Initiation

Naturally the ritual of initiation is the most important, as it is the most elaborate, of any Lodge ceremonial. It is designed to instruct and inspire the initiate; and in an appropriate setting, to secure his or her assumption of the solemn and binding obligation of membership. It is conducted throughout with dignity and decorum. It is wholly devoid of any feature which will embarrass or annoy the candidate, or subject him or her to ridicule or to any discomfort, physical or mental.

 

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Denver and Other Metro Area Elks with ENVSC Donate $6,000+ to Freedom Service Dogs, October 2013
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Amazing Elks Fact of the Day

Fact No. 12:   In 1871, a fire devastated the city of Chicago, and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks quickly organized and staged a benefit to provide financial assistance to those residents most affected by the disaster.  Since then, the Order has responded to every major catastrophe (natural or man-made) and played a leading role in providing relief and comfort.

 

Almost Amazing Fact of the Day

Fact No. 173:   Antarctica is the only continent that does not have land areas below sea level.