Collier named local Elk of the Month

The Bellflower/Long Beach Elks Lodge No. 888 has named Leon C. Collier as Elk of the Month. Born March 7, 1936, in Pedernal, New Mexico, Collier moved with his family to southern California in 1943. He attended elementary school and graduated from Banning High School in Wilmington.
He later worked for Pacific Telephone for 29 years, except for the two years he served in the Army, most of which was spent at Fort Huachuca in Arizona. He was initiated into the lodge on March 21, 1977. He has chaired the Visiting of the Sick Committee since 1991, and he serves as staff photographer for the lodge, back-up bookkeeper, and a member of the
Breakfast Committee. 

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