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PER Night/Initiation Held at Leechburg Elks

Written By: Rosemarie Shea, Lodge Secretary Leechburg Elks
Story Date: March 06, 2006

Each year Elks Lodges across the country honor their Past Exalted
Rulers on PER Night. The PER’s assume the roles of the present Lodge
officers and conduct the meeting and initiate new members into the
Lodge. On February 7th, the Past Exalted Rulers of Leechburg Elks
Lodge 377 welcomed three new members into the Lodge with a
traditional Initiation Ceremony held in the Lodge Ballroom. PER’s
participating were; Dale Frederick as Exalted Ruler, Don Conner as
Est. Leading Knight, Charles Donnelly as Est Loyal Knight, William
Carroll as Est Lecturing Knight, Tom Page as Chaplain, Ralph Garman
as Trustee, and Robert Napoli as Esquire..New members, initiated at
this meeting were; Daniel A. Leo, John Hanyo, and Richarg Wilks. A
dinner prepared and served by Joe Antoniono, Gertrude Zellefrow,
Loretta Carroll and Lois Conner was enjoyed by Past Exalted Rulers,
and new and old Members of the Lodge.

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