Kelly Phillips has been named Elk of the Month at the Bellflower Elks Lodge No. 2003 for August 2011. Born in Long Beach on March 29, 1969, Phillips attended Washington Junior High and Sonora High, both located in La Habra, and later went on to Coastline College in Orange County, where she earned an associate’s degree.
Phillips, who works for the L.A. Times, joined the Elks on June 25, 2003. An active Elk member, Phillips was elected Leading Knight in 2004-2005 and Loyal Knight in 2005-2006, and was also named Elk of the Year in 2004.
Phillips spent many hours helping out at this year’s fireworks stand.