RVC Lodge #279 I.O.O.F 235 Merrick Rd, Rockville Centre, NY11570 The Independent Order of Odd Fellows is a nonprofit organization that involves itself in many charitable and…More humanitarian endeavors, like student loans and grants, low-cost nursing homes, annual donations to charities, and family and youth summer camps. It has numerous lodges throughout the nation that serves the communities in which they reside. Rockeville Centre, NY, is home to Lodge #279. It has been around for more than a century and a quarter. The Lodge operates under a motto of "To educate the orphan, relieve the distressed, visit the sick, and bury the dead."