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Welcome from the Exalted Ruler

Exalted Ruler Ron BeachI would like to thank you for visiting the Denver Elks Website.  Please feel free to browse and see what we are all about.  If you are ever in our neighborhood, please stop by and allow us to share our legendary Rocky Mountain hospitality . . . and you'll discover why Denver Elks Lodge No. 17  is  "The Mother Lodge of the Rockies."

Ron Beach
Exalted Ruler

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From the Webmaster

Winner:  Colorado State Subordinate Lodge Website Contest for the third consecutive year (2011, 2010, 2009) Denver Elks Lodge No. 17 is deeply grateful and excited to have been chosen a Grand Lodge 5-Star Site in 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012.

We invite your questions or comments, so please drop us a line on our Email Us page or leave a comment in our Guestbook.

Thanks.  Enjoy.

Patrick Wyman
Past Exalted Ruler
(1999-2000; 2012-2013)

Random Article About Denver Elks in the Community

Community Awards Night 2013 – A Recognition of “Commitment to Community”
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Colorado Rapids
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Amazing Elks Fact of the Day

Fact No. 20:   The Dictionary Project was founded in 1995 by Mrs. Mary French of Charleston, SC.  The sole mission of this non-profit organization – which we as Elks, share – is to distribute dictionaries to as many 3rd graders as possible in the 50 United States and our environs.  At this point in time more than 21,743,490 dictionaries have been distributed.  For more information, visit The Dictionary Project Page on


Almost Amazing Fact of the Day

Fact No. 25:   Crossword puzzles are said to be the "most popular and widespread word game in the world."   The man credited with inventing the crossword puzzle was a journalist named Arthur Wynne from Liverpool.  His first crossword appeared in a Sunday newspaper, the New York World, on December 21, 1913.