Local Elks Lodge honors Mothers and Armed Forces

Mesquite Elks Lodge # 2811 held their annual Mother’s Day celebration on Sunday May 13 at the Lodge on Riverside Drive. A solemn Ritual was performed by Exalted Ruler Debbie Oskin and the Officers of the Lodge. Flowers were distributed, red to members whose Mothers are living, white to those members whose mothers have passed on.  Many members of the Lodge enjoyed the accompanying music and a great lunch provided by Lodge members.

Elks honor past and present Armed Forces Members

Mesquite Lodge # 2811 Past Exalted Rulers Association held their annual Armed Forces Day banquet May 19 honoring members who served in the Military. The Lodge was decorated with Military and Patriotic themes. Members of the Lodge stood and sang as their military branch theme was played. The enthusiasm of all in attendance was heart- warming as the Veterans stood proudly. The PER’s cooked a steak dinner for over 90 members who attended the banquet.

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