August at the Lodge

August at the Lodge

Hello Members!
Just a quick email to share with you all of the fun events you can participate at the Lodge in August.

And don’t miss our next¬†Lodge Meeting, August 9¬†where we will again be spinning our new¬†Door¬†Prize Wheel!¬† Everyone who attends will get a chance to win some 827 Swag, or a free drink or a free dinner in the Social Quarters!¬† The meeting starts at 7:30 and I hope to see you there!¬† ¬†August 23rd is our second summer “special initiation” night.¬† No meeting, just initiation, and more door prize wheel spinning!

Fraternally yours,
Katie Logan, Exalted Ruler

It’s tomorrow!!¬† The John Fry Fish Fry!!¬† ¬†$20!

The¬†only¬†food on the¬†menu is a 3-piece fish ‘n chips entr√©e
(choose fries or tots as your “chips”)

We’ll be cooking and serving 4:30 – 8:30 PM

Look for 827 “celebrity” food runners!

All proceeds benefit Elks charities!

Family Movie Night at the Lodge is back!

Friday, August 5th from 6pm-8pm we will be showing a movie on the big screen upstairs in the Lodge Hall. The popcorn machine will be running and fun will be had! There will be a new kids menu from our kitchen too!  Bring the kiddos down and enjoy some time at your favorite Lodge on the shores of the Puget Sound!

Drinks and food to be ordered downstairs.

Future Family Nights will be held on the first Friday of every Month EXCEPT in October. October date to be announced as we hope to carve pumpkins again!

This event is open to Members and their guests only!


The industry-wide restaurant staffing shortage is impacting Ballard Lodge 827 as well.  Due to the inability to find qualified candidates for our part-time cook position our kitchen will be closed on the following nights:  August 10, 17, 24 and 31 (all Wednesdays).  The bar will be open as usual and members may bring in food from outside sources on those nights.

We encourage members to assist us in our cook search by spreading the word ‚Äď the job description is below.¬†¬†Send resumes to¬†

Members may also apply!


The Antlers team is looking for help. So if you have interest in using your writing, editing or page layout skills (especially page layout skills!) to volunteer and help keep members informed and involved, please email and we can find a role for you.

Join our team!

Ballard Elks Lodge 827 is seeking a Bookkeeping Assistant to help our awesome but very busy office staff.

Hours: Approx. 10 – 15 hours per week, weekly schedule may vary slightly depending on deadlines but primarily Tues-Thursday 10am-1pm.

Compensation: $19-22/hour DOE

Skills needed: Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word, calculator and basic email skills. Familiarity with inventory, basic accounting principles a plus but not required.

Duties include but not limited to:
++Excel spreadsheet data entry for inventory, sales data
++Printing daily reports for bookkeeper from various websites
++Alphabetizing and Filing documents
++Supporting daily, weekly and monthly bookkeeper tasks as needed.

Please send your resume and a cover letter to: AND to