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The Elks National Foundation, Elks #249 & YOU

  The Elks National Foundation, Moscow Elks #249 & YOU As most of you know, our Elks National Foundation handles all of our Community Grants programs. This includes the Gratitude, Beacon, Impact, Promise and Freedom grants, all of which our … Continue reading

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Golfers — 2017 gift certificates expiring

Golfers — 2017 gift certificates expiring A reminder to all of you that won golf gift certificates this year.  ALL certificates expire October 31st.  They can be used for food or drink at the Elks including paying for the Oktoberfest this Friday and … Continue reading

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Elks BULLetin — volume 12, 2017

Volume 12, 2017  Elks BULLetin The golf season is coming to an end with colder weather just around the corner.  The bar and dining area will be closed for the season on Monday, October 30th.   Trent will put out the … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest

October 1, 2017 Dear Elks Members, Our members have expressed a desire to have more activities: the PER’s and the lodge have stepped up and are offering a fun activity in the form of an Oktoberfest on October 21, 2017.  … Continue reading

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Elks Disaster Relief Program Helping Texas Victims

National Elks President Malcolm J. McPherson Jr. recently announced Local Elks Lodges from every state, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Panama Canal Zone will be raising donations to assist the thousands impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. National Elks President … Continue reading

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Taking Care of our #ElksFamily

Did you know the Elks National Foundation helps protect the children of Elks members? The Emergency Educational Grant program provides financial assistance to the children of deceased or totally disabled Elks, who wish to obtain or further their college education. … Continue reading

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International Wine Tasting

Saturday evening — November 4th This year’s Wine Tasting Evening is comparing two local boutique winery wines with wines from large NW wineries that produce thousands of cases of wine.  Let’s see if we can tell the differences in their … Continue reading

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Elks’ Most Valuable Student Applications Open

The 2018 MVS application deadline is November 27, 2017. Elks Most Valuable Student — 2018 online application The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2018 competition. Current high school seniors, or the … Continue reading

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Moscow Lodge #249 Night with Idaho Vandal Basketball — vs WSU

Moscow Elks Lodge #249 Night  With Idaho Vandals Basketball Wednesday, December 6th at 7:00pm Gates Open at 6:00pm vs. Washington State Cougars Tickets to the game cost $12 to see the Idaho Vandals take on their Palouse rival the Washington … Continue reading

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The Dynamics of Drugs & Opioid Trends

Moscow Elks #249 is a major sponsor of this event through a Promise Grant from the Elks National Foundation. ____________________________________________________________ Expert Speaks on Drug Trends and the Opioid Crisis This is a great presentation on current drug and opioid trends, … Continue reading

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Tentative Golf Schedule for 2018

Fall is here.  Winter is coming.  Spring & summer can’t be far behind. Here is the tentative schedule for golf events that your golf committee is considering for 2018   Moscow Elks Golf Schedule 2015 — tentative  

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Smithsonian Salutes the Elks

The Order has just been featured at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum in their virtual exhibit “America’s Mailing Industry,” which was launched on September 13, 2016, at a reception in Washington, DC. The Smithsonian Postal Museum recognizes the Elks’ quiet … Continue reading

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Half Mast

  We are at half mast today, supporting the victims, LVPD, First Responders and all the volunteers that rushed to the aid of the victims of this senseless act.

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Lodge of Sorrow — Joe Vasquez

I am sad to report that Joe Vasquez passed away the end of September. There will be a Celebration of Life at the Elks Lodge this Sunday from noon until 3:00.  All of his friends are encouraged to come out and share their … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

Welcome to fall!! We have a lot of activities planned the next couple of months. As the weather starts to force us inside, keep the lodge in mind. This fall, our Past Exalted Rulers are hosting Oktoberfest on the 21st of … Continue reading

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Membership Matters — A Lot

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Moscow Middle School Track Meet

Moscow Middle School will be holding a home cross country meet at our course Thursday, October 12.  Set up will begin at 1:00 PM and the meet starts at 4:00 PM. Come on out and watch the Cubs and their … Continue reading

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150 Years of Elkdom — Growing Pains 1878-1898

Moscow Elks Lodge is celebrating our 125th anniversary this year. The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year.  In honor of the occasion the Grand Lodge is publishing a series of articles concerning the … Continue reading

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Elks BULLetin #11

Volume 11, 2017  Elks BULLetin We are all looking for something fun to do when the golf season slows down.  We have two really great events planned for this fall. Oktoberfest night planned for Saturday, October 21st Wine Tasting Evening … Continue reading

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New Members in September

Welcome new members Gary Riedner sponsored by Bill Lambert. Gary is City Supervisor for the City of Moscow, lives in Colton and is married to Terri. Sharon Barbour, sponsored by her husband and also a new member this year Jason … Continue reading

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