Elks Aidmore

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Recent News

  • 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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  • 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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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Conyers campus of Elks Aidmore is closed to the general public until further notice.
Please contact the central office at 770-483-3535 to make an appointment or if you need additional information regarding the closed access.
In advance, we appreciate your understanding and compliance. We are looking forward to the time we can re-open the campus for activities to visitors.
Please stay strong, healthy and safe!