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Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 expressed its appreciation to local firefighters for the valuable service they provide to the community on the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Members of the lodge prepared and delivered turkey dinners with all the trimmings to eight fire stations in the Golder Ranch Fire District and two in the Mountain Vista Fire District. These dedicated men and women provide service to Catalina, Oro Valley, SaddleBrooke and southern Pinal County.
Members of the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge honor Sept. 11 with local firefighters. Pictured, Sam Capuano, left, Cpt. Kyle Goodrich, lodge members Barbara Hoag, Ellen Nelson, Kathy Peters, Gary Schoebel, and Pete Paddock.
Approximately 100 people attended the annual Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 Flag Day ceremony in SaddleBrooke on June 12.
Flag escorts include Peggy Nelson, left, Bruce Nelson, American Legion Post 132 1st Vice Commander Steve Asp, Sons of the American Revolution (Al Neimeyer, Lance Dickinson), Buffalo Soldiers (Reg. Sgt. Maj. Aaron Plump, Reg. Sgt. Maj. William McCurtis).
Thursday, July 3
The public is invited to attend the annual Flag Day celebration sponsored by Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 and SaddleBrooke HOA #1 on Thursday, June 12, at 9 a.m. in front of the SaddleBrooke Clubhouse at 64500 SaddleBrooke Blvd.
Doug Harpold, was named Citizen of the Year by the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge. Harpold, funeral home director and manager of Vistoso Funeral Home in Oro Valley, earned this award for his visibility in the community as a local business owner. He is a member of the Northern Pima County Chamber of Commerce, Marana Chamber of Commerce, and an officer at Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge.
Doug Harpold, left, Jan Trudeau, and Richard Esparza were honored by the Catalina Mountin Elks Lodge.
The Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 participated in the annual Tucson Special Olympics Polar Plunge at the Oro Valley Aquatics Center on March 1.
Larry Wittenborn, Lee Cook, Lisa Chavez, Gloria Cisneros, Eli and Doug Harpold are dressed up as Wizard of Oz characters.
On June 14, the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 and SaddleBrooke HOA #1 hosted an annual Flag Day ceremony.
Past Exalted Ruler Kathy Anderson carries the flag out at the beginning of the Flag Day ceremony in SaddleBrooke hosted by the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 and SaddleBrooke HOA 1.
The Elks National Foundation’s Most Valuable Student (MVS) Scholarship Program recognizes top students across the country based on their academic achievements, leadership skills, extracurricular activities, and their participation in community services.
Bring the whole family and join the party at a Special Olympics fundraiser to be held in the parking lot of Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 on April 27, at 16045 N. Oracle Road in Catalina, from noon to 8 p.m.
Throughout my life, friends and family have commented on my sometimes unique “to do” list. Setting goals and making a commitment to successfully achieve them has provided personal satisfaction and success in my life’s achievements.
Smiles lit up the faces of 35 Roadrunner Elementary students as Elks Lodge volunteers helped them shop for $140 worth of clothing and shoes on Dec. 1, at J.C. Penney in the Tucson Mall.
The holiday season is arriving fast, and just as quickly, local food banks and charities are collecting large sums of food to help needy families heading into Thanksgiving and Christmas.
World War II Veteran Paul Fields visited the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. with the Southern Arizona Honor Flight program, thanks to the generosity of Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 and American Legion Post 132.
The Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge served first responders throughout the evening on Sept. 11. Pictured: Bill Hennings, Past Exalted Ruler Kathy Anderson, Mike Muirhead, Past Exalted Ruler Vic Garcia, Walter Schmidt, lodge member Joyce Garcia, Public Relations Coordinator Pat Cox, Victor Aranda; (kneeling) Steve Dooley, Jennifer Akins.
Today many ceremonies will be held to honor those lost 11 years ago on Sept. 11 when terrorists hijacked planes, flying them at the World Trade Center in New York.