District Elks deputy visits Middlesboro
On Sept. 6, Ron Whitaker, this year’s Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler for the Eastern District of Kentucky of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, from Frankfort Lodge No. 530, made his official visit to Middlesboro Lodge No. 119. As is done at all Lodges, while in Middlesboro District Deputy Whitaker reviewed all records, books and procedures, inspected all Lodge property and facilities and addressed the membership at their regular Lodge meeting. Visiting Middlesboro with Whitaker was the current Kentucky State Elks Association President Charlie Cunningham as well as Mark Skeeter, Safety Inspector, both from Frankfort Lodge. Also visiting were Deputy Esquire and District Deputy Designate for next year Linda Caldwell, and Daisy Napier, both from Newport Lodge No. 273. Pictured are, from left: Daisy Napier, Middlesboro Lodge President Tommy Harrell, Linda Caldwell, Ron Whitaker, Charlie Cunningham and Mark Skeeter.