Elks 819 Home->Committees->Americanism Committee


     The lodge Americanism committeee has the responsibility of maintaing the lodge parade flag as well as educating the area youth about Americanism & Patriotism.

 Current Co-Chairs: Keith Hertenstein & Bob Kane (click to email)

The lodge has a 30'x40' Parade flag that is carried in area parades. We are always looking for volunteers to help carrying the flag.

Upcoming Flag Carries (Click on Event for information):
Americanism Essay Contest
  • This years' Elks Americanism contest is now open for 5-8 graders. The topic is "What Does Freedom of Speech Mean to Me" and the state winner will advance to the Grand Lodge Contest.
    District Lodge and State Winners receive cash prizes.
  • Deadline to for essays to be at the lodge is: December 15th, 2019
  • Essay Packet click here