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National President Malcolm J. McPherson Jr. of the Benevolent Protective Order of ELKS To Visit New Jersey November 8-11.

NEW JERSEY - With the upcoming start of our 150th Anniversary of the Elks organization and over 5 billion dollars nationwide raised or time and resources expended it is befitting that the national president visit the state of New Jersey for it’s annual Fall Conference.

New Jersey under the leadership of Malcolm J. Mc Pherson Jr. has established a first rate Peer Leadership program. This program has had remarkable success in the state and under Malcolm it has become the best program of its’ kind. Shortly Mr. McPherson will be establishing the foundation for this program to become a nation-wide program for all young high school students to participate in.

In addition to talking to the state members Mr. Mc Pherson will be visiting several of the operations that are supported by or through the state organization or funded totally by the NJ Elks.

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Among other notable programs started here in NJ the work done for our veteran’s, homeless veteran’s, special children funding and education, youth activity programs scholarships and community projects the ELKS has become the number one vehicle for providing support to local communities and state wide initiatives.

The following lists the visiting schedule for our ELKS National President, which we would love to have you attend to get a full picture of what the NJ ELKS and Malcolm are doing for the state:

  • Nov. 9 at noon at the NJEDDA in Clifton AT 1481 Main street
  • Nov. 10 at 9:30A.M. at the Somerville Lodge #1608, 375 Union Avenue, Bridgewater, NJ
  • Nov. 10 at 10:30 A.M. at the Somerset ELKS C.P. Center, 375 Union Avenue, Bridgewater, NJ

For information or to set up a visit for publication with Mr. McPherson please contact either Pete Smith @ njsp2014@yahoo.com or by cell 908-656-4011  or Joe Pedone @ joseph.pedone@gmail.com or by cell at 908 963 9686

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