Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks
723 Liberty Street
Painesville, OH 44077
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Plan on joining us to carry our big parade flag Wed. July 1st at the Fairport Mardi Gras Parade. Meet in front of the Slovenian Home on 3rd Street by 6PM. Parking is available in the grass field across from the Slovenian Home.
Thank you for the great turn out for the 2015 Memorial Day Parade!
Be sure to attend our Flag Day Ceremony on Sunday, June 14th, 1PM, at BPOE 549.
Our Lodge is having an essay contest for any member’s child or grandchild under the age of 14. The winner of the essay contest will be presented with a 3x5 American flag and will read their essay at the Elks Flag Day service on Sunday, June 14th.
The guidelines are:
Topic: “What do I think of when I see our flag flying and what do I want the rest of the world to think of it when they see our flag flying and why are these things important to me”
Length: 400 to 500 words
Submission: Deadline is June 1, 2015
To: BPOE 549
ATTN: Nancy Kitson
723 Liberty St.
Painesville, OH 44077
See pictures of our 2015 visit from the
Easter Bunny on the Lodge Events tab.
Good Luck to our new corps of Lodge Officers!
The 2015-2016 BPOE 549 officers were installed by the Past Exalted Rulers of Painesville and Willoughby-Cleveland lodges. The installing PERs below (l-r) are John Felice PDDGER, Mike Felice PER, Michael Richner PER, Charles Imes PER, Warren Laurita PER, Jerry Browning PER, Cliff Wilson PER, and Larry Clement PDDGER.
The officers of BPOE 549 that were installed are (l-r) Lynn Dodds, Tiler; John Haught, Secretary; Kyler Daniel, Est. Lecturing Knight; Alan Sukenic, Inner Guard; George 'Duke' Miller, Jr. PDDGER, Exalted Ruler;Rod Schaffter, Esquire; Nancy Kitson, Est. Leading Knight; Thomas Keaty PER, Trustee; Robert Wright, Est. Loyal Knight; Pat Acker, continuing Trustee, Brian Waite, Chaplain; Dan Kitson, continuing Trustee.
We wish to thank the Past Exalted Rulers of both Painesville #549 and the Willoughby-Cleveland #18 lodges for acting as the Grand Lodge Officers during the installation of our new corps of Officers. And the best of luck to our new officers during this coming year.
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