Courtesy photo/Ken Curto

The Ely Elks Lodge initiated a local man into membership by the solemn ceremony of initiation on October 26. The new member is Matt Roman and he was initiated by the officers of Ely Lodge under the direction of Exalted Ruler Alan Lafferty.  Roman was sponsored by Tony Carr. Pictured from left to right: Exalted Ruler Alan Lafferty, Matt Roman, Esquire Curtis Kerner