Christmas Wishlists 2020

Elks Aidmore

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  • A Shining Star Recognized

    The Multi-Agency Alliance for Children (MAAC) holds an annual fundraising and recognition event titled “A Starry Night”. Each year, MAAC recognizes both adult and youth Shining Stars. At the 2020 event, held virtually due to COVID, Elks Aidmore foster parent Marlene Oliver was recognized as one of the adult Shining Stars. In her nomination letter, […]

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  • Enjoy Amazon and Support Aidmore!

    Did you know can you support Elks Aidmore, Inc. every time you make a purchase on Amazon? A LOT of us are ordering from Amazon during COVID-19. But, let’s face it…we don’t need an excuse to order from Amazon online. Many of us do it all the time! AmazonSmile is a way for customers to […]

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  • Cancellation Of The Golf Fore Kids Tournament

    Golf Fore Kids Chairman John Helgesen and Elks Aidmore CEO Abe Wilkinson have announced the cancellation of the Golf Fore Kids tournament for 2020. The decision followed careful and prayerful deliberation. Most profits for the event come from sponsorships by local community businesses. Many of those businesses were completely shut down during COVID quarantines and some are […]

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  • Take Some Time to Celebrate

    We are all aware the onset of COVID-19 in March resulted in a national quarantine, with the closing of businesses and schools.  For the staff, foster parents and clients of Elks Aidmore, unprecedented and unique challenges were presented.  The least, not of which, was finishing out the academic year and completing necessary educational requirements.  It […]

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  • In Grateful Appreciation

    Robert “Bob” Duitsman and his wife Beth, visited the Valdosta office of Elks Aidmore during the 2020 Spring Meeting of the Georgia Elks Association held in Valdosta GA. Bob is the National President of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. Lunch was followed by a tour of the facility and an informative PowerPoint presentation […]

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  • Coronavirus Update

    At the time this was written in early April, we were in the life-threatening grasp of the COVID-19 pandemic, with changes and challenges occurring rapidly…it was head-spinning to try and keep up with them all. What was reported by 8am could change by noon. It was one of the rare times in our history when […]

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  • Grand March Winds Supported Aidmore

    During the Spring Meeting of the Georgia Elks Association in Valdosta GA, Elks Aidmore received nearly $41,000 in donations during the “Grand March”. A late March donation of $14,300 from the Lake Oconee Ladies Auxiliary raised the total contributions to over $55,000. Other Lodge and Auxiliary contributions included: Albany Elks Lodge ($250); Dalton Elks Lodge […]

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  • Ginn Motor Company

    Billy Fortson, Dealer Principal of Ginn Motor Company in Covington, Georgia, has been a major sponsor of the Elks Aidmore Golf Fore Kids tournament for the past 20 years. In appreciation of his support, Elks Aidmore presented him with a clock acknowledging his on-going support, which he has again pledged for 2020. Mr. Fortson has […]

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    Elks Aidmore is the recipient of a $15,000 general operating grant from the General Mills Foundation Hometown Grantmaking Program. General Mills has been a grantor to Elks Aidmore for many years. The grant is being internally earmarked for the beginning of capital improvements to the Elks Aidmore campus in Conyers. The grant was supported by […]

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  • 21st Annual Golf Fore Kids Tournament

    The 21st Annual Golf Fore Kids tournament raised over $15,000 for the various Elks Aidmore programs. The Course at Hard Labor Creek in Rutledge GA hosted the event Friday, September 13th . The extremely hot and humid weather did nothing to temper the spirits and enthusiasm of the golfers and volunteers. A special thanks to […]

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