- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 3, 2014

BEDFORD, Va. (AP) - The owners of a retirement community have bought the Elks National Home in Bedford for $4.6 million.

Media outlets report that the sale of the Bedford landmark to Mike Williams and Steve Orndorff was completed last week.

Williams and Orndorff also own English Meadows Senior Living Community in Christiansburg. The Bedford facility is now known as English Meadows’ Elks Home Campus.

Orndorff says the company plans to invest $500,000 in renovation of the Bedford facility.

The Benevolent Order & Protective Order of the Elks built the retirement home, which was dedicated during World War I. Thousands of visitors come to Bedford each winter to see the facility’s Christmas light display.



Williams and Orndorff say they will continue the light display.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide