Author Archives: Ken Jordan

Golf Course Flooding

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning Tuesday night, 1/12/21, for the area.  This time they were right.   Wednesday morning — The island on the right is the back third of #7 green & the lake beyond the trees … Continue reading

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New Facebook Group — Moscow Elks #249 Members Only

New Facebook Group — Moscow Elks #249 Members Only We now have a private facebook group for members to keep up to date with events, meeting and more!   The Moscow Elks Lodge #249 private group page will post information specifically for … Continue reading

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Bar & Dining Manager Search

Bar & Dining Manager Search Position Purpose: Ensure that the day-to-day operations of the club and facility is run in an efficient, profitable, and professional manner. Qualifications and Responsibilities: Must have 1-2 years of bartending and dining experience. Running the … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? born in Gooding ID, operated nursery business — Gooding ID, attended University of Idaho, served in United States Army — World War II, graduated from University of Idaho — agriculture degree, farmed … Continue reading

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Love, Charity, Friendship — Who we are

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Could you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Were you able to name this past Moscow Elks member from last week’s hints? Don (Smitty) Smith Born in Moscow ID –1924 graduated Moscow High School — 1942 University of Idaho —  1942-1943 & 1946-1949 served in US Army during … Continue reading

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From the Pages of the 249er — October 1948 — Lady Elks Golf Season Ending Costume Party (Staggerette)

From the Pages of the 249er — October 1948 — Lady Elks’ Golf Season Ending Costume Party — (would become Staggerette) The lady Elks golfers wound up their serason of play by holding a costume party and tournament at the … Continue reading

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Donations for the Homeless

Donations for the Homeless Moscow Elks #249 applied, and was awarded one of 600 Spotlight Grants given this year by the the Elks National Foundation. This two-thousand dollar grant is being used to provide and distribute bags loaded with personal … Continue reading

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Reminder — January 27th Lodge Meeting Cancelled

January 13th & January 27th Lodge Meetings Cancelled Good afternoon Elks! Regularly scheduled Lodge meeitngs have been cancelled while we work to navigate the current in-person meeting requirements.  We apologize to all who had planned to attend. Our ER will … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? Born in Moscow ID, graduated Moscow High School, attended and graduated from University of Idaho, served in US Army during WWII in Germany & Japan, served in US Air Force during Korean … Continue reading

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January 13th Lodge Meeting Cancelled

January 13th & January 27th Lodge Meetings Cancelled Good afternoon Elks! Lodge tonight has been cancelled while we work to navigate the current in-person meeting requirements.  We apologize to all who had planned to attend tonight. The lodge meeting scheduled … Continue reading

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Could you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Were you able to name this past Moscow Elks member from last week’s hints? Bill McCabe born in Montrose SD — 1928 graduated Walla Walla High School — Walla Walla WA — 1946 served in United States Navy — 1946-1948 … Continue reading

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Happy 128th Birthday to Moscow Lodge #249

Happy 128th Birthday to Moscow Lodge #249 The Moscow Elks celebrated our 128th birthday on December 28th, 2020.  We are Idaho’s olderst lodge and also, currently the fastest growing in the state. For a description of the activity as recorded by … Continue reading

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From the Pages of the 249er — Winter of 1948-49 — Bowling Booming in the Basement of the Old Temple

From the Pages of the 249er — Winter of 1948-1949 — Bowling Booming in the Basement of the Old Temple During the winter months of 1948 and 1949 the bowling alleys in the basement of the old lodge were a … Continue reading

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Legacy Awards Deadline February 5th, 2021

Legacy Awards Deadline February 5th, 2021 In the last seven years, six children or grandchildren of Lodge #249 members have been awarded Legacy Scholarships.  It is a wonderful opportunity for children or grandchildren on our members to compete for, and potentially … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? born in Montrose SD, graduated Walla Walla High School — Walla Walla WA, served in United States Navy, worked in construction — Walla Walla WA, worked for Catapillar Tractor — Walla Walla … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

Looking back at the year of  2020 we can be amazed at what our Lodge members have accomplished despite Covid. We hired a new Greenskeeper in the Spring.  Cory and his family settled in, got to work and produced the best course conditions we have had … Continue reading

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Could you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Were you able to name this past Moscow Elks member from last weeks’ hints? Harry Missildine born in Parsons Kansas — 1920 grew up in Kansas, Colorado & Oklahoma graduated Tulsa Central High School — Tulsa Oklahoma attended University of … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

Happy New Year!! I am so glad to be rid of 2020 and have great hopes for 2021. I continue to be amazed at the increase in our membership this Lodge year.  At this point we have had 35 new, reinstated or transferred memberships.  … Continue reading

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From the Pages of the 249er — Novermber 1948 — Square Dance Classes & Old Time Barn Dance

From the Pages of the 249er — Novermber 1948 — Square Dance Classes & Old Time Barn Dance Old Time Dancing was one of the popular activities in the Moscow Lodge in the fall of 1948.  Classes were taught by … Continue reading

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