August Birthdays At The Santa Ana Elks

Nothing Else Counts In This World!   

Time To Celebrate Three Birthdays: Brenda, Bob, and Leon

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Al checks in with Donna  while Bob reads his birthday cards

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014 Marcia, Leon and Iris

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Bob oversees the pouring of the wine

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"I did it!"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"...and she did it well!"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"Hold on... Am I seeing double?"
Some of Bob's friends think alike!

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
We will help you remember

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"... and they are from different people!"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"Why didn't I get two of the same card?"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"Marcia.... Would you help me with the big words??"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"What does this mean?"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"Like my hat?"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"I am 21 again today!"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"I know the truth but I am not saying!"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"I am saving my cake for later on!"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Our table was full

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
OLD is a three letter word!

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Paul wanted to join in the celebrations

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Marcia has her own "Birthday Boy"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Marianne explains in fine detail!

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Lee is taking it all in!

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Sandy enjoys the banter

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Heidi and Wes joined us this evening

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Iris and Will.... Not on the dance floor?

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
The cake arrives  and we have the grand opening

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Someone go behind Bob and yell "Boo"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
It plays music

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Marianne and Craig

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
The firebugs are busy preparing the candles!

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014 Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"Didn't know candles came in child-proof packaging!"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"I can do it...!"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"Do you need assistance Donna?"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
All ready to be lit

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"Hope these work... They are from 1970!"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
The cake recipients are getting restless

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"Light the candles already.... We are dieing of cake depravation"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Ready

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Set

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Donna.... You are supposed to cut the cake.... Not the husband!

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"You must put of the official birthday hat before you have cake!"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Leon looks magnificent

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Bob blows in Leon's ear so that it makes that funny hollow sound

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Hat adjustment time

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Perfect.... Now we tell the band before Leon gets any cake!

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
The Footnotes break away from the normal dance music to play Happy Birthday

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
The stars of the evening

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
...and their proud partners

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"Hurry... Leon is beginning to shake!"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
This is going to take a while...
Does anyone else have fire??

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Leon has everyone lighting candles

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
It's a wonder someone didn't get burnt with all the activity around the cake

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Last one

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Suddenly is gets warmer in the lodge

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
A warm glow fills the room

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Gale force winds suddenly encircled the cake

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014 Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Sam came running with a fire extinguisher

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
He captured the moment

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Retreat behind the cards until Leon is served

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
A smooch for the birthday boy

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
A "Bob's Eye" view

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Love the cards! Wait until Vicky finds out!

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
The photographers sneak in a dance

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
"I had my own cake... And I am taking some home!"

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Al and Margie brightened up the evening

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Taking it all in

Celebrating Brenda, Bob, and Leon's birthday August 2014
Applause to our birthday people....