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A Little Bud donates $12,000 to White Rock Elks

Feb 1, 2024

Giving back is something that many do toward the end of the year, as they reflect on the past year and focus on family, the holiday season, and look to the new year ahead.

For A Little Bud owners Randy Tingskou and wife Kayleigh MacAlpine, giving back to the community is something they like to do closer to the start of the year.

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‘Tis the season for giving: White Rock Elks donate $8,000 to community groups

Dec 21, 2023

The White Rock Elks were busy doing some giving before the holidays.

The organization’s goal is to support youth and community, and its members fundraises throughout the year towards that goal, said White Rock Elks committee head for charity and fundraising Bob O’Keefe.

Feed My City project returns to uptown White Rock

Dec 12, 2023

The Feed My City program in White Rock that offered free lunches to those facing economic hardships during COVID 19 has returned to add more warmth and sustenance for those in need during current hard times.

But it’s back with a significant difference – White Rock Rotary Club, which previously spearheaded the project with help from the City of White Rock, has now joined forces with the White Rock Elks Club to continue it, with meals provided by South Surrey’s Red Rose Restaurant (which previously provided some of the weekly program meals), augmented by soups and other food prepared in the Elks’ kitchen.


White Rock Elks fundraiser for Ukraine a sold-out success

Jun 4, 2023

Another fundraiser, another success.

For the second year in a row, the White Rock Elks held an event to support those affected by the war in Ukraine, and the May 27 dinner and dance fundraiser was sold out before the doors opened.


White Rock Elks award $1,000 scholarships to 3 local students

May 18, 2023

The White Rock Elks awarded three local students with scholarships at a May 12 event.

Continuing their tradition of helping Semiahmoo Peninsula students with ongoing education, the scholarships are “in honour of the club’s two last lifetime members,” Al Pradine and Al Edwards.


White Rock-South Surrey community turned out for Elks’ Support Ukraine event

Jun 7, 2022

By any tabulation, the White Rock Elks’ Support Ukraine fundraiser on May 28 can be counted a great success.

Although the final total raised by all the components of the day-long event at the club’s George Street building was still being tallied last week, co-organizer Cheryl Jorgensen told Peace Arch News that a conservative estimate of the total puts it over $20,000 – or double what event chair Don Alton was originally estimating during planning.

White Rock Elks mark gem of a milestone

Apr 13, 2018

The White Rock Elks will celebrate a milestone this weekend, at a gala marking the club’s diamond anniversary.

“We’re not the oldest,” club historian Tony Crowther said last week, noting the Mission lodge is celebrating 85 years.

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White Rock Elks’ golf tournament raises $1,200

Dec 1, 2015

The Elks last month announced that $1,200 raised at their annual golf tournament – held at Delta’s Sunshine Woods in September – was donated last month to BC Family Hearing Resource Society.