Sgt. Tracy Fails on left receiving a check from Mesquite Elks Lodge Exalted Ruler Rick McDonald. Submitted photo.

The Mesquite Elks Lodge #2811 donated $200 to the Mesquite Police Department for the 2015 Virgin Valley High School Graduation Night celebration.  Exalted Ruler Rick McDonald presented the check to Sgt. Tracy Fails at a brief ceremony at the Mesquite Elks Lodge on Monday, May 18, 2015.  Sgt. Fails stated that the money would help provide a safe evening of fun entertainment at the all night graduation party sponsored by the Police Department.  He thanked the Elks Lodge for the donation.

Rick McDonald said that he was proud to present the check on behalf of the Lodge and challenged all of the other service clubs in Mesquite to make a similar donation.  Events such as this are only possible with the support of the community.  He also commended the Police Department for its continued commitment to the Grad Night program.