Veterans Committee

Elks Donate $5,700 – Benefiting the K9’s on the front line and Maine Childrens Cancer

On Dec 3rd, Karen Curtis attended a graduation of 4 veterans receiving their diplomas and their dogs having completed their training. Karen Curtis representing the Augusta Elks was there to present a check in the amount of $5700 which was the proceeds from this past summers “ Elks Summer Music Festival” benefiting the K9’s on the front line and Maine Childrens Cancer. The Veterans and our children are the largest of the many fund raising functions that are held at the Augusta Elks lodge each year. Attached are a few pictures from Karen’s presentation. Once again the Augusta Elks is proving that the Elks is a great organization that work hard to provide to those in need in our community God Bless our Veterans and our...

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Honor Flight Maine Event that I took on April 2nd

Honor Flight Maine Event that I took on April 2nd

Thought you might like to some pictures from Honor Flight Maine Event that I took on April 2nd at the Welcome Home Event at the Portland Jetport.  Honor Flight took 47 WWII and Korean Vets to see the Memorials in Washington D.C. Amazing and heartwarming event! – Lina Click for images of...

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VA Christmas Party 2016

VA Christmas Party 2016

VA Christmas Party – Click to read letter  Veterans Committee Augusta Elks members put together a Christmas party for the Mental Health Ward at the Togus VA. The Elks and DAV provided clothing; the Gardiner Middle School provided hand written Christmas Cards; the VA the tray of food; the VA Recreation Division supplied canteen coupon books; and the Stand Down Committee donated jackets, mittens, and underwear. There were 17 patients on the ward who enjoyed the food and gifts and joined in the Christmas spirit with the musician. It was an up lifting experience for all who were...

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VA2K Togus Wish List

VA2K Togus Wish List

VA2K Togus Wish List – Click to view   VA MAINE HOMELESS VETERAN PROGRAM WISH LIST: Only new items can be accepted:  Coffee maker  * Coffee * Coffee Fil…………

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Togus Intro Letter

Togus Intro Letter

Togus Intro letter – Click to view   VA facilities across the Nation are once again holding VA2K walk and roll events on Wednesday, May 18th 2016. The VA2K is designated to help………

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Elks VA2K Letter

Elks VA2K Letter

ELKS VA2K LETTER – Click to view Dear Elks, Thank you so much for your ongoing support of Maine’s Veterans, and especially those who are homeless. This year VA Maine is…….

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