Patrick Hickox (Kim)
Las Cruces, NM 88012

Vice Chairman:
Terri Hoisington (Leroy)
Grants, NM 87020

1 Yr: NW District
Linda Rogers (Steven)
Rio Rancho, NM 87124

2 Yr: NE District
Raymond Parker (Gigi)
Tucumcari, NM 88401

3 Yr: SE: District
John Roark (Kay)
Lake Arthur, NM 88253

4 Yr: SW District
Dave Johnson
Deming, NM. 88030

New Mexico Elks Association

Cerebral Palsy - Major Project

The Cerebral Palsy Commission, in conjunction with the State President, has implemented a new program emphasizing “grass roots” participation from the state’s Local Lodges.
CP Child
PGER Michael Smith with CP Child at 2011 State Convention in Albuquerque
Funds will be made available for equipment and modifications to equipment and facilities for those with Cerebral Palsy. This could be the purchase of a wheelchair or walker, modifications to equipment (such as wheelchair lights), or modifications to facilities (special needs bath remodels, etc.). The Commission feels we can better utilize the funds raised by offering this kind of assistance, instead of running our own “In-House” program, which has become very expensive and has produced limited tangible results. The Commission is still looking into the future of the “walkables”, but these devices will no longer be the main component of the program.
Checks will only be made out to equipment vendors and suppliers, contractors or local Lodges. This will give us a check that the money is actual spent for the intended purpose.
Disbursement of funds will be from a statewide pool, with no quota per district. That way we can help the area with the greatest need. The Commission will, as much as possible, be equitable in the distribution of funds.
Click Here for applications. These applications should be downloaded by or given to any individual or family in need. Once filled out, that application is then mailed or dropped off at the local Elks Lodge. The application is then approved locally by the Exalted Ruler, Secretary or Local C.P. Chairman, and forwarded to the State C.P. Chairman. From there the application will be distributed to the full C.P. Commission for consideration and approval. Once a majority has approved the request, a voucher will be sent to the State Treasurer, and a check will be cut. The amount of money available each year will be based on the budget approved at the Spring Convention, and may vary year-to-year based on the success of our fundraising efforts. This year, we should have at least $60,000.

Patrick Hickox
NMEA CP Chairman

NMEA Helps Rio Rancho Family!
Rio Rancho Elks Lodge #2500's Exalted Ruler Ed Olona, New Mexico Elks Association President Rohnnie Tupin, and Lodge Cerebral Palsy Chairman Steven Rogers presented the keys of a 2009 Chrysler Town and Country van to the Jaime Montoya family of Rio Rancho. Their daughter, Valarie, has Cerebral Palsy. This family had no working vehicle and was unable to get Valarie to her Doctor’s appointments. Working with the State NMEA Cerebral Palsy Board, we were able to supply this needy family with a new vehicle. This is another example of how your contributions to our charities helps the community. (06/13)

Pat Weeks, wife of President Lyle Weeks, draws the four $5000 winners. Also Pictured, State Chairman Patrick Hickox, Vice-Chair Terri Hoisington, and SE District Chair John Roark.
The following people were winners at the CP drawing on 9/27/14.
$5,000Thomas M. Mattioli- Roswell Lodge #969
$5,000Los Alamos Elks #2083
$5,000G Lind- Los Alamos Lodge #2083
$5,000Brad Moon- Artesia Lodge #1558

Watch what we do for the Kids on this Youtube Video!

Lodge Per Capita as of 03/16/2015 (per capita Goal: $10.00)
Lodge Name/## MembersTotalPer CapitaRank
El Paso #0187148 0.000.00 23
Las Vegas #0408298 3020.0010.13 11
Silver City #0413238 3085.0012.96 4
Santa Fe #0460408 4604.4011.29 6
Albuquerque #0461289 2075.007.18 14
Raton #0865216 3132.0014.50 3
Roswell #0969737 1714.002.33 19
Las Cruces #1119403 4491.1711.14 7
Tucumcari #1172419 4508.5210.76 9
Clovis Portales #1244351 3200.009.12 13
Gallup #1440397 4642.0011.69 5
Carlsbad #15582286 5170.002.26 20
Artesia #1717220 10820.0049.18 1
Farmington #1747979 5754.005.88 16
Lordsburg #1813108 1783.2516.51 2
Alamogordo #1897600 3389.005.65 17
Grants Milan #2053248 783.503.16 18
Los Alamos #2083221 2210.0010.00 12
Ruidoso #2086129 1319.0510.23 10
Belen #2499107 0.000.00 22
Rio Rancho #2500235 1549.256.59 15
Deming #2750282 3049.0010.81 8
Clayton #286597 70.000.72 21

Designed by Dave Johnson/ Revised 3:48 PM 12/4/2008