Donaldsonville Elks hosts’ annual celebration

Staff reports

The Donaldsonville Elks lodge hosted its annual Flag Day Celebration and Seafood Supper on June 16, 2012. 

Honored guests included members of the Donaldsonville American Legion Post 98 and Miss Brooke Naquin.

The veterans presented lodge Exalted Ruler, Troy LeBoeuf, with a new American flag for the lodge.  The lodge for the Elks Most Valuable Scholarship program sponsored Miss Naquin, a graduate of Assumption High School. She placed first in Louisiana and competed on the national level where she received a $4,000 scholarship.

Also honored at the occasion was Donaldsonville resident and longtime Elk, John Beck, Sr. The lodge presented him with a plaque for serving the lodge as Chaplain for 37 years.