Fraternal Organizations

The Community Organizations database provides information about Monroe County nonprofits and groups.



Donald E. Owens Memorial Lodge 88, Fraternal Order of Police

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Website http://www.fop88.org
Contact Jason Shaevitz (Webmaster)
Email webmaster [at] fop88 [dot] org
Address PO Box 1561
2450 N. Curry Pike
Bloomington, IN
Description

The Donald E Owens Memorial Lodge 88 membership consists of members representing 12 local law enforcement agencies in Monroe, Brown, Greene and Martin counties. Our primary position is to represent law enforcement in matters of wages and salaries, rights, benefits, work hours, and safety. The lodge is also active with improving the community by making charitable donations to fellow officers in need, youth sport and education programs, disaster/tragedy assistance, and the Special Olympics.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
Subjects
Updated October 16, 2014

Veterans of Foreign Wars

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Website http://www.vfw.org/
Contact Bill Pate (Commander)
Phone 812-332-4684
Description

Bloomington area Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Subjects
Updated October 02, 2014

American Legion, Burton Woolery Post 18

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Website http://www.legion18.org
Phone 812-334-0500
Email amleg18 [at] comcast [dot] net
Description

The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation's largest veterans service organization, committed to mentoring and sponsorship of youth programs in communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting a strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Knights of Columbus - Council 1096

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Website http://kofcbloomingtonin.org/
Contact Gary Broxton (Grand Knight)
Phone 812-340-7571
Email bandh [at] bluemarble [dot] net
Description

Thanks to the efforts of Father Michael J. McGivney, assistant pastor of St. Mary's Church in New Haven and some of his parishioners, the Connecticut state legislature on March 29, 1882, officially chartered the Knights of Columbus as a fraternal benefit society. The Order is still true to its founding principles of charity, unity and fraternity.

Phone (812) 824-4889
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Updated October 16, 2014

Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1081

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Website http://lodge1081.moosepages.org/
Contact Kevin Russ (Governor)
Phone (812) 336-5281
Email LODGE1081 [at] MOOSEUNITS [dot] ORG
Address Moose Lodge
1580 W. Bloomfield Rd.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

The Moose Community Service program of today and for the next century challenges people to become volunteers through membership in the Moose.

Phone (812) 333-1213
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Updated October 16, 2014

The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Bloomington Lodge 446

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Website http://www.elks.org/lodges/home.cfm?lodgenumber=446
Contact Steven Wallace (Exalted Ruler)
Phone (812) 336-6387
Email wallace0801 [at] gmail [dot] com
Description

The mission is 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.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Eagles Lodge #1085

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Website http://foe.com
Phone (812) 339-9946
Description

The Fraternal Order of Eagles, an international non-profit organization, unites fraternally in the spirit of liberty, truth, justice, and equality, to make human life more desirable by lessening its ills, and by promoting peace, prosperity, gladness and hope.

Phone Fax: (812) 331-7060
Incorporation Status Incorporated
Subjects
Updated October 16, 2014

Order of the Eastern Star, Ellettsville Chapter 454

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Website http://www.ellettsvillemasons.org/page11.html
Contact Barbara Dutton (Secretary)
Email bjdutton [at] bluemarble [dot] net
Address Elletsville Masonic Lodge #245
201 North Sales Street
Ellettsville, IN 47429
Description

Eastern Star is a social order comprised of both men and women with spiritual values, promoting charity, education, science and fraternal ties.

Additional Contact Betty Davis (Worthy Matron)
Email betdavis [at] indiana [dot] edu
Subjects
Updated October 28, 2013

Pershing Rifles

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Contact CPT Bruce Baltis (Faculty Advisor)
Phone (812) 855-ROTC
Email bbaltis [at] indiana [dot] edu
Description

Pershing Rifles is a nationwide military fraternity open to all branches of service and civilians.

Subjects
Updated January 04, 2013

Women of the Moose

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Website http://lodge1081.moosepages.org/
Contact Richard Gadlage (Area Contact)
Phone (812) 333-1213
Email rgadlage [at] mooseintl [dot] org
Address 1580 W Bloomfield Rd
Bloomington, IN
Description

Along with other units of Moose International, the Women of the Moose supports the operation of Mooseheart Child City & School , a 1,000-acre community for children and teens in need, located 40 miles west of Chicago; and Moosehaven, a 70-acre retirement community for members, located near Jacksonville, Florida. Additionally, Women of the Moose Chapters conduct more than $20 million worth of community service (counting monetary donations and volunteer hours worked) annually.

Phone (812) 336-5281
Email CHAPTER839 [at] MOOSEUNITS [dot] ORG
Subjects
Updated October 03, 2014
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