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From the Desk of the Secretary

This is it, the last month of the Lodge year and what a challenge  it has been.  We all know the challenges the Covid Virus has put on us.  We were blessed that we were able to operate the Golf … Continue reading

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From the Pages of the 249er — May, 1949 — New Flags and Holders for Downtown Moscow

From the Pages of the 249er — May, 1949 — New Flags and Holders for Downtown Moscow In the attached photograph, Exalted Ruler Loris Winn, of Moscow Lodge #249 (on the left), and Moscow Mayor Robert Bonnett of Moscow looked … Continue reading

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Statue of Liberty Restoration and the B. P. O. E.

Statue of Liberty Restoration and the B. P. O. E. In 1983 the National Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks began a fundraising effor to restore the statue which had become damaged by wind and salt water erosion.  The initial … 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? Roy Krauss Born in Ennis MT — 1926 grew up in Norris MT, Harrison MT & Bozeman MT graduated Gallatin County High School — Bozeman MT … Continue reading

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Volunteers Wanted for Greens Aerification

Volunteers Wanted for Greens Aerification Looking for volunteers to help aerify greens on Saturday March 27th from 10:00 am until ???? We will be pulling a core and will need help scooping up plugs, and putting sand on the greens. … Continue reading

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Installation Dinner

INSTALLATION DINNER Members, Officers, PER’s & Invited Guests Only Saturday, March 27th Social Hour @ 5pm Dinner Served @ 6pm $8.50/plate Pork and/or Grilled Chicken Taco Bar Fruit Bowl & Dessert RSVP is most Welcolme 208 882 2577 or 208 … Continue reading

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Winter at the Elks Golf Course — 1982

Winter at the Elks Golf Course — 1982 This was before the lodge moved from the old downtown location to the golf course. The small building in the left foreground was the old pumphouse for a well which is no … Continue reading

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Growing the Herd

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Spotlight Grant Backpacks for the Homeless Delivered to Sojourner’s Alliance

Spotlight Grant Backpacks for the Homeless Delivered to Sojourner’s Alliance As part of our spotlight grant we received from the Elks National Foundation, we were able to donate $2000 worth of essential supplies to Sojourner’s Alliance and other identified community resources dealing … Continue reading

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From the Pages of the 249er — April 1949 — Inland Empire Trap Shoot Contest

From the Pages of the 249er — April 1949 — Inland Empire Trap Shoot Contest A popular place during the early spring weeks of 1949, despite sometimes cold, windy and wet weather, was the trapshoot range at the Elks Country … Continue reading

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Donations for the Homeless

Donations for the Homeless Our Lodge applied for the Spotlight Grant from the Elks National Foundation.  All Elk members contribute to the foundation and in return we can apply for these grants to help in our community.  We received a … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? born in Ennis MT, grew up in Norris MT, Harrison MT & Bozeman MT, graduated Gallatin County High School — Bozeman MT, worked for Montan Hardware Company — Great Falls MT, served … Continue reading

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Become an Elk — Future Generations Depend on the Work We Do Today

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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? H. Robert (Bob) Mortensen Born in Moscow Idaho — 1922 attended schools in Craigmont & Moscow graduated from Moscow High School — 1940 attended University of … Continue reading

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From the Pages of the 249er — May 1949 — Essay Winner, Why Democracy Works

From the Pages of the 249er — May 1949 — Idaho State Essay Winner, “Why Democracy Works” Miss Mary Rae Thompson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Thompson, Thatuna Appartments, was judged winner of the state Elks association essay … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? Born in Moscow Idaho, attended schools in Craigmont & Moscow, graduated from Moscow High School, attended University of Idaho, serve in the United States Army — South Pacific, sold cars — Francisco … Continue reading

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Lodge Meetings Back on the Calendar — Idaho to Stage 3

Lodge Meetings Back on the Calendar — Idaho to Stage 3 As of today, February 2nd, Governor Little has moved Idaho into stage 3, which means we can now go back to having Lodge meetings with up to 50 people.  Social … 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?  Gene Thompson born in Gooding ID– 1922 operated nursery business — Gooding ID — 1936-1940 attended University of Idaho — 1940-1942 served in United States Army … Continue reading

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I am an ELK

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From the Pages of the 249er — January 1949 — Last Charter Member Passes On

From the Pages of the 249er — January 1949 — Last Charter Member Passes On George Weber passed away at a hospital in Yakima, January 25, 1949. He was born in Germany, May 4, 1859, and was our last Charter … Continue reading

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