Exalted Leader Marie Ammon and Secretary Linda Renfroe pose outside the Elk's Lodge in Cottage Grove. The Elks supports local communities Cottage Grove and Creswell, all the way to Elkton. Aliya Hall/The Creswell Chronicle
Marie Ammon first became interested in the Elks when she joined their Relay for Life team. She said she loved the community service aspect, and now 11 years later she is the Cottage Grove Elks Exalted Ruler.
The reach of the Elk's Lodge extends beyond Cottage Grove, the organization also helps communities in . . .