Overview of the Reno Elks Lodge #597
February 26, 1921: Elks home survives a small fire.
December 14, 1930: Attendance at "Uncle Dan's Dinner" reaches 400
June 30, 1950: Reno Elks celebrate the 50th birthday of the Lodge
February 5, 1957: Reno Elks home destroyed in explosion and fire
February 7, 1960: Ground breaking ceremonies are held for the Lodge at 597 Kumle Lane
February 5, 1961: New Lodge is dedicated on land donated by Raymond I. "Pappy" Smith
January 9, 1987: Reno Elks almost lost Lodge due to financial difficulties
January 29, 1987; Reno Elks Lodge re-opened
July 19, 1987: Fire damages Elks Lodge
June 14, 1998: Elks bring traveling Vietnam Wall War Memorial to Reno for Flag Day
June 30, 2000: Reno Elks Celebrate 100th birthday
November 10, 2001: 92nd Uncle Dan's Charity Dinner is held
July 5, 2002: Grand Lodge Convention comes to Reno
July 5, 2005: Grand Lodge Convention comes to Reno
August 28, 2011: Dedication Ceremonies are held for the newly remodeled Lodge
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