Ryan Lohman, director of development for the Pocono Mountains United Way, was presented with a check in the amount of $2,000 from East Stroudsburg Elks Lodge. The donation was funded by the Elks National Foundation Spot Light Grant and will be used to assist COVID 19 relief through the Community Cares Certificates.


Four local restaurants will receive $500 each and present four nonprofit organizations gift certificates in the amount of $25 each for their clients. Brodhead Brew Coffee Hours, Cooks Corner, Kitch-en and Willow Tree will be working with Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Family Promise, PATH and VALOR to help the clients through this difficult time.