Special Announcements

Welcome to Watertown Elks Lodge #496 Official Website!


Children's Christmas Party

Open to members' children and grandchildren aged 12 and under. Please sign up at bar giving names, ages and gender of children by Wednesday, December 12th.

Please note: If you do not sign up by the 12th there will be no gift for the child.

Blood Drive


Tom and Jerry

Social News

Birthdays For The Next Week December 9 to December 16 <name, day> Happy Birthday! Visit Your Lodge And Have A Drink On Us.

Jeffrey C. Hammond 9, Jonathan Barnes 10, Luke T. Netto 10, Dorothy Adams 11, Jordan E. Clark 11, Henry J. Crescenzi 11, Michael Gregory 11, John A. Lehr 11, Mary Newman 11, Glenn J. Trombly 11, Francis G. Andre Jr. 12, Eric David Barney 12, Bruce D. Hoke 12, Steven M. Hoff 13, Mark W. Thompson 13, Francis Townsend 13, John F. Cook 14, Janet M. Gardner 14, Roberta J. Griffith 14, Sean Lyng 14, Doreen M. Ambrose 15, Anthony Demiceli 15, Nichole Edgar 15, Anthony M. Neddo 15, Sherry M. Wilson 15, Patrick M. Lyng 16, Michael J. Reardon 16

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.

BOD Meeting

New Year's Eve - Monday, December 31st!

Click On Image Below For Details.

New Years Eve Party Bloody Mary

Announcing The Winners Of Watertown Elks #496 Hoop Shoot Contest

This years Watertown Elks Hoop Shoot Contest was very successful with 27 students participating. The winners in each age group will participate in the North Central District Elks Hoop Shoot Contest on January 12, 2019 (Saturday 10:00 am) at Lowville Academy High School Gymnasium in Lowville, NY.

Winners for Each Age Group:

8-9 boys: First Place:  Quinn Callahan
  Second Place: Mason Burdick
8-9 girls: First Place:  Lila Adams
  Second Place: Peyton Waite
10-11 boys: First Place:  Trey Corpeniag
  Second Place: Noah Fargo
10-11 girls: First Place:  Haley LaVancha
  Second Place: Lily Green
12-13 boys: First Place:  Dominick Sprague
  Second Place: Aiden McManamen
12-13 girls: First Place:  No Entries
  Second Place:  


Scholarship Applications

There are 3 scholarships available through the Elks.

  1. Emergency Educational Grant - Deadline is October 31, 2018
  2. Elks National Foundation Legacy Award This is open to all seniors who are children and grandchildren of an Elk member in any lodge - Deadline Feb. 1, 2019. Applications are at
  3. Most Valuable Student Award - Deadline is Nov. 15, 2018

This is open to ALL seniors even if no affiliation to an Elk member. Deadline is November 15, 2018. Applications and info. can be found at For more information contact Joan Carlo at 315-777-0669 or

December Charity of the Month

Food Bank

This month's charity is the local food bank. Please leave non-perishable food items at the Lodge. Thank you for your generosity.

Memorial Sunday

Deceased Members Honored Memorial Sunday - December 2nd

  • Kay Duncan 7695
  • Elwood N. "Duke" Snider 7735
  • Paul Michael Wernette 8335
  • Edward T. Demarest 7152
  • LM Jack E. Kriesick, Sr. 5196
  • Earl H. Loisell 4883
  • LM Edmund F. Becker 5339
  • LM Wendell W. Flath, Sr. 5381
  • LM Charles L. Grunert 6610
  • LM Peter L. Esposito 4537
  • Sandra J. Percy 8562
  • LM Ambrose F. Loftus 3983
  • Patricia A. Cooley 8689
  • Stanley F. Thomas, Jr. 7296
  • LM Patsy V. Doldo 3917
  • Katherine L. Knapp 6988
  • LM Phillip A. Lake 4027
  • LM Donald E. Elliott 5012
  • PER Timothy J. Griffith 7471
  • LM Michael F. Griffin 4925

November 11, 2018 - Watertown Elks Lodge Honors Veterans

Vet Day 2018 1 Vet Day 2018 2

Watertown Elk Members honor veterans by laying wreaths at area ceremonies earlier today. In the photo above, Ed Massa and Exalted Ruler Tony Verne, lay a wreath at the ceremony held at the VFW Post 1400 in Watertown, NY. A second wreath laying ceremony took place at the Jefferson County Office Building. The Watertown Elks Lodge participated in that ceremony as well. Let us always honor our millions of veterans as the heroes of our country as they have protected our democracy, our freedom, and our way of life.

November 10, 2018 - The Watertown Elks Lodge #496 Members and Guests Perform Ceremony To Rededicate The Harold W. Wright Monument

Rededication Ceremony 1 Rededicate Ceremony 2

On Saturday, November 10 at 11:00 a.m. the Watertown Elks Lodge hosted a ceremony rededicating the monument to Private Harold H. Wright which is located in the North Watertown Cemetery across from the Lodge. Private Wright was one of the first local men to lose his life in World War I. Through the efforts of our Lodge and several local businesses the monument has been restored. Representatives from Fort Drum, American Legion 61, VFW, and other organizations attended the ceremony. Afterwards, a luncheon was served at the Lodge where there was a short program and recognition of our veterans.

Veterans Luncheon

The Veterans Luncheon was filled to capacity.

Coverage by WWNY-TV7

In The News

Watertown Elks Lodge "In The News"

The Watertown Elks Lodge made the news recently for its assistance with restoring a statue of a World War 1 hero Pvt. Harold H. Wright.

Click on the links below to the article written by the Watertown Daily Times and coverage by WWNY-TV7.

Watertown Daily Times


Watertown Elks Lodge Makes a Special Announcement!!

Read the Press Release From the Waterown Elks Lodge.

Local News Coverage:


Watertown Daily Times

Monthly Drawing

The Lodge recently started a monthly drawing for $500. The donation is $10. ONLY 100 TICKETS WILL BE SOLD EACH MONTH. Tickets are sold at the bar. The drawing will be held at the last day of the month. Proceeds will benefit Lodge improvements.

Congratulations Watertown Elks Lodge #496!

5 Star Winner

It is being reported by the New York Elks Association e-Zine that the Watertown Elks #496 Website has been awarded the National 5 Star Award which is the highest award possible from the Grand Lodge. Congratulations to all those who helped make this possible!

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.

Interested In Booking Our Dining Room?

To book our dining room area, contact our Event Planner, by phone at: (315)816-8010. 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 December 2018

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