Elks Lodge Gets Facelift

DERBY, VT - The Elks Lodge in Derby has a new, fresh, and updated look. Lodge members, and volunteers worked over the last several months to renovate the venue. Saturday afternoon, interested individuals were invited in for a reception to see the space. Frances Dewing, the lodge secretary and purchasing and booking agent, said that the most popular visitors were brides to be.Many use the venue for celebrations and events including weddings, reunions, and gatherings. Bookings are up more than they have been for a number of years. There are already 20 bookings for the summer months, Dewing said.More work needs to be done at the lodge, but Dewing said she wanted to invite guests in to see the improvements.