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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — James E (Jim) Kraus

Jim Kraus Born in Rock Ford Colorado — 1909 graduated from Colorado State University — 1932 masters degree from University of Wisconsin — 1934 Ph.D. Cornell University — 1940 Aberdeen Agricultural Experiment Station — 1941-1948 Head of Department of Horticulture … Continue reading

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Cart Shed Cleaning Project

Cart Shed Cleaning Project Elks, If you have been out to the lodge, you can see that we are making improvements inside and out! One of the projects we would like to get going is cleaning golf cart storage sheds … Continue reading

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Sole Survivor Qualifying 5/22/19

Next Sole Survivor qualifier — Saturday, May 25th You must sign up at the counter and be playing with someone who will verify your score for 18 holes. Cost is $10 for each tournament you wish to try to qualify for … Continue reading

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Qualifying for the Sole Survivor and Senior Sole Survivor

Qualifying for the Sole Survivor and Senior Sole Survivor Qualifying for the Sole Survivor and Senior Sole Survivor is underway. The following days are qualifying days, Sunday–6/2 & 6/30, Saturday 5/25, 6/8, & 6/22, You must sign up at the counter and … Continue reading

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Golf Schedule for 2019 Season — revised 5/17/19

 Golf Schedule for the 2019 Season* *Always subject to change as necessary MHS golf practices — Friday @ 3:30 PM — 3/22 – 5/10 GHIN activation — Saturday @ 8:30 AM — 3/23 MHS JV Golf Tournament — Wednesday @ 10:00 … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Donald R Theophilus

Donald R Theophilus Born in Pittsburgh PA — 1899 graduated from Iowa State College (University) — 1920 & 1922 Assistant Professsor — Iowa State College (University) — 1922-1923 masters degree from Iowa State College (University) — 1924 Professor — Western Kentucky State … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

Greetings fellow Elk members: I am excited and proud to be Exalted Ruler this year and hope to accomplish a lot of goals for the lodge and community.  To those of you who don’t know me, I moved to the Moscow community June of 2007 … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

Happy Spring!!  All of you have or  should have received your dues statement by now.  If you have not, I need to know that because 2019-2020 dues are due!  Your statement has boxes to check for various charities you would like to donate to as well … Continue reading

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A Letter from the Esquire

Hello Fellow Elks! I started an assignment at the University this past month that had me write my eulogy. You read that correctly.  I needed to write the eulogy for my funeral.  That was a task that was harder than I ever imagined it would … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Hugh Bovill

Hugh Bovill Born in England –1861 Moved to Latah Couty in 1899 opened Bovill Store — 1903 opended Bovill Post Office — 1907 opened Hotel Bovill –1911 moved to Coeur d’Alene –1912 returned to Bovill and attempted unsuccessfully to reopen … Continue reading

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Bar & Dining Open for the Season / Golf Carts OK

Letting everyone know that the Golf Course is waiting for you to come out and play—-carts are now allowed. Also, Bar/Dining is open for your pleasure!

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Workday Reminder

Workday Reminder Hello Elks! This is a reminder that we will be having a Lodge Work Day THIS SATURDAY May 4th! — 8:00 AM to 12 PM. We will be painting the deck, painting the “dugout” (old entrance to the locker … Continue reading

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Proposed By-laws change — meeting time

Proposed By-laws change — meeting time — This is the proposed Lodge By-laws change that will be voted on at the May 22nd meeting. In the mean time, it was voted that the meetings of May 8th & May 22nd … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Frank Brocke

Frank Brocke Born 1907 on American Ridge, near Kendrick ID apprentice banker at Kendrick State Bank — 1924 graduated Kendrick High School –1926 Cashier at Bank of Troy — 1926 President Bank of Troy — 1928-1974 in 1974 had 10,000+ … Continue reading

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Lodge Work Day

Lodge Work Day Greetings Fellow Elks!             Opening day is upon us! That means that our lodge is about to be busy! We will soon have golfers of all ages descending upon us! We will have the bar and dining area … Continue reading

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Bryden Brown nominated for Lewiston Morning Tribune prep athlete of the week award

Bryden Brown nominated for Lewiston Morning Tribune prep athlete of the week award Please take note that our Elks Golf Course Superintendent Trent Brown’s son Bryden is up for prep athlete of the week. Last Friday, 4/19, Bryden, a freshman … Continue reading

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Easter at the Elks

Easter at the Elks Once again the weather cooperated, as well as we can expect for an April day on the Palouse, a great bunch of egg-hunters were delivered to the lodge for our annual Easter egg hunt, and a good … Continue reading

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Elks BULLetin — Volume 1, 2019

Volume 1, 2019 Elks BULLetin Welcome to the first Elks BULLetin for 2019.  I hope you all have wintered well and are ready for a new year of fun and excitement at our lodge.  We have plenty of news, but let’s start … Continue reading

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Ladies’ Wednesday League 2019

Ladies League guest night scramble is Wednesday May 15, 2019.  We will gather at 5:00 PM to organize groups and tee off at 5:30 PM.  Following play will be dinner,  prizes and social time.  This is an ideal time to come out and see what … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History — Frank Young

Frank Young Born in Ireland — 1914 Moved to Michigan N. D. — 1924 Graduated (Valedictorian) from Michigan HS — 1933 Bachelor’s degree in chemistry Jamestown College– 1937 US Navy during WWII as athletics instructor including tours to Okinawa and … Continue reading

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