Thank you Rice Lake Elks Lodge for your generous donation to Rice Lake United Way!


RICE LAKE, USA – Rice Lake Elks Lodge donated $2,000 to local charitable initiatives. The donations, made possible by a Gratitude Grant, which the local Lodge qualified from donations from members.

Gratitude Grants are used to support local, charitable activities.

Gratitude Grants offer the opportunity for the local Lodge to serve and support the community to make it stronger.

Non-profit groups and special events receiving monies were, Lakeview Medical Center Hospice Program, Rice Lake Girls Softball Association, Rice Lake Youth Curling Program, Toys for Tots, Friends of the Library, Barron County Veteran’s Program, Youth Bowling Programs, Muscular Dystrophy, Spirit of Christmas Project, Natures Edge Therapy Center, Golden K-Petunia Project and Rice Lake United Way.

This project was made possible by a grant from the Elks National Foundation, the charitable arm of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. Through its Community Investments Program, the Elks National Foundation awards grants to local Elks Lodges to help the Elks strengthen their communities. This year, the Elks National Foundation will award $6.5 million in grants to benefit Elks communities.

To get involved with this or other Elks Lodge projects, email Project Manager Trustee Jeff Miller-(PER) or Secretary Marla Gygli at For more information about how the Elks National Foundation invests in local communities, visit the Elks National Foundation website at

Contact: Rice Lake, WI Elks Lodge Trustee Jeff Miller-(PER) or Secretary Marla Gygli, Project Manager 36 East Eau Claire Street Rice Lake, WI 54868 715-234-2951,

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