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Elementary School in the Marana Unified School District and Laguna Elementary School in the Flowing Wells Unified School District. On Saturday, December 13, 2014 Roadrunner Elementary School students will have the unique opportunity to be treated to a shopping spree and holiday luncheon sponsored by the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815. Joining them will be members from Casas Adobes Elks Lodge #2663 who will shop with Laguna Elementary School students prior to a holiday party at their lodge.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, Oct. 16
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.
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.
The Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 participated in the annual Tucson Special Olympics Polar Plunge at the Oro Valley Aquatics Center on March 1.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 and SaddleBrooke HOA #1 presented their annual Flag Day ceremony.