Payson Elks – Arizona Elks Lodge

This Week: Dinner & Karaoke

Join us this Friday, February 10th, for food and fun. Dinner is served 5:30-7:30pm. Enjoy and participate in some great singing from 6:00-9:00pm.

This Week: Sweetheart Ball

Come enjoy the Sweetheart Ball, February 11th! There will be dinner, music, and dancing. Either bring a sweetheart or find one while you’re here. Cocktails at 5pm. Dinner at 6pm.

Meet Our Newest Members

Welcome to our new members!

Front Row L-R:  Carri Frank, Helen Hebert, Rebecca Carr, and Jasper Woosley

Back Row L-R: Aaron Blanton, Charley Kishbaugh, Michael Farnsworth, Sr., Lanny Morgan, and Bobby Pierce

News: Fresh Elks Scholarships

If you or someone you know could use help with the cost of college then the Elks scholarship programs may be an option. I will list here three such programs. They have different requirements, so read carefully.

Emergency Educational Grants

You Must:

  1. Attend an accredited US college or university as a full time undergraduate student.
  2. Demonstrate financial need.
  3. Be unmarried and under the age of 24.

This scholarship pays a renewable $5,000 one year grant. You may apply between the dates of May 1st and November 1st of the academic year in which the funds are needed. Request an application by calling 773/775-4732 or email Learn more at

Legacy Awards

You Must:

  1. Be a college-bound high school senior with a parent or grandparent that is a dues-paying Elks member.
  2. Be successfully evaluated based on the four core principles: Knowledge, Community Service, Charity, and Integrity.
  3. Be willing to serve with the Elks throughout your college years for continued support.

This scholarship pays $4,000. You may apply starting September 1st, 2022 with a deadline of February 6th, 2023. Learn more at and

MVP Scholarship Competition

You Must:

  1. Be a high school senior and US citizen.
  2. Be successfully evaluated based on these four criteria: Academics, Leadership, Financial Need, and Service.

This scholarship pays $4,000-$50,000 (over four years) based on rankings. You may apply starting August 1st, 2022 with a deadline of November 14th, 2022. Learn more at

News: Previous Scholarship Recipients

These are the previous recipients of Elks Scholarships!

In no particular order: Cole Goldman, Emeline Whatley, Caitlin Harold, Melanie Brade, Landree Ryden, and Darby McFarlane