Elks National Veterans Service Commission Hides Program
Reno Elks Lodge #597 Leather Program
The Reno Elks Lodge Leather Program has processed and is currently in the process of shipping approxiamately 50 big game hides to Tennessee for tanning in support of the Elks National Veterans Service Commission Hides Program. The hides were donated by Reno big game hunters and were then prepared for shipping by Les Massman & Richard Rhoads. The hides will be shipped by a commercial carrier through arrangements made by Paul Enos, Reno Lodge member and CEO of the Nevada Trucking Association.
There were no hides from other NSEA Lodges in 2020.
The Grand Lodge Veterans Leather Program saw 12 states collect a total of 17,234 hides which allowed for 3,075 veterans receiving wheelchair gloves & 10,620 veterans receiving leather craft kits.
A special heartfelt thank you to those generous Elk members who donated hides to this worthwhile veterans program.
If you need further information, please contact:
Les Massman, 775-786-8628,Hides Chairman,
Richard Rhoads, 775 857-4247,Hides Co-Chairman
Hides can be delivered to the Reno Elks Lodge during business hours for storage and processing.
For further information (775)825-0597