May 2nd - Congrats to our 2018 winners of the Academic Achievement Awards. Students from New London, Waterford, Niantic, Montville, and East Lyme were among the awardees. Cash awards are supported by the activities we hold at our lodge on a regular basis.
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New London Elks 360 - The Whaling City Lodge

The New London Elks is a social and charitable fraternal organization composed of men and women from the towns of New London, Montville, Waterford, and East Lyme. We are always looking for new members to help us in our mission to aid Veterans and Children in our communities. For membership information, click here.

Our local charitable donations over the past year:

  • April 2022 - Donated almost 140 bike helmets during annual Lids for Kids event on April 23, 2022.
  • 2021-2022 - Donation of space and use of the kitchen for "Whalers Helping Whalers"
  • January 2022 - $2000 donation toward "Whalers Helping Whalers" food bank.
  • December 2021 - $3500 worth of boots for children at Safe Futures - Genesis House, the Waterford Country School, and other local youth service organizations.
  • November 2021 - $1200 donation to the New London Wildcats Special Olympics Volleyball Team
  • November 2021 - $700 donation to New London Babe Ruth baseball program
  • November 2021 - $600 donation to New Long Youth Affairs
  • May 2021 - Over $2500 in bicycle helmets and bicycles donated through the Lids for Kids Program on May 31, 2021
  • 2021$5000 in donation of lodge facilities for use by community organizations

Our Trunk or Treat Night was featured in The Day! Take a look!

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The Elks are a national fraternal organization with two combined missions: charity and fraternity. Membership is open to men and women who are citizens of the United States. We are always looking for new members who are interested in making the communities that we serve a nice place to live. For a tour of the lodge and more information about us, send an email to and we would be happy to show you around.

The New London Elks serves New London, Waterford, Montville, East Lyme, and part of Salem.