Elks Aidmore

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  • It Only Takes a Spark

    “It only takes a spark to get a fire going”. Words from “Pass It On”, copyrighted in 1969.  In this instance, our spark was Linda Richardson, Billing and Accounts Receivable Manager for Elks Aidmore, who was trying to find a fundraiser for Elks Aidmore.  With the assistance of Covington Pitmaster Sonny James, the use of […]

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  • Aidmore Auction/Fundraisers

    It was another very successful year for Elks Aidmore during the Georgia Elks Association state convention held at the beginning of June. The annual Aidmore Auction netted $6,279 in proceeds for the various Elks Aidmore programs. The traditional “Cooler Raffle” by the Marietta Elks Aidmore Auxiliary broke their previous record by raising $975. The Auxiliary […]

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  • Aidmore Contribution Awards

    At the Saturday night banquet of the Georgia Elks Association annual meeting, Aidmore Contribution Contest Awards were presented to the following Lodges and Auxiliaries by Elks Aidmore CEO Abe Wilkinson. Assisting in the presentation of the awards were Georgia Elks Association Past State President and Elks Aidmore Board of Trustees 1st Vice-Chairman Stanley Santee, and […]

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  • Elks Aidmore Celebrates 80 Years

    For the past 80 years, the Georgia Elks have provided services to children and families in Georgia.  Originally developed as The Crippled Children’s League of Georgia in 1938, Elks Aidmore provided clinic-based outpatient services to physically handicapped children and young adults. The Elks Aidmore Hospital was built in Atlanta in 1954 providing rehabilitative services for the […]

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  • Special Aidmore Recognitions

    During the Georgia Elks Association annual convention, Elks Aidmore presented recognition awards to several individuals who have made special contributions. In order of presentation: Amy McCrary and James McCrary (posthumously) for their vision and inspiration on the 20th anniversary of Golf For eKids. John Helgesen, Chairman of Golf Fore Kids, in grateful appreciation and distinguished […]

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  • Atlanta Northlake Auxiliary

    The Atlanta Northlake Elks Aidmore Auxiliary held their annual luau on May 19th, with proceeds benefiting Elks Aidmore.  The evening kicked off with Peggy’s Famous Potato Bar, followed by a delicious meal, delightful desserts, and music by DJ Merv Givens.  A check for $1,000 was presented to Elks Aidmore from the Atlanta-Northlake Elks Aidmore Auxiliary.  Elks Aidmore also received […]

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  • Grand March

    During the spring meeting of the Georgia Elks Association, held at the Atlanta-Northlake Elks Lodge #78 in Tucker GA, Elks Aidmore received $52,567 in donations.  The Georgia Elks Association and Lodges donated $23,642.  The Georgia Elks Aidmore Auxiliary and local Auxiliaries donated over $28,925.  To date this year, the Lodges, Auxiliaries and State Associations have contributed over […]

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  • Lake Oconee Ladies Auxiliary

    Inspired by Elks Aidmore, the Lake Oconee Ladies Auxiliary raised over $15,000 for children.  One inspirational charity, three events and 40 formidable women have been the recipe for caring and success.  Variety, fun and member involvement led to support of LOLA’s events by Elks members, community supporters and business members.  LOLA’s guiding principle this year was “Volunteers […]

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  • New Officers

    New officers were recently elected by the Elks Aidmore Board of Trustees for the upcoming 2018/19 year.  Pictured from left to right are Charlie Hendricks (Savannah), 2nd-Vice-Chairman; Jane Santee (Camden County), Secretary; Stanley Santee (Camden County, 1st-Vice Chairman; and Bobby Carter (Griffin), Treasurer.  Not pictured are  Ron Anderson (Waycross), President; and Tim Whalen (Griffin), Legal […]

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  • Santa Goes South…to Valdosta

    Christmas events began with a regional Christmas celebration on December 2nd in Valdosta.  The annual event was sponsored by Redland Church, Camp Rock.  Elks foster parents attended the event and enjoyed the festivities.   The next event was on December 17th at the Valdosta Elks Lodge #728.  The Christmas celebration at the Elks Lodge is […]

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