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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? Ernest O. Holland Graduated from Indiana Univrsity — 1895 Public school teacher in Rensselaer Indiana, Anderson Indiana & Louisville Kentucky — 1895-1905 Professor at Indiana University … Continue reading

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Raffle Winner Drawn

Raffle Winner Drawn The drawing for this years raffle to support lodge functions was held on Friday, December 18th.  Unfortunately the originally scheduled steak or salmon feed was one of the many calcellations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Congratulations … Continue reading

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Elks Assist Communities in the Navajo Nation

Elks Assist Communities in the Navajo Nation   Some communities have been hit harder by the pandemic than others, like the Navajo Nation, which occupies the corners of three states, Arizona, New Mexico and Utah.  To date, one in every … Continue reading

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From the Pages of the 249er — April 1948 — Bowling Banquets and Match with Missoula

From the Pages of the 249er — April 1948 — Bowling Banquets and Match with Missoula During the winter of 1947-1948 around 100 lodge members participated in regularly scheduled bowling leagues at the old Elks Temple.  On April 20th a … Continue reading

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Elks Campaign to Support Pearl Harbor

Elks Campaign to Support Pearl Harbor At the 2019 Elks National Convention in St. Louis, outgoing Grand Exalted Ruler Mike Luhr issued a challenge to the Elks members to raise funds for the Pearl Harbor National Memorial in Hawaii. “I … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? Born in Bennington IN, graduated from Vevay High School — Vevay IN, graduated from Indiana Univrsity — Bloomington IN, taught public school in Rensselaer IN, Anderson IN & Louisville KY, was a … Continue reading

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Message from the Exalted Ruler

We all had to remember how blessed we really are during this very non-traditional Thanksgiving.  We may have not been able to gather with friends and or family but we can be ever thankful for what we do have and … Continue reading

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From the Pages of the 249er — January & February 1948 — Dinner Dances

From the Pages of the 249er  January & February 1948 — Dinner Dances Two dinner dances were held in 1948.  Both were semi-formal and member dinner attendance was limited to one of the two nights because of seating limitations.   Members … Continue reading

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Grand Lodge Convention — Lodging Reservations

Grand Lodge Convention —  Lodging Reservations On July 3 – 8, the Grand Lodge Convention will be held in Tampa, Florida.   During this time, Keith Mills and spouse Amy will be installed as the new Grand Exalted Ruler and First … 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? 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 … Continue reading

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Community Volunteers Making a Difference

Community Volunteers Making a Difference Creating Momentum for the Future of Elkdom in December Local Elks Lodges from every state nationwide, as well as Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Panama Canal Zone, will be busy helping our communities this holiday … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

Finally, the last month of 2020, it’s been a hell of a year, but we got through it and things WILL get better!  Here are a couple of things Rich Gayler forwarded to me for your information: 1) Hoop Shoot … Continue reading

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Lodge of Sorrow

As we have not been able to have a Memorial Service this year, we still want to recognize three of our members that passed away this year. They are: Pete Isakson          Tom Sullivan       … Continue reading

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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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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? Born in Delphi Indiana , attended Moscow Public Schools, graduated from the University of Idaho, earned a Law Degree from the University of Chicago, served in the Idaho State Legislature, served in … 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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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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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? 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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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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