Welcome to the new members page of the Rensselaer Elks Lodge #2073 website. Here you will find information and resources to help get you acclimated to our Lodge. You have chosen wisely, for our Lodge is a strong one with much to offer. We invite you to come visit often and to ideally get involved in a way that you are comfortable with. See you soon!
Here is a helpful checklist of things to review as a new Member:
New Member Survey
New Member Photos
Visit the Lodge
Formation of the Elks
Elks Orientation Video
Why We Join Video
Rensselaer Elks Lodge #2073 Indoctrination
- Please dress appropriately in business attire.
- No alcoholic beverages are permitted during the ceremony
- Nothing is designed to embarrass you in the service. The goal is to simply educate you about our great Order.
- The ceremony should last about 45 minutes in duration, and you will be standing for most of that time. It is advisable that you wear comfortable shoes.
- Kindly leave purses at the side table in the Lodge room so you are able to perform the ceremony.
- If you have a physical ailment or need assistance, we are happy to make accommodations. Please let us know in advance.
- You may not leave the Lodge room during the ceremony. Doing so will disqualify your membership. Please use the restroom beforehand.
- Remember to sign your membership card when you receive it.
- Food is typically served after the ceremony, and we would invite you to have a drink on us and enjoy the fellowship.
- Make sure to sign the Quarter Pool booklet.
- Enjoy the Lodge and welcome to the Rensselaer Elks!
- Connect: E-mail your name, email address and telephone number to firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your contact information.
- Lodge Website: Create an account and login to 2073elks.org
- Lodge Event Calendar: https://www.2073elks.org/public-calendar/
- Lodge Facebook Page: Like and follow our posts https://www.facebook.com/2073elks
- Lodge Newsletter: Sign up to receive it monthly as well as timely e-mail notifications https://www.2073elks.org/lodge-monthly-newsletter/
- NYS Elks Association: Visit nyselks.org
- Grand Lodge Website: Create an account on elks.org
- Social Media Links