The Ely Elks Lodge will observe their annual Memorial Service on Sunday, December 6 at the Elks Lodge and the service will begin at 5:00 PM. Exalted Ruler Sid Beckwith said the service was conceived early in the Elks’ history by members who wished to remember their departed members and cherish their memory. The service has been a mandatory event for over 100 years in the Order of Elks.
The departed members to be remembered are Jack Smith PER, PDDGER, PSP, HLM, Robert Miller, Wiley Brooks and Mike Zigich. There will be music by the Community Choir and the speaker will be retired Rev. Kate O’Leary of the United Methodist Church. All Elks, their families and the public are cordially invited to attend the service. Refreshments will be served after the service.