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To inculcate the principles of Charity, Justice, Brotherly & Sisterly Love and Fidelity; to recognize a belief in God; to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its Members;

to quicken the spirit of American patriotism; to cultivate good fellowship;
to perpetuate itself as a fraternal organization, and to provide for its government,
the Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World
will serve the people and communities through benevolent programs, demonstrating that Elks care and Elks share.
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Ann Arbor Bicentennial 

A200 Legacy Project

For over 100 years, the James L. Crawford Elks Lodge has played a critical role for the African-American community in Ann Arbor. Let’s ensure it thrives for years to come. This fundraising effort is part of the City of Ann Arbor’s bicentennial goal and Legacy Project to invest in and improve accessibility for historically disenfranchised and marginalized populations in Ann Arbor.

Thursday Nights at the Elks

House Music For All

Hosted by DJ Batz & DJ Waylau, Thursday night "House Music For All" continue on into the New Year! Each Thursday our hosts, along with a weekly rotation of guest DJ's, spin the best in House & Dance music from around the world! Click the button below to see the Upcoming Events at the James L. Crawford Elks Lodge!

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Our Annual

Black History Recognition Luncheon

Join James L. Crawford #322 IBPOEW & Daisy Chain Temple #212 for the return of our Annual Black History Recognition Luncheon which will be held on Saturday, February 17th, 2024. This exciting event will be held at Weber's Boutique Hotel on Jackson Avenue in Ann Arbor, MI. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased by clicking the link!


Come and celebrate some history and achievements of our Black community with us. We have Dr.Ebbin Dotson who is an inspiring speaker and also some delicious food from Webers for Lunch This is a great opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals and learn more about the significant contributions made by African Americans throughout history.


Don't miss out on this memorable event! Mark your calendars and be prepared to be inspired. We can't wait to see you there!

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