Category Archives: history

Memorial Day — From 100 Years Ago —

From 100 Years Ago — Moscow Elks #249 has a long history of working, honoring, remembering and aiding returning veterans and in helping our community deal with occurrences such as the current Covid-19 pandemic. One hundred years ago in the … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? Graduated from Moscow High School, was a sergeant in the U. S. Army, owned Moscow Radio Service served as president of Idaho State Jr. Chamber of Commerce, served as commander of the … 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 Mickey Mantle? The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. The buck stops here. Give me golf clubs, fresh air and … Continue reading

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Could you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Could you name this past Moscow Elks member??   Jim Anderson  He was an all-star high school basketball player in Los Angeles, served in the United States Army prior to and during the Korean War as a medic & paratrooper, was … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? He was an all-star high school basketball player in Los Angeles, served in the United States Army prior to and during the Korean War as a medic & paratrooper, was a national … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Thomas Michael Sullivan

Tom Sullivan Born in Holliston MA — 1943 graduated Holliston High School — Holliston MA — 1961 served in United States Army — 1961-1965 brickmason — Simi Valley CA — 1965-2005 died in Moscow ID — 2020 Lifetime member of BPOE #249  … Continue reading

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Involvement

Involvement Involvement is essential if the Order is to continue its great tradition of patriotic and charitable programs.  There is justifiable pride in past achievements but yesterday’s accomplishments cannot be today’s records.  Programs of the Order can succeed only if the … Members of the Local Lodges are … Continue reading

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Record Set for Elks National Foundation

 This year, the Elks helped raise an incredible $6,697,176.55 for the Elks National Foundation thorugh direct member contributions, setting an all-time high.  The previous record was set in Fiscal Year 2019, when we reached $6,597,765.11 in donations. During a pandemic, Elks … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

Wow! So much to write about and so little space to do it! New officers, new Head Grounds Superintendent, Corona virus —good grief, where to start. OK, by the time you read this, we will have new officers for the … Continue reading

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Chicken Enchiladas — Hope You Were There

Chicken Enchiladas — Dinner at the Lodge  Hope you were there

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From the Desk of the Secretary

I have always considered March as Old Man Winter’s last chance for significant winter weather.  Granted, we frequently get snow in March, and last year we were dumped on by rain in April, but the days are getting longer and warmer, the true winter months are … Continue reading

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A Very Brief History of the Course Superintendent’s Residence

A Very Brief history of the Course Superintendent’s Residence The current golf course superintendent’s residence on our course has seen a lot of history since it was built as a farm home around the end of the 19th century.  In … Continue reading

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Crab Feed 2020 — Hope You Were There

— Elks Crab Feed 2020 — Hope You Were There  

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Match Met — from Elks National Foundation

Match Met In December, we announced the ENF would match up to $100,000 in donations to the Elks Pearl Harbor Campaign received by December 31. We’re excited to report that the Elks easily maxed out our match for the USS Arizona Memorial … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Pete Eric Isakson

Pete Isakson Born in Richland WA — 1971 graduated Richland High School — Richland WA — 1990 competed in Football, basketball & baseball — Richland HS graduated Eastern Washington University — Cheney WA — 1994 worked for Lakeland Village — … Continue reading

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🦀 Elks #249 Crab Feed !! 🦀

Just a heads up that if you have not put in your reservations for the Crab Feed on the 15th—-please do so ASAP. Email me or call the office at 208-882-2577, 9-noon. — Wayne Krauss Secretary, PER Moscow Elks #249 … Continue reading

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Tom & Jerry Party

Tom & Jerry Party Come out tomorrow 5 pm and see our Lodge all dressed for the holidays!  As usual the Tom and Jerry’s are complimentary as are the appetizers.  The no host bar will open for other libations!

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A message from the Leading Knight

Elks pledge “So long as there are vterans, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks will never forget them.”  The Elks National Veterans Service Commission takes that pledge one step further, and promises service to our nation’s veterans and military members, with a special focus … Continue reading

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Elks Tom & Jerry Party

Elks Tom & Jerry Party Hi fellow Elks, The annual Tom and Jerry Party is Saturday, December 7th at 5:00 PM. This annual event will be a little more formal than in past years, dress up (tiaras and tuxes optional!) … Continue reading

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Elks Launch Campaign to Support Pearl Harbor

Elks Launch 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. … Continue reading

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