Mission Viejo / Saddleback Valley Elks Lodge No. 2444 (“Elks Lodge”) president, Jason Spence (Rancho Santa Margarita), congratulated fourteen (14) new members from nine (9) different communities after being initiated into the Lodge in November 2013. The new members and their cities of residence are:
Aliso Viejo: Alfonso Valenciano.
Coto de Caza: Robert Gallagher.
Dove Canyon: Michael Long and Victoria Long.
Ladera Ranch: Karen Masters.
Laguna Niguel: James Owens.
Lake Forest: William Milano.
Mission Viejo: Darin Chambers, Daniel Dean, Alan Godfrey, Tony Grimmett and Cathleen Stipek.
Rancho Santa Margarita: Tom Blythe.
Trabuco Canyon: David Hoel.
The Mission Viejo / Saddleback Elks Lodge No. 2444, celebrating forty-three (43) years of service to the Saddleback Valley communities, is one of ten lodges in the Orange Coast District of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE) whose headquarters is in Chicago, Illinois. The BPOE is a charitable organization with a 145 year history of giving, “Elks Care, Elks Share.”