Elks Lodge 1197
Elks Lodge 1197 is a charitable organization whose mission is to support Van Wert County and pledge to investing in communities where Elks live and work. The Elks help youth develop lifelong skills, send students to college, meet the needs of today's veterans, support the charitable work of the state Elks associations, and fund projects that improve the quality of life in local Elks communities.
Being an Elks member means being a part of one of the most charitable organizations in Ohio and the nation. Membership includes access to the lounge, restaurant and bar area of the local Van Wert Lodge as well as access to Elks Lodges all over the nation.