Winter Convention Schedule



Couple: $120
Single: $90
Spouse Luncheon: $15

Food Prices

- Single $15
- Couple $30
- Single $30
- Couple $60
No-Host Luncheon: $10


Karaoke or Band for Friday and Saturday night


Friday: Dress appropriate for Elks Club
Friday Evening: Dress appropriate for Elks Club
Saturday: Dress appropriate for Elks Club
Saturday Evening: Semi-formal evening wear

Thursday, Nov. 6

1:00-8:00 Registration Desk Opens
1:00-2:00am Lodge Lounge is open
1:00-Closing Courtesy Cars Available
6pm-7pm No Host Cocktails, Lodge Lounge
7pm-9pm No-Host dinner, Lodge Dining Room
7pm Officer / Trustee Meeting
8:00 Past State President Spouses Meeting
9pm - Closing Social Time in Lodge Lounge
11pm 11 O'clock Toast (Exalted Ruler)

Friday, Nov. 7

7am-8pm Registration Desk Open
7am-Closing Hospitality Cars Available
7am-8am Coffee, Juice and Rolls are Available in the Lodge
7am Convention Sites Committee Meeting
8 – 9:30am Business Session (Opening Ceremony, early bird drawings, introductions, committee reports
9:35-10:00 Board of Directors: Duties and Responsibilities
10:00 - 10:15 -- Break –
10am - Closing Lodge Lounge is open
10:15-11:00 Workshop 1 -- Officer/Trustees: Duties and Responsibilities: Who is Responsible for What in a Lodge:
11:05-12:00 Presentation -- Identifying Potential Officers and Committee Chairs: Getting people to step up
11:30-2:00 Spouses Luncheon
Noon Wrap up and Announcements
Meeting rooms available by appt. (Contact Steve Brown)
Workshop 2 -- Secretary Duties & Responsibilities
12:15 Lunch
1:00 Elks Rehabilitation Services Board of Directors Meeting
1:00 - 4:00 11th Hour Toast Contest
1:00-1:45 Workshop 3 -- Not For Profit Do's and Don'ts: How Tax Law Applies to Elks Lodges
Other group meetings as needed (Contact Steve Brown at Wallace Lodge)
Workshop 4 -- Strategic and Business Planning for Lodges
2:00-3:00 Workshop 4 -- Repeat
Recognizing Choking and Early Signs of Stroke or Heart Attacks: What to do. (Open to Everyone)
3:00-4:39pm Inter-Lodge Hospitality Party/Social Activities
3:00 - 7pm Drug Awareness Poster Pictures voting
5:00-6:00 Social Hour
6pm-7:30pm Dinner (Casual Clothing, Winter Theme). No Host Cocktails Available in the Lodge Lounge
7pm Reading water, identifying terrain, and other important variables for catching fish (RSVP for a head count)
Social time (Karaoke starts at 9pm)
7:30-9 Drum and Bugle Corps tour of Wallace
9pm - Closing Karaoke
11pm 11 O'clock toast by Winner of 11 O'clock Toast Contest

Saturday, Nov. 8

6:30am - Closing Courtesy Cars Available
7am-4pm Registration Desk Open
7am-8am Coffee, Juice and Rolls available in the Lodge
8:00-8:45 Business Session (Finish Reports, Early Bird Drawing, Announcements)
8:45-9:15 ERS Report/Status/Discussion
9:15-10:00 Workshop 5 -- Understanding Quick Books Profit /Loss Statements
Workshop 6 -- Increasing Lodge Exposure through the DAP, Veterans, or Other Programs
10:10-10:15 -- Break –
10am-1am Lodge Lounge is Open
10:15-11:00 Workshop 7 -- Food and Beverage Control: Ways to increase your profits
Workshop 8 -- Understanding Quick Books Profit /Loss Statements (Repeat)
Workshop 9 -- Strategies to identify what your members want in your lodge
11:05-12:15 Town Hall Meeting (Bring your questions/problems/suggestions) (Steve Meier, Moderator)
12:15 - 1:30pm Lunch
12:15-12:45 Grand Lodge Convention Meeting
1:00 Past State President’s Meeting
State Officers Meeting
Current DD Meeting with Mr. Damon
1:30-2:15 Presentation -- Reducing Exposure Risk for Drinking Related Incidents
2:30 Keynote: Where Does Our State Project Go From Here: Issues for the Future
3:30 Social Time
6pm-7 No Host Cocktail Party
7pm-9pm Dinner (Semi-Formal Attire please)
9pm Social Time/Dancing (Band)
11pm Eleven O'clock Toast (ISEA President)


7am-10:30am Coffee, Rolls and Juice available in the Lodge