June 3rd, 2016 - DARE Graduation / Picnic
This year was the 25th anniversary of the D.A.R.E. program at Ichabod Crane. The program was started in 1991 by Bill Vick and the Kinderhook Elks Lodge.
May 16th, 2016 - Eagle Scout Award
At an Eagle Scout Award ceremony, ER Steve Race, presents Don Rothwein Jr., of Boy Scout Troop 113, with a certificate, a check, and a US flag previously flown over the capital.
April 2nd, 2016 - Installation of Officers
The Lodge room was packed to capacity with members, their family and their friends for this year's installation of officers. The ceremony began at 3:30pm and lasted about 45 minutes.
March 26th, 2016 - Easter Bunny
The sun shone on the Easter Bunny this year as she sat with children on the bandstand in village square. Kinderhook Elks gave out ice cream and candy.
February 16th, 2016 - Community Dinner
Every Tuesday evening during the winter months, St. Lukes Lutheran Church in Valatie hosts a community dinner. Each week, the meal is provided by a local organization. Last Tuesday was the turn of the Kinderhook Elks PERs Association.
January 24th, 2016 - New Member Initiation
On Sunday, January 24th, sevent new members were initiated at the Kinderhook Elks Lodge.
January 12th, 2016 - Vets' Birthday Party
Veterans from the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center were invited to our Lodge for a birthday celebration today. Since we can't throw a birthday party for each of them on their individual birthdays, we decided to celebrate all their birthdays together.
December 4th, 2015 - Blue Star Mothers
Kinderhook Elks Lodge #2530 presented the Hudson Valley Blue Star Mothers, NY10 Chapter, with care-package items and a check for $600 to assist with their efforts this Christmas.
September 22nd, 2015 - Vets' Fishing Day
On Tuesday morning, Kinderhook Elks Veterans' Committee welcomed 12 Veterans from the Albany VA Stratton Medical Center for some first-class fishing at the home of local resident John DeLong. The weather was just right and the fish were biting.
June 14th, 2015 - Flag Day Ceremony
The Flag Day Service was presented by the Kinderhook Elks Americanism Committee on Sunday, June 14th.
Elks have been performing this ceremony since 1911, long years before the date on which the observance became a nation-wide practice by legal decree
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