Lodge 572 initiated 13 new members into the Order. Please make sure to introduce yourself and make them feel welcome when you see them in the Lodge...more

Membership Dues and Key Cards

Reminder: the new, PURPLE key cards are now required to operate the doors connected with the Club Room and for attendance at all Lodge, House, and Board of Directors meetings. Any member who has not paid their dues by now are considered "Delinquent". Please take care of this basic and important obligation of membership!