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Proposed budget for new lodge year posted — vote on April 24th

The proposed budget for the new lodge year is posted on the bulletin board in the tournament room. It will be voted on at the meeting of April 24th.

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Easter Egg Hunt

EASTER EGG HUNT Moscow Elks will be hosting our Fourth Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20th for those children who are in 12 years old and younger. The event will start at 10:30 am and there will be … Continue reading

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Moscow Elks #249 representative in Regional Hoop Shoot Competition

Moscow Elks #249 representative in Regional Hoop Shoot Competition Cooper Owen, a 13-year-old boy from Genesee, will compete today in the Regional Elks Club Hoop Shoot in Vancouver, Washington, with eyes on an even bigger prize.  If he wins his … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History — Brigadier-General E. R. Chrisman

Brigadier-General Edward R. Chrisman Organized University of Idaho Military Science Department, taught mathematics — 1894-1898 Introduced first women’s military program in the service Sent to Cuba and the Philippines during Spanish American War — 1898-1902 — fought in the battle … Continue reading

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GHIN dues & activation, Club Championship & Exalted Ruler’s Cup

GHIN dues & activation, Club Championship & Exalted Ruler’s Cup Spring really will come – sometime. Butch Fealy, our golf committee handicap chair, will be at the clubhouse Saturday morning, the 23rd of March for those who want to pay their GHIN dues … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History — James H. Forney

James Harvey Forney Graduated from Wofford University — 1875 Public School teacher in California — 1875-1878 Graduated from Hastings Law College — 1879 Territory & State of Idaho District Attorney — 1880-1894 United States Attorney for Idaho 1894-1898 Faculty President … Continue reading

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Message from the Exalted Ruler

Greetings I don’t know about all of you, but I am ready for winter to be over.  It has been a long cold and snowy February and I am looking forward to seeing some green grass soon.  Some good news … Continue reading

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SHOUT OUT

** SHOUT OUT ! ** To an anonymous member.  They provided funds to the lodge through Lodge Secretary Wayne Krauss to use for improvemets to the lodge.  Her donation went towards the materials used to spruce up the back stairway.  … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

From the Desk of the Secretary Here we are, into March and we still have snow. We do need the moisture, but a little less snow would be fine with me. If you haven’t already, you will soon receive your … Continue reading

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Golf Committee Chairperson

Golf Committee Chairperson Ken Jordan is stepping down as Golf Committee Chair this year and we are in need of a person who can take over his duties.  The golf calendar is already set for this year, so the duties … Continue reading

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From the Inner Guard

“The best antidote I know for worry is work. The best cure for weariness is the challenge of helping someone who is even more tired. One of the great ironies of life is this: He or she who serves almost … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History — Burton L. French

Burton L. French Born in Delphi Indiana — 1875 Attended Moscow Public Schools Graduated from the University of Idaho –1901 Law Degree from the University of Chicago — 1903 Idaho State Legislature — 1898-1902 United States House of Representatives — … Continue reading

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Annual Crab Feed

As you can see from the pictures, we had a packed house for our annual Crab Feed. This is always a great function, thanks to the efforts of a dedicated committee. Thanks go out to Travis and Jennifer Lambert, Rick … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History — Ernest O. Holland

Ernest O. Holland Graduated from Indiana Univrsity — 1895 Public school teacher in Rensselaer Indiana, Anderson Indiana & Louisville Kentucky — 1895-1905 Professor at Indiana University — 1905-1911 PHD from Columbia — 1912 Superintendent of Schools in Louisville Kentucky — … Continue reading

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Lodge canceled (Wednesday February 13th) — to be rescheduled

Lodge canceled (Wednesday February 13th) —  to be rescheduled Due to heavy snow fall some of our officers living in the county are snowed in.  Tonight’s Lodge meeting is canceled and will be rescheduled. Wayne Krauss, Secretary, PER Moscow Elks #249  

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Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History — “Gub” Mix

Gainford P “Gub” Mix First graduate of the University of Idaho College of Agriculture — 1901 Quarterback for University of Idaho football team Helped his father plant and nurture many of the trees still standing in East City Park Founded … Continue reading

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From the 1938 249er — 1938 Crab Feed

Menu from the 1938 crab feed Crab, pickles, rye bread, beer, raw onions & Linberger cheese — 17 dozen crabs served 250 guests.

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Message from the Exalted Ruler

Greetings, We are now in the middle of winter and time is sure going by fast, but I am sure for some of us we would like winter to end sooner rather than later.  I have a few things to … Continue reading

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Members Embodying the True Nature of Being an Elk!

Members Embodying the True Nature of Being an Elk! Saturday, January 26 a small crew of Elk members put on a special dinner for 50 Latah Credit Union guests.  It was a special evening of cocktails, dinner and casino night … Continue reading

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from the Inner Guard

Now that the holidays are over, our families have come and gone, I have noticed how quiet things have become. I am not saying my house has become quiet with two kids, it is always loud. No, I am talking … Continue reading

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