About the Elks

About The Elks Lodge #378

The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America is one of the oldest and largest fraternal organizations in the country. Since its inception in 1868, the Order of Elks has grown to include nearly 1.2 million men and women in almost 2,200 communities.The BPO Elks national headquarters is based in Chicago. The Chicago campus is also the site of the Elks Veterans Memorial Building; the home of the Elks National Foundation, the Order's charitable trust; the Elks National Veterans Service Commission; and The Elks Magazine, the official publication that is sent to every member of the Order.
The Elks have created a quiet network of good deeds that has profoundly changed millions of lives for the better, yet there is little public awareness of the impact of their vital work. Why is this so? Quite simply, the Elks have rarely sought recognition, neither have they gone to the general public with fund-raising efforts nor received monies from any level of government. Indeed, the flow of money and goods moves in the opposite direction: The Elks donated to the government the first veterans hospital; contribute regularly to schools and police and fire departments; and assist the young and the needy throughout this great nation.
Our Facilities

Our Lodge sports facilities to support functions of almost all sizes. Our recently renovated Ballroom can seat up to 560. For smaller gatherings it can be divided into 2 or 3 smaller sections. We accustomed to host elegant affairs such as banquets and weddings, but we are also host more casual events like sports functions, or other smaller events. Whatever the occasion the Elks club is the place to be.

We have in house catering for every event. Our kitchen facilities are first class with the equipment to host a 560 person banquet as well as service the dining room and social quarters.
If you are interested in hosting your next event with us please Contact Us for more information.
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