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The Elks Creed — Worth Remembering

The Elks Creed — Worth Remembering Worth remembering and words we all should try to live by. Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving. 

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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? Ken Dick born in Boise ID — 1909 graduated Mountain Home High School — Mountain Home ID — 1927 graduated University of Idaho — 1931 assistant … Continue reading

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Winter Golf — Heck Yeah!

Winter Golf — Heck Yeah!  A posting on our lodge facebook page asked the question, “Is there such a thing as playing golf in the snow??“ We certainly did in the winter of 1955.  Moscow Elks #249 bowling lanes manager, … Continue reading

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From the Pages of the 249er — February 1948 — Mendelssohn Club of Spokane Concert

From the Pages of the 249er  February 1948 — Mendelssohn Club of Spokane Concert On Feruary 1st, 1948, lodge members and guests were treated to a concert prsented by the Mendelssoh Club of Spokane,  under the direction of A. H. … Continue reading

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Memorial Service Tradition Dates to Beginning of Elks

Memorial Service Tradition Dates to Beginning of Elks The most festive month of the year begins with a solemn event: The first Sunday of every December is Elks Memorial Day. The day is commemorated to the memories of departed Members.  … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? Was born in Boise ID, graduated from Mountain Home High School — Mountain Home ID, graduated University of Idaho, served as an assistant accountant — University of Idaho, was an assistanat chief … Continue reading

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It is the Veteran — (from Elks Veteran Service Commision)

The 11th hour of the 11th day of November, the 11th month The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks has always been at the forefront of supporting the nation’s veterans.  The order has a direct connection with Veterans’ Day that … 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? Sir Hugh Bovill Born in England –1861 — (born into noble family — title of baronet) Moved to Latah Couty in 1899 opened Bovill Store — … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

Most of you might have heard that the porch section of the lodge residence caught fire.  Due to large scale smoke and water damage, the house is uninhabitable at this point.  Cory and his family are safe, in alternative housing until we can sort out how … Continue reading

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From the Pages of the 249er — December 1947 — Elks Kids’ Christmas Party

From the Pages of the 249er  December 1947 — Elks Kids’ Christmas Party In 1947, as in past years, a kid party for all youngsters in the jurisdiction of the Moscow Lodge was given by the lodge and Mr. Kenworthy at … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

As most of you know we had the misfortune of a fire on the back porch of the golf course residence/superintendent’s house.  The good news is damage is minimal and covered by insurance.  There was no damage to the residence itself other than smoke odor which we … Continue reading

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Who said it — Quotes from well known Elks

Who said it?? — Quotes from well known Elks We have a proud and divense heritage — not just to honor but to continue and expand on Gene Autry — Here comes Santa Claus.  Here comes Santa Claus. Jack Benny — “Give … Continue reading

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Moscow Elks Lodge Fastest Growning in Idaho

Moscow Elks Lodge Fastest Growning in Idaho Congratulations on the work the Moscow lodge has been doing with membership.  Right now the Moscow lodge is up ten members and counting.  Currently the Moscow lodge is  one of only three lodges having an increase in membership … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? Born in England — (born into noble family — title of baronet — “Sir ….”), moved to Latah Couty, opened Bovill Store, opended Bovill Post Office, opened Hotel Bovill, moved to Coeur … Continue reading

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Bar/Dining Manager Leaving Position

I believe the golfing season is officially over and that’s the last of our “events” for the season of 2020. As you probably have all heard this is my last season as Bar/Dining Manager of your Moscow Elks Lodge 249.  Thank You so much … Continue reading

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November is Veterans Remembrance Month

An estimated twenty million Veterans are living in our communities.  Each with a different story, they all shared a common pledge: to support and defend  this country.  In an effort to honor and support these Veterans, Elks National President Paul R. Ryan has proclaimed November to be Veterans … 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? Wayne Anderson Born in Spokane WA –1930 graduated John Rogers High School — 1949 All City & All State in football, basketball & baseball — 1949 … Continue reading

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Elks National Memorial

Elks National Memorial Following World War I, there was a strong desire throughout the Elks organization to erect a fitting memorial to those brothers who had laid down their lives in the name of loyal patriotism and devotion to country … Continue reading

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Who said it — Quotes from well known Elks

Who said it?? — Quotes from well known Elks answers to come —  Which is a quote from John Kennedy and which is from Franklin Roosevelt?  The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Ask not what your … Continue reading

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Winter Office Hours

Winter Office Hours Please note that for the winter months, as of November 2nd, the office will be open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9-12. If we are not in the office, please leave a message at 208-882-2577. Thanks, Wayne … Continue reading

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