Special Announcements

Welcome to Watertown Elks Lodge #496 Official Website!


Tickets For Charity Gun Raffle Starts October 5th - Only 200 Tickets Available - Click Here For Additional Details

Queen Of Hearts Search: October 11th, (Week 34), $6,503, Next Drawing, Tuesday, October 18th, at 7pm.

Watertown Elks Lodge Makes A Donation To Flower Memorial Library

Donation To Library

On Monday, October 3rd, the Watertown Elks Lodge made a donation of books and DVDs to the Friends of Flower Memorial Library Annual Book Sale which will begin on Saturday, October 29th, and run for 12 days. Pictured above from left to right is Joan Soderquist, PEOY, Yvonne Reff, Library Director, and ER Jan Laribee. The Watertown Elks Lodge donated 112 books and a number of DVDs. The items were donated as a part of September's Charity of the Month endeavor. Thanks to all the Elk members for your generous donations.

Information Regarding Elks Scholarships

2017 New York State Elks Association Scholarship Awards: For children and stepchildren of Elks members in good standing and due on or before November 30, 2016 to your Lodge. For High School Seniors, use the Most Valuable Student Application found at and once submitted, print a copy and add the New York State Application Cover page found at For any child or stepchild of an Elks member in good standing who wishes to apply for the NYSEA Scholarship award and has NOT been granted this award in the past, use the following application found at under Programs-Scholarships-Academic and add the Cover Page This scholarship is also due on or before November 30, 2016 to your Lodge.


Charity Of The Month

Our Veterans

The "Charity of the Month" for October is for our Veterans. We will be collecting items to be delivered to our local VA Hospital. A table will be set up at the entrance to the Lodge where the following items can be dropped off: shaving cream (no razors), aftershave, talcum powder, deodorant, slippers, Velcro sneakers, sweatshirts, sweatpants for men and women in "all sizes" (no buttons), soap, shampoo, conditioner, playing cards, board games, white cotton socks, toothbrushes and toothpaste. Let's join together and show our support to the very people who fought for our freedom!

1St Place

On Saturday, September 23rd, the Watertown Elks Lodge Website was announced as the winner of the New York State Elks Asscoiation Web Site Contest!

Thank you to the Judges and Organizers of this contest. It is truly a great honor and is very much appreciated!

A special thanks to ER Jan Laribee and the Board of Trustees for allowing me to continue as your webmaster. I also want to thank Joan Soderquist for her input with the bulletins and posters along with quickly pointing out any spelling/grammar errors on my part. Finally, thank you to my fellow Elk Members who keep me motivated. - Rick C. Barrisford

October 2016 Bulletin Now Available Online.

District Deputy and State Vice President Visitation Schedule

Lowville Wednesday, September 7th
Watertown Thursday, September 15th
Ogdensburg Tuesday, September 20th
Gouverneur Tuesday, September 27th
Malone Monday, October 3rd
Potsdam Thursday, October 13th
Massena Wednesday, October 26th
Carthage Tuesday, November 15th

Welcome Back Happy Hour - Monday Through Friday, 4pm to 6pm

50 cents off all drink prices

Mondays - Pizza 'n' Wings 'n' Apps - 5pm to 7:30pm

Tuesdays - Steak At the Bar - 5pm to 7:30pm

Wednesdays - Burger, Basket, and Beer - 4pm to 7pm

Fridays - Friday Night Dinner - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

To see the complete menu for each event, click on the "All Food Menus" link in the left panel.

Happy Hour Prices on Sundays. Enjoy the Nascar and Baseball seasons with your fellow Elk members at the Lodge!. Light snacks also will be served.


Social News

We encourage our members to send in stories and photos of what is going on in your life. Send in photos of recent babies born in your family, graduations, vacations, marriages, celebrating milestones, etc. Send us anything that your fellow brothers and sisters here at the Watertown Elk Lodge may find interesting. Below is a good example to start out with:

September 24, 2016 - Ron and Helga Toper Celebrate 50 Years of Marriage! Congrats!!

Ron and Helga Toper

Birthdays This Week Oct 15 - 22 <name, day>

Russell J. Marceau 15, Tara Strader 15, Bethany Todd 15, Sandra M. Belden 16, Robert L. Champion 16, Richard B. Corbett 16, Robert H. Harter 16, Richard C. Dorr 17, Wayne Eamer 17, Nelson F. Eddy 17, Theodore E. Leeson 17, Wayne E. Truesdell 17, Dan Campbell 18, Robert Davis 18, Tiffany Hart 18, Victor A. James 18, Robert A LaForty 18, Stephanie A. Davis 19, Kevin J. Eassa 19, John P. Fay 19, Gary A. Loomis 19, Andy Markanich 19, Randy S. Pound 19, David A. Russell Jr. 19, Richard Fiaschetti 20, Keith L. Anderson 21, Shane Leween 21, David Reape 21,

Interested In Booking Our Dining Room?

To book our dining room area, contact our Event Planner, Michelle Tulley, by phone at: (315)788-1270. For frequently asked questions, click on the Facilities Link on the left.

Membership Has Privileges

Have you paid your dues yet? Click on the link below and re-discover that membership in the Elks Lodge has special privileges that are not available to the general public. Click here: Membership Has Privileges!

Did you know you can now propose a new member by e-mail. Check out the link below. Note: You will need to have an account with the Grand Lodge website.

Send An Invitation For Membership

To Report Spelling Errows, grammar errors, broken links, etc...

If you see any spelling errors, grammer errors, or links that don't seem to be working, you can report them to the webmaster at this e-mail address Also, if you have any ideas or topics you would like to see on this website, let us know. Perhaps, you have a photo of a Lodge event you would like to share. Send it to us. Please, if you send a photo, give us some details of the photo, i.e., date, and where it was taken, etc. Thank you for your anticipated assistance.

By the way, the spelling error in the headline was intentional.Smile Face

What's Up For October 2016

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