Gracie’s Story

This month I would like to feature a family whose lives were directly impacted thanks to the generosity of the Elks. Gracie Robinson was just a baby when it was learned that she had a rare condition called Protein-losing Enteropathy (PLE) which is a significant complication of complex congenital heart disease in children. In this…

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This month, I would like to showcase a longtime Elk who is going the distance (literally) for Arizona Elks Major Projects. 89-year-old Vince Kopec has been a member of the Sierra Vista Elks Lodge for over 50 years and is embarking on a 427-mile bike race across Iowa to raise money for AEMP. Each morning,…


April 2019 Planned Giving

Helping Seniors Extend Their Driving Years What tips or resources can you recommend to help seniors extend their driving years? My dad, who is 82, is still a decent driver, but I worry about his safety going forward. With more than 40 million licensed drivers in the U.S. over the age of 65, there are…


April 2019 Major Projects Newsletter

I would like to personally thank all of the lodges who generously donated their time in helping with 4th Avenue Street Fair in March! The continued efforts from dedicated lodges in assisting with this busy event are greatly appreciated and our community presence is always well received! As we enter into spring and summer, I…


March 2019 Planned Giving

How to Save Money on Your Medication I take several medications for multiple health conditions and the prices keep going up, even with insurance. Can you recommend any tips that can help me save?

 The rising cost of prescription drugs is a problem that stings millions of Americans. While there is not a simple solution,…


Happy 151st Anniversary to my fellow Elks!

ARIZONA ELKS MAJOR PROJECTS Katie Murdoch, Executive Director 151 years ago this month, an Englishman named Charles Vivian came to New York and started a social club with his theatrical friends called the “Jolly Corks” purely for amusement purposes. When one of their members died and left behind a wife and young children, the Jolly…


January 2019 Newsletter

Happy New Year from all of us at Arizona Elks Major Projects! After much consideration, AEMP has selected the Mid-Year Raffle vehicle to be a Polaris RZR XP 4-1000 with a 14’ Playcraft Trailer included. Be on the lookout at your lodges for posters and raffle tickets! We have begun the process of scheduling the…


December 2018 Newsletter

Happy Holiday season to my fellow Elks! As we enter into the new year, I would like to thank each and every one of you for your generous donations at the ER March during the mid-year convention. Being that it was my first convention, I was floored by the generosity of each lodge and their…

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