135 Crowell Road, Covington, GA 30015 elks1806@hotmail.com 770-787-9499

About the Elks

The Mission of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE) is to inculcate the principles of Charity, Justice, Brotherly Love and Fidelity; to recognize a belief in God; to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its Members; to quicken the spirit of American patriotism; to cultivate good fellowship; to perpetuate itself as a fraternal organization, and to provide for its government, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America will serve the people and communities through benevolent programs, demonstrating that Elks Care and Elks Share.

At the Covington Elks Lodge

We offer to our members:
  • Camaraderie, fun and service
  • Leadership skills & training
  • Friday evening meals
  • Balls, dances and Elkadette card parties
  • Services and short term funds for needy Elk families
  • Post secondary scholarships
  • Elkadette Ladies Auxiliary
  • Funeral service
 
We support our local community by:
  • Providing free dictionaries to every third grader in Newton County public schools via our Auxiliary (Elkadettes)
  • Improving drug awareness through free materials, information trailer, poster contest and Elroy the Elk
  • Participate in local events such as golf tournaments
  • Sponsoring Newton County school Hoop Shoots which culminate in scholarships at upper levels
  • Sponsoring Newton County school Soccer Tournaments which also culminate in scholarships at upper levels
  • Annual dinner for and honoring local law enforcement officers
  • Supporting services and funds for Elks Aidmore Children’s Home in Conyers
  • Providing Flag Day and Memorial Day services
  • Supporting our troops overseas, including Elkadettes sending packages of personal items
  • Visiting veterans in local homes, assisted living and nursing facilities
  • Donating services and food to the community at Thanksgiving and Christmas
  • Supporting the 1st week in May as Youth Week and providing free drug awareness comic books to students in the 4th and 5th grades in Newton County
  • Participating in the Newton County School System’s program on Red Ribbon week the last week in October by providing 40,000 red ribbon stickers
  • Sending girls to Girls State program via Elkadettes
  • Provide goodie boxes to veterans in local nursing homes on Veterans Day