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.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 4:00 am
Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 donated two tandem bikes valued at $3,000 to the Southwestern Blind Rehabilitation Center of the Tucson VA medical facility. The presentation was made at a luncheon hosted by the Lodge for 17 disabled veterans and five staff members. Catalina Mountain and San Manuel lodges sold raffle tickets for a gift generously donated by Catalina Marina to help raise funds to purchase the bikes at a discount from Trek Bicycles of Tucson – Oro Valley.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 4:00 am
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.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 4:00 am
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.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 4:00 am
The Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 will hold its local Hoop Shoot competition at Coronado K-8 School, 3401 E. Wilds Road in Catalina on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.. This event is an annual national free throw shooting contest for youngsters ages 8 through 13.
Sunday, September 9, 2012 1:09 pm
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.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 3:00 am
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
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 4:00 am
On March 29, the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 presented Community service awards to area residents.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 4:00 am
Members of Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 distributed dictionaries to third-grade students at Casa Christian, Copper Creek, Immaculate Heart, Mesa Verde, and Wilson elementary schools in Oro Valley. Project Chairperson Joyce Garcia purchased 320 dictionaries, and with the help of lodge members, presented each student with a dictionary that includes the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, and the history of the American Flag.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 4:00 am
Approximately 100 people attended the annual Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 Flag Day ceremony in SaddleBrooke on June 12.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 4:00 am
The Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 participated in the annual Tucson Special Olympics Polar Plunge at the Oro Valley Aquatics Center on March 1.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 4:00 am
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.
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 11:00 pm
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.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 4:00 am
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.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 4:00 am
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.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 3:00 am
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.
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 12:00 am
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.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 11:00 pm
Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 has presented scholarships to
eight Northwest students.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 4:00 am
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
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.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 4:00 am
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.
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 12:00 am
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.
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 12:00 am
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