MONTE VISTA — The Monte Vista Elks Lodge #2456 received the Gratitude Grant from Grand Lodge in the amount of $2,000. The Lodge continues to uphold the Elks National Foundation Mission which is to help Elks build stronger communities.
This pledge was fulfilled by investing in communities where Elks live and work, funding projects that improve the quality of life in Elk communities.
This year the beneficiaries included:
Monte Vista Food Bank — $400
Tri County Senior Citizens — $400
Girl Scouts Troop #38011 — $400
Boy Scout Troop #287 — $400
Monte Vista Fire Protection District — $400
Caption: Jim Prentice, PER donates to the Monte Vista Food Bank.
Leading Knight Jen McQuitty donates to the Tri County Senior Center.
Exalted Ruler Dave McQuitty and Leading Knight Jen McQuitty donate to Cub Scout Troop #287.
Member Pete Gonzales donates to the Monte Vista Fire Department.
Loyal Knight Tom Tancula donates to the Girl Scout Troop #38011. Courtesy photos