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Elks Charitable Activities

Idaho Elks Charitable Activities  Idaho Elks ranked 8th in the nation in charitable, educational, welfare and patriotic work.  Our giving totaled $11,360,558.  For the size of our state and number of members, that number is huge.  National Elks Charitable Activities  … Continue reading

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Elks Support for the Disability Action Center

Elks’ Support for the Disability Action Center At our regular lodge meeting, December 12th, we presented a check to the Disability Action Center. The $1500 was an Anniversary Grant from the Elks National Foundation. Anniversary Grants are the Elks National Foundation’s … Continue reading

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BPOE #249 Night at Vandal Basketball vs Montana

BPOE #249 Night at Vandal Basketball (vs Montana) Vandal basketball is having a night for Elks Lodge #249.  Tickets are $5 for the Elks on January 19th.  If we have a good turnout they have a team autographed basketball with our … Continue reading

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Christmas for Kids

 Christmas for Kids This is just a small amount of the presents our Lodge has purchased as our part of the local Christmas for Kids program! Thank you to Jennifer Lambert for coordinating this program again this year.   Christmas … Continue reading

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Elks Hoop Shoot

Moscow Elks’ Hoop Shoot It’s time for the annual Moscow Elks’ Hoop Shoot.  This is a free event for all 8-13 year old boys and girls residing in Latah and Whitman counties!  Registration is held the morning of the event; please bring each participant’s birth … Continue reading

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Volunteers for Hoop Shoot

Volunteers for Hoop Shoot Hey everyone, Our Local Hoop Shoot is Saturday, January 5th, at the Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center.  We are getting desperate for volunteers as we need another five or six. It will start at 8:00 AM and should be done … Continue reading

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Community Volunteers Making a Difference

Community Volunteers Making a Difference Local Elks Lodges from every state, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Panama Canal Zone will be busy helping our communities this holiday season.  Thousands of needy families will receive food baskets and presents.  The Elks National President, … Continue reading

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President Bush’s Welcoming Message, 1992 Grand Lodge Convention

Upon the passing of President Bush, we recall his message to the 1992 Grand Lodge Convention  ************************************************************************************ President Bush’s Welcoming Message, 1992 Grand Lodge Convention Welcoming Message from President Bush to the Delegates at the 1992 National Convention in Dallas, … Continue reading

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Message from the Exalted Ruler

Message from the Exalted Ruler Hello All Now it’s safe to say season’s greetings.  As we move into December and towards the holidays, I hope everyone is able to spend the holidays with their loved ones.  There will not be … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

From the Desk of the Secretary   As you can see from the articles in this month’s newsletter, we don’t have a lot going on this month, but what is happening will be great fun, for kids and adults alike!  … Continue reading

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Donations Accepted for California Camp Fire Disaster

Donations Accepted for California Camp Fire Disaster With the recent California Camp Fire, the Order has sent $25,000.00 to aid those in distress. If you would like to provide assistance, please send your donation to the Elks Disaster Relief Program, Incorporated. Upon … Continue reading

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Tom & Jerry Party

Tom & Jerry Party December 22nd — 6:00 PM It’s that time of year again for our annual Tom & Jerry Party.  Ed doesn’t remember how many years this has been an annual event, but it has to be 20-30 … Continue reading

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Cocoa with Santa

Cocoa with Santa December 15th at 11:00 a.m.   Bring the kids for crafts, a ‘Twas the Night before Christmas story, hot chocolate and a visit with Santa Claus.   Please RSVP so we can have enough fun for everyone. 208.882.2577 … Continue reading

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Elks Memorial Service

   Elks Memorial Service We will be having our annual Memorial Service on Sunday, Dec. 2nd at 2 PM.  We encourage family and friends of our departed members to come out and help us memorialize these fine Elks who passed during … Continue reading

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Elks Veterans Remembrance Month

November Is Elks Veterans Remembrance Month An estimated twenty-two million veterans live in our communities. The Elks National President, Michael T. Luhr, has proclaimed November to be Veterans Remembrance Month as a way to encourage us to reach out to … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

Hello All The gratitude grant project on October 6th was a great success, we were able to demolish and reconstruct the outdoor stage at Robinson Park in less than one day.  Due to the rain we were not able to stain, however, … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

  October was a great month!  Not only did we have a lot of activity in the Lodge, but the weather was beautiful which led to the completion of  community activities such as the completion of the stage at Robinson … Continue reading

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Robinson Park Service Project

It started with an idea that I had to bring what I do with my Cub Scout family and my responsibilities as the Youth Activity chair for the Lodge.  I am grateful that the Lodge members liked, supported, and eventually … Continue reading

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Raffle Winner

Raffle Winner This year’s $1,000.00 Tri-State gift certificate raffle winner is Dana Gotshall. Dana purchased his ticket from Kevin Peterson. Thank you to all the volunteers who help sell tickets to raise money for our various activities.   Thank you, … Continue reading

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Elks BULLetin — Volume 7, 2018

Volume 7, 2018 Elks BULLetin Our Indian summer appears to have ended as the weather has gotten colder and the golf course is full of leaves.  We closed the bar and dining area last Sunday, October 28th for the season.  … Continue reading

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