Sunday, August 6, 2017

Luau Fundraiser Highlights

Tonight was the Luau fundraiser in honor of CHEA (California Hawaii Elks Association) First Vice President, Robert Duitsman and First Lady Beth.

The evening started with raffle ticket purchases and delicious appetizers and beverages.

After a tasty Hawaiian dinner made by lodge members Marsha Aguon, Darlene Aguon and "junior member" Vincenzo Russo; the attendees were delighted by the wonderful performances of Kekaiulu Hula Studio and 'Aina Creations Hula and Ukulele Studio

Finally, raffle prizes were distributed and we heard from Robert Duitsman and Alyssa Santos.

Below are picture and video highlights of the event. More will be added.

Preparation for Hula Lessons - check out those sox!!!

Robert Duitsman (far right) addressing the attendees while Gardena Lodge 1919 officers look on.
(l to r: Michele Homer, loyal knight; Adrianne Castaneda, Leading Knight; Javier Reynoso, Esquire; Alyssa Santos, ER)

Alyssa Santos, ER, addressing the attendees

Audience Participation - Hula Style - Thank you to all who got up and showed us how it's done!!!

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Congratulations to Judy Sutton

‪Congratulations to Gardena's own Judy Sutton on the occasion of her Deputy District Grand Exalted Ruler Jeweling Ceremony tonight.‬