ABOUT US

 

Welcome to Painesville Lodge 549. Located at 723 Liberty Street in Painesville , Ohio . We are just 5 minutes from interstate 90 Exit 200. 

Elks Care, Elks Share. Are YOU an Elk?

Elks Lodges bring so much more to their communities than just a building.  They are places where neighbors come together, families share meals, and children grow up.

Elks invest in their communities through programs that help children grow up healthy and drug-free, meet the needs of today’s veterans, and improve the quality of life.

Some contributions  we've been honored to help with:

  • Project Hope

  • Zion Lutheran Church Food Pantry

  • Forbes House

  • The St. James Episcopal Church Lunch Program

  • Fairport Fire Department

  • Painesville City fire Department

  • Crossroads Health

  • Ashtabula Veterans Service Center

We are...


A fraternal order with hundreds of thousands of members and a 150+ year history.

A network of nearly 2000 lodges in communities all over the country.

A generous charitable foundation that each year gives millions in scholarships, an inspiration to youth, a friend to veterans and more.

Origin


The Elks organization was founded in New York City on February 16, 1868 under the name "Jolly Corks" by 15 actors, entertainers and others associated with the theater. In ensuing years, membership expanded to other professions.

Purposes


This Fraternal Order was founded "To promote and practice the four cardinal virtues of Charity, Justice, Brotherly Love and Fidelity; to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its members; to quicken the spirit of American Patriotism and cultivate good fellowship."

 

Membership


The Order is a non-political, non-sectarian and strictly American fraternity. Proposal for membership in the Order is only by invitation of a member in good standing. To be accepted as a member, one must be an American citizen, believe in God, be of good moral character and be at least 21 years old.

What We Do


The Order spends more than $80,000,000 every year for benevolent, educational and patriotic community-minded programs in such fields as benefitting special needs children, sponsoring Elks National Foundation scholarships, scouting, athletic teams, veterans' works, a national "Hoop Shoot" free-throw contest involving more than 3 million children, physical and occupational therapy programs and patriotic programs.

The youth of our country have always been important to the Order. It is for this reason the Elks Drug Awareness Education Program was launched to warn primary grade students and their parents of the dangers in drug use. Additionally, every lodge observes June 14th as Flag Day, a tradition which the Elks began in 1907 and was later adopted by the Congress as an official observance.

CONTACT

723 Liberty Street

Painesville, OH 44077

Phone 440-357-6943

Fax: 440-357-6995

Email:  businessmanager549@gmail.com

OPENING HOURS

Sunday  12-6pm

 Closed-Monday

Tuesday - Thursday 

11am - 9 pm

Friday 

11 am -10 pm

Saturday -

4pm - 10pm

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