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The 2017 officers for the Gallipolis Elks 107 were installed by members of the Gallipolis Past Exalted Rulers Association on April 1. The new officers are, first row from left: Treasurer Nelson Dray, Leading Knight Bob Marchi, Exalted Ruler Walt Brown, Trustee Ron Jackson, and Trustee Steve McGhee. Second row, from left: Secretary Fred Bryant, Tiler Ben Bowman, Loyal Knight Bob McClaskey, Inner Guard Dan Bowman, Lecturing Knight Jason Northrup, Esquire Drew Rose and Chaplin John Story. Not pictured is Trustee Scott Allison.
Outgoing Exalted Ruler Rick Borton recognized several people for their outstanding achievements to the Lodge during this past year. Pictured are, left to right: Exalted Ruler Rick Borton; Mike Canaday, Outranking Service Commendation for his work with the Elks youth football league; Richard Rumley, Elk of the Year; Sandra Mayes, Citizen of the Year for organizing GAHS students to work with her and the Lodge to support the area Veterans during Christmas; Jeannie Wilson, a special presentation to honor her past husband and Elk Brother, Randy Wilson; and incoming Exalted Ruler Walt Brown. Not pictured is “Buddy” Moore who received the Outranking Service Commendation for his work with the Elks youth football league.