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4th of July sponsorships

There  are still limited opportunities to sponsor a hole for the 68th annual Elks’ 4th of July Sole Survivor Golf Tournament.  Signage will be displayed for the 4th of July and also for the Women’s and Sr. Men’s events on the 2nd.  Help … Continue reading

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Inland Empire Elks Challenge

2017 Inland Empire Elks’ Challenge Golf Tournament August 26th & 27th — Moscow Elks Lodge #249, will be holding an invitational event for 4 person teams of Elks and/or spouses the end of August.  We are inviting any Elks lodge … Continue reading

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Elks BULLetin #7

Volume 7, 2017  Elks BULLetin Golf Course Update! Trent has raked, added top soil and seeded a number of areas around the golf course.  Until these seeded areas are mature enough to handle play, please remove your ball from these … Continue reading

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Missing but not Forgotten

Danny Hordemann passed away on Friday, May 19th. Dan was a member of our Lodge for 54 years, having been initiated in 1964. He was sponsored by Ken Jordan Sr. and was an avid golfer, having won the Sole Survivor … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

 Warm weather and sunshine have finally arrived!! It is nice to see folks coming out and partaking in dinners, receptions, birthdays, golf and other social gatherings. We have a lot of activity coming up in June, as you will see … Continue reading

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Happy 90th Moscow Elks Golf Course

In the spring of 1927, play began on what is now The Moscow Elks Golf Course.  The then “Moscow Golf Club” opened a 9 hole course designed by golf course architect Francis James. The current golf course still follows the original routing … Continue reading

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P A System

The Golf Committee would like to thank Shawn Jordan for volunteering to get our PA system operable again.   The committee had allocated funds to purchase equipment to restore the PA availability for the club, but Shawn volunteered to check out … Continue reading

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Golf Weather is here — enjoy

To the golfing members.  The weather  is nice and the course is shaping up nicely now that things are drying up.  Go out and enjoy the course, the environment and the people.  Grab a friend or two and enjoy a … Continue reading

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cart shed access

FYI, Mill Road is closed at the intersection with Hwy 8. If you need to access the back parking lot, please come in from the north on Mill Road. Even though there is a sign at the intersection of Parker … Continue reading

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Elks BULLetin #5

Volume 5, 2017  Elks BULLetin There has been a great deal of interest in adding a large fire pit area near the Elks Lodge building.  The area would be for families, groups and individuals that would like a relaxing spot … Continue reading

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Fire Pit

  One of the projects that the Board of Directors is looking at is constructing a fire pit for members to enjoy and use for social events.  A discussion will take place on June 14 to determine the location of … Continue reading

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Ladies’ League 2017

Ladies it’s that time of year when we get organized for our golf league. Our guest night scramble is Wednesday May 17th at 5 PM, with 5:30 PM tee time followed by dinner and social time.  This is the ideal … Continue reading

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1st annual “Inland Empire Elks Challenge” golf event

Moscow Elks Lodge #249, will be holding an invitational event for 4 person teams of Elks and/or spouses the end of August.  We are inviting any Elks lodge to participate and are sending invitations to all lodges within a half … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

It has been a very crazy end of winter with all the rain that is occurring. We are just one month into the new year (Elk fiscal year) and I feel like we are already behind due to weather keeping … Continue reading

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Thanks to —

Furniture Center for their recent donation of a silk tree for our Members Lounge. They also provided excellent customer service when they repaired the round table in the Lounge. So, thank you to everyone there! It is so great to … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

Better late than never they say, so here is the May 249er. I just want to say what a pleasure it is to see our members out here visiting with us. It has been a long winter and now with … Continue reading

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Elks BULLetin #3

Volume 3, 2017  Elks BULLetin Golf! Golf!  When are we going to play golf?  There has been a great deal of discussion and some confusion as to when we can get out on the course and play some golf.  Our … Continue reading

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Elks BULLetin #2

Volume 2, 2017 Elks BULLetin March showers bring April flowers!  Not this year.  The golf course is still under water and every fairway is still too wet to let golf carts on the course.  I don’t think we will be … Continue reading

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Early Golf in Moscow — Harry Sampson interview from 1975

  On January 5th in 1975, Harry Sampson, then 82 years of age, was interviewed as part of an oral history project sponsored by the Latah County Historical Society.  Harry was an elk and also a founding member of the … Continue reading

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Golf Course Workday

Just another reminder that there will be a Golf Course work day scheduled for this Saturday the 22nd. Time is 8-12, weather permitting, of course. Wayne Krauss — Secretary

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