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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Fact No. 1:   BPOE stands for Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, and Elks are community.  No matter where you go in the country, an Elks Lodge is right around the corner.  With more than 850,000 members and 2,000 Lodges nationwide, Elks are providing charitable services that help build stronger communities.

 

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