On Sunday, November 11th, three new members were initiated during the Kinderhook Elks visitation. After the ritual guests were served a roast beef dinner.

On Sunday, June 24th, nine new members were initiated into the Kinderhook Elks.

The Easter Bunny hopped into Kinderhook Village on Saturday. Kids signed up for the soft-toy raffle. Helpers from Kinderhook Elks dispensed candy and ice cream. (Thanks to Stewarts Shops for donating the ice cream every year!)

Officer Installation was followed by dinner and awards ceremony. PER Frank Masten prepared his famous meatloaf for dinner.

On Sunday, Kinderhook Elks initiated five new members. The ritual was performed by the PERs association. Thanks to State Trustee Steve Race and the PERs for an excellent job. Also thanks to Jim Yeager for filling in as Chaplin and John Deane as Organist. Thanks to Heather Samascott for organizing the refreshments.

On Tuesday evening, a free community dinner was served at St. Luke's by Kinderhook Elks' PERs association. 105 roast beef dinners were served in only 18 minutes.

Kinderhook Elks hosted Santa for breakfast on Christmas-Eve this year.

We honored our Veterans during the Wednesday, Nov. 8th dinner. All Veterans were welcome and ate free of charge. Esteemed Lecturing Knight Annie Leiser and her crew did an absolutely astounding job in serving over 110 roast beef dinners (and some USMC style SOS). On Veteran’s Day, members provided ice cream and popcorn to veterans at the Stratton VA in Albany.

On October 14th, the lodge held the Special Needs Prom. It was a wonderful event tens of kids having fun and experiencing a real prom. A special thanks to Linda Baker and her crew for once again organizing this event. In addition, the event was reported on WNYT-13 news.