Penn Yan Elks 70th anniversary open house

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express
The Penn Yan Elks Club will hold an open house to celebrate their 70th anniversary.

In anticipation and celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of theBenevolent Protective order of the Elk’s Penn Yan Lodge #1722 on July 17, 1947, the lodge will host a free open house Saturday, July 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the lodge at 133 Main Street.

Hors d’oeuvres served from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. followed by some favorite summer foods, including a pig roast by Willy Allison of the Valley Inn, plus hot dogs, hamburgers, and summer salads, served from 1 - 3 p.m.

Games including corn hole and ladder golf will be played from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. A silent auction of desserts will be called at noon, 2 p.m. & 4 p.m., and there will be live music played by The Cool Club Quartet with Marilla Lipker playing from noon - 3 p.m., followed by remarks & recognition of what individuals and groups of Elks have achieved in those 70 years since the Penn Yan Lodge #1722 was founded.