Elks Aidmore

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Recent News

  • Aidmore Update From The Golden Isles

    The Aidmore Auction returned the Georgia Elks Association annual convention on Jekyll Island. Although attendance was down for the convention, enthusiasm was high for the auction. The auction raised almost $6,200 for Elks Aidmore. Thanks to Auction Chairman Piker Penn, Silent Auction Coordinator Angela Spivey, auctioneer Dean Rosier, and a multitude of volunteers, for their […]

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  • Dr. Vickey Hale Selected As Elks Aidmore Next CEO

    The Elks Aidmore Board of Trustees unanimously approved the selection of Chief Operations Officer Vickey Hale as the CEO-Designate for Elks Aidmore. Vickey will assume the position upon the retirement of current CEO Abe Wilkinson in July 2022. “Transitioning into the CEO role allows me to continue serving the children, youth, and families that we […]

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  • Elks Aidmore Welcomes New Finance Officer

    The Elks Aidmore Board of Directors recently approved the addition of a Finance Officer position to the Aidmore staff. Laura Nichols, a current employee of Elks Aidmore, assumed the new role on July 1 st . Laura came to Elks Aidmore in June 2017 as an Administrative Assistant. Prior to coming to us, she had […]

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  • Elks Aidmore Receives General Mills Grant

    Elks Aidmore is the recipient of a $15,000 grant from the General Mills Foundation Hometown Grantmaking Program. The grant program is a Signature Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation. The process for receipt of a grant is an invitation to apply, submission of an application, interview with the staff from the General Mills plant in Covington, […]

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  • Elks Aidmore Receives National Accreditation

    Elks Aidmore, Inc. has achieved national accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA). With offices in Conyers, Dalton, Savannah, and Valdosta, Elks Aidmore provides Residential Treatment, Preparation for Independent Living, Independent Living, and Therapeutic Foster Care. Elks Aidmore provides over 1.4 million hours of services to nearly 300 children and their families each […]

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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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