March 25, 2014
The picture is not rosy.
Despite all the good Elks lodges do for their communities across the nation, membership continues to decline.
As a result, the fewer the members the less money is raised for local college scholarships or the elimination of programs that support Wounded Warrior snowmobiling outings.
The situation is not yet dire at Issaquah’s Lake Sammamish Lodge No. 1843, but something needs to be done to turn the downward trend around before it’s too late.