LAKE ELSINORE – After recent elections, Lake Elsinore Wildomar Elks Lodge No. 2591 held its 39th annual Installation of Elk Officers Saturday, April 15. The Elk Officers will serve during the Elk Year, which runs from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018.
The installations started at 3 p.m. with Cliff Wadley, the District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler, serving as Grand Exalted Ruler with Lodge Past Exalted Ruler’s and those of other Lodges serving as Grand Lodge Officers who installed each Officer in turn with the jewels of their office. The new officers are as follows: Jim Bustamante, Exalted Ruler; Vaughn Ryan, Lodge Secretary; Jim Cemore, Lodge Treasurer; Frank Cerda, Jr., Lecturing Knight; Bob Becker III, Loyal Knight; Michael Cain, Leading Knight; Helene Fowler, Chaplain; Russell Hamilton, Sr., Esquire and Trustees: 1-Larry Ryan; 2-Betty Hamilton; 3-Bob Viscardi; 4- Bob Johnson and 5- Marty Romans.
After the installations, a no-host bar and hors d’oeuvres reception was held in the lounge. This gathering was followed by dinner held in the banquet room at 5 p.m. Menu entrees were grilled salmon or filet mignon.
After dinner, the Inaugural Ball was held with music by “Lady Diatribe.”