Supreme President and Marshal visit local Emblem Club
April 20, 2017
The Petersburg Emblem Club received a visit from The Supreme Emblem Club of the United States of America Supreme President Marty Lynch and the Supreme Marshal Paulette Thompson last week. It is an honor for Emblem Clubs to receive a visit from the Supreme President, and it only happens every four years.
Lynch is visiting clubs in Alaska and will attend the State Convention, which will be held in Fairbanks. There are 11 clubs in Alaska with a membership of over 800.
The Emblem Club got its start on the East Coast of the United States when a group of Elks ladies began meeting together in 1917...