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District Reporter: Glenn J. Tekerman

Florida Keys Elks Help Girl Scouts Make Crafts for Mother's Day

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Florida Keys Elks Lodge #1872 held a fun craft night with Girl Scouts from Troops #92, #461 and #448. Elks members taught the girls how to make pretty flower arrangements using paint and plastic bottles of various sizes. Each scout completed a vase of flowers tied with ribbons for Mother’s Day gifts.

Pictured with the Girl Scouts in the back row from left to right are Scout Leader, Kristen Giordano; Florida Keys Elks members Paulette McNamara, Lisa Camerato and Jody Randel; and Scout Leader, Matt Koval.


Louisiana State Legislature Increases New Orleans Hotel Occupancy Tax

The Legislature of the State of Louisiana has acted to increase the New Orleans Hotel Occupancy Tax from 13% to 14.75% effective April 1, 2014. This will affect our convention room rates and they will go from $128.56 to $130.52 per night.

Convention Attendees With ADA Transportation Needs Urged To Contact Grand Lodge

In order for the Grand Lodge to support the transportation needs of attendees with disabilities you are urged to contact the Grand Lodge if you require special assistance. Special coaches capable of kneeling to accommodate wheel chairs will be placed along the routes for those in need. If you require assistance please contact Tina or Jessica at the Grand Lodge as follows:




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