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Italian Night 2017

Italian Night 2017

Chico Elks Lodge 423 presents an

Italian Night

Fundraiser for the Purple Pig

October 21st, 2017 6:30-7:30pm

To-Go orders may be arranged 6:30-8pm

$12 donation per person or a Table for 8 at $90 donation

Italian 3 Pasta Buffet
3 Sauces
 2 Meat Choices   
2 Salads  
Garlic Bread

There is a gluten free option and vegan sauce available upon reservation request.
 Purchase tickets by October 19th by calling 343-1431.

Please remember to bring your Purple Pig Piggy Banks!!!

What is the Purple Pig?

The Purple Pig is the nickname of the organization California-Hawaii Elks Major Projects Inc. (CHEMPI) which was developed in 1950. CHEMPI is a tax deductible 501c3 charitable organization. The money raised is used to help children with disabilities. These services are free to qualifying families. For more information, go to and The Purple Pig.

Elks Halloween Bash October 27 2017

Elks Halloween Bash October 27 2017


Friday, October 27th

Music by Kevin Daley
Pizza: Slice $3, Pie $12, Caesar Salad $4,
Photo booth
Costume prizes

Open to the public

Purchase tickets at the Office by Oct 20th / $15
or at the door on October 27th
Proceeds to benefit local charities

Chico Elks Lodge 423
1705 Manzanita Avenue in Chico


Essay Contest 2017

Essay Contest 2017

The annual Elks Americanism Essay Contest is a program of the Elks’ Grand Lodge Fraternal Committee, this contest is for students in 5th through 8th grades and is designed to promote interest and reflection on freedom and liberty.

The theme of this year’s essay is:

“Why Our Veterans Are America’s Heroes?”

Contest Rules

  1. Contest Poster

    Eligible participants must be Students enrolled in the 5th, 6th, 7th or 8th grade at the time of the contest.

  2. Essay length is not to exceed 300 words.
  3. Essay must be typed or legibly printed in ink. Also, Essay must be submitted as written (or typed) by the entrant.
  4. Essay must be submitted for judging to the Elks Lodge nearest to the address of the entrant. (Schools in the school districts of Chico, Durham, Biggs, Gridley, Hamilton City and Oroville are in the  area)
  5. Student participants must be identified by name, grade, school attending and sponsoring Elks Lodge (Chico Elks Lodge #423) on the Essay.
  6. Essay should be submitted to Chico Elks Lodge #423 on or before December 15, 2017.


Plaques awarded by the Grand Lodge for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place for national winning essays in Division I and Division II. Winners will be announced at the Grand Lodge Session in San Antonio, Texas, July 1-4, 2018.

Questions & Comments

Questions and comments can be directed to the Chico Elks Lodge #423 Americanism Essay Contest Committee using our contact page.

Online Essay Submission:

Essays must be received no later than December 15, 2017. Essays may be submitted using the form below or in person or by mail at the Chico Elks Lodge #423 at 1705 Manzanita Avenue in Chico, CA 95928.
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Spaghetti Fundraiser September 29th

Spaghetti Fundraiser September 29th

The Chico Elks Ladies present a

Spaghetti Fundraiser

for the benefit of the

Boy Scout Troop 423 and Cub Scouts Pack 423

Eat in or Take Out

Friday September 29th 2017 5:30pm-8pm

at the Chico Elks Lodge 423 located at 1705 Manzanita Avenue in Chico

Adults and Children 11 and older $10
Children 10 and under $7

Live Band Music from 4pm-7pm