The Roswell Elks Lodge’s sixth annual Elks for Vets Charity Golf Tournament raised $37,500 on Saturday. The annual tournament was held at the New Mexico Military Institute golf course. Money raised goes toward providing transportation for area veterans to and from VA Hospitals. (Courtesy Photo)
The sixth annual Elks for Vets Charity Golf Tournament raised $37,500 when the popular event returned to the New Mexico Military Institute golf course on Saturday.
Sponsored by the Roswell Elks Lodge No. 969, the charity event raises money each year for the Southeastern New Mexico Veterans Transportation Network, a non-profit organization that provides free rides for area veterans to and from veterans hospitals.
The SENM Veterans Transportation Network drives local veterans to VA medical facilities from Roswell, Artesia, Carlsbad and the surrounding communities. Login to read more