<![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Lodge #2162 - Community Service]]>Sun, 05 May 2024 18:07:16 -0400Weebly<![CDATA[Massapequa Elks lodge partenered with Life Vac for a Classic Car Toy Drive for John Theissans Childrens Foundation]]>Thu, 04 Jan 2024 20:34:06 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-lodge-partenered-with-life-vac-for-a-classic-car-toy-drive-for-john-theissans-childrens-foundationMassapequa Elks lodge collected and donated $400.00 worth of toys to John Theissans children foundation.  The toys will go to sick and underprivledged children in the hospital.   
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<![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Lodge hosted a party for Children with Cerebral Palsy and Autism]]>Thu, 04 Jan 2024 20:04:53 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-lodge-hosted-a-party-for-children-with-cerebral-palsy-and-autismMassapequa Elks lodge hosted a Christmas party for Children with Cerebral Palsy and Autism.  Invitations went out to Carmans Road school and Little Village.  There were over 150 people in  attendance including our volunteers.  Massapequa Elks purchased gifts for each child and their siblings. Food and dessert was provided by members and fundraising efforts by the Massapequa Elks.   Special apprerances by Santa , Mrs Claus and Mickey and Minney Mouse.  
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<![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Donated Wreaths to Wreath across America]]>Thu, 04 Jan 2024 20:03:24 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-donated-wreaths-to-wreath-across-america]]><![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Lodge Sponsor a Breakfast at Northport VA Hospital]]>Thu, 04 Jan 2024 19:56:52 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-lodge-sponsor-a-breakfast-at-northport-va-hospitalMassapequa Elks Lodge sponsored a breakfast for Veterans at the Northport VA Hospital.  The Massapequa Elks Veterans Committee provided and served over  Veterans.   Breakfast included bacon, eggs, sausage, french toast, muffins, rolls, and a fruit platter.  Participantas were part of the Adaptive Sports and PSTD Clinics​
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<![CDATA[Massapequa Elks lodge host Christmas Party Reunion for Mommas House]]>Thu, 04 Jan 2024 19:54:47 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-lodge-host-christmas-party-reunion-for-mommas-house]]><![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Lodge donate blessing bags]]>Thu, 04 Jan 2024 19:37:21 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-lodge-donate-blessing-bagsMassapequa Elks donate blessing bags for Thanksgiving and Christmas to St Rose of Lima Outreach 
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<![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Drug Awareness Committe Award Scholaships to two Massapequa High School students from the SADD Club]]>Tue, 15 Aug 2023 19:56:50 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-drug-awareness-committe-award-scholaships-to-two-massapequa-high-school-students-from-the-sadd-club]]><![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Drug Awareness Committe Deliver Drug Awareness Coloring Books and Bookmarks To Local Libraries]]>Thu, 20 Jul 2023 05:22:25 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-drug-awareness-committe-deliver-drug-awareness-coloring-books-and-bookmarks-to-local-libraries]]><![CDATA[Massapequa Elks lodge held a Flag Ceremony at Birch Lane Elementary School in Massapequa]]>Thu, 20 Jul 2023 05:19:28 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-lodge-held-a-flag-ceremony-at-birch-lane-elementary-school-in-massapequa
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<![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Run A Drug Awareness Poster Contest with Massapequa School District]]>Thu, 20 Jul 2023 05:10:26 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-run-a-drug-awareness-poster-contest-with-massapequa-school-district
A Massapequa Student won the Elks Drug Awareness Poster contest at the Lodge, District and State Level. She went on to compete nationally and her Poster will be put in the Elks Drug Awareness coloring book that will be distrubuted to children thoughout the United States.  
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<![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Hold Drug Take Back Event..]]>Sun, 30 Apr 2023 21:10:49 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-hold-drug-take-back-eventPicture
Massapequa Elks Lodge 2162 partnered with Massapequa Takes Action Coalition, YES Community Council and the Nassau county police, 7th precinct for our a spring drug take back.  90 Lbs of expired and unused pharmaceuticals were collected to be disposed of properly.

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<![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Raise Money For Major Projects, United Cerebral Palsy]]>Wed, 05 Apr 2023 16:24:35 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-raise-money-for-major-projects-united-cerebral-palsyMassapequa Elks held a Murder Mystery event to help raise money for Elks Major Projects.   Money raised by the Massapequa Elks will be sent to United Cerebral Palsy and a portion will be set aside to hold our annual Christmas Party for children in our community with United Cerebral Palsy.  This years event was a huge suceess and raised over 11,000.00.  Murder Mystery Manhattan that performed at the nights event brought many followers to support the Elks and make this event so sucessful.  Many thanks to our sponsors,  Life Vac, Arthur Lih, Universe, Kate Powell and Angela Testa, Signiture premier properties.   
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<![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Lodge Gives Scholarships To  Students]]>Wed, 19 Oct 2022 21:46:47 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-lodge-gives-scholarships-to-students
Massapequa Elks Lodge gave a $1000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior at the Massapequa High School.  Funds were raised by Elk members Tom and Kathy Harringon, at a Golf Outing held in August. In addition two other scholarship was given out for $250 each by our drug awareness committe to two graduating students from the SADD Club. These students have gone above and beyond in preventing and educating the community on the dangers of drug addiction.  The SADD club has partnered with the Elks Drug Awareness Chair, Margaret Motis, MTA and Yes Communtiy Counsel to reach out to parents in our community during Safe Halloween, and in the classrooms during Red Ribbon Week in October. The Massapequa Elks donated Drug Awareness coloring book, and bookmarks for these events.   The Drug awareness committe raised money for this purpose during their Halloween Party and the Elks Holiday fair.  
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<![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Hold Drug Awareness Poster and Essay contest in Massapequa School Distict]]>Wed, 24 Aug 2022 21:06:10 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-hold-drug-awareness-poster-and-essay-contest-in-massapequa-school-distict
Massapequa Elks held a Drug Awareness poster and essay contest in the Massapequa School district.  The theme was the best me is drug free.  Students who won at lodge level received a $30 gift card to fun stuff toys.  Two of the student went to compete at state level and won at state level.
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<![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Drug Awareness Committe Hold a Community and Cars event to raise awareness of the dangers of drinking and driving.]]>Thu, 22 Jul 2021 02:01:14 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-drug-awareness-committe-hold-a-community-and-cars-event-to-raise-awareness-of-the-dangers-of-drinking-and-driving
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<![CDATA[July 21st, 2021]]>Thu, 22 Jul 2021 01:44:14 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-hosting-fundraiser-for-drug-awareness-committe-and-major-project-committe-meet-doc-gooden-for-a-q-a-and-silent-auction<![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Drug Awareness Committee Participates in National Drug Take Back Day]]>Mon, 26 Apr 2021 01:26:28 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-drug-awareness-committee-participates-in-national-drug-take-back-dayMassapequa Elks work with Yes Community Counsel, Massapequa Takes Action, and Nassau County Police Department, 7th Precinct in a Drug Take Back Event held at the Massapequa High School.  150 pound of pharmaceuticals were collected.  The Elks and Yes Community handed out tote bags with literature for all ages pertaining to drug awareness.  We had a visit from our assemblyman Michael Durso and his wife as well as our South East District State Vice President Brian Stekler.





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<![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Preserve Clean Up]]>Mon, 26 Apr 2021 01:15:02 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-preserve-clean-upMassapequa Elks Lodge Drug Awareness Committee partners with Yes Community Counsel, Massapequa Takes Action, and the community to clean up the preserve..  Elk members  Dennis Hearn, Dr. Lisa Brody,  Al Motis, Ann Hearn, Arthur Lih.   
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<![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Raise Money To Give A Scholarship To A Massapequa High School Student]]>Wed, 06 Nov 2019 03:15:12 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/november-05th-20191568471 Picture
Massapequa Elks Lodge #2162 held its 6th annual PDDGER Richard T. Smith Golf Outing at Timber Point Golf Course in Great River, NY. Event Chairman Tom Harrington (Lodge Treasurer) and Co-Chairman Kathy Harrington hosted the outing. Lunch back at the Lodge with chef Exalted Ruler Richard Milhaven. We had another successful event and awarded “The PDDGER Richard T. Smith Scholarship” of $1000.00 to a local High School senior toward their college education, as well as $500.00 to N.Y. Major Projects.

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<![CDATA[Collecting Non Perishable for St Rose Of Lima Outreach]]>Wed, 06 Nov 2019 02:52:12 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/november-05th-20197682956​Massapequa Elks 2162 Collected non perishable items at their Halloween Party Fundraiser. Every person that walked in the door with a donation recieved a free raffle ticket for a door prize. Our lodge took in $450 dollars worth of food. The food will be donated to the local food pantries.
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<![CDATA[Our monthly visits with Northport V A Hospital]]>Wed, 06 Nov 2019 02:45:02 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/our-monthly-visits-with-northport-v-a-hospital
​On Thursday September 19, Massapequa Elks Lodge 2162 Veterans committee went to Northport VA hospital to make Halloween crafts with the disabled women’s group of disable Veterans. Crafts were purchased with funds raised through out the year. 
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<![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Work with Massapequa Takes Action]]>Wed, 06 Nov 2019 02:42:38 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/november-05th-2019
​Massapequa Elks lodge 2162 partnered with Massapequa Takes Action and Yes Community Councel to provide drug awareness material for Massapequa High School Safe Halloween Event. Massapequa Elks 2162 donated 900 Drug Awareness coloring books to be put in tote bags that will handed out to children in grades k-3 by Massapequa High School's SADD Club
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<![CDATA[Massapequa Elk Drug Awarness Committe Supports Red Ribbon Week]]>Wed, 06 Nov 2019 02:37:35 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/red-ribbon-week
 For Red Ribbon Week Massapequa Elks Lodge #2162 held a Halloween Party Fundraiser to help raise funds for their drug awareness program. Members made Red Ribbons and gave them to each guest with literature about Red Ribbon Week. Massapequa's Drug Awareness chair, Margaret Motis asked all attendees to wear their ribbons proudly to help spread the word to our families and friends about the dangers of opioid abuse. She stated "If we save just one person then all our efforts were worth it " . There were 91 people in attendance including members, friends and family, Frank Hunt Past District Deputy and members from New York Lodge 1 also attended to show their support. . Even their skeletons wore their ribbons for the event.
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<![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Invite Families And Concerned Community Members for Drug Awareness Seminar and Narcan Training]]>Wed, 31 Jul 2019 03:33:34 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-invite-families-and-concerned-community-members-for-drug-awareness-seminar-and-narcan-training​Our Drug Awareness Committee held a seminar on the Dangers of Vaping, Opioid Abuse and Overdose prevention along with Narcan training. Margaret Motis, Massapequa’s Lodge Drug Awareness Chair and her co chairman Steve Monty brought in guest speakers from St Joseph’s Hospital, Nassau County District Attorney office, and Yes Community Council for this informative presentation. Every family received Narcan training and a free kit.  There were over 68 people in attendance ranging from ages 15 years old thru adult.  South East District Deputy John Nuzzi and Past District Deputy Frank Hunt came to the seminar in support of the program.  The Drug Awareness Committee  Nancy Parente, Julie Argueta, Margaret Keogh, Nancy Black, Edgar Shepherd, Annmarie Brown, Dean Brown, Dan McCann, Joann McCann, Lisa Donohue, Eileen Sabella and Danny Rendina greeted members of our community and handed out goody bags with cookies and drug awareness material.  Refreshments and bottled water were served and donated by its members. 
 
 
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<![CDATA[Massapequa Elks Lodge Members Pay Respect To Our Veterans]]>Wed, 17 Jul 2019 04:58:06 GMThttp://massapequaelks.org/community-service/massapequa-elks-lodge-pays-their-respect-to-our-veterans
On July 11th Members of Massapequa Elks Lodge honor our nations Veterans by attending the funeral of five Veterans that had no families or were homelss. The funeral was held at the Long Island National Cemetary.  These veterans have made tremendous sacrifices for our country and deserve to be honored.. We are grateful to be able to do our part in honoring our nation’s veterans during their funeral service. It is our way of giving back to those who have put their lives on the line to defend our freedom. 
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