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Christmas Families Adopted

This past Christmas the Mission Viejo Saddleback Valley Elks adopted two veteran families and thru a grant from ENF made their holiday a whole lot better. Here is a note from one mother to Stephanie Bongartz who spearheaded the effort along with Past Exalted Ruler Derek Randles: Hi Stephanie, I just want to say thank […]

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Elks Visit House of Hope

Elks Visit House of Hope By Derek Randles PER Hello Friends, this past Sunday December 2nd we had our 5th annual Christmas Decorating Party at the Orange County Rescue Mission House of Hope for single women with children. There were 20 ladies and 19 children at the facility this year. When our Elks Helpers arrived, we were […]

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MV Elks Host Wounded Warriors

Friday November 9th the Mission Viejo Saddleback Valley Elks hosted a very special group for dinner, the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball team. The team is in Southern California and chose the Elks lodge to spend their evening. Multiple dignitaries from Mission Viejo City Council attended including Mayor Pro Tem Greg Raths, council members Patricia Kelley […]

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Veterans Day BBQ at MV Elks

On November 10, 2018, the Mission Viejo Elks Veterans Committee hosted a Veteran’s Day BBQ and 99 meals were prepared and served by 16 Elks and supporters.  The menu included Bratwurst, big burgers, potato salad, green been almondine, cole slaw, chips, pecan pie, and pumpkin pie.  Sven Akesson, Tom Marquez, Lucky Walch, Lloyd Bryan, Paul […]

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Red Ribbon Walk Against Drugs

Elks participate in City of Mission Viejo “Walk Against Drugs” Over 3.500 local students came out for the City of Mission Viejo’s 30th annual “Walk Against Drugs” Saturday morning to show their support for Red Ribbon Week.  The Mission Viejo, Saddleback Valley Elks were up early to set up their booth to help educate the youth of […]

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