Ely Elks Lodge 1469 will observe its annual Memorial Service on Dec. 8 at the Elks Lodge. The service will begin at 7 p.m.
Exalted Ruler Michael Kneese said the service was conceived early in the Elks’ history. Members wished to remember their departed members and cherish their memory. The service has been a mandatory event for more than 100 years in the Order of Elks.
The departed members to be remembered are Leo Curto, Anthony I Forster, Frank M. Harris, William Highline, Earl M. Hill, John M. Polish, and Waldo Wilson. All Elks, their families and the public are cordially invited to attend this service. The White Pine Community Choir will sing and the speaker will be Reverend Kate O’Leary of the United Methodist Church.