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 AllRefer.com - Elks, Benevolent and Protective Order of (Private Organizations) - Encyclopedia
Elks, Benevolent and Protective Order of, Private Organizations
Elks, Benevolent and Protective Order of, fraternal and charitable society founded (1868) in New York City.
Through the Elks National Foundation, located in Chicago, the group carries on a broad-ranging program of charity and welfare, giving to such organizations as the Salvation Army, the Red Cross, and the Boy and Girl Scouts.
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 Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks had modest beginnings in 1868 as a drinking club (then called the "Jolly Corks") established as a private club to elude New York City laws governing the opening hours of public taverns.
An interesting physical artifact of the order is the number of communal cemetery plots once favored by the group.
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 Benevolent Protective Order of Elks
A most fitting representation, the stately elk is, for a distinctively American, intensely patriotic, family oriented organization subscribing to the cardinal principles of Elkdom, "Charity, Justice, Brotherly Love and Fidelity." The 15 Founders of the BPOE desired a readily identifiable creature of stature, indigenous to America.
In 1895, the Elks ceased the use of lambskin aprons in their initiatory work, the password was eliminated in 1899, in 1902 the use of a badge was eliminated, with the secret grip falling by the wayside in 1904 and the "Test Oath" was removed in 1911.
The use of the fez as the official headgear of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of Canada began pursuant to a resolution passed at the 1925 convention held in Montreal, Canada.
www.phoenixmasonry.org /masonicmuseum/fraternalism/elks.htm   (3733 words)

  
 Lutherans Informed about Lodges
The objectives of the Order of Elks are identified in the Preamble to the Constitution:
The Order is to be commended for its patriotism and its benevolent contributions to society.
The Order of Elks originated in 1867 for purely social and convivial purposes and was first known as "The Jolly Corks," the name derived from a drinking game that was enjoyed at the informal meetings.
www.lilnet.org /COO_ELKS.html   (2650 words)

  
 Who are the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks
The Order has grown to a membership exceeding 1.2 million members from all walks of life in over 2000 Elks lodges in cities across the country, in all 50 states.
Membership in the Order is limited to citizens of the United States of America who are at least twenty-one years of age, and believe in the objects and purposes of the Order.
Finally, the Elks are American citizens, the people next door who love to donate their time and energy to alleviate many of the problem areas of our community.
www.danvilleelks.org /whoarewe.htm   (360 words)

  
 Elks History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is the charitable arm of the Elks and has a three-fold purpose: to build a better future for our youth through scholarships; to honor our hospitalized veterans; to help the state associations accomplish their charitable objectives.
One of Charlie Vivian contributions to the order was the Elks' 11 O'clock toast.
This is the original Elks 11 o'clock Toast thought to be composed by Charlie Vivian for the Jolly Corks and modified for the Elks.
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Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Respondent, v.
Improved Benevolent and Protect Order of Elks of the World, et al., Appellants, 205 N.Y. Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of American et al., v.
Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World, 122 Tenn. 141; 118 S.W. 389; 1909 Tenn. LEXIS 9; 14 Cates 141.
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 Elks, Benevolent and Protective Order of on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Elks Elect James M. McQuillan as New National President; Ogallala, Nebraska, Resident to Serve as Order's Grand Exalted Ruler for 2004-05.
Buzz Pier, President-elect of the Palo Alto Elks Lodge #1471 stands in the lobby of the lodge.
Organizations such as the Benevolent Protective Oder of Elks, Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Freemason
www.encyclopedia.com /html/e/elks-b1en.asp   (458 words)

  
 Arizona Elks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Arizona Elks Association is made up of Subordinate Lodges of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America.
Many of the Elks' charitable programs are funded in part by the Elks National Foundation, a perpetual fund with assets exceeding $200 million.
The Elks have pledged not to forget hospitalized veterans, and each year, they visit hundreds of thousands of patients at VA medical centers and veterans hospitals, throwing parties and providing companionship.
www.arizonaelks.org   (481 words)

  
 Perry Elks Lodge No. 2629 - Perry, Oklahoma
Perry OK The works of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks are well known throughout the country.
Elks are members of a National Organization with a membership of approximately 1.4 million American Citizens.
Elk members are respected Ladies and Gentlemen in their home communities.
www.fullnet.net /np/perryelks/main.shtml   (221 words)

  
 Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks - Tallahassee Lodge #937
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks - Tallahassee Lodge #937
You wake up one morning and everything is peaceful and beautiful in the world and then you go to your child's Doctors appointment and you are told she has Autism and all of your hopes and dreams of a beautiful tomorrow for your family are just GONE.
You begin to feel engulfed in despair and you begin to feel ill all of the hours you are awake and you don't want to sleep because of the nightmares that are brought on by your fears of your child's future.
www.tallahasseeelks.org   (1120 words)

  
 MOSCOW LODGE 249 BENEVOLENT AND PROTECTIVE ORDER OF ELKS
The records of the Moscow Elks Club were donated to the University of Idaho Library by the Club in August 1987.
Moscow Lodge 249 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is the oldest lodge in the state of Idaho.
Extensive remodeling of the Elks Temple was conducted in 1962, and a new clubhouse was constructed at the golf course in 1967.
www.lib.uidaho.edu /special-collections/Manuscripts/mg363.htm   (822 words)

  
 Community Organizations - ELKS
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and Scouting
Founded in 1868, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is one of the oldest and largest private organizations in the United States.
The Marvin M. Lewis Award recognizes Elks in good standing who have significantly contributed to the youth of their communities by volunteering in the programs of the Boy Scouts of America.
www.dacbsa.org /CC_MBR/MBR-ELKS.htm   (263 words)

  
 Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America is one of the oldest and largest fraternal organizations in the country.
Since its inception in 1868, the Order of Elks has grown to include nearly 1.2 million men and women members in more than 2,100 local lodges nationwide.
Pennsylvania Elks history dates to 1871, and the State Association was formed on March 8, 1906.
www.elkslodge853.org   (127 words)

  
 Georgia General Assembly
The design of the special license plate, excepting only the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks logo and any other part of the design owned by others and licensed to the state, shall be owned solely by the State of Georgia for its exclusive use and control, except as authorized by the commissioner.
However, such steps shall be cumulative of the ownership and exclusive use and control established by this subsection as a matter of law and no person shall reproduce or otherwise use such design, except as authorized by the commissioner.
(h) Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks license plates shall be transferred from one vehicle to another vehicle in accordance with the provisions of Code Section 40-2-80.
www.legis.state.ga.us /legis/2005_06/fulltext/hb342.htm   (749 words)

  
 Rules & Regulations
The Grand Lodge of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks has placed the direction of the Elks National Home at Bedford, Virginia, under the immediate charge of its Board of Grand Trustees.
The Elks National Home has no provision to accept applicants who are already too sick, or too disabled, to qualify as residents in an Adult Care Residence (ACR) as defined by the laws and regulations of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
It is not a hospital or nursing home for the care of sick or disabled Elks or for those suffering from incurable, infectious or contagious diseases, from mental or emotional disorders, or from any other causes which have already rendered them unable to care for their daily needs.
www.elkshome.org /rules_and_regulations.htm   (3122 words)

  
 Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is often used in the phrase '''law and order'''.
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** The Order (group)The Order (AKA Bruders Schweigen or Silent Brotherhood) was an United StatesAmerican revolutionary Neo-naziNational Socialist group.
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 Elks Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks in California Politician members
Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1956-62; while in the Assembly, he helped bring about the establishment of the University of California at Irvine and California State University at Fullerton; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960; U.S. Representative from California 34th District, 1963-74.
Newspaper publisher; member of Ohio state senate 13th District, 1899-1903; Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1904-06; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1910; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1915-21; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916; President of the United States, 1921-23; died in office 1923.
Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; superior court judge in California, 1935-46; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1947-53; Governor of California, 1953-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956; candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1958; Presidential Elector for California, 1960.
www.austinbpoe201.org /famous/california.htm   (5001 words)

  
 Sidney Elks Lodge No. 2175 Homepage
Sidney Elks Lodge No. 2175 is one of over 2,200 Elks Lodges of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America and is also a member of the New York State Elks Association.
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is the largest Fraternal-Charitable Organization in the United States.
In order to participate in the many activities of the Sidney Elks Lodge you must be a member or a guest of a member.
www.mkl.com /elks2175   (229 words)

  
 Pocatello Idaho Elks Lodge #674 - The Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the USA
As Elks, the better our attendance is at our Lodge functions the better all of our charities will be taken care of.
I, as an Elk, strongly believe that if each of us communicates with those around us and with the people who have proposed us and the people we ourselves proposed we could get more people involved in our Lodge.
The Elks are the greatest and largest fraternal, non-profit organization in the world, but if we do not increase instead of decrease our membership, we will soon become non-existent.
pocatelloelks.org   (1225 words)

  
 Rifle Elks Lodge #2195 - BPOE, Hoop Shoot, Veterans, Scholarships
It may not be reproduced or distributed without the prior written consent of The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America, the Colorado Elks State Association and/or Rifle Elks Lodge #2195.
The word Elks is a registered trademark of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America.
Permission must be obtained for all other usage from the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks for their copyrighted material.
elks2195.org /legal.htm   (378 words)

  
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The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (B.P.O.E.) is the largest Fraternal Charitable Organization in the United State of America.
The National Elks Organization was formed on February 16, 1868 and consists of American Citizens of its 50 States and Territories.The B.P.O.E. is dedicated to serve our Community and our Country.
The Portland Elks Lodge, like the National Elks Organization, was formed in 1889 as a fraternal organization to help the Portland Community.
www.elks142.com   (115 words)

  
 List of businesses in New York UK beginning with b 18   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Benevolant Protective Order of The Elks Lodge 1574 in New York
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Elmira Lodge 62 in New York
Benevolent Protective Order of The Elks Lodge 863 in New York
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 America's Promise : Products and Publications
Organization Description: The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America (BPOE) is a philanthropic and patriotic organization.
A distinctly American organization, the BPOE is committed to improving the lives of the less fortunate and the nation's youth, as well as quickening the spirit of patriotism.
Lodges are asked to complete a pledge form that includes a description of their event, goals for the event and methods for attracting and involving youth in the planning process.
www.americaspromise.org /products/rtndetail.cfm?ID=233   (464 words)

  
 DMV: Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks Plate
DMV: Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks Plate
Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks Plate
Thank you for showing an interest in the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks Plate.
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 Encyclopedia: Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Other descriptions of Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks
Rewrite article at: Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks/Temp
A History of the Elks in Marin County, California (http://www.abaris.net/freemasonry/marin_elks_moose_eagles.htm)
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Benevolent-and-Protective-Order-of-Elks   (905 words)

  
 Elks Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks in Virginia Politician members
Elks Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks in Virginia Politician members
Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of West Virginia state senate 7th District, 1925-27; member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1937; Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1940; circuit judge in West Virginia for the 10th Judicial Circuit, 1945.
Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1920; member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1933-34; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1943-49, 1956-59; defeated, 1948, 1958; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1944, 1968, 1972; candidate for Governor of West Virginia, 1960.
www.austinbpoe201.org /famous/virginia.htm   (4065 words)

  
 Front Page, Georgia Elks Association
So far the Ga Elks Association has collected and sent to the Grand Lodge a total of $2526.00, with another $500 collected, but not officially reported.
Louis James Grillo, the national president of the BPO Elks, has asked the more than 1 million members of the Elks nationwide to lead the way in offering disaster relief.
To aid in this effort, a fund has been established by the BPO Elks Grand Lodge to assist those individuals and families who have experienced the devastating effects of the hurricane.
www.georgiaelks.org   (670 words)

  
 Pocatello Idaho Elks Lodge #674 - The Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pocatello Idaho Elks Lodge #674 - The Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the USA
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