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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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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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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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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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Brad Anderson Recognized with ENF Award

Brad Anderson received the Bronze Circle of Giving Award from the Elks National Foundation at the September 13th lodge meeting. This award is given to Elks that have donated a cumulative amount of $5000 or more to ENF. Congratulations Brad … Continue reading

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Veterans’ Fly Tying Grant — group #5

Dr. George Paris has announced that the next round of Fly Tying/Fishing instruction for our military veterans at U of I and WSU will begin this Thursday night, running  from 6:00 PM — 8:30 PM through the week of Nov. 16th. For … Continue reading

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Quad City Cross Country Cancelled Due to Air Quality

  Due to hazardous air quality in the region from the current forest fires, Moscow High School was forced to cancel the Quad City cross country meet scheduled for September 5th.  District Director of Student Activities Lance Abendroth wished to … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

I hope everyone is taking advantage of the great weather we have had in recent days, with the sun being out and the temperatures livable.   Just this past month, we had an amazing eclipse that I hope all of you … Continue reading

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