Elks Lodge 1079 members were honored during an awards presentation Friday evening.
The Citizen of the Year Award was presented to Crystal Butler, while Brandy Lewis received a Certificate of Appreciation for Volunteerism. They work at Accord Hospice and the Lodge has been partnering with them on Camp / Club Soar project for youth in the community the organization's Beacon Grant. Elk of the Year award was presented to Vonnie Bryant. She donates her time or numerous projects and events held at the Lodge, and has been instrumental in planning meals and various events at the Lodge.
Bob Hiat received a 50-year pin, KC Goreham a 45-year old pin and Mikc McKone a 30-year pin.
A check for $2,000 was presented to Bruce Rose from Wheels of Hope.
The Elks are also planning a fish fry on Sunday, July 5, beginning at 4 p.m. and continuing until gone.