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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Fact No. 19:   The Elks National Home, lovingly referred to as the "Crown Jewel of Elkdom," was founded in 1903, and this retirement village stretches across the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Bedford, Virginia.  Visit the Elks National Home Website.

 

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Fact No. 107:   A popular belief is that the Vietnam War was a war mainly filled with draftees.  Not so.  America's military during World War II was populated with approximately 66% draftees.  During the Vietnam War, the military was filled with 33% draftees.