On Saturday, March 25th, the Lodge hosted a Spring Fling Special Needs Prom. Our guests were greeted at the door and received beautiful corsages and boutonnieres designed by Roseann Antonovich of Cottage Rose Florists.

On Saturday, March 18th the president of the NY State Elks visited our Lodge. His visit coincided with our St. Patrick's Day Dinner of corned beef and cabbage.

Kinderhook Elks held a community baby shower on Saturday, March 11th. The event was sponsored by the Elks and hosted by LeeAnn Alessi, Nina Kahn and Gail Smith. Essential supplies and other items, such as car seats, benefited nine area mothers.

The Kinderhook Elks book club met in the Lodge on Saturday, March 11th. They discussed "Love and Other Words" by Christina Lauren. The next book will be "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Locks" by Rebecca Skloot.

On Sunday afternoon, the Past Exalted Rulers Association performed the Initiation Ritual, bringing one new member into our order.

Kinderhook Elks served a community dinner for approximately 80 people who attended the Valentine’s Day dinner at St. Luke’s on February 14th. 

As in past years, Kris Kringle visited the Lodge for Sunday breakfast twice this December. On the second occasion, he was accompanied by Jessica.

On Sunday, December 11th, Kinderhook Elks initiated two new members into the order.

On Saturday afternoon, Kinderhook Elks hosted a Christmas Party for local veterans. The event was paid for by the Joseph P. Dwyer fund and organized by Gary Flaherty of the Columbia County Veterans Services Agency in Hudson.

On Wenesday evening, a crew led by PER Joe Laviano perpared and served 125 meals to veterans, their spouses, and their widows. It was so well attended that more seating had to be setup in the bar area.

On Sunday, November 5th, during the District Deputy's visitation, Kinderhook Elks initiated three new members into the order.

On Sunday, September 11th, Kinderhook Elks initiated five new members into the order.

On Sunday, August 14th, Kinderhook Elks initiated eight new members into the order.

On Saturday, July 23rd, Kinderhook Elks hosted their second annual car show at the Columbia County Fairground. Though temperatures were in the upper 90s, there was a good turn-out, with over 130 cars on display.

On Sunday, East Coast Riders held their 20th annual summer barbecue in our lodge pavilion.

On July 9th, members of the Ichabod Crane High School Class of 1972 celebrated their 50th year reunion in the Lodge pavilion.

Kinderhook Elks hosted a spaghetti dinner in honor of the Ichabod Crane girls softball team, Kinderhook Riders, after they won the NY State Class B softball championship.

Kinderhook Elks hosted a free Luau in the pavilion for individuals with disabilities on Saturday evening. The event was organized by Tammy McDermott and LeAnne Alessi and run with the help of seven volunteers.

Patriotism has characterized the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America since the early days of the organization. Allegiance to the flag of our country is a requirement of every member.

On Sunday afternoon, we initiated seven new members into the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. After the ritual, refreshments and snacks were served upstairs in the lounge.