On March 5, Manasota Elks Lodge #2734 presented to Vets 2 Success founder, Bryan Jacobs, five Mercer Culinary Millennia eight-piece knife roll sets and five Mercer Culinary Mercer rules purchased with the Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant. These culinary products are for the next Vets 2 Success veteran culinary training. Vets 2 Success offers a solution for returning veterans to learn a new skill that will give them purpose in their lives and the ability to support themselves and their families. Manasota Lodge has been supporting Vets 2 Success for three years with the Elks National Foundation Community Investments Program. Pictured are Ken Davis; Diane Davis; Jan “Spike” Klocke; Jim Klocke, Manasota Veterans chairman; Bryan Jacobs, Vets 2 Success founder; Ginny Kollath and Jim Kollath.