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Here is an opportunity to do something that will


Impact The Community!


Help the Sarasota Elks make a difference,


together we can do great things!

  • To be eligible for membership in the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, you must be a citizen of the United States over the age of 21 who believes in God.

  • You will be sponsored by a member of the Elks Lodge, and reside in the jurisdiction of the Lodge you wish to join. If you don’t know an Elk member, please click here

  • The proposer will give you an Application for Membership. Simply fill it out, and email the completed application to

  • Your application will be read at a regular Lodge meeting. It will then be forwarded to the Investigating Committee, who will call you and set up a time for you and your sponsor to meet with the committee for a personal interview.

  • After the interview is concluded, the committee will report to the Lodge concerning your membership. You will be notified not less than 10 days or more than two months before the vote will be taken, depending on when the next Lodge meeting is scheduled.

  • When the vote is concluded, you will be notified and asked to present yourself (and your spouse) for orientation. During orientation, you will learn more about the Order's programs and charities. You will also be told during the program the date you will be initiated.

  • After initiation as an Elk, you can take part in all meetings and social functions of the Lodge.

There are many ways to volunteer,

from Americanism to hosting fundraising events.

Here are ways you can help...


Sarasota Elks are constantly helping the community, and can always use an extra set of hands! There are countless ways to help out! Here are some fun ways you can help out the Sarasota Lodge:

  • Rebound at a Hoop Shoot contest.

  • Judge scholarship applications for the next class of Elks scholars.

  • Serve with one of your Lodge's Community Investment Program grant projects.

  • Help create an online presence for our Lodge through Facebook, Instagram, and/or Twitter.

  • Volunteer at our regularly scheduled fundraising meals and events.

  • Just ask! We have lots to do!


Help the Sarasota Elks 2495 build stronger communities.

Donations are payable by check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card or American Express.

You can also make a pledge to donate to the lodge on an annual basis.

Donate By Mail:

5680 Rosin Way, Sarasota FL 34233

Join the Sarasota Elks Lodge 2495

Elks 2495

5680 Rosin Way


FL 34233

Tel: 941-922-2221

Opt 1: Bar

Opt 2: Office

Opt 3: Kitchen

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