Special Announcements

Welcome to Watertown Elks Lodge #496 Official Website!


Sunday Funday Bowling Stats - Week 11

March 3rd - Volunteer Appreciation Day

ER Tony Verne thanked all the volunteers who donated their time on behalf of the Watertown Elks Lodge. Special recognition was given to the following Elk Members.

  • Dennis Brady - Officer of the Year
  • Don Boshart - Citizen of the Year
  • Geoff Mattraw - Elk of the Year
  • Francis Jareo - Outstanding Service Award
  • Ernie Mustizer - Outstanding Service Award
  • John Gaffney - Outstanding Service Award

Elks 496 Americanism Essay Contest

Essay Contest Winners

Elks 496 Americanism Essay Contest winners from 6th grade class at Wiley. Front row: Tucker Jones, Molly Davidson and Mia Kelly. Back row: Leading Knight Joan Carlo, Exalted Ruler Tony J Verne, Past State President Timothy E. Kelly and classroom teacher, Ann Fillhart. Congratulations to the entire class for all your essays and a special congratulations to the top three winners.

Saturday, March 23rd - Installation of Officers for 2019 - 2020. Installation ceremony starts at 5:30pm

Committee Members Needed

We are in need of members to help out at the Lodge by volunteering to serve on our committees. We have committee members who have served for years and are taking a break and stepping down at the end of March. They have done an amazing job. Please consider helping out your Lodge. If you are interested and/or have questions, contact Leading Knight Joan Carlo at 315-782-0617 or by emailing at

Social News

Birthdays For The Next Week March 10 to March 17<name, day> Happy Birthday! Visit Your Lodge And Have A Drink On Us.

David J. Hodkinson 10, Brian T. Whalen 10, Joseph Anuszewski 12, Delbert E. Leween 12, John Morris-Smith 12, Robert G. Woodward 12, William R. Murrock 13, Allen Drake 14, William Kamalsky 14, Douglas E. Miller 14, George D. Toper 14, Michael Jon Grandjean 15, Lance L. Peterson 15, Mark A. Robert 15, Angela M. Gault 16, David J. Morgia 16, Kathy L. Overton 16, Julie A. Sparacino 16, Miles J. West 16, Larry L. Beerman 17, David V. Buerger 17, Dale S. Porter 17, Kenneth E. Thompson 17

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.

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

February 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.

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

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