BANGOR – More than 250 lodge members and guests are expected to convene at the 86th Annual Maine Elks Association (MEA) Convention at the Bangor Elks Lodge May 1-3. The festivities begin Friday night with the presentation of individual lodge awards for various achievements including their service… Read More
    GREENVILLE – The death of award-winning journalist James Foley at the hands of ISIS terrorists last month has shocked and saddened many people in the Moosehead Lake region, especially Bill Foley and his wife, Sally Johnson. James Foley was Bill’s nephew, the son of his brother and… Read More
    SKOWHEGAN – The 2013 American Cancer Society Relay for Life for Somerset County will feature at least 38 teams with just under 500 participants, according to registration chair Heidi York Lyman. “We are on target to meet our goal, but we need all the help we can… Read More
    SKOWHEGAN – The Maine Elks Association in conjunction with the Somerset County Sheriff’s Department announced Friday (May 17) that Deputy Joseph A. Jackson has been nominated by the Maine Elks Association for the prestigious Grand Lodge of Elks Enrique “Kiki” Camarena Award. This award has been… Read More
    SOUTH PORTLAND – The 84th Annual Maine Elks Association (MEA) convention was held at the Merry Manor Inn in South Portland May 3-5 where new officers were elected and awards were presented to individual lodges, members and student contest winners. Dwayne Guy of the Rockland Lodge will… Read More
    SKOWHEGAN – The Skowhegan-Madison Elks Lodge will host its annual Mother’s Day ceremony on Saturday, May 11 at 1 p.m. The Mother of the Year award will also be presented by Exalted Ruler or lodge president Ronald A. Voisine. The ceremony is open to the public… Read More
    SOUTH PORTLAND – More than 250 lodge members and guests are expected to convene at the 84th Annual Maine Elks Association (MEA) Convention at the Merry Manor Inn in South Portland on May 3 – 5. The festivities begin Friday night with the presentation of individual… Read More
    PITTSFIELD – The Burns W. Knowlton American Legion Post will hold a Veterans’ Day ceremony Sunday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Veterans’ Memorial Park in Pittsfield. Invited speakers include Vietnam veteran Peter Snow, a retired teacher and member of the School Administrative District 53 Board… Read More
    SKOWHEGAN, Maine – The Daughters of Isabella Notre Dame de Lourdes Circle and the Skowhegan-Madison Elks Lodge will team up  for a community Red Cross blood drive from 12 to 6 p.m.  Wednesday, Aug. 8, at T & B Celebration Center. All presenting donors will receive… Read More
    Representatives of Maine’s 22 Elks Lodges were in Austin, Texas from July 1 – 5 to participate in the Grand Lodge (national) Convention, vote on resolutions and by-law changes and elect national officers. The exalted ruler or president of each lodge automatically serves as a delegate… Read More
    MADISON – Skowhegan-Madison Elks Lodge Exalted Ruler Ronald Voisine and Secretary Michael Lange presented a $1,000 check from the Elks National Foundation (ENF) to the People Who Care Food Bank in Madison on June 12. The donation was part of a Gratitude Grant from the ENF… Read More
    SKOWHEGAN, Maine – The Maine Spirit of American Foundation will honor several civic, fraternal and veterans’ organizations as well as individual volunteers at a ceremony Thursday, May 17 at the Skowhegan-Madison Elks Lodge. The reception starts at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public at no… Read More
    SKOWHEGAN, Maine – The Skowhegan-Madison Elks Lodge will host its annual Mother’s Day ceremony and Mother of the Year award at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 13 at the Lodge, 21 Silver Stree. The observance is open to the public and light refreshments will be served afterwards. The… Read More