Welcome to the Franklin Lodge of Elks, #2136 of The Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the United States of America. The Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks (BPOE) was founded on the cardinal principles of charity, justice, brotherly love and fidelity. Since its inception in the late 1800's, the BPOE has grown into one of the most respected organizations in the United States, and since July 1959, the Franklin Lodge and its members have been proud to represent this organization. We are just one of over 2,200 lodges throughout the U.S., with over 1.4 million members nationally.
We encourage you to visit the pages of this web site to learn how Franklin Lodge #2136 and The Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks are helping to support patriotism, encourage giving within our communities, support and understanding of our service men and women, and how we hope to foster these qualities in our young people.
Some of the many benevolent activities support by our lodge are:
College Scholarships (Next to the Federal Government Elkdom is the largest giver of scholarships.
Local/State/National Hoop Shoot Contest
Local/State/National l Soccer Shoot Contest
Contributions, support and work with Military Veterans
Flag Day Recognition
Local Lodge Activities:
Annual Bike Run to Support Our Troops, Our Veterans and Their Families
Sports Teams Golf League, Table Shuffleboard League Support of Many Charitable Benefit tournaments
Bingo - Wednesday Nights
Super Bowl Sunday Party/Raffle
Red Sox Opening Day Party/Raffle
Fantasy Football/NASCAR league
New Years Dinner/Dance
St. Patrick’s Day Dinner/Dance
Cards – Poker, Pitch & Cribbage
Weekend Entertainment in the Lounge
Mother's Day Breakfast
Special occasion parties
Jr. Elks Program
Full service Lunch and Dinners
What does it take to become a member of the amazing organization? You must be sponsored by a member in good-standing; you must be a citizen of the United States, express your belief in God and be willing to salute the flag of the United States of America.