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About This Web Site

This website was launched in November 2009 when it became apparent to the Officers of this Lodge of the numerous benefits of using the internet as a communications tool. The domain name,, was chosen to keep it short and easy to remember. It also seemed to be in the same fraternal spirit of Grand Lodges' domain name of and New York State Elks Association domain name, This web site was designed to be W3C compliant. Thus, it was designed by using CSS and XHTML coding. To assist with this, Dreamweaver CS3 was the primary web page editor. All graphics and photos were edited using Photoshop CS3. All images and content on this website, unless specified otherwise, are considered to be the property of the Watertown Elks Lodge #496 and cannot be used without expressed written consent. The consent can be obtained from the Trustees of the Watertown Elks Lodge or from the web master after consulting with the Trustees. The initial designer and web master for this site was Rick Barrisford, PER, PEOY. This website is being hosted by

All members of the Watertown Elks Lodge #496 are encouraged to add any input to the website for the benefit of the Lodge. All information can be sent to the Lodge Secretary.