Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks
Lodge No. 1279
2025 Hwy. 45 Bypass South
Trenton, Tennessee 38382
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America is one of the oldest and largest fraternal organizations in the country. Order of Elks has grown to include nearly 1.2 million men and women in 2,200 countries. Originally founded in 1868, the mission of the Fraternal Order is “To inculcate the principles of Charity, Justice, Brotherly Love and Fidelity; to recognize a belief in God; to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its Members; to quicken the spirit of American patriotism; to cultivate good fellowship; to perpetuate itself as a fraternal organization, and to provide for its government, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America will serve the people and communities through benevolent programs, demonstrating that Elks Care and Elks Share.