Great Basin Elks Hoop Shoot
The free annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest, hosted by Great Basin Elks Lodge #1472, will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 12 at Elko High School Old Gymnasium. Age groups of 8-9, 10-11, and 12-13 for both boys and girls will be used. Eligibility is determined by the age contestants will be on April 1, 2016. All contestants must bring proof of birth date (birth certificate, passport or baptism certificate).
The free-throw competition will begin at 10 a.m., with the 8-9 age group shooting from 11 feet. The 10-11 and 12-13 groups will shoot from the regulation free-throw line at 15 feet.
Six local winners will advance to the district shoot on Jan. 30, 2016 in Austin. For more information, contact Gary Alexander at 738-3823.
(from Elko Daily Free Press Two-minute Drill Column
The next Elks meeting is Thursday, Dec 10, at the Masonic Lodge in Elko. Doors open at 6:00 pm and the regular meeting is at 7:00 pm.
Other dates to remember:
Elks Hoop Shoot – Saturday 12 Dec
Great Basin Elks Christmas Party – Saturday 19 Dec
The next Elks meeting is Thursday, Nov 12, at the Masonic Lodge in Elko. Doors open at 5:00 pm, social hour begins at 6:00 pm, and the regular meeting is at 7:00 pm.
The Hoop Shoot Committee will meet shortly before the regular meeting.
To celebrate Thanksgiving, please plan to bring a pie to raffle off during the social hour (we’ll raffle the pies at 6:45 pm). Raffle tickets will be $2 each. Come, bring a pie, and take one home for Thanksgiving! The more pies we have, the more Elk will go home with a great treat!
The next Elks meeting is Thursday, Oct 22, at the Masonic Lodge in Elko. Doors open at 5:00 pm, Soup Supper Social begins at 6:00 pm, and the regular meeting is at 7:00 pm.
Concerning the dinner, from our Food Master Dorna:
In honor of fall, colder weather and less sunlight, we will be having a soup bar next social gathering. We have plans to have a power strip in place for up to six crock pots so bring your favorite soup and bread or cornbread and we can all get warm and cozy! (And don’t forget dessert!)
The next meeting for the B.P.O.E. Great Basin Elks Lodge No. 1472 is Thursday 8 October, 2015. We will meet at the Masonic Lodge in Elko, NV. The formal meeting will begin at 7:00 pm.
If you are interested in helping with Hoop Shoot, there is an informational meeting with Gary downstairs at the lodge at 6:30 PM.
Hope to see you there!
The next meeting for the B.P.O.E. Great Basin Elks Lodge No. 1472 is Thursday 24 September, 2015. We will meet at the Masonic Lodge in Elko, NV. The social hour will begin at 5:00 pm, buffet-style dinner will begin at 6:00 pm, and the formal meeting will begin at 7:00 pm.
Hope to see you there!