Army of Hope, February 19, 2017.

Elks Lodge #2606 is proud to be a Commemorative Partner of the DoD

in honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War

We will never forget those who have served our country.  Thank you for your service.

Our lodge is holding special ceremonies through the year to give special tribute to our Viet Nam 50th Anniversary veterans for Viet Nam era members.  If you are a Viet Nam veteran, and have not received the collectors pin from the DoD, please email:, subject Elk meeting.  We will be in contact with you about how you may attend the ceremony to receive the pin.

50th Anniversary of the Viet Nam war pin being awarded to our brave veterans at ACMHP! 


If you would like to help to celebrate our amazing veterans, we can use your talents!  It is fun, only a few hours, and close up contact with the parade entries.  Contact C.J. Metcalfe at :

Elks Lodge #2606 Veteran Committee is involved in various outreaches to Veterans in the community.  The needs are many.  Please contact the Veteran Committee for any further assistance.  Some of the new or slightly used things we can use are:

*Shampoo (new)

*Deodorant (new)

*Household Cleaners (new) Bleach, Windex, dish soap, mops, brooms

*Razors (new)

*Non-perishable food

*Kitchen small appliances

*Eating utensils (dishes, silverware, mixing bowls)

*Cooking pots, pans

*Bed linens - twin

*Area rugs

*Gas cards

*Handyman tools




*Bowling Team sponsorship

*Food gift certificates

*Department store gift certificates

*Tents, sleeping bags

Toiletries  can be left at the register in the Restaurant.  Any other items, please contact C.J. Metcalfe 727-278-5818 or email

Purple Heart

Elk Veteran Links


To recognize those Veterans who have received the Purple Heart, the Board of Charlotte County Commissioners would like to acknowledge you with a certificate. For further information, please email Elk "C.J" Metcalfe at

March 2017 issue of Isles Life Magazine

Elks Lodge #2606 Veteran Committee:

Ann Jameson -  Chairman

​Bill Jameson -   Volunteer

Mona Dudash - Volunteer

C.J. Metcalfe -  Volunteer, Parade Chairman cell# 727-278-5818

​* If you would like to participate in the 2017 Veterans Parade, or help on a committee, please contact C.J. Metcalfe.

Feeding a hot home cooked meal to the homeless veterans in January 2017.





                       This year we give tribute to our WWII veterans!

​                       The Grand Marshall is Elks James Hicks, WWII veteran


November 11, 2017 - VETERANS DAY

                          Thank you for serving to protect our

                          freedom, our liberties, and our flag.

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