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State Awards

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

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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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