Kelso, WA 98626
About Kelso-Longview Elks Lodge
Welcome to Kelso-Longview Elks Lodge!
The Kelso-Longview Elks Lodge (#1482) is a nationally backed branch of the larger Elks Lodge USA organization which serves the Kelso-Longview Washington area. Known as "The friendly lodge", these Elks have deep ties to the community, supporting a plethora of community based organizations and programs. From a larger, state-wide perspective, the lodge is involved in a program which provides in home visits from handpicked therapist who develop rehabilitation plans for families with children up to age 21 who do not have the means to obtain it themselves. Our organization is also one of the largest providers of scholarships in the country.
The lodge also supports the local community by hosting a variety of social events in their facilities, ranging from members bingo nights to social dining events to dances. Our facility boasts a golf course, a kitchen where meals are prepped daily, and a ballroom. Stop in to find out how to become a member of our growing, private fraternal organization and find out why we are known as "the friendly lodge"!
The origins of the Elks fraternal organization began in New York on February 16, 1868. Originally founded by a group of 15 involved in the theatrical community under the name "Jolly Corks", we have since expanded to over 2000 lodges and near 1 million members across the country. Our particular lodge is the third largest in the state of Washington with 1079 members and growing. In a time when many fraternal organizations are struggling, our lodge has demonstrated a rise in both members and finances. We strive to support the Kelso-Longview community through a variety of social projects and events and are known affectionately as "The Friendly Lodge". Stop in and see all the great services we provide first hand.
-Community Space for rent
-Dining room with full kitchen
-Ballroom that puts on dances 3-4 times a year
-Provides scholarships to local students
-Supports local highschools through donating to a variety of youth organizations and putting on sponsored events
- American Express
- Cashier Check
The Kelso-Longview Elks Lodge has a deep commitment to being a positive force in the local and statewide community. Our organization offer a variety of social programs on a local, state and national level aimed to positively impact all those involved. Be apart of our brotherhood and serve your community in a great, social atmposphere!