Mississippi Elks State Association

National Service / Veterans Service

State Chairman: Sid Ervin
1753 Sherman Avenue
Vicksburg, MS 39180
Home: 601-638-8815

Mississippi Lodges Serving Our Veterans:
Biloxi #606 Biloxi VA Hospital 1st Tuesday of each month
Gulfport #978 Biloxi VA Hospital 1st Monday and 4th Thursday of each month
Canton #458 Kosciusko Veterans Home 3rd Thursday of each month
Hattiesburg #599 Collins Veterans Home 2nd Monday of each month
Ocean Springs #2501 Biloxi VA Hospital 2nd Tuesday of each month
Pascagoula #1120 Biloxi VA Hospital
Vicksburg #95 Jackson VA Hospital 3rd Tuesday of each month

Canton Eddie Johnson, Chairman
Vicksburg Sid Erwin, Chairman
Gulfport Jewel Huch, Chairman, VAVS Representative
Al O'Banion, Deputy VAVS Representative
Ocean Springs Richard Kletecka, Chairman

Gulfport Lodge holds an ice cream social for patients confined to closed hospital wards on the 1st Monday and hosts bingo games on the 4th Thursdayof each Month.

A Concise History of the Elks National Veterans Commission