Upcoming Meeting Dates:
Meetings begin at 7:30pm. It is vital to our lodge that we start getting members upstairs to meetings. This is where we can voice our opinions on what goes on around the lodge.
Dues are Due!
See the newsletter or the 2019 Dues Notice page for more information. Cost for Regular Member will be $80.00 and Life Members are $45.00.
125th Anniversary Pins now available
Show your Oswego Elks pride! Pins are available in the bar for $3.00. Pin design is on the homepage.
Sign up for our new text/email service
We have signed up for a text/email blast service. This will be used to send out messages to remind you about big events, if the lodge is closed, etc. You will not be spammed from us or from the company we are using. To sign up for text alerts text oselk271 to 84483. To sign up for email alerts, go https://www.rainedout.net/team_page.php… and enter your email. You will receive a code that you will need to enter in the second step of the sign up. You can sign up for both services; you just need to sign up separately. If you have any questions, drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are now on Instagram
Feel free follow along at instagram.com/oswegoelks271.
New Ontario District Website
We have a brand new website for events and news throughout our District. Be sure to visit ontariodistrict6300.weebly.com and support our fellow lodges!
Queen of Hearts
Drawings take place on Saturday evening at 9:00pm. Tickets are available throughout the week.
Lodge Dinner and Meeting
Thursday, May 23
Dinner will be steak with garlic mashed potatoes, carrots, and chocolate cake. Cost is $15. You must sign up by 10am on May 20. We need 35 reservations to hold the dinner, so sign up today!
American Patriot Plaque Ceremony
Sunday, May 26 at 1:00
Stay tuned for details. For more information on the ceremony, check out the American Patriot Plaque Ceremony page
Memorial Day Activities
Monday, May 27
Join us as we visit local cemeteries (meet at the lodge at 7:45am). Afterward we will meet at West Park (11:45am) and walk to the annual ceremony at Veteran's Park. If you do not want to walk, feel free to meet at Veteran's Park.
Camp Bristol Golf Tournament
Saturday, June 1 at Greenview Country Club.
Shotgun start at noon
Please join us as for the inaugural golf tournament for Camp Bristol. Tours of the camp will be available for those that do not golf, and dinner after the tournament will be served at the camp. More details on the Inaugural Camp Bristol Golf Tournament page.
Sunday, June 2, presale tickets are $10.00
We're raising money for a new electronic sign! $10 will get you one of our famous chicken dinners. Presale tickets are available from the bar, Dan Rupert, Bill Kerfien, and there are also officers with tickets.
District Flag Day Ceremony
Friday, June 14 at 7:00pm at the Fulton War Memorial
Join members from throughout the Ontario District as we honor our great flag.
Flag Day Ceremony
Saturday, June 15 at 11:00 at Fort Ontario
We will be having our annual lodge Flag Day ceremony at Fort Ontario, along with a flag burning. We are accepting used flags at the lodge that will be used during the flag retirement service.
Craft Brew Night
Saturday, June 15
Join us for delicious brews and Bill Fatiga's famous trivia night! It's also Queen of Hearts night, so don't forget your tickets!
Liquor Cabinet Cleanout Party!
Saturday, June 21
Thanks to Dave Longley and Eric Cronk for cleaning out the liquor cabinet in the hall! We now have partial bottles of adult beverages that we do not normally stock. Join us on the 21st as Eric Cronk steps behind the bar and creates some delicious (and inexpensive!) cocktails using these items. Money raised will go toward Brass Inc., who will be playing in our hall in October.
Chicken Parm Night
Friday, June 28, presale tickets are $12.00
Brenda Fletcher is making her delicious chicken parm dinners! Proceeds will go toward our new electronic sign. Tickets are available at the bar or from Dan Rupert or Bill Kerfien.
Ontario District Golf Tournament
Sunday, August 18 at Stone Creek Golf Club
It's our turn to host this fun tournament, so get a team together and hit the links! Details will be available later in the spring.
Bingo workers needed!
Many of our workers head south for the winter. If you'd like to lend a hand, contact Bill Kerfien at 343-0252.
If you would like an Elk shirt, please see Jen Longley or send an email to email@example.com. There are hundreds of color and shirt options available!
Free rides are available Monday-Friday for Oswego County Veterans to the Oswego VA Clinic. If you need a ride, call 315-729-7634.