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Carteret 2235 | Colonia 2282| East Brunswick 2370 | Edison 2487 | Metuchen 1914

New Brunswick 324 | Piscataway 2414 | South Amboy 784

South Plainfield 2298 | Watchung Hills 885| Woodbridge 2116

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District Leaders

Francis J. Decibus PSDGER

Stephen J.Terrible PSP Peter D. Smith PSP

District Dignitaries

Carol Bonura VP

Betty Bellanca DDGER

 Patrick McDonnell CDST

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About our Site

We would like to welcome you to the Central District web site, the most read website in the State. Here you will find information on what's going on in the District. From District meetings, Lodge meetings which are on the links above, to when the next Lodge event is. If there is a Lodge event you would like to post on the calendar, just click on "District Author". Or if your e-mail is not setup to do that, no problem; here is my e-mail address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Note: make sure you put your event in subject field of your e-mail so I know its for the website.

Thanks for visiting our website.

Central District Author Scott Dunham PER

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Vice President message for April 2019

     As we start the season of Spring, the district has many events to get you out of the house and into the nice weather.  Starting off with the Central District Army of Hope Fundraiser.  This fundraiser will be held at the Fox & Hound Restaurant located at the Menlo Park Mall in Edison, on April 9, 2019.  Central District AOH Chair PER Sandy Helly and her committee has been working hard on this fundraiser.  Please come out and support our Veterans as last year’s fundraiser was a great success and a lot of fun.  Please contact your Lodge AOH Chair for tickets.

     Next up, is the Central District “Walk Out On Drugs” on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at the Lake Pappianni Park in Edison, at 12 PM.  This NJSEA is dedicated to our youth and drug awareness is the key to successful futures.  Central District PVP Dennis Kopik and his committee are once again organizing this event for our district.  Every year the Central District has a great attendance so, please bring your family and friends in support of this event.

     On Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the New Egypt Lodge #2457 our State President Ron Mangone’s Testimonial Dinner will be held at 6 PM.  The cost is $50.00 per person and formal attire is requested. There will be a dinner, dancing and refreshments.  If, interested in attending, please contact me as soon as possible.  Deadline is April 14, 2019.  Email me at

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or you may call me at 732-991-8979.   Let’s show SP Ron our support and thanks for all his hard work this past year.

     On March 3rd,  one vote was cast for Central District Vice-President for the 2019-2020 year.

Congratulations to Vice-President Elect Dan Dezaio from the Metuchen Lodge #1914.  VP Elect

Dan served this past year as the Central District Youth Activities Chairman.  On behalf of the Central District, I wish VP Elect Dan the best in the upcoming year.

     Also, I want to congratulate all the incoming Exalted Rulers for the fraternal year 2019-2020 in continuing the BPOE Traditions at their lodges.

Fraternally,

VP Carol Bonura 

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Message from the District Deputy GER – April 2019

Another fraternal year, as they say, is in the books.  The Exalted Rulers have done a wonderful job leading their respective Lodges. You all lead by example and I’m sure your successors will have a smooth transition.  Your dedication to your Lodges and the Central District is what makes this District one of the premier Districts in the state. I want to take this time to offer congratulations and best wishes to the new Officers of each Lodge for the fraternal year 2019-2020.

I am proud of our District.  Collectively the Lodges received 42 ENF Grants totaling $83,500 and two of our Lodges were fortunate to receive the “Focus Grant” through the Veterans totaling $9000.  Great job all!  I have seen all the good works the Lodges have done with their Grant money working all the Grand Lodge Programs.  Congratulations to all and on behalf of our Grand Exalted Ruler, Michael T Luhr, thank you for doing what Elks do best.

Membership has been a hot topic once again this year.  In our District we made some strides but as of 03-24-19 there were still 18 people awaiting initiation into our order.  Our District Wide Initiation held at the Carteret Lodge and performed by the State Ritual winning team from Piscataway Lodge #2414 was well received.  Seven (7) new members were brought in that night.  A friendly reminder,  we will be holding a fundraiser for the winning Ritual Team at the Carteret Elks on Friday May 3, 2019.  For tickets please see Rita Massimi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Fraternally,

Betty Bellanca, DDGER

Central District

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