Hickory Lodge #1654 Past Exalted Ruler Association

Every Past Exalted Ruler of this Lodge, and every Past Exalted Ruler of any other Elks Lodge who is now a member, or shall hereafter become a member, of this Lodge, automatically becomes a member of this Association, and shall continue as a member as long as they shall be in good standing.

The purpose of this Association, organized under authority of the Grand Lodge, shall be to stand ready at all times to give counsel, advice and aid to this Lodge and its Officers; to maintain the high standards of the Lodge and to nourish the spirit of good fellowship among the Officers and Members.
It is upon this high plane of duty that every Past Exalted Ruler is called into the service of their Lodge.

In addition to fostering the spirit of good fellowship between the members of the Lodge, and to render experienced counsel and assistance to the Lodge the Past Exalted Rulers Association of Hickory Lodge No. 1654 will endeavor to provide annual scholarships to children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of members in good standing of Hickory Lodge No. 1654.

The objective is to give a minimum of two (2) $1,000.00 scholarships annually (contingent on available funds) to graduating High School Seniors entering a school of higher education. (This will include a four-year college or university, community college, junior college or trade school.)