The Maine Elks Association

Instituted in 1928, the Maine Elks Association consists of Local Lodges of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the United States of America. It currently has 20 member Lodges and over 10,000 men and women Elk members here in the State of Maine.


Maine Elks

What we do as Elks in Maine

It is the purpose of our organization to unite all Elk members in closer bonds of fraternity, to further good fellowship among Lodges, to protect and promote the interests of the Order here in Maine; to exchange ideas that are beneficial to Lodges of this state; to foster the virtues of Charity, Justice, Brotherly Love, and Fidelity; and to further our patriotic devotion to the principles of the Unites States of America.

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MEA News

Ritual Clinics Planned

MEA Ritual Chairman Frank Ricker is planning two clinics this spring as training for all lodge officers on how to properly impress our newest members through the Impressive Conduct of the initiatory ritual. These events are still in the planning stages, as is an October Grand Lodge Ritual Clinic, to certify/re-certify Ritual Competition judges.

Skowhegan-Madison Fundraising Dinner

As you may be aware, Lodge Drug Awareness Chair Jessica Voisine has recently been diagnosed with stage 4 Breast Cancer and is undergoing treatment in Boston. On Sunday, April 7th from 4-6p.m. we will hold a spaghetti dinner at our lodge to benefit Jessica during this time of need.

Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks

“The Elks Story”

The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America is one of the oldest and largest fraternal organizations in the country. Since its inception in 1868, the Order of the Elks has grown to include more than 900,000 men and women in more than 2,100 communities.

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