A Fraternal Organization
B.P.O.E LODGE 94
TIFFIN, OHIO (419) 447-2818Established September 12, 1888
Several of your Elk representatives and I went to the Ohio Elk State Convention at the end of April. Although that was a short trip that we carpooled to, in July we will be flying to San Antonio, Texas for the Elk National Convention and 150th Anniversary. Both of these meetings are mandatory for four of our officers and trustees. Next time you are at the bar consider throwing a buck in the "Texas Jar" to help out with our trip expenses. Also look for some raffle giveaways coming to some future events - the proceeds will go right to the travel fund.
You may have noticed a giant fence in the parking lot. Our neighbor building (bordering south of the lot) is getting a facelift. The results will improve the look of our building by proxy and should go well with our future planned balcony work. The fence will be gone soon and is there to protect our cars from rogue falling bricks.
There are a variety of events planned for this summer if it will ever arrive, and I'm looking forward to enjoying those with all of you!
I'm happy to report that we have 68% of our membership dues in, we're just missing ~96 people. If you are one of those, please send your dues within 60 days so we don't have to drop you and charge a reinstatement fee (and so you can enter with the new purple card)! More importantly, we had one of the largest initiations in April with seven new members. Please welcome Austin Willman, Jessie Babcock, David Werner, Brandon Nye, Kip Kieffer, Andrew Faber, and Ron Schumacher to our lodge and help them feel at home when they visit!
Unfortunately, lifetime member Don Bero passed away in mid-April. Don was an active member of the lodge for 71 years- what a remarkable commitment to our lodge and community! We will hold a vacant chair ceremony for him at the next lodge meeting on May 3. We also lost two former Tiffin Elks members in April- Bernie Hohman and Fred Spurck. Our thoughts are with their families.
PLEASE SUPPORT OUR CHARITABLE EFFORTS!
Your Tiffin Elks Lodge #94 has a long standing tradition of benevolence by supporting local Seneca County Charities through donations. These donations are provided through the B.P.O.E. #94 accounts with the Tiffin Charitable Foundation. As required by the State of Ohio, 25% of our gambling revenues are directed to the Elks fund with The Tiffin Charitable Foundation. We also supplement these funds by holding numerous and varied activities and fund raising events throughout the year. Please join us in this cause by channeling some of your annual charitable contributions to:
Tiffin Charitable Foundation
68 S. Washington St.
Tiffin, Ohio 44883
Please include a note that your donation is to be deposited into the BPOE Tiffin Lodge #94 Account. Upon request, the Foundation will send you a receipt for your Tax Deduction purposes. All contributions are greatly appreciated.
|01 Tyler Shuff||03 Ron Burns||03 Jenifer Crawford||04 Ron Porter|
|04 Jim Supance||06 Patrick Christopher||06 Robert Gooding||06 Frank Lamoreaux|
|08 Robert B English||10 Wayne C Griffin||14 Robert Klepper||15 Robert Foster|
|15 Merle McKillip||15 Austin Willman||16 Branden Johnson||16 Joe Steinmetz|
|19 Scott Kromer||21 Meg Smith||25 Jessie Babcock||26 Don B Bero|
|27 Debra J Depinet||28 Douglas E Ranker||28 Dean Strausbaugh||28 Steve Wilson|
|29 Steven M Hickey||29 John M Kahler II||30 Larry Hedden|