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Cocoa With Santa

Cocoa With Santa December 16th 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 bring a wrapped gift for Santa to give your child. (He … Continue reading

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125th Anniversary of Moscow Lodge #249 Installation

From the Elks 249er — February 1968

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Elks Hoop Shoot

It’s time for the annual Moscow Elks’ Hoop Shoot, 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 certificate and appropriate footwear. … Continue reading

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Message from the Exalted Ruler

Message from the Exalted Ruler Tis the season to be jolly, but it is also the season to be generous.  Elks Care – Elks Share and what better way to show that we care than by sharing with those who … Continue reading

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From the desk of the Secretary

From the desk of the Secretary  As we move into December we have a number of things going on. Although we are supposed to have our Memorial Service on Dec. 3rd for members that have passed away this year, that … Continue reading

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FYI — 2016 – 2017 Charitable Giving by State

FYI — 2016-2017 Charitable Giving by State According to the Annual Report of the Grand Secretary for the 2016-2017 lodge year, Idaho ranked 9th among all state level organizations in the amount of charitable activities. The top 10 state level organizations … Continue reading

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150 Years of Elkdom — Growing Pains 1878-1898

  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 growth of the modern Elks Lodge.  To access the … Continue reading

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November Wine Tasting Evening

November Wine Tasting Evening A BIG THANK YOU for everyone who attended the Wine Tasting Evening in November.  We had 42 guests attend for an evening of special wines and food.  It was nice to see attendance almost evenly split … Continue reading

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Elks Memorial Service

  Elks Memorial Service We will be having our annual Memorial Service on Sunday, Dec. 10th 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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“Sweet Ed’s” Tom & Jerry Night

Our own Ed Townsend will be hosting the annual Tom & Jerry party on Saturday the 9th of December. Tom & Jerry batter has been around for over 190 years but Ed has “only” been making it for the last 50+, (although … 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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November is Elks Veterans Rememberance Month

November is Elks Veterans Rememberance Month Some twenty-two million veterans live in our communities.  The Elks National President, Malcolm J. McPherson Jr. , has proclaimed November is Veterans Remembrance Month as a way to encourage us to find local veterans and … Continue reading

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Message from the Exalted Ruler

Message from the Exalted Ruler Dear Members,  The holidays are upon us and while we prepare to reflect and be thankful for what we have in our lives, I wanted to remind everyone that in the house of Elkdom, November … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

From the Desk of the Secretary              Let me start by apologizing to those of you that receive your 249er by mail. I realize that by the time you get this, some of the events discussed have come and gone. … Continue reading

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Quilt Raffle Winners

Quilt Raffle Winners  The happy winners of the quilt raffle are Cathy and Murray Myers. You can tell by the look on her face that Cathy was thrilled to win it!  Thank you to Janey Wineinger for making this and … 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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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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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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International Wine Tasting

Saturday evening — November 4th This year’s wine tasting evening is comparing two local boutique winery wines with wines from large Northwest 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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