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									                                                                                                                                     NOVEMBER 2010

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                                                         November 15 - Food Served 6:00pm to 8:00pm                                                    .

                                                                   Game Starts @ 8:30pm


            Greetings fellow Elks, I hope the world is treating you well. If                          Either way we should make a point of going over and talking
 it is Great, if not just remember that tomorrow always comes and with                     to them. Remember unlike a lot of us who are at the Lodge on a regular
 it a whole new day and a chance for a new beginning.                                      basis, these folks don‟t know everybody like we do.
            Well summer is officially over. I turned on my heat to take the                           If this sounds like I‟m aiming this at those of us who, shall I
 chill off the house today. That also means that the District Deputy will                  say, are regulars at the Lodge and Club, then you‟re right. We are the
 be making his official visit to our Lodge this month (oh joy!). In                        ones that are there most of the time and we are the ones that are heard
 addition to checking on the record keeping ability of the Lodge and                       most of the time. So like it or not that makes us the principal examples
 Club, making sure we have all the required books and manuals, and                         and ambassadors of our Lodge. Remember the „Ten Foot Rule‟ the next
 doing as many of the required committee functions as we can, we will                      time your in the Lodge.
 also be judged on our ritual performance. This will take place at the                                Last month one of our members suffered a tragic family loss.
 Lodge meeting on Oct. 21st. It will be an initiation meeting and we                       A loss I can‟t even begin to imagine nor even possibly relate to. This
 should have about 11 new members there. Of course by the time you                         member is someone who all of us knows, respects, and in my case
 read this it will already have happened so I hope that in the next                        have an affection for only a very close friend can have. I am speaking of
 newsletter I can report that we did an exceptional job.                                   our Treasurer Bob Hollis. I know I speak for all when I say that Bob and
            I want to thank Todd Gibbons and all his helpers for the                       Eleanor are in our hearts and prayers.
 wonderful time everyone had at the Sock Hop last Saturday. What a                                     Along these same lines I want to extend my personal and I am
 great performance by the band and all who worked so hard to make                          sure the Lodge‟s hopes and prayers to our Leading Knight, Charlie
 the evening so memorable. Thanks many times over.                                         Pacholkiw, John Shrum and Vicki during these trying times. Since I first
            I attended the fall workshop in Ocean City this month. Many                    wrote this article two other members of our Lodge have been touched
 of the topics presented were updates on various State Association                         by the long arm of fate. First our newly installed Secretary, Martha
 activities. The State Association budget was presented and passed.                        Scully has been in the hospital over a week. According to her sister,
 Concerning the budget, it was somewhat comforting to see the                              Priscilla, she will be there for a while longer. All the best, Martha and
 association having budget problems just like Lodge 15. I guess misery                     get well soon.
 does indeed love company.                                                                            Last Sunday a good friend and long time member Jack
            One of the presentations given was about membership; how                       Papinchak passed away after a short illness. What the heck can I say?
 to get new members, how to get delinquent members to return, and                          Jack was responsible for me being here writing this article. Jack always
 how to keep members, especially new members. We‟ve all heard about                        had a pleasant greeting for everyone at the Lodge. I really didn‟t have
 how to get new members and the importance of getting a member who                         the pleasure of knowing Jack for a long time, yet I feel that I did.
 has dropped out to return. But the one thing that stood out in the                        Somehow I just can‟t find the words to express what I want to say to all
 presentation was how we can keep a new member from getting                                these people. It all seems and sounds so hollow. How do you tell
 disillusioned about joining the Lodge. The way to do this is called the                   someone that you want to be there, be the shoulder to cry on, be the
 „Ten Foot Rule‟. It comes from the retail sales business. What it says                    friend in need? After reading this, these words just don‟t seem to get
 is that if you are within ten feet of a person; make a point of going up                  across what I‟m trying to say. I hope my thoughts come through
 to that person, introducing yourself, and, in our case, making them                       somehow.
 feel welcome.                                                                                        Remember we are all family, the family of Elks Lodge 15.
            Think about it. How many times have we all seen someone at                     Families don‟t always get along but they do stand together and take
 the bar or at a table who we don‟t recognize? Maybe they‟re alone or                      care of one another. So until next month; tight lines and a clear sight.
 maybe they‟re not.
                                                                                                                                 As always fraternally yours,

                                                                                                                                           Art Walker                         Elks Care                  -1-      Elks Share                            Washington-Rockville Lodge #15
                                                                                                                                                 NOVEMBER 2010
                                                      Official Monthly Publication of Washington-Rockville Elks Lodge 15
                                                     Articles must be submitted no later than NOON on the 15th of each month.
                2010-2011                                                                             LODGE INFORMATION
              LODGE OFFICERS                                                                                 Washington-Rockville
 Exalted Ruler               Arthur Walker, PER                                                              B.P.O. Elks Lodge #15
 Leading Knight              Charlie Pacholkiw                                                  5 Taft Court Rockville, MD 20850
 Loyal Knight                Geoff Collins                                                   Tel: 301-424-2202 || Fax: 301-762-3832
 Lecturing Knight            Jeffrey Holland                                    
                                                                                      Secretary: Martha Scully 301-424-3404
 Secretary                   Martha Scully                                          Club Manager: Brian Hoffman 301-424-2202
 Treasurer                   Robert Hollis, PER
 Esquire                     Mike Naughton                                             CLUB (Bar) OPERATING HOURS
 Chaplain                    Tina Fox                                                 Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 11 am – 1 am
 Inner Guard                 Christine Costolo                                            Tuesday & Thursday: 11 am – 11 pm
 Tiler                       Catherine Simanek, PER                                  Saturday: 11 am – 9 pm Sunday: 11 am – 7 pm
                        TRUSTEES                                                                                 CLUB ACTIVIES
 5 Year Trustee              Priscilla Schwab, PSP
                                                                                               MONDAY – FRIDAY - LUNCH
 4 Year Trustee              Carl Riffle, PER                                                   11:00am – 2:00pm (Except Holidays)
 3 Year Trustee              John Haben, PER                                                    Daily Specials Listed at Bottom of Calendar
 2 Year Trustee              John Lenahan                                                      MONDAY – FRIDAY - HAPPY HOUR
 1 Year Trustee              Lyle Waldron                                                       4:00pm – 7:00pm MONDAY - STEAK NIGHT
    LADIES AUXILIARY OFFICERS                                                                                         rd
                                                                                                6:00pm – 8:00pm - 3 Monday
 President                   Dorothy Walker                                                    TUESDAY - SEAFOOD NIGHT
 Vice-President              Helene Meyers                                                      5:30pm – 7:30pm – See Calendar for Menu or Call Club
 Secretary                   Wendy Picciotta                                                   TUESDAY - BINGO
 Treasurer                   Peggy Lenahan                                                      Early Bird 7:00pm, Regular 7:15pm
 Sgt. At Arms                Rosetta Gilmartin                                                 WEDNESDAY - ACE OF HEARTS
                                                                                                Drawing at 7:00pm
 Chaplain                    Marge Carter
                                                                                               WEDNESDAY - OPEN KITCHEN NIGHT
     COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS                                                                     5:30pm – 7:15pm
 Americanism                 Andy Bodenham, PER         317-417-2718                           THURSDAY - LODGE MEETING
 Bingo                       Dave Johnson               301-219-7065                                         st   rd
 Boy Scouts                  Marty Lasker               443-660-8090                            7:00pm - 1 & 3 Thursday
 Community Activities        Gary Eckenrode, DDER       301-424-3404                           THURSDAY - OPEN MIC NIGHT & PIZZA
 Drug Awareness              Chris Vincent                                                      6:00pm Except Lodge Meeting Nights
 Elks National Foundation    Carl Riffle, PER
 Flag Day & Veterans Day     Geoff Collins               301-792-8752                          FRIDAY - DINNER
 Government Relations        Jim Allen                   240-401-5233                           6:00pm – 8:00pm – See Calendar for Menu
 Historian                       Vacant                                                        SUNDAY - BRNCH
 House Committee             Dave Johnson               301-219-7065                                                   nd
                                                                                                9:00am – 12:00pm - 2 Sunday
 Hoop Shoot                  Matt Morgan                301-455-2990
 Lodge Activities
                             Jack Papinchak
                             Jeff Holland
                                                                                                UPCOMING LODGE EVENTS
 Membership                  Jim Allen                  240-401-5233             11/4                  LODGE MEETING
 Newsletter Editor           Christine Costolo          240-499-5492
 PER Association             John Haben, PER            301-424-5459             11/6                  Ladies Auxiliary Fashion Show
 Public Relations
 Ritual Coach
                             Jim Allen
                             Priscilla Schwab, PSP
                                                        301 871-1758
                                                                                 11/7                  Sunday Brunch
 Scholarship                 Martha Scully               301-910-3189            11/15                 Steak Night & Monday Night FOOTBALL
 Soccer Shoot                Diana Patton                301 351-8834
 Trustees                    Priscilla Schwab, PSP      301 871-1758
                                                                                 11/18                 LODGE MEETING - INITIATION
 Veterans Services           Barbara Higgs              301-646-8224             11/20                 Rod Stewart Review
 Webmaster                   Dave Johnson               301-219-7065
 Youth Activities                Vacant                                          12/2                  LODGE MEETING
                                                                                 12/4                  Oyster & Bull Roast
  If you would like to volunteer please                                          12/5                  Elks Memorial Service
                                                                                 12/16                 LODGE MEETING
  contact the chairperson. If it is vacant,                                      12/18                 Member Holiday Party
  please contact Arthur Walker, ER.                                              12/31                 New Year‟s Eve Party                     Elks Care                  -2-      Elks Share                        Washington-Rockville Lodge #15
                                                                                                                                         NOVEMBER 2010
                                                  Official Monthly Publication of Washington-Rockville Elks Lodge 15
                                                 Articles must be submitted no later than NOON on the 15th of each month.
      WASHINGTON-ROCKVILLE B. P. O. ELKS #15 CALENDAR                                                                              NOVEMBER 2010
      SUN                   MON                     TUE                            WED                              THU               FRI                  SAT
 OCTOBER 31            NOVEMBER 1              NOVEMBER 2                   NOVEMBER 3                      NOVEMBER 4           NOVEMBER 5          NOVEMBER 6

 FOOTBALL                                                                  Ace of Hearts                                        Friday Dinner       Ladies Auxiliary
                            House                                           Drawing at 7pm                                                          FALL FASHION
                         Committee           Early Bird 7:00pm                                                                                          SHOW
                        Meets 6:00pm          Regular 7:15pm
 Skins @ Detriot
                                                  TEAM TINA
                                                                                                           MEETING              6:00pm to 8:00pm
                          Trustees           SHRIMP NIGHT                                                         7:00pm          BBQ Chicken
   Game Time
                                             5:30pm to 7:30pm               Kitchen Open                                         Roast Pork Loin         11:00am
                        Meet                                              5:30pm to 7:15pm
   Food $5.00
                            7:00pm                                                                                                                  Dungeon OPEN

        7                      8                      9                              10                               11              12                    13

  SUNDAY                                                                   Ace of Hearts                                        Friday Dinner      CLUB RENTAL
                                                                            Drawing at 7pm
  BRUNCH                                     Early Bird 7:00pm
                                              Regular 7:15pm                                               OPEN
                                                                                                           MIC & PIZZA
                                                TEAM PEGGY
                                                                                                                                6:00pm to 8:00pm
                                             SEAFOOD NIGHT
                                               Call for Menu
                                                                                                              NITE                  Crab Legs        Dungeon OPEN
                                                                                                          6:00pm to 9:00pm          Prime Rib        UNTIL 9:00pm
 9:00am to Noon                              5:30pm to 7:30pm               Kitchen Open
                                                                          5:30pm to 7:15pm

     14                      15                       16                             17                               18              19                    20
    SKINS                                                                                                                                          ROD STEWART
                           House                                           Ace of Hearts                                            Friday
     vs.                 Committee                                          Drawing at 7pm                                          Dinner
                        Meets 6:00pm
                        Trustees Meet
                                             Early Bird 7:00pm
                                              Regular 7:15pm                                                MEETING
 MONDAY NIGHT              7:00pm                TEAM DAVE

  COME FOR           STEAK NIGHT                                                                                                6:00pm to 8:00pm              REVIE
                                                  Veterans                  Kitchen Open
STEAK NIGHT                                     Committee
                                                                                                                                Chicken Parmesan             W
                                                                          5:30pm to 7:15pm                                       Beef Burgundy
AND STAY FOR                                   Meets 6:30pm                                                INITIATION                              Buffet Dinner $12.95
  THE GAME                                                                                                        7:00pm
                                                                                                                                                        Served from
                                                                                                                                                     6:00pm to 8:00pm
                                             SHRIMP NIGHT                                                                                          Show Starts 8:30pm
                     6:00pm to 8:00pm        5:30pm to 7:30pm
       21                  22                      23                                24                               25              26                    27

 FOOTBALL                                                                  Ace of Hearts                     HAPPY              Friday Dinner      CLUB RENTAL
                                                                            Drawing at 7pm                THANKSGIVING
                                             Early Bird 7:00pm
                                              Regular 7:15pm
                                                TEAM CATHIE
                                                                                                                                6:00pm to 8:00pm
                                             SEAFOOD NIGHT
 Skins@ Titans                                                                                                                     BAR MENU          Dungeon OPEN
                                               Call for Menu                Kitchen Open                                           AVAILABLE
   Game Time                                                                                                                                         UNTIL 9:00pm
                                             5:30pm to 7:30pm             5:30pm to 7:15pm
    1:00pm                                                                                                   Call Lodge for       NO DINNER
   Food $5.00                                                                                                 Hours Open          SPECIALS

       28                      29                     30                    DECEMBER 1                      DECEMBER 2           DECEMBER 3          DECEMBER 4
 FOOTBALL                                                                  Ace of Hearts                                        Friday Dinner        OYSTER &
                                                                            Drawing at 7pm                                                          BULL ROAST
                                             Early Bird 7:00pm                                            LODGE
                                              Regular 7:15pm
    Skins vs
                        Meets 6:00pm              TEAM TINA                                                MEETING
                                                                                                                                6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Vikings               Trustees           SHRIMP NIGHT                                                         7:00pm
                                                                                                                                 Seafood Alfredo
   Game Time                                 5:30pm to 7:30pm               Kitchen Open                                           Beef Brisket      Food 5:00pm to
     1:00pm                                                               5:30pm to 7:15pm
                        Meet                                                                                                                            8:00pm
   Food $5.00             7:00pm                                                                                                                   Music 8:00pm to 11:00pm

 DECEMBER 5            DECEMBER 6              DECEMBER 7                   DECEMBER 8                      DECEMBER 9          DECEMBER 10         DECEMBER 11
                                                                           Ace of Hearts                                        Friday Dinner      CLUB RENTAL
                                                                            Drawing at 7pm
      ELKS                                   Early Bird 7:00pm
                                              Regular 7:15pm                                               OPEN
                                                                                                           MIC & PIZZA
                                                TEAM PEGGY
   SERVICE                                   SEAFOOD NIGHT
                                                                                                                                6:00pm to 8:00pm
     11:00am                                   Call for Menu
                                                                                                              NITE                 Pork Chops        Dungeon OPEN
                                                                                                          6:00pm to 9:00pm       Stuffed Chicken     UNTIL 9:00pm
                                             5:30pm to 7:30pm             5:30pm to 7:15pm
 FOOTBALL                                                                                                                             Breast
 Skins@ Giants
 Game Time 1:00pm

              Weekly Lunch Specials:                          Elks
                                                           Care - Burgers, TUESDAY & THURSDAY – Crab Cakes
                                                 MONDAY - $1.00 OFF 3 -    Share              Elks
                                                                                              Washington-Rockville Lodge #15
                                                                                                                                                     NOVEMBER 2010
                                          WEDNESDAY – Fried Chicken, FRIDAY – The 15 & meet on
                                                       Official Monthly Publication of second Wednesday. Fish
        The Submarine Veterans and the Rockville/Gaithersburg FOP meet on the Washington-Rockville Elks LodgeIBPOEChips the second and fourth Wednesdays
                                                     Articles must be submitted no later than NOON on the 15th of each month.
                                NOTES FROM THE TRUSTEES:
                              The Trustees meet at 7:00 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of each month, except in
                              July and August when they meet only on the third Monday.
                              Members are cordially invited to these meetings to share ideas.

       On 4 October 2010, vouchers 10-136 to 10-166 totaling $12555.48 were approved for payment.
 Voucher 10-136, submitted by the House Committee, and was intended to pay for the TIP dispenser
 machine presently installed at the bar. This voucher should have a House Committee number i.e. 1800.

        The state sales tax situation was again reviewed and the House Committee Chair stated that a new
 procedure has been adopted to correct the non-payment of this tax. The Food and Bar Manager will
 calculate the sale tax paid each month. He will then submit this amount to the treasurer who will cause our
 bank to forward the sales tax payment by wire transfer. Part of this discussion was the ability of the Lodge
 to bank on line. The Lodge will pursue this desirable end vigorously.

        The carpeting for the dining area will be replaced on or about the 24th of October. All present
 carpeting will be replaced.

        Comments were received about the lowering of the rain curtains on the porch. Improper handling of
 these curtains has caused damage to them in the past. It was suggested that the House Committee
 investigate ameliorative procedures.

       The Trustees have been reminded that the DDGER will be present at the second Lodge meeting in
 October. He will expect from the Trustees a six month Profit and Loss statement and a six month Balance
 Sheet. The Trustees' Chair and Secretary will be responsible for the appearance of these documents.

                                                                    John F. Haben, PER, Secretary

                                         Ladies Auxiliary News
                           The holidays are almost upon us and this year, as we do each season; ask for your help with
                           our food collection for Inwood House. In the past, the members of the Lodge have been most
                           generous and we trust this year will be no exception. The residents of Inwood House have been
                           grateful for the gifts of food we have provided for their Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners.
                           There will be a box out soon in which you may place you donations of non-perishable food. The
                           Auxiliary will provide the turkeys for Thanksgiving and hams and chickens for Christmas as
                           well as any items not collected to complete their holiday meal. We thank you for your generosity.

 Our Fashion Show is on Saturday, November 6th at 11 AM. There is still a little time to get tickets or call Peggy Lenahan
 to inquire about table space. Tickets are $20.00. Fashions from Dress Barn and jewelry from Silpata. This is an
 opportunity to do some Christmas shopping or expand your own collections.

 A reminder to the members of the Fashion Show committee to be on hand after the Friday night dinner to help set up
 for the show. Of course, all who wish to help are more than welcome.

 Patricia Botkin, Geneva Foster, Opal Hall, Helen Storer and Joyce Young are all celebrating November birthdays.
 Happy Birthday, Ladies!!

 Our next regular meeting will be Thursday, November 4 at 7PM.

                                                                                                Audrey Durkin                Elks Care                  -4-      Elks Share                        Washington-Rockville Lodge #15
                                                                                                                                    NOVEMBER 2010
                                             Official Monthly Publication of Washington-Rockville Elks Lodge 15
                                            Articles must be submitted no later than NOON on the 15th of each month.
                                                                                                    Oyster & Bull
                                                                                                            $25.00 per Person
        On the 11th month, the 11th hour of the
 11th day, The Elks honor our veterans who have
 been in harm‟s way. They fought many battles in
 both the World Wars, in the air, on the seas and
 defending our shores. In Korea, Vietnam and the
 Middle East, too, they did it for me and they did it
 for you. They fought for our freedom, they fought
 for our pride. Many returned, but some of them
 died. They answered the call and don‟t boast or
 brag. All they ask in return is that we salute the
 flag. They don their uniforms and march in
 parades to remind us all when memory fades.
 Some gave their lives and for that we are sad, but
 they gave us our freedom and for that we are
 glad. So please raise your glasses for this
 special toast: To our American veterans whom we                                   Join us for great food, cold beer and music by Matt
 owe the most.                                                                     Fannele.     Capt. Wane & Capt. Kevin will be
                                    By Jerry and Carol McCorkle                    cooking up the best oysters of the Chesapeake.
                                                                                   Raw, steamed, baked and oyster stew too. Don’t
                                                                                   miss out on this outstanding evening of food & fun.
            Join Us For                                                               SATURDAY DECEMBER 4TH
   Sunday Brunch                                                                                Food 5:00pm to 8:00pm
                                                                                                Music 8:00pm to 11:00pm
                                                                                    TICKETS ON SALE AT THE BAR

                                                                                               Lodge of Sorrows
                                                                                          The places that have known him shall know
                                                                                           him no more, but his virtues are written
                                                                                            upon the tablets of love and memory.
                                                                                                              It is with great sorrow
                                                                                                             that we note the passing
         November 7th                                                                                             of our member
              9:00       AM until       Noon
     Pete’s Omelets, Bob’s Creamed
    Chipped Beef & Biscuits, Bacon,
                                                                                                  Jack Papinchak
  Sausage, Eggs, Potatoes, Corned Beef
    Hash, Fruit Salad and much more!                                                 The Faults Of Our Members We Write Upon The Sand,
                                                                                     Their Virtues Upon The Tablets Of Love And Memory.
                 Adults $9.00
              Children 12 & Under ½ Price!                                             To Our Absent Brothers                   Elks Care                  -5-      Elks Share                          Washington-Rockville Lodge #15
                                                                                                                                         NOVEMBER 2010
                                                Official Monthly Publication of Washington-Rockville Elks Lodge 15
                                               Articles must be submitted no later than NOON on the 15th of each month.
        Think of the Elks Lodge
         When Planning Your
             Holiday Party

        TE L L E V E RY O NE Y O U KNO W , F RI E NDS ,
     F AM I L Y , Y O U R E M P L O Y E R , Y E S E V E R Y O N E
    W H A T A G R E A T V AL U E H AV I N G Y O U R E V E N T
              H E L D AT T H E E L K S L O D G E I S .
    The hall can be rented by anyone on
    weekdays and/or weekends, daytime or
    evening. Rent ½ the hall or it all. Also
    available to rent is our first floor large bingo
    hall for Non-Profit Organizations. Catering is
    awesome and room decorating services are
    also available. Spread the word about The
    Elks Lodge‟s facilities. The BEST Value in the
    area. Big or small we do it all.
    For rental information (301) 424-2202 or

       Sickness & Distress
                 Chuck Pacholkiw, son of Charlie Pacholkiw
                     Vicki Shrum, wife of John Shrum
.                      Mile Harlow      Marie Boyd
                      Marty Lasker     Martha Scully
          Keep these members in your thoughts and prayers
     Please contact Dottie Blanchard at 301-949-4687, Exalted Ruler Art Walker or the Lodge at 301-424-2202 to let us know of
         any Lodge member or family member who is sick or in need so that your Lodge family can respond appropriately.

            Elks Care & Elks Share                   Elks Care                  -6-      Elks Share                        Washington-Rockville Lodge #15
                                                                                                                                       NOVEMBER 2010
                                                Official Monthly Publication of Washington-Rockville Elks Lodge 15
                                               Articles must be submitted no later than NOON on the 15th of each month.
        OPEN MIC &                                                                                                   Weekly Drink
        PIZZA NITE                                                                                                     Specials
   THURSDAY’S 6:00pm to 9:00pm
                                                                                             October 31st – November 6th
   EXCEPT LODGE MEETING NIGHTS                                                                              Yuengling Draft Pint
                                                                                                              Vodka Martini
                                                                                          November 7th – November 13th
                                                                                                            Miller Lite Draft Pint
                                                                                                                 Rum Punch
                                                                                         November 14th – November 20th
                                                                                                           Warsteiner Draft Pint
                                                                                                              Vodka Tonic
                                                                                         November 21st – November 27th
                                                                                                            Yuengling Draft Pint
                                                                                                              Spiked Eggnog
                                                                                          November 28th – December 4th
                                                                                                            Miller Lite Draft Pint
                                                                                          December 6th – December 11th
    Entertainment by Lodge Members and Guests.
                                                                                                           Warsteiner Draft Pint
      Pizza Will Be Served. Don’t Miss the FUN.

  ELKS MEMORIAL SERVICE                                                           WINTER IS
    Honoring those Elks who have passed
      to their eternal rest this past year
                                                                                ON IT’S WAY…
   An Elk Is Never Forgotten, Never Forsaken

                                                                               WHEN INCLEMENT WEATHER IS
                                                                               FORECAST   OR   COMING   DOWN
   All Lodge members and guests are invited to
                                                                               PLEASE CALL THE LODGE FIRST
    attend this very special, moving ceremony
                                                                               BEFORE VENTURING OUT TO FIND
  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5th 11:00 am                                                OUT IF WE ARE OPEN OR CLOSED.
                    Luncheon to follow
                                                                                                         301-424-2202         Elks Care                  -7-      Elks Share                                 Washington-Rockville Lodge #15
                                                                                                                                      NOVEMBER 2010
                                      Official Monthly Publication of Washington-Rockville Elks Lodge 15
                                     Articles must be submitted no later than NOON on the 15th of each month.
    Join Us for The Game!

             Lodge Members Show Their Redskins Spirit
 Join us for food and fun at every Redskins game. Tell your
 friends about it. Everyone is welcome. What a great way to
 introduce your friends to the Elks Lodge. Food buffet is $5.00
 and will be served at all Sunday games except night games.
 Spend a fun filled afternoon watching football at the Lodge.

         During the month of October:
      The committee met and finalized plans for the November Vet Services Brunch.
      The committee is looking into using ENF funds to sponsor 4 additional New Patient Orientations (in addition to the
       2 approved by the Lodge and paid for by committee funds) at the VA.
      Barb assisted with the monthly New Patient Orientation.
         Upcoming Events:
      The November Brunch will be dedicated to our Veterans and Wounded Warriors. We are expecting 20-40
       vets from the VA and Walter Reed. PLEASE JOIN US and express your appreciations to these folks.
      Envelopes are available at the bar for cash and check donations that will be used to purchase goodies for Care
       Packages to Our Platoon. If you write a check, make the check payable to: Elks 15 with a notation that it is for the
       Veterans Service Committee on the Memo line.

 Please call Barb with suggestions on activities, or to learn more about the different ways in which you
 can support the committee. You can reach her at 301-646-8224 (cell) or 301-424-2065 (home).              Elks Care                  -8-      Elks Share                        Washington-Rockville Lodge #15
                                                                                                                                  NOVEMBER 2010
                                           Official Monthly Publication of Washington-Rockville Elks Lodge 15
                                          Articles must be submitted no later than NOON on the 15th of each month.
                   Steak Night &
               Monday Night FOOTBALL
                      MONDAY November 14

                                    SPECIAL $13.                                                           95

       Food Served 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm GAME STARTS @ 8:30pm
     Includes: Flame Grilled Steak (Cooked to Order) Vegetable, Potato, Roll & Butter

                Our Lodge Has Lost An Icon
     Few people are known by only one name. Elvis was one, our
 Lodge had another. Just say the name “Pappy” and everyone
 knew who you were speaking of.
        Jack Papinchak passed away on Sunday, October 17 from congestive heart
 failure. It was a great surprise because it appeared that the worst was over.
 He was known and admired by hundreds of people. He will be forever missed.
        Many of you know that Jack loved the Elks and supported it in so many ways. He was an icon
 because of his honesty, integrity and loyalty to the Lodge. He lived the motto that Elks Care, Elks
 Share. He made members both new and longtime strive to be more involved and better Elks. He
 truly led by example. We can honor his memory by following his lead and the example that he set.
        You may have disagreed with him at times, but he always had the best interests in mind for
 our Lodge. Jack downright loved people and cherished friends. He loved all of the Club activity
 and supported or attended many events. Many came to him for council and Jack was always there
 to listen and offer help if you needed it. There is a void in our Lodge with him gone in which I
 believe is going to last a long while. Jack had so many good times with so many people, and helped
 his fellow members. Jack not only loved life, he was loved by many!
  This month, let's all raise our glasses and salute his spot at the bar and remember him always!

         Cheers Jack... you will be greatly missed        Elks Care                  -9-      Elks Share                         Washington-Rockville Lodge #15
                                                                                                                             NOVEMBER 2010
                                     Official Monthly Publication of Washington-Rockville Elks Lodge 15
                                    Articles must be submitted no later than NOON on the 15th of each month.
 Message from the Grand Exalted Ruler
  Hon. Michael F. Smith

                  November Provides
                  Opportunity For Thanks
        The holiday season is upon us. November is a month when we all have
  the opportunity to give thanks for all we have received. And what have we
 received? Freedom to do what we want, freedom to be who we want to be,
 freedom to go about our daily lives without fear, freedom to enjoy our lives
 and time with our families and friends, freedom to follow our dreams and,
 most importantly, freedom to help others.
         But, who gave us these freedoms? It is the Veterans, and these freedoms continue due to the
 sacrifices of the members of our active-duty military. Take time during this holiday season to remember
 our sacred promise “So long as there are Veterans, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks will never
 forget them.” We should remember our Veterans and members of our active-duty military each and every
 day, but especially on November 11, Veterans Day. Take every opportunity to thank them and their families.
 Promote Elks Passion by showing our Veterans and active-duty military members and their families that
 we as Elks do Care and do Share. Be loud, be proud and be visible when helping our Veterans and military
       Sandra and I join each of you and your families in this time of Thanksgiving. We wish for you a
 wonderful time with your families as we all gather together in giving thanks for all of the blessings and
 freedoms that we enjoy and have and continue to receive.
        Sandra and I pray that you have a safe, happy and fun Thanksgiving and ask that you continue to
 pray for our troops, Veterans, our Order and this great nation we call America.

            Express Patriotism Through The Ballot Box
 by SIM NATHAN Committee Chairman
        Just last September, we celebrated National Patriotism Week, which is a significant part of
 the mission statement of our Order. We need “To quicken the spirit of American Patriotism.” As
 Elks, we are the founders and promoters of Flag Day and fervently promote the support of our
 active servicemen throughout the world as well as remember and assist our veterans. This we
 should always do, but we can always do more.
        This month there will be the national mid-term elections for contested Senate and House
 seats. We are very fortunate that our forefathers saw the need for freedom of elections in our
 Constitution, thus eliminating any fear as we go to the polling booths. Do you remember the picture
 two years ago of a woman voter in Iraq who had just finished casting her ballot and was proudly
 displaying her purple-stained finger?
        This is the spirit we need to install in our communities by promoting a get-out-the-vote
 campaign. Free elections are one of the greatest rights any nation can have. Thank God we have
 that right here. Make it a project of your Lodge to arouse your community and get everyone out to
 vote for the candidates of their choice this November 2.

 If you can’t go in person to vote you can request an Absentee Ballot from the Maryland Election
 h.pdf . Requests must be received by mail or fax by October 26, 2010.       Elks Care                  - 10 -     Elks Share                       Washington-Rockville Lodge #15
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            SIR ROD
         The Ultimate
       Rod Stewart Show
        Saturday November 20th
         Advance Tickets $20.00                                                                    At The Door $25.00
                                                                                                Starring Tommy Edward as Rod Stewart

  He's a man of the people, an old school Las Vegas style entertainer with the Philadelphia energy.
             Tommy Edward is ultimate Young Turk!" That's what the fans are saying.
         Tommy Edward wants to rock your house. Everyone will be part of the show. The fans must have a great time.
 Tommy Edward would have it no other way. “When I am entertaining I want the crowds up front to rock and
 dance. But I am always meeting and greeting the more laid back fans with photo -ops, hi fives and camaraderie. I try
 to unite the crowd as one. The power of unity elevates the energy and you can really feel it."
         Tommy Edward as SIR ROD STEWART is in its 14th year running. Tommy Edward has captured the wild hair,
 the sweet soulful raspy voice and the body language of the real Rod Stewart himself. Combining the image of Rod
 Stewart with contests, sing-alongs, fans onstage, balloons, freebees, family photos, costume changes, and a great
 band, Tommy Edward wins over the packed houses every night. "I want every fan to say they saw a great show and
 that they will come back. And they always do."

      Celebrate With Your Elks Family

            ELKS Lodge #15 Annual
            Members Holiday Party

   3:00pm – 6:00pm SATURDAY December 18th
       Complimentary Food & Drinks           Elks Care                  - 11 -     Elks Share                       Washington-Rockville Lodge #15
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         B I N G O                                                                          Lodge Charity Ball
           EVERY TUESDAY
        Early Bird 7:00pm              Regular 7:15pm
    Bring Someone New To Bingo and
   Receive a FREE 9 Pack of Bingo Cards

         Volunteer One Time Try & See If You Like It
            ONLY 4 hours per month on Tuesdays
    Contact Dave Johnson 301-219-7065 Email:
                                                                                                          March 12, 2011
       Steamed                                                                          Our Lodge has adopted a platoon.
                                                                                        This is a wonderful way that we can
        Shrimp                                                                           show that “Elks Care…Elks Share”
                                                                                        Here is how it works:
                            OR                                                          Every time you go shopping we are asking
                                                                                        that you pick up a little something extra for
     Fish &                                                                             our adopted Men and Women. Items at
                                                                                        Costco and/or Sam‟s Club are a great
     Chips                                                                              value. Put them in the large RED bucket
                                                                                        near the coat closet at the Lodge. We will
                                                                                        be sending a package monthly. Let them
     EVERY Tuesday                                                                      know that we are grateful for their service
                                                                                        so that we may live free. A list of items is
             5:30pm to 7:30 pm                                                          posted on the bulletin board.
      Call Club for Menu                                                                    Please Donate Generously!

                                    Frozen Cocktails Available at the Club
                                     Ask Your Bartender To Make One Today                      Elks Care                  - 12 -     Elks Share                       Washington-Rockville Lodge #15
                                                                                                                                           NOVEMBER 2010
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                        2011 Elks
                   ARE Under Way!
    Do you know a high school
    senior looking for college

   2011 Most Valuable Student
       and Legacy Awards
      applications are now
 MVS applications, available to all
 high school seniors who are U.S.
 citizens, are due on December 1,
 2010, to the Lodge nearest the
 applicant’s home. For more details
 and to download an application visit

 Legacy    Awards     applications,
 available online only, are due on
 February 1, 2011, at 12:00 p.m.
 (noon) Central Time. If you are
 the child or grandchild of an
 active    Elk    member,      visit
 to find out more!
 Do you have questions about completing
 your MVS scholarship application? Check
 out our Frequently Asked Questions page
 for answers! Be sure to watch the video,
 which includes helpful tips from MVS
 scholarship recipients.

          Martha Scully, Chairman 301-910-3189       Elks Care                  - 13 -     Elks Share                       Washington-Rockville Lodge #15
                                                                                                                            NOVEMBER 2010
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                            LODGE SOCCER SHOOT
         Having been a Lodge member for a couple of years I felt it time to step-up and get a little
 more involved. Somehow in doing this I found myself as chair of the Lodge‟s Soccer Shoot. I
 quickly learned no one remembers us ever doing this before, no one really knew how to do one
 and I, being a middle aged women, has never had children involved with soccer or have I ever
 even kicked a ball! I also quickly learned our Lodge is full of supportive people; Priscilla and
 Gary gave me phone numbers of other people in other Lodges and Gary gave me contact
 information for the City of Rockville. I realize I am not in this alone. Lou Clark from the City of
 Rockville offered to talk up the contest and pass out fliers to his coaches; he also gave me
 permission to use the Mark Twain School Athletic Field on Sept. 26. My work associate made
 fliers for us and we distributed them to our customers, friends and family members.
        Contacts made to the other Lodges proved Elks truly Care and Share. My 1st call was to
 Butch Morgan who is the State Chair; he was very encouraging and gave me the date of the state
 contest – Oct. 23. Ron from the PG Lodge offered to let us use his equipment and observe their
 shoot and Frank Rozzell from Waldorf offered to bring his stuff up and help with the shoot! I was
 greatly relieved to have Frank‟s help. Then Ben Stone, chair of Drug Awareness, drove a box full
 of balls and drug awareness handouts to me from Kent Island!
        Day of our shoot arrived – rainy. The weather report said the day would clear; so I decided
 to proceed. Frank and his family arrived along with all the various goals we need for the shoot.
 Art also arrived, the sky cleared and we put all the goals together; watching for participants to
 arrive. We had plenty of Lodge 15 volunteers arrive to help with scoring, spotting, score keeping
 and ball retrieval however we only had 2 participants (and they were both the same age!). We
 finally let the 2 boys kick and we have Patrick Pierce representing our Lodge at the District
       Elks truly do Care and Elks do share. I have many ideas for next year – primarily better
 promotion and now I know what a Soccer Shoot is! Looking for volunteers to serve on a
 committee for next year! See me at the Lodge for further details. Thanks to all who helped this
 year. Diana Patton, Soccer Shoot Chairperson       Elks Care                  - 14 -     Elks Share                       Washington-Rockville Lodge #15
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       The Winter Entertainment Program continued on Saturday night with the Rock and Roll
 Relics, a band playing 50's 60's and even a little 70's and 80's music that energized the 160
 guests. With public school teachers, Billy Miskell on the drums, Pete Storm on the keyboard, and
 Chip Chiapone on the rhyme guitar, and lead guitarist and computer expert Gail Chiapone, the
 band got everyone dancing.

       The most stunningly appropriate dress contest was won by Tina Marie Fox and her Mother,
 and the dance contest winners included Melissa and Joe Greesock in 2nd place and Patty and
 Wayne Sipe in first place, winning the coveted dinner for two, donated by Bill Edelblut, third
 generation managing owner of O'Donnell's Seafood Restaurant. Judges, Gene GATS Gerrity,
 Marge Reiman and Jim Allen endorsed the winners selected by voice vote.
       Art Walker, E.R. thanked Todd Gibbons for putting together an outstanding program.
 Dinner provided by the House Committee headed by Dave Johnson was extremely well received.
       Many people were introduced to the Elks for the first time, at this event with a favorable
 impression. Applications for membership were available. The next event, a tribute to "Sir Rod"
 Stewart, is another opportunity to invite prospective members to another energy filled evening
 with our friendly Lodge on Saturday, November 20, the weekend before Thanksgiving.       Elks Care                  - 15 -     Elks Share                       Washington-Rockville Lodge #15
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                                                                         PLEASE DONATE
       For every $1.00 donated to ENF last year we received back $1.70 from National. By
  donating not only are you supporting the Elks charities you are giving back to your Lodge
  and State Association. Help us reach our goal!
       It‟s easy to give. You can make multiple donations, say $20 every other month, you
  would have a tax-deductible donation of $120, or $25 every six months or just donate once
  and help reach our goal of $50 per capita.
        You can pay by credit card. Just click on the link If
  paying by check, please make all checks payable to Elks National Foundation. Complete
  the donor card, which can be found at:
  Mail to the Elks National Foundation, 2750 North Lakeview Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614-
  1889, or you can drop your check off at the Lodge, attention Carl Riffle.


                                                                                          Carl W. Riffle PER, ENF Chairman

                                         ENF HONOR ROLL
       Lodge 15 would like to salute the following individuals who contributed to the
          Elks National Foundation. (Lodge Year April 1, 2010 - March 31, 2011)
                 Lenus Barnes         L              Charles McGuire          L
                 Kenneth Beck                        Robert Mitchell         CCL
                 Judith Black                        Paul Peterson            L
                 Howard Briscoe        L             Carl Riffle              C
                 Charles Burton       L              William Schoo
                 Juan Cardenas                       Priscilla Schwab      CCCCL
                 Howard Clayton        C             James Seavey
                 Geoff Collins         C             Stuart Shalloway
                 Lee Curtis      MMMMMMMM            Carl Sharpless            L
                 Gary Dwyer, Jr.        L            Arthur Walker             C
                 Herbert Fleck         C             Babette Williams       CCCL
                 Gerald Grauel                       Theodore Zotto
                 Donald May             C
                 Jean Mills             C
                    Our goal this year is $50 per capita, less than 14 cents per day.
        As of 9-30-10 our per capita was $17.44 ($10,412) an excellent start. However, only
  30 members or 5.0% of Lodge membership have made a donation. Last year we had 15%
  participation and a per capita of $46.19. Let‟s set a goal of 25% participation.

        I would like to encourage every member to make a donation. Hope to see your name
  in the next newsletter. Please add Elks National Foundation to your Christmas giving list.        Elks Care                  - 16 -     Elks Share                       Washington-Rockville Lodge #15
                                                                                                                             NOVEMBER 2010
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                                     Articles must be submitted no later than NOON on the 15th of each month.
  The Beat Goes On…Rock & Roll Relics Rock the House… As 2010 Will End with a “Lightening Rod”
 WOW… what a night. Now I understand why the Rock & Roll Relics are booked every weekend. This group rocked the Elks and the crowd
 loved them. It was high energy, as I couldn‟t find anyone who was not having a good time. Their music, vocals and song selection were
 unsurpassed. In the end, everyone agreed to bring them back.
 The Sock Hop went very well led by our very own Jeff Holland who was MC that evening. Our judges were Jim Allen, Gene Garrity and
 Marge Reiman. They did a great job in leaving it to the crowd to select best dancers and best dress. And, there was some colorful dress
 and impressive dancing. People got into it and that‟s what it‟s all about. My sincere thanks to everyone who attended or supported the
 show. Now, let‟s talk about November.
 When Rod Stewart‟s 1971 solo album “Every Picture Tells a Story” broke, it made him a household name when “Reason to Believe” and
 “Maggie May” started to receive radio play. Playboy Magazine wrote that his voice sounded like he stayed up all night on bourbon and
 cigarettes. But, everyone loved his sound and the rest is history.
 Next month, Tommy Edward as “Sir Rod” and his band are coming to the Elks. This performance will mark our 12th event, and we‟ve had
 some great shows and fun times. But, Sir Rod will be some of the best entertainment the Elks will ever witness. Unless there‟s a
 catastrophic event, this is a show where no one leaves at intermission.
 Having seen Rod Stewart in the 70‟s and Tommy Edward earlier this year, I said OMG, Tommy‟s portrayal and performance comes as close
 as it gets to the “Young Turk.” Beyond the talent, his philosophy after 14 years still remains for audiences to have fun and get everyone
 rocking. His energy, authenticity, and musical talent are unrivaled, which is why his fan list is more than 2,000,000, and why his show is
 one of the hottest acts in the northeast. This also includes Vegas, and Trump‟s Marina and Merv Griffin‟s Resorts in Atlantic City. He has
 also performed with the real Rod Stewart in Philadelphia.
 The members of Tommy‟s band are no lightweights either. It begins with Melissa Rose. She owns the keyboards and harmonizes
 perfectly with Tommy. But, when he turns the microphone over to Melissa is when she really takes off. Drums and guitar tightly follow
 with surprising solos from both. Put it all together and the “Ultimate Rod Stewart Show” becomes an energized musical event that can
 front any national act. DON‟T MISS OUT!
 And members bring non-members. We‟ve gotten new memberships from our past shows because people tell me that our events are a
 great way to show off the Elks. And, DON‟T WAIT… because tickets are selling and tables are being reserved.
 So, on Saturday, Nov. 20… the “Lightening Rod” COMETH. THIS SHOW WILL BE A BARN BURNER!

                                                                                                   B I N Todd O

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                                                                                        Lodge. BINGO makes money for the Lodge!
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                                                                                       Stand, Check Winning Bingo Cards. There are lots of
                                                                                       ways to help! ONLY 4 hours per month on Tuesdays.

                                                                                                      Contact Dave Johnson 301-219-7065
                                                                                                        Or email                  Elks Care                  - 17 -     Elks Share                       Washington-Rockville Lodge #15
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                                     & The Elks
       During World War I, the Elks funded the first two field hospitals in France and built a
 72-room community house in Camp Sherman, Ohio, and a 700 bed rehabilitation hospital in
 Boston, which they turned over to the War Department.

       They also raised money for the Salvation Army’s frontline canteens. Their loans to
 40,000 returning veterans for college, rehabilitation and vocational education were the
 precursor of the GI Bill.

       When World War II broke out, the Elks were the only civilian organization asked to
 help recruit construction workers for the military, a task that was completed three months
 ahead of schedule.

       The Elks also contributed more than half a million books to the Merchant Marines so
 that their men would have reading material on board ship. The Korean War again brought
 out the best in the Elks.

       They donated more than half a million pints of blood to help wounded soldiers. When
 the wounded from Vietnam needed help, the Elks responded.

      They provided the funds for a recreation pavilion at the Navy Hospital on Guam. The
 wounded at Tripler Medical Center in Hawaii were sweltering in the heat. When the Elks
 heard of their plight, they purchased 24 air-conditioning units so these patriots could
 recuperate in some degree of comfort.

        When Operation Desert Storm took place, the Elks again led the support for our
 fighting men and women in the Persian Gulf. Subordinate Lodges undertook letter writing
 campaigns to help keep up the spirits of the defenders of freedom. The Elks were also among
 the first to welcome them home and thank them for a job well done.

       Today our Lodge is active in Veterans programs. We have adopted a platoon. Please
 remember to pick up items to donate to them. Many thanks to all Elks who served so that we
 may live free and also to those members who volunteer to help our Veterans.

    Our story is long; our work is humble; our history is proud. As long as there
    are those who need our help, the Elks will be there to give aid and comfort.       Elks Care                  - 19 -     Elks Share                       Washington-Rockville Lodge #15
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                               quicken the spirit of American patriotism; to cultivate good fellowship; to perpetuate itself
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