March 28th, 2023 - Community Investment
On March 29th, Exalted Ruler John Piddock of the Kinderhook Elks Lodge #2530 presented donations to the following local organizations
March 26th, 2023 - Installation of Officers & Awards Dinner
On Sunday, March 26th, the new officers were installed for the year 2023-24. The Grand Exalted Ruler performing the ceremony was PDD Paul Crumb from Peekskill Elks Lodge #744.
March 25th, 2023 - Special Needs Spring Fling
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.
March 18th, 2023 - State President's Visit
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.
March 11th, 2023 - Community Baby Shower
Kinderhook Elks held a community baby shower on Saturday, March 11th. The event was sponsored by the Elks and hosted by Lee Ann Alessi, Nina Kahn and Gail Smith. Essential supplies and other items, such as car seats, benefited nine area mothers.
March 11th, 2022 - Book Club
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.
February 19th, 2023 - PER Initiation
On Sunday afternoon, the Past Exalted Rulers Association performed the Initiation Ritual, bringing one new member into our order.
February 14th, 2023 - Community Dinner
Kinderhook Elks served a community dinner for approximately 80 people who attended the Valentine’s Day dinner at St. Luke’s on February 14th.
December 18th, 2022 - Breakfast with Santa
As in past years, Kris Kringle visited the Lodge for Sunday breakfast twice this December. On the second occasion, he was accompanied by Jessica.
December 11th, 2022 - New Member Initiation
On Sunday, December 11th, Kinderhook Elks initiated two new members into the order.
December 3rd, 2022 - Veterans Christmas Party
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.
November 9th, 2022 - Veterans Day Dinner
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.
November 5th, 2022 - New Member Initiation
On Sunday, November 5th, during the District Deputy's visitation, Kinderhook Elks initiated three new members into the order.
September 11th, 2022 - New member Initiation
On Sunday, September 11th, Kinderhook Elks initiated five new members into the order.
August 14th, 2022 - New Member Initiation
On Sunday, August 14th, Kinderhook Elks initiated eight new members into the order.
July 23rd, 2022 - Second Annual Car Show
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.
July 10th, 2022 - East Coast Riders Summer Barbecue
On Sunday, East Coast Riders held their 20th annual summer barbecue in our lodge pavilion.
July 9th, 2022 - Ichabod Crane HS Reunion
On July 9th, members of the Ichabod Crane High School Class of 1972 celebrated their 50th year reunion in the Lodge pavilion.
June 20th, 2022 - Ichabod Crane Softball Dinner
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.
June 18th, 2022 - Special Needs Luau
Kinderhook Elks hosted a free Luau in the pavilion for individuals with disabilities on Saturday evening. The event was organized by Tammy McDermott and Lee Ann Alessi and run with the help of seven volunteers.