Seaside Elks Lodge #1748 was the place to be on Saturday, March 21, 2009. Over one hundred people attended the Installation of the 2009-2010 Officers. The Lodge was proud to have in attendance Past Oregon State Elks President Bill Patrick, NW District Vice President George Fry along with several Past District Deputies, Committee State Chairmen and Elks members representing a number of Lodges in Oregon.
Outgoing Exalted Ruler Jeanne Uzelac presented The Elk of the Year Award to Don Hoyer, the Citizen of the Year Award to John Morris and the Officer of the Year Award to John Beneke.
The 2009-2010 Officers of Seaside Lodge are Exalted Ruler Jan Jackson, Leading Knight Eddie Whitlock, Loyal Knight Bill Baker, Lecturing Knight Sheryl Toftemark, Esquire Warren Bybee, Chaplain Alton Stromberg, Inner Guard Kay Bunnell, Secretary Bob Brown, Tiler Tony Qualin. Also appointed were Treasurer Howard Aune and Trustee Dave Darling.
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is dedicated to the community. The motto for the new year is Spread the Word! Please call the Lodge for membership information, 503-738-6651.