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Ely Elks Lodge initiated two local women into membership by the solemn ceremony of initiation on Thursday, June 25. The new members are Cari Matyja and Sherri Smead and they were initiated by the officers of Ely Lodge under the direction of Exalted Ruler Sid Beckwith. Both Matyja and Smead were sponsored by Exalted Ruler Sid Beckwith. Pictured from left to right: Sherri  Smead, Sid Beckwith and Cari Matyja.