We are selling ADS and BOOSTERS for the program book for the West Virginia Elks Association Annual Convention to be held at The Resort at Glade Springs in Daniels, WV May 4-7, 2023.
$5.00 Boosters allows you name to appear in the program book.
Lodge Ads are availabe in 2 sizes -- 1/2 Page for $35 or Full Page for $65
DEADLINE IS SUNDAY, APRIL 23,2023. Download forms HERE!
Walter S. Ice, Convention Chairman
email@example.com or (304) 539-5514
PASSING OF Lester "Ted" Clay Hess
Here are the confirmed arrangements for the funeral of PGER Lester C. “Ted” Hess, Jr.
On Monday, November 21, 2022, there will be a visitation from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 900 National Road, Wheeling, WV, 26003, with an Elks Service being held at 3:00 p.m.
On Tuesday, November 22, 2022, there will be an additional visitation at Kepner Funeral Home from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Then, at 11:00 a.m., a funeral service will be held at Kepner’s, followed by interment at Greenwood Cemetery in Wheeling.
At 1:30 p.m., a lunch will be held at the Wheeling Elks Lodge, 4706 Jacob Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. All attendees are invited to attend.
For those planning to stay overnight, there are two hotels within a half mile of the Funeral Home. They are:
1. SpringHill Suites by Marriott, 908 National Road, Wheeling, WV, 26003. Phone number (304) 232-8903.
2. Hampton Inn Wheeling, 795 National Road, Wheeling, Wv, 26003. Phone number (304) 233-0440.
Any questions regarding these arrangements should be directed to West Virginia Special Deputy, Jeff Miller, at (304) 639-8737.
Passing of Bill Lambert, PSP
It is my sad duty to inform you that PSP Bill Lambert passed away on Thursday April 21, 2022.
Friends will be received at Donald G. Ford Funeral Home, 950 George Washington Hwy., Grafton, WV
on Thursday April 28, from 2 - 8 PM with the Elks Memorial Service at 7:00 PM. A funeral service will be held
at the funeral home on Friday, April 29, at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow at the Woodsdale Cemetery.
Online condolences can be extended to the family at www.donaldgfordfuneralhome.com
Rick Romino, PSP
Fairmont Lodge #294
February 2022 WV STate Newsletter
The Februray 2022 issue of the WV Elks Association State Newsletter is live for reading and download.
STATE DIRECTORY UPDATES NEEDED
To All Elks,
Please review your contact information in the current Elks Directory and send me any corrections and or additions.
State Committee Chairs - please review your committees and send me any additions and or corrections - ASAP.
t is my sad duty to inform you that a Life Member of our Lodge has passed and that we will have a Lodge of Sorrow in his honor at the Thursday, February 17, 2022, Lodge Meeting.
Howard Richard ‘Dick” Millard, 92, of Wheeling passed away on Monday, February 15, 2022 peacefully in his sleep.
Dick was born on June 16, 1929, to the late James and Marie Millard. He is survived by his sons Jay (Marsha) Millard of Cincinnati, OH and Michael Cass (Kimberley) McMillan of Huntington, WV as well as his grandchildren: Dominic Millard, Meghan Millard, Michael Cass McMillian II, Joshua McMillian, and Braxton Michels along with his great grandchildren: Tucker McMillian, Tanner McMillian, Landon Michels, and Kinsleigh Michels. Along with his parents, Dick was preceded in death by his sister Eleanor Bock.
Dick was a 1st Lieutenant serving in the U. S. Army during the Korean War. After returning from the war, he joined the Wheeling Police Department and served the citizens of Wheeling for 28 years before retiring as a Lieutenant. Along with serving his country and community, Dick was a longtime OVAC football official and an active member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (Life Member) Lodge No. 28, Masonic Lodge, Osiris Shrine, Royal Order of Jesters and the Fraternal Order of Police.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Donations may be made in his name to the Jay and Marsha Millard Foundation, Inc. for the benefit of Twin Rails Sober Living Facility Covington, KY. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kepner Funeral Home, 900 National Rd., Wheeling, WV, 26003 (304-232-2732).
Please note that the Central DD Clinic originally scheduled for Saturday, March 12 is now MOVED to
Saturday, March 5, at 10:00 AM at Buckhannon Lodge 1736.
The change is necessary to accommodate our State President so that he may attend another Elks commitment on the March 12 and also attend my clinic.
Again, the Clinic is now on Saturday, March 5, at 10:00 AM at Buckhannon Lodge 1736.
DDGER- West Virginia Central District 9480
Passing of PSP carl thomas mooney
Death of PSP Paul Duffy, Sr.
It is my sad duty to inform you of the passing of our member, Past State President Paul Duffy Sr. on Friday, October 8, 2021. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 12, from 1PM -7 PM, where We will be having Elks Funeral Service at 6PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton.
Roger “Hambone” Kirkpatrick PSP, Weirton #1801
The Fall Issue of the West Virginia Elks Association newsletter can be viewed and downloaded HERE
Mid-Year Conventions Reports
Committee Reports for the MY-2021 Convention are posted on the Convention Site. HERE