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Among those in attendance at the May 1 scholarship presentation are, from left, Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge No. 2815 scholarship chairman Roger Mastro, scholarship recipients Sabrina Serrano, Alexander Odenkirk and Madeleine Cooney; Michael Klass, who accepted on behalf of his son, Matthew Klass; and Exalted Ruler Tom Wilson.
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.
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.
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.
Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 will hold its annual soccer shoot on Saturday, September 22 from 10 a.m. to noon at James D. Kriegh Park, 23 W. Calle Concordia, in Oro Valley.
Four exceptional students attending high schools in the Oro Valley area were awarded Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student scholarships by Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge No. 2815 on May 1.
On March 29, the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 presented Community service awards to area residents.
Approximately 100 people attended the annual Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 Flag Day ceremony in SaddleBrooke on June 12.
The Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 participated in the annual Tucson Special Olympics Polar Plunge at the Oro Valley Aquatics Center on March 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.
Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 hosted lunch for 28 veterans from the blind and geriatrics centers of Tucson’s Veterans Administration medical facility on Saturday, April 4.
There’s a new Parkinson’s group meeting being held at the Catalina Elks Lodge on the third Monday of every month. The first meeting was held on March 19, at the Elks Lodge, located at 16045 N. Oracle Rd.
Special Olympics Arizona has an extra $20,000 to help fund its efforts thanks to fundraising conducted by a number of Catalina groups and businesses.
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.
Roadrunner Elementary School student Hope Luckenbill, 8, tries on a jacket at JC Penney, while Arlene DesJardins from the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge looks on Saturday morning. The Elks took 33 kids on a shopping spree. At right, JC Penney employee Patricia Corrales helps Roadrunner Elementary third-grader Madison Hinrichs try on a pair of shoes.
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to the Explorer, Roadrunner Elementary School student Hope Luckenbill, 8, tries on a jacket at JC Penney, while Arlene DesJardins from the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge looks on Saturday morning.
Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 has presented scholarships to eight Northwest students.
In keeping with their holiday tradition, the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 sponsored its fifth-annual shopping event on Dec. 3, bringing Christmas cheer to 35 students from the Roadrunner Elementary School.
Ed Stiles/Special to The Explorer, Students at Marana's Roadrunner Elementary School cheer the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus, who were played by members of the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge. The group took selected students on a shopping spree to J.C. Penney.
More than 500 students and faculty of Marana’s Roadrunner Elementary School were excited on Nov. 18, when members of the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge donated $1,200 in art supplies.
If squeals of glee and giggles of joy are any indication, 29 children from Marana’s Roadrunner Elementary School enjoyed a terrific pre-Christmas party on a recent Saturday, thanks to the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815.
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The Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 and SaddleBrooke HOA #1 presented their 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.