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Elks Lodge helps contribute to successful opening of VA clinic

Pahrump Elks Lodge 2796 provided food for those veterans visiting the VA Pahrump Community Based Outpatient Clinic on its grand opening Nov. 10. The lodge made 250 hamburgers and 120 hot dogs at the clinic’s grand opening of the new clinic at 220 S. Lola Lane. Chuck Coleman, veterans chairman for the Pahrump lodge, and John Loetterle, exalted ruler, oversee the cooking.

Holding the banner, from left, is Chuck Coleman, Pahrump Elks Lodge veterans chairman; Kate Kubernach, Nevada State Elks Association veterans chair; Peggy Kearns, VA medical central director, and John Loetterle, exalted ruler of Pahrump Elks Lodge.

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