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Officer AVP Bay District Visit – Greg Carlson – Dinner & Libations

June 3, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Officer AVP Bay District Visit –

Greg Carlson & First Lady Cathy Casey Carlson

No Host Cocktails – 5:30

Chicken Cordon Bleu – Dinner – 6:30 – $15.00 per plate

Greg Carlson was born in Alameda California and raised in Castro Valley, where he attended Elementary and Jr. High School. Growing up, he spent most of his time involved in Scouting, little league, riding horses and being in school plays. When Greg was 13 years old, he got his first job cleaning up in a neighborhood butcher shop. Greg worked there every afternoon while he was going to school. Greg was an active scout with Troop 876 in Hayward, achieving the honor of Eagle Scout in 1973.

Greg spent two years at Chabot College and three years at Cal State Hayward. Most of that time being spent in the Theater Department and on the Debate Team. He worked his way through college as a butcher for P&X Markets. By 1986 Greg was married and had three wonderful children Katie, Jennifer, and Eric. He worked as a Meat Department Manager for Andronico’s Markets during the day and in theaters around the bay area at night.

Greg and Cathy met backstage during the play Bell Book and Candle. One, night Greg said “Hi” They were married in 1995. Together they raised three children and ran the Cabaret Theater in Alameda for twenty years. They have two Grandchildren Ian and Juliana with one more to be announced in November.

Greg and Cathy joined the Alameda Elks Lodge together in 2001. They were the first couple to join the lodge. Upon joining, they were asked to Co-chair the Stage Masters Committee, which produced theatrical productions to raise money for local charities. In 2003 Greg was Alameda’s Elk of the Year. In 2008 he became an Officer and worked his way through the chairs. He won All State Honors in the Ritual Contest as Loyal Knight in 2010. Greg became Exalted Ruler of Alameda Lodge in 2012, and again in the Ritual Contest won All State Honors as Exalted Ruler.

In 2015 Greg was asked to be the Chairman of the Bay District Ritual Contest. He and Cathy have enjoyed chairing the Ritual Contest in the Bay District for the past four years. They enjoy the camaraderie and what the Ritual stands for and the message it delivers.

Greg and Cathy are honored to have the opportunity of representing State President Tim Jaeger and his wife Sandy for the Bay District this year. Greg and Cathy are looking forward to visiting other lodges in the state as well as, working with our Bay District Lodges for Tim and Sandy’s coming visitation in September.

“ELKS STEPPING UP TO A NEW AGE”

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Date:
June 3, 2019
Time:
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Venue

Fremont Elks Lodge #2121
38991 Farwell Drive
Fremont, CA 94536 United States



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