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State Awards

Awards presented at the GEA Fall Meeting in Albany 

                             October 21 & 22, 2023                             

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Activity Contest winners L-R: Cartersville Lodge, Douglas Lodge, Lake Oconee Lodge, Cyndi Russell, Chair, and Toccoa Lodge 

Aidmore NW Highest overall donations Dalton Lodge L to R:  Dr. Vickey Hale, CEO Aidmore, Junior Roberson, GEA Pres. and Dalton lodge, Stanley Santee, PSP and Piker Penn

Aidmore NW Highest Per Capita. Dalton Lodge, Dr. Hale, Dalton ER David Gibson, Stanley Santee, PSP and Piker Penn

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Aidmore, Lake Oconee Lodge,  NE highest overall donations and highest overall donations for the state L-R:  Dr. Hale, Beth Colie, Lake Oconee Lodge, Stanley Santee, PSP and Piker Penn

Aidmore, Gainesville Lodge NE highest per capita, L-R:  Dr. Hale, Stacey Simmons, Toccoa ER, (accepting for Gainesville) Stanley Santee, PSP and Piker Penn

Aidmore, Savannah Lodge, 3 awards, south highest per capita, south highest overall donations and highest per capita statewide L-R:  Dr. Hale, Savannah ER Elliot Palefsky, Savannah Aux. Pres, Stanley Santee, PSP and Piker Penn

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Aidmore, Union City Lodge, NW highest per capita L-R:  Dr. Hale, GEA Pres. Junior Roberson (accepting for Union City), Stanley Santee, PSP and Piker Penn

Steve Petrie, left accepting the Officer of the Year award from Special Deputy, Grand Tiler, Bruce Hayden

Steve Petrie, left accepting the Grand Lodge membership award from Special Deputy, Grand Tiler, Bruce Hayden

Lynda Lewis accepted the 5 star Ga Elks News and Ga Website awards from PGER and state sponsor Mike Smith

Citation of Merit Award to Atlanta-Northlake Lodge, ER Terry Lentz and Piker Penn

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Lynn Dee McDonald, ER, Calhoun Lodge accepts Citation of Merit from Piker Penn

Bruce Covey, ER, Cartersville Lodge accepts Citation of Merit from Piker Penn

David Gibson, ER, Dalton Lodge accepts Citation of Merit from Piker Penn

Marietta Lodge member accepts a Citation of Merit from Piker Penn

Marilyn Roland, Calhoun Lodge, accepted a President's Appreciation award from Special Deputy, Grand Tiler, Bruce Hayden

Awards presented at the GEA Annual Convention on Jekyll Island June 8-10, 2023

              Awards presented at the GEA Spring Meeting                    Macon, Georgia March 3-4, 2023 

                

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Right, VA Coordinator of the Year, Brenda Sailors and Left, State Chair Maureen Manning

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Center, Past State President's award Dan Tatum, Pres. Elect with L, Tim Whalen, PSP and R, Steven Spradley, PSp

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Left, Elk of the Year, Tim Whalen, PSP and GEA Pres. Nita Knighton

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Left, ER of the Year, Stacey Simmons and GEA Pres. Nita Knighton

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Left, Mary Zachary, ER of Lake Oconee accepts the Lodge of the Year award from GEA Pres. Nita Knighton

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Left, Pres. Appreciation Award to Bruce Hayden, PSP by GEA Pres. Nita Knighton

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Left, Pres. Appreciation Award to Brian Russell, DDGER by GEA Pres. Nita Knighton

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Right,  Pres. Appreciation Award to Bethany Jackson by GEA Pres. Nita Knighton

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Left, Pres. Appreciation Award to Lynda Lewis by GEA Pres. Nita Knighton

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Left, Pres. Appreciation Award to Dan Tatum, DDGER, incoming Pres. Elect by GEA Pres. Nita Knighton

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Right, Pres. Appreciation Award to Junior Roberson, incoming President by GEA Pres. Nita Knighton

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Left, Pres. Appreciation Award to Larry Pope, DDGER by GEA Pres. Nita Knighton

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Left, Pres. Appreciation Award to Jeff Tatum by GEA Pres. Nita Knighton

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Left, Pres. Appreciation Award to Katie Altman by GEA Pres. Nita Knighton

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Left, Bruce Davis, Ritual Chair, announced that incoming President Junior Roberson won the 11 O'Clock Toast and Tribute to the Flag contests

Cyndi Russell, Activities Chair, far right, presented the Newsletter Awards to Lodges Lake Oconee, Toccoa, Valdosta, Covington, Brunswick and Marietta 

Cyndi Russell, Drug Awareness Chair, right, presented Covington Lodge's Sande Jackson with the Drug Awareness Award

Awards presented at the GEA Fall Meeting  

                             October 21 & 22, 2022                             

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Recognition awards for the Atlanta Convention, pictured L to R back row:  Junior Roberson, Pres.-Elect, Bruce Hayden, PSP, Special Deputy, Tim Whalen, PSP, Sec./Treas., Larry Pope, DD South, Brian Russell, DD NE, Steve Petrie, Membership Chair, Bob Colie, PSP and Tobin Sexton   L to R front row:  Bethany Jackson, VPNW, Dan Tatum, DDNW, Nita Knighton, GEA President and Bill Lewis, PSP (not pictured Beth Colie)

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Maureen Manning, Veterans Chair, presented Vance Rhodes, PSP with the Veterans Award

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President Nita Knighton presented Bob Colie, PSP with a Grand Lodge Membership Award for 2021-2022

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Left, Lynda Lewis, Ga Elks News Editor accepted on behalf of the GEA the GL 5 star awards for website and Ga Elks News from President Nita Knighton

GEA Lodge Activities Contest winners L to R:  Division 2 NW District, 1st place, LaFayette Lodge 2018, Division 4 NE District, 1st place, Toccoa Lodge 1820, Division 5 NE District, 1st place, Lake Oconee Lodge 2849, Division 2 NE, 1st place, Covington Lodge 1806, Activities Chair Cyndi Russell and Division 2 South District, 1st place, Albany Lodge 713

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President Nita Knighton presented Stanley Santee, PSP, Aidmore Pres. with an Aidmore 5 Star Award

Dalton Lodge & Auxiliary was presented an Aidmore Award for Statewide highest overall Donations.  Pictured L to R:  Laura Nichols with Aidmore, Stanley Santee, PSP, Peggy Rhodes, PSP Aux., Sarah Hendricks, PSP Aux., Junior Roberson, Pres.-Elect and Piker Penn

Lake Oconee Lodge & Auxiliary was presented with NE highest overall donations.  Pictured L-R:  Laura Nichols with Aidmore, Stanley Santee, PSP, Sarah Hendricks, PSP Aux., Bill Lewis, PSP and Piker Penn

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Savannah Lodge & Auxiliary was presented with the Southern District highest overall donations.  Pictured L to R:  Stanley Santee, PSP, Laura Nichols, with Aidmore, Cherie Becker, Sarah Hendricks, PSP Aux., Al Deutsch and Piker Penn

Savannah Lodge & Auxiliary was presented with the Southern District highest per capita donations.  Pictured L to R:   Laura Nichols, with Aidmore, Stanley Santee, PSP,  Cherie Becker, Sarah Hendricks, PSP Aux., Savannah Aux. Member,  Al Deutsch and Piker Penn

Awards presented at the GEA Annual Meeting on

 Jekyll Island June 9-11, 2022

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Vance Rhodes, PSP accepted the GEA Elk of the Year Award from President Bob Colie

Bill Lewis, PSP and Harry Gorge from the Eatonton Lodge pose with Renee Black, Secretary of the Eatonton Lodge who won the GEA Secretary of the Year Award

Lake Oconee ER Scott Pitocchelli, accepted the GEA Lodge of the Year Award from President Bob Colie

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Ned Thompson accepted the Past State Presidents Award from Mike Bailey, PSP

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Wally Binns accepted the GEA ER of the Year Award from President Bob Colie

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Sarah Hendricks, Ladies Auxiliary President presented Abe and Teresia Wilkinson with a gift for Abe's over 29 years of service to the Youth of Georgia.  On hand were Deborah Johnson, Ladies Auxiliary President Elect and many of the Past State Presidents of the Ladies Auxiliary

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To the left and below are recipients of the President's Appreciation Awards presented by President Bob Colie

 President Bob Colie and Nita Knighton

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 President Bob Colie and Brenda Sailors

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 President Bob Colie and Marilyn Roland

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Bob Colie, PSP accepted a GEA Appreciation Award for his year as the GEA President from wife Beth Colie

 Bill Becker and President Bob Colie

 Greg Shelby and President Bob Colie

 Brian Russell and President Bob Colie

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