Mission Viejo / Saddleback Valley Elks Lodge No. 2444 (“Elks Lodge”) hosted a Silent Auction and Costume Party charity event raising over $6,000 for the Orange County Foundation for Oncology Children and Families (“OCF-OCF”). One hundred (100) guests bid on 60 silent auction items and competed for 50 raffle prizes. Representing the OCF-OCF at the event were Cheri and Neil Barbour. Event organizer and Elks Lodge member Stephanie Bongartz thanked Outback Steakhouse and Oggi’s for the food and appetizer donations. She also congratulated the Elks Lodge and OCF-OCF volunteers that helped make this charity event possible.
The Mission Viejo / Saddleback Elks Lodge No. 2444, celebrating forty-three (43) years of service to the Saddleback Valley communities, is one of ten lodges in the Orange Coast District of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE) whose headquarters is in Chicago, Illinois. The BPOE is a charitable organization with a 145 year history of giving, “Elks Care, Elks Share.”