Author Archives: Ken Jordan

From the Desk of the Secretary

From the Desk of the Secretary Here we are, into March and we still have snow. We do need the moisture, but a little less snow would be fine with me. If you haven’t already, you will soon receive your … Continue reading

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Bar and Dining Manager Needed

Bar and Dining Manager Needed   Our lodge is in need of a new Bar and Dining Manager starting this April.  The two major skills needed to be successful are; being able to cook for small groups and individuals and … Continue reading

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Golf Committee Chairperson

Golf Committee Chairperson Ken Jordan is stepping down as Golf Committee Chair this year and we are in need of a person who can take over his duties.  The golf calendar is already set for this year, so the duties … Continue reading

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From the Inner Guard

“The best antidote I know for worry is work. The best cure for weariness is the challenge of helping someone who is even more tired. One of the great ironies of life is this: He or she who serves almost … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History — Burton L. French

Burton L. French Attended Moscow Public Schools Graduated from the University of Idaho –1901 Law Degree from the University of Chicago — 1903 Idaho State Legislature — 1898-1902 United States House of Representatives — 1903-1909, 1911-1915 & 1917-1933 — longest … Continue reading

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Annual Crab Feed

As you can see from the pictures, we had a packed house for our annual Crab Feed. This is always a great function, thanks to the efforts of a dedicated committee. Thanks go out to Travis and Jennifer Lambert, Rick … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History — Ernest O. Holland

Ernest O. Holland Graduated from Indiana Univrsity — 1895 Public school teacher in Rensselaer Indiana, Anderson Indiana & Louisville Kentucky — 1895-1905 Professor at Indiana University — 1905-1911 PHD from Columbia — 1912 Superintendent of Schools in Louisville Kentucky — … Continue reading

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Lodge canceled (Wednesday February 13th) — to be rescheduled

Lodge canceled (Wednesday February 13th) —  to be rescheduled Due to heavy snow fall some of our officers living in the county are snowed in.  Tonight’s Lodge meeting is canceled and will be rescheduled. Wayne Krauss, Secretary, PER Moscow Elks #249  

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Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History — “Gub” Mix

Gainford P “Gub” Mix First graduate of the University of Idaho College of Agriculture — 1901 Quarterback for University of Idaho football team Helped his father plant and nurture many of the trees still standing in East City Park Founded … Continue reading

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From the 1938 249er — 1938 Crab Feed

Menu from the 1938 crab feed Crab, pickles, rye bread, beer, raw onions & Linberger cheese — 17 dozen crabs served 250 guests.

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Message from the Exalted Ruler

Greetings, We are now in the middle of winter and time is sure going by fast, but I am sure for some of us we would like winter to end sooner rather than later.  I have a few things to … Continue reading

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Members Embodying the True Nature of Being an Elk!

Members Embodying the True Nature of Being an Elk! Saturday, January 26 a small crew of Elk members put on a special dinner for 50 Latah Credit Union guests.  It was a special evening of cocktails, dinner and casino night … Continue reading

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from the Inner Guard

Now that the holidays are over, our families have come and gone, I have noticed how quiet things have become. I am not saying my house has become quiet with two kids, it is always loud. No, I am talking … Continue reading

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Hoop Shoot

A small but enthusiastic group of kids from Moscow and the outlying area joined us at the Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center on January 5th for our annual Elks Hoop Shoot. We encountered scheduling problems this year which helped attribute to … Continue reading

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Blue Skies Will Soon be Here

We know it is February, but remember, sun, warmth and blue skies will soon be here!! In the meantime, get out and do something. Bundle up warm and take a hike, go to the gym, ck. out the Ice Rink. … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

I have always felt that February is Mother Natures last real chance to nail us with winter weather. I know that March can be nasty off and on, but as a rule, February is the last of the real winter … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History — “Red” Jacoby

Glenn “Red” Jacoby  Quarterback University of Idaho — 1925-1927 Assistant Football Coach U of I — 1928-1931 University of Wyoming Athletic Director — 1946-1973 Founder of the Western Athletic Conference Member of the United States Olympic Committee Board of Directors … Continue reading

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GHIN (golf handicap) Reactivation

Happy new year Elks golfers, The billing for GHIN has been changed a to a Dec 31 due date.  We did not get this information until late this month.  If you need to get your handicap activated soon, let us … Continue reading

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Elks #249 Crab Feed !!

MOSCOW ELKS LODGE NO. 249 Idaho’s Oldest Lodge The Moscow Elks Lodge will be holding its annual crab feed on Saturday February 16th to raise needed money for lodge operations. The menu will include crab, coleslaw, baked beans, roll, and … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History — Abe Goff

Abe McGregor Goff Private in the U. S. Army — WWI Center on University of Idaho football team Graduated from University of Idaho College of Law — 1924 Latah County Prosecuting Attorney — 1926-1934 Taught in U of I College … Continue reading

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