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Elks’ Legacy Scholarship Applications Close 2/1/19

Elks’ Legacy Scholarship Online  Applications Close February 1st at 9:59 AM Pacific Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks members. The Elks National Foundation will offer a total of 300 awards in the 2019 contest. Over the last … Continue reading

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Message from the Exalted Ruler

Message from the Exalted Ruler Merry Christmas everyone.  This message may be finding you a little late but I hope everyone had a good holiday season. I would like to announce a few things coming up in the near future.  … Continue reading

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A Letter from the Inner Guard

A Letter from the Inner Guard Congratulations! You made it through another year of life! This past year hasn’t been easy, by any means. It was probably full of tears, heartbreak, and maybe even loneliness. It was full of changes, … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

From the Desk of the Secretary The New Year is upon us, Thanksgiving and Christmas are now past memories. So, what does 2019 look like for us? On a personal basis, the older I get, the more I realize the … Continue reading

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Lodge of Sorrow — Donald E. “Smitty” Smith

Lodge of Sorrow — Donald E. “Smitty” Smith One of our longest continuous members passed away on December 22nd.  Smitty, born and raised in Moscow, joined Moscow Elks Lodge #249 in 1948 after returning from WWII.   When he got back, … Continue reading

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Your Anniversary Grant at Work:

Your Anniversary Grant at Work The Disability Action Center recently installed a ramp for a Moscow woman who was injured in a car accident.  She had already been discharged and was in the home, but it takes 3 men to lift … Continue reading

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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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