The contest also demonstrates that members of your lodge are proud to be americans, proud to be elks and proud to participate in the americanism programs of grand lodge your grand lodge fraternal committee is committed to serving and assisting you as we all show pride in america. Essay must be submitted for judging to the elks lodge administering the contest at his/her school or, if unknown, the lodge nearest to the home address of the entrant 5. The committees on americanism — grand lodge, state and local — are charged with implementing the patriotic activities of the order and its subordinate lodges each lodge should take part in as many of these programs as possible in order to accomplish a diversified impact for americanism in their area. The benevolent and protective order of elks grand lodge announces it’s 2018-2019 americanism essay contest the chico elks lodge 423 is pleased to announce that the theme for the 2018-2019 grand lodge americanism essay contest is: “what makes you proud of america” the contest starts with local lodges, like chico elks lodge 423, and progresses.
2015-2016 grand lodge americanism essay contest the essay must be submitted to the loudoun elks lodge, po box 1397, sterling, va 20167-8441 5 the entrant must be identified on the essay by name, home address, grade, school attended, and procedures for lodge americanism chairman. The roxboro elks lodge #2005 held an award ceremony on wednesday, april 18 th to recognize its local winners of the 2017-18 americanism essay contest this year’s theme was “why veterans are our heroes” and over 100 students participated in this year’s contest and the roxboro lodge americanism committee had a tough task in selecting. Winning essays: 2014 americanism essay contest what veterans day means to me - division i winner this year's winning essay for division i (5th/6th) is from kristen t of mankato lodge #225 when i think of veterans day, i think of all the servicemen and women that risked their lives so that us americans could have freedom.
This year’s americanism essay was “the american dream: what is it” we had 123 essays come in this year, making it the most we have ever had we had sixteen elks helping score the essays, also, the most we have ever had. The florida state elks association, inc is a non-profit corporation founded in 1904 it is a voluntary association of elks lodges and all florida lodges are eligible for membership americanism essay. Americanism essay contest this years elks americanism contest is now open for 5-8 graders the topic is what makes you proud of america and the state winner will advance to the grand lodge. The americanism essay contest for 2016-2017 has yet to be announced please check back soon for more info. Thank you to the members of florence elks lodge #1858 for continuing to support the grand lodge americanism essay contest we are bringing americanism into the conversation within our local schools, even if they are.
St augustine elks lodge #829 americanism essay contest winners calendar « october 2018 . The elks is a strictly american organization and therefore we foster and promote love of our country and american values through our americanism program we do special services on memorial day, flag day, the 4th of july and patriot day (9/11. Essay must be submitted for judging to the elks lodge nearest to the address of the entrant 5 participant must be identified by name, grade, school attending. Essay should be submitted to local elks lodge on/before 10, 2012 the essay contest cover sheet must be completed for each level of competition and remain attached to the essay. Benevolent and protective order of elks • grand lodge care – share 2015-2016 americanism essay contest essay theme: “what i can do to promote americanism and love of country” 1 eligible participants must be a student enrolled in the fifth, sixth, seventh or eighth grade during.
Iea americanism essay contest winners – estella dobb, representing champaign-urbana 2497 in the fifth-sixth grade division, and chloe barth, representing clinton 785 in the seventh-eighth grade division – receive awards from iea sponsor lou sulsberger, left, and iea americanism chairman bill adams. Americanism essay contest winners our lodge participated in the grand lodge americanism essay contest our committee chairman, jim mcfadyen, brought the contest to three middle schools in indian river county at the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year. Contact your local lodge for dates, times and events americanism essay contest each year the elks sponsor an essay contest on topics relating to americanism the topic for 2017-2018 is why our veterans are america's heroes we've included the winning essays from last year's contest below. Cahaba valley elks lodge elks hoop shoot 2018-2019 the elks hoop shoot is a basketball free-throw shooting competition open to boys and girls eligibility boys and girls ages 8 – 13.
2018-2019 americanism/community contest will your lodge be this year’s first place winner the format is easy, all your lodge needs to do is document, 5 events your lodge hosted or participated in involving americanism in the community. The americanism page is devoted to the promotion of our country and its founders, flag, history, heritage, people, military and veterans whose service continues to provide us our freedom to choose how we pursue our happiness you may access essay forms by hovering your mouse over the americanism forms page, then click on the essay you'd like to. Grand lodge the ambition and goal of the americanism committee is to quicken the spirit of american patriotism and to stimulate an awareness -a genuine feeling of pride and respect toward patriotism- so that we as members will become constant reminders of our nation, that america truly means freedom. The importance of every single us flag, and how it is displayed is keenly observed by the elks we celebrate 110 years of the grand lodge’s 1907 designation of june 14 as flag day, which was followed in 1911 with the order’s approval for mandatory observance by all lodges.
Lodge americanism essay contest essay must be submitted for judging to the elks lodge administering the contest at his/her school or, if unknown, the lodge nearest to the home address of the entrant 5 entrant must be identified on the essay by name, home address, of the grand lodge americanism manual judging will be on a point system. Americanism contest - 2018 the elks are an extremely patriotic organization and demonstrate this in many facets at our lodge in 1907 the bpoe grand lodge designated june 14 as flag day so each year we celebrate with a flag retirement ceremony honoring our flag as well as a special presentation of the history of the flags.
The san mateo elks lodge just concluded one of its most successful elementary school americanism essay contest in recent memory students in schools through out san mateo county wrote essays on this years topic, “why our veterans are america’s heroes. Kentucky elks americanism essay contest the winners of the 2017 americanism essay contest in kentucky were announced at the april district deputy clinic the awards were presented to a representative of the local lodge, who in turns presents them to the winners. Americanism essay contest a program of the elks' grand lodge fraternal committee, essay must be submitted for judging to the elks lodge nearest to the address of the entrant participant must be identified by name, grade, school attending and sponsoring elks lodge on the essay.