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Hoop Shoot

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The Elks Hoop Shoot™ Free Throw Contest is the largest and most visible of the many youth activities sponsored by Elks Lodges. More than three million boys and girls, ages 8 – 13 participate. The winners each receive a trophy and their names are inscribed on a plaque at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.

The Elks desire to provide an interesting, character-building, competitive program for all girls and boys in the contest regardless of their previous athletic competition or abilities.

Kyle Card - Florida ElksWe have a Regional Winner! Kyler Card came in first place in the Boys 8-9 division at the Southeast Regional Hoop Shoot Contest Finals that took place March 15th, in Valdosta, GA. Kyler was sponsored by the Holley Navarre Lodge #2787.   
This year's winners receiving Dale Young Memorial Trophies are Jeremy Morales, sponsored by the Deep Creek Lodge #2763 and Carli Linehan, sponsored by the Venice-Nokomis Lodge #1854.  Both are in the 12-13 year old division.

Congratulations to all!

Jeff Rumler, PER
Hoop Shoot Committee State Chairman





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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