Keizer Elks dig deep for veterans home

The Salem and Keizer Elks lodges were part of the multi-lodge effort to provide support to veterans and staff caring for them at the Oregon Veterans Home in Lebanon. 

The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks holds veteran support as a founding tenet. In a matter of hours, eight area lodges provided a $2,200 in items requested for the 144 residents of the Lebanon facility and two meals for the 120 staff members that work there. Elks volunteers logged more than 30 volunteers who committed more than 125 hours in shopping, cooking and delivering food.