Sunday, March 24, 2013
The event will be Sunday, April 7 and is $40 per person
The Lacey Elk's Lodge will host a Super $3,000 Bingo Special on Sunday, April 7. All are welcome to attend. Doors open at 11 a.m. and games start at 1 p.m. Food and refreshments are available from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person and includes all bingo sheets and specials. No additional bingo sheets will be sold. Tickets may be purchased during Bingo on Tuesday and Friday evenings from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. The Lacey Elk's Lodge is located at 900 Beach Boulevard in Forked River. For information, call 609-693-1281.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
The Easter Bunny will make an appearance
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Sunday, March 3
The Lacey Elk's Lodge is hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt and breakfast on Sunday, March 17. The egg hunt begins at 11 a.m. Breakfast is served from 9 to 11 a.m. Admission donation is $6 per person. Children 10 years old and under eat for free. The Easter Bunny will make a special appearance. The event is open to the public and will run rain or shine. The Lacey Elk's Lodge is located at 900 Beach Boulevard, Forked River. For more infroamtion, call 609-693-1281.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
The event will feature a 5K and a one-mile fun run/walk on Saturday, March 23
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Sunday, February 17
The Lacey Elk's Lodge will be hosting the Elk's Run for the Heroes, a 5K and a one-mile fun run/walk on Saturday, March 23. The event will begin at the Lacey Elk's Lodge in Forked River with the one-mile fun run/walk starting at 9:30 a.m. and the 5K beginning at 10:30 a.m. There will be an after party at the Lacey Elk's Veteran's Pavilion with music, food, refreshments and kids activities. The Elks are looking for participants and business sponsors of the event. Becoming a sponsor, will allow businesses to showcase their company. "We are in need of sponsors to help offset the costs of running the Elk's Run for the Heroes event," a news release on the event said. Proceeds from the event will benefit special needs children, veterans services…
Thursday, December 13, 2012
High school sophomore coordinates Toys for Tots collection in Lacey
Gifts to be donated to children affected by Superstorm Sandy can be dropped of at the Lacey Elk’s Lodge on Beach Boulevard. Renee Matarazzo, a sophomore at Lacey Township High School, connected with Tammy Stefanik of Toys for Tots to set up the toy drive. “I wanted to do something for the kids who were affected by the Superstorm,” she said. “I want to help put smiles on the kids faces this holiday by giving them gifts because parents going through the devastation of the storm right now may not be able to purchase them” Matarazzo does not personally know families displaced by the hurricane but as an Antler, the Junior Elks program, she wanted to get involved, she said. Gifts donated should be new and unwrapped. They can be dropped off at …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The parade will run from the Lacey United Methodist Church to the Municipal Building at 3 p.m.
‘Tis the season for the Lacey Township Christmas Parade, which will be held on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. The parade, sponsored by the Lacey Elk’s Lodge, will begin at the Lacey United Methodist Church located at 203 Lacey Road and ends at the Lacey Township Municipal Building. The parade will feature veterans, fire and first aid organizations, color guards, scout troops, marching bands, floats from various organizations and a special appearance by Santa. Canned and non-perishable goods will be collected along the route of the parade to be donated to the Lacey Food Bank. Staging will begin in the parking lot of the Lacey United Methodist Church after 2 p.m. The Lacey Elks will also be holding a memorial service at 9:30 a.m. at the lodge in …
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Vendors such as the Pampered Chef and Avon will be available
A Ladies Night Out will be held at Lacey Elk’s Lodge on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 5 to 8 p.m. The event is open to the public and offers shopping with vendors such as the Pampered Chef, Avon, Tupperware, Mary Kay, Tastefully Simple and others. Coffee, tea and desserts will be available. Proceeds benefit financial and other assistance to local veterans, special needs children and youth activities. The Lacey Elks Lodge is located at 900 Beach Boulevard in Forked River.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Governor says New Jersey is prepared to handle loss of power after Oyster Creek closes
Gov. Chris Christie vowed to finish his term regardless of whether Mitt Romney wins the presidency and also addressed local energy concerns during a stop in Lacey Thursday for his 94th town hall meeting. “I told you I love this job. I want to do this job. I made a deal with you. Four years that I want to stay with you in this job, and then we’ll see what happens after that,” Christie said. “I’m not going anywhere. You people are stuck with me.” Christie, who addressed approximately 600 people at the Lacey Elks lodge on Beach Boulevard, vowed that if Romney wins the election, he would remain in New Jersey as he made a “four-year deal.” 'Seamless Transition' After Oyster Creek Closes A Whiting resident voiced his concerns about energy saying…
Monday, September 24, 2012
Gov. Chris Christie will be discussing his middle-class reform agenda and taking questions from local residents at 3 p.m. Thursday
Gov. Chris Christie will be holding a Town Hall meeting at the Lacey Elks Lodge at 3 p.m. Thursday, September 27. “He will continue to urge the legislature to move forward on his middle-class reform agenda, a set of overdue reforms to deliver relief to New Jersey families,” a news release from Christie’s office said. Christie will be discussing his middle-class reform agenda and take questions from local residents, the release says. “The Governor’s proposed reforms will deliver direct, middle-class tax relief, lower the cost of government and the property tax burden, and make government more accountable and transparent to the people,” the news release says. Doors to the Town Hall open at 2:15 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The State Elks Association's committee has raised over one million dollars in eight years
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- Elaine Piniat
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
More than $125,000 was raised for the families of wounded and fallen soldiers at the State Elks Association’s eighth annual Army of Hope event held on Sept. 9 at the Lacey Elks Lodge. The event is held annually to pay tribute and show support for fallen soldiers, wounded warriors and their families, and the members of the armed forces from New Jersey for their dedication and sacrifice, Rich Bard of the State Elks Association said. The event typically raises approximately $100,000 annually. Each year, disbursements are be made to more than 1,000 military families, he said. More than 1,000 people from across the state, including 30 families from military members, attended the Army of Hope picnic, he said. The event featured Bridgemen, St. …
Friday, August 31, 2012
The annual barbecue will be held from 1 to 5 p.m.
The Lacey Elk’s Lodge is hosting its annual Labor Day Barbecue on Saturday, Sept. 1 from 1 to 5 p.m., a news release said. The event will be held at the Elk’s Point Handicapped and Veteran’s Pavilion. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Entertainment and a barbecue style buffet will be provided. The Brother Pete Band will be playing. Admission is $15. Children twelve to five years old are seven dollars and children under five years old are free. Family prices are also available. Food will be served from 2 to 4 p.m. All proceeds will benefit local veterans, special needs children and youth activities. The Elk’s Lodge is located at 900 Beach Boulevard in Forked River. For more information call 609-693-1281.