Mission Viejo / Saddleback Valley Elks Lodge No. 2444 (“Elks Lodge”) president Jason Spence enthusiastically welcomed twelve (12) new members from five (5) different communities after being initiated into the Lodge in December 2013. The new members and their cities of residence are:
Cerritos: Lisa Bhatt.
Laguna Hills: Lee Martin and Michael Webster.
Laguna Niguel: Gregg James and Ian McKenzie.
Lake Forest: Karen Bousquet, Kimberly Juniper and Herb Rikelman.
Mission Viejo: Brandy Edwards, James Edwards, John Lavin and Brian McCarthy.
The Mission Viejo / Saddleback Elks Lodge No. 2444, celebrating forty-three (43) years of service to the Saddleback Valley communities, is one of ten lodges in the Orange Coast District of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE) whose headquarters is in Chicago, Illinois. The BPOE is a charitable organization with a 145 year history of giving, “Elks Care, Elks Share.”