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New Albany Elks Lodge 270 is located in the heart of Downtown New Albany, Indiana at 426 Pearl Street. 

Elks Lodges bring so much more to their communities than just a building, golf course or pool. They are places where neighbors come together, families share meals, and children grow up.

Elks invest in their communities through programs that help children grow up healthy and drug-free, by undertaking projects that address unmet need, and by honoring the service and sacrifice of our veterans.

New Albany Elks recently celebrated their 125th Anniversary

New Albany Elks Lodge Founded in 1893

The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks has a long and proud tradition in New Albany. Our lodge was chartered in 1893 and moved to our present location in 1902. The order itself was formed in 1868.

Our lodge is one of thousands across the United States. We gather to serve our community, support our state and national organizations and make a positive difference, both in our lives and the lives of others. The BPOE is lead by the four cardinal virtues of CHARITY, JUSTICE, BROTHERLY LOVE and FIDELITY. To be an Elk, one must be an American citizen, be at least 21 years old and believe in God.

What We Do


Elks Lodge 270 is proud of its members.  Last year we raised over $80,000 for local charities.  

Helping Those in Need

Elks Lodge 270 helps those in need. We’ve extended our assistance in monetary gifts, time given by our members as well as fundraising efforts to many local charities who help those who are less fortunate.


We are deeply involved in our community and making it a better place for all who live here.  We support Develop New Albany, our Police Department, Parks and Recreation department, ROTC, Little League and others each year.  

Have Fun

Our members enjoy the good company of other members – no matter if we are at work or play within the lodge.  

Golf, holiday parties, Friday night dinners, bingo are just a few of the items on the “fun-to-do list.”   See the full Calendar of Events for more details. 

Causes we support

Supporting Our Community

St. Paul's Shepherd's Kitchen
Thanks to all who came out the first week of April during our Make One Meal Matter to enjoy a meal at the Elks Lodge.[...]
New Albany Tribune:  By TARA SCHMELZ newsroom@newsandtribune.com Dec 13, 2015 NEW ALBANY — Annette Wiseman lined up with eight of her nine kids to get[...]
Ed Snelling, ER of Elks Lodge  #270, presents a check for $1200 to Dave Hall, Director of the New Albany Animal Shelter.
New Albany Elks present a check to the New Albany Police Department. The funds will go to support the department’s Drug Awareness program in the local[...]

Did You Know?

We are open to the public for lunch weekdays from 11 am to 2 pm.  See What’s On The Menu 

Friday Night Dinners are open to the public – Each Friday, a delicious entree is featured.  Join us from 6 pm to 9 pm each week.  Every Friday we have a Featured Entree. 

We also have a fabulous catering department for both members and the public.  Contact us to learn more. 

Upcoming Meetings and Events


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Happenings Around The Lodge

Elks Lodge 270 is an active and thriving lodge. 

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Clothe-a-Child Golf Scramble a huge success! ... See MoreSee Less

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Lodge 2nd annual 8 Ball pool championship! Sixteen members competed in a double elimination tournament. The finalists: L to R: Caleb Mercer, Glenn Hancock, Mike Dudley. Congrats to Glenn Hancock the Lodge champion! Over $600 raised for Claire’s Closet a local charity! ... See MoreSee Less

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Join our community to make a difference.

The Indiana Elks Association, Inc. is comprised of approximately 18,410 dedicated Elks and their families belonging to 60 Lodges within the six districts that make up our great State.  Be a part and help your community be a better place. 
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Mission Statement

To inculcate the principles of Charity, Justice, Brotherly 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 Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America will serve the people and communities through benevolent programs, demonstrating that Elks Care and Elks Share.