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Flag Day Observance June 15

Flag Day Observance June 15

The Grand Lodge of the Order of Elks requires that all local subordinate lodges, such as our own Chico #423, shall present an observance of Flag Day on or about, June 14th of each calendar year. Thursday, June 15th, at approximately 6 pm, our current elected and appointed officers for the 2017-2018 Lodge year will…

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First Woman ER of Chico Elks Lodge 423

Jen White is the first woman to be the Exalted Ruler of the Chico Elks Lodge 423 in our 119 year history. The Exalted Ruler of the Lodge is the “President” of the local organization. Jen along with our current corps of officers, 16 in total, were installed March 25, 2017. Chico Elks Lodge 423…

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HISTORY OF THE JOHNSTOWN FLOOD OF 1889

Unlike the crisis that was averted here locally last month, the tragic Johnstown Flood of May 31, 1889, resulted in the deaths of over 2,200 people. However, much like our local situation, it involved the largest earth filled dam in the United States at the time (constructed of dirt, rock and gravel, rather than concrete…

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Chico Elks RV Park Gazebo

Chico Elks RV Park Gazebo

The construction of the John Patterson P.E.R. Memorial Gazebo located in the R.V. Park of Chico Elks Lodge 423 was completed and dedicated in November 2001. Funds of approximately $13,000 were raised through the efforts of the Elks R.V. Club to erect this project with the help of many Elk volunteers. John Patterson was a…

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