On Sunday, March 26th, the new officers were installed for the year 2023-24. The Grand Exalted Ruler performing the ceremony was PDD Paul Crumb from Peekskill Elks Lodge #744.


The ceremony was followed by dinner with speeches by Board Chair, Ben Lasher,...


House Chair, Dave Travis, ...


and Veterans Chair, Leading Knight Darci Hover.


The following awards were presented:

Outstanding Service Commendation: Terri Brew


Elks Distinguished Citizenship Award: Joe Laviano


Elk Of The Year: Richard Fisher


The Lodge also received the Making A Difference Special Citation award, which was accepted on behalf of the Lodge by Board Chair Ben Lasher.


Exalted Ruler Anne Leiser was presented with a personalized gavel by outgoing ER John Piddock.


Many thanks to all those behind the scenes that prepared, served, and cleaned up after the dinner.