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Message from the Exalted Ruler

Happy 4th of July everyone and God Bless America! July finds the Elks in the busiest season of the year, with something happening almost every day of the week. Golf tournaments, dinners, and more…I strongly encourage all members to tune … Continue reading

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9/11 Remembrance Run/Walk and Memorial March Event Planned

9/11 Remembrance Run/Walk and Memorial March Event Planned Our lodge will host a 5K Run/ Walk and Memorial March on September 11th to commemorate the events of that day 20 years ago. The lodge will put on a First Responder’s … Continue reading

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Ladies’ Sole Survivor Field

The field is set for the Ladies’ Sole Survivor on Saturday, July 3rd. Sharon Kimberling — defending champion — 2011 & 2020 Ladies’ Sole Survivor winner Bev Rhoades Mary Mandersheid — 2003, 2018 & 2019 Ladies’ Sole Survivor winner Jessica Rigney Kristie Mattoon … Continue reading

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Idaho State Women’s Team Champions for 1952 — Moscow Elks Golf Club

Idaho State Women’s Team Champions for 1952 — Moscow Elks Golf Club   The Moscow Elks Golf Club sent a team to Idaho Falls and The Idaho Falls Golf Club for the 1952 Idaho State Women’s Team Championship.   The … 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? Carl Stanley (Curly) Munson  Born in Chicago IL — 1924, competed in football, baseball and spped skating in high school — Chicago IL, served in United … Continue reading

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Monday, June 14th is Flag Day

Monday, June 14th is Flag Day Your Elks Lodge asks you to display your American flag on June 14th for Flag Day.  Flag Day is a celebration of the American flag that occurs each year on the anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Marilyn Smith Exhibitin at Moscow Elks Golf Course — May of 1952

Marilynn Smith Exhibition at Moscow Elks Golf Course — May of 1952 On the 14th of May,1952, Marilynn Smith, one of the outstanding women golfers of all time, played an exhibition round at the Moscow Elks Golf Course.  At 23, … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? Born in Chicago IL, competed in football, baseball and spped skating in high school — Chicago IL, served in United States Army Air Corp, played college football — University of Idaho — … 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? Dr. Leonard C.  (Doc) Labine   Born in Nashua NH — 1920 graduated from the University of Idaho — Moscow ID played football, basketball & baseball — … Continue reading

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Memorial Day — We Remember the Fallen

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Triplets — 1950

Triplets — 1950 In the late 1940s “triplets” became part of the golf course culture.    Two groups of three holes were placed half a cup width from the fringe and from theadjacent cup(s) at two distant parts of the putting … Continue reading

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Legacy Grants

Legacy Grants The Moscow Elks Lodge was recently the recipient of two winners of the Elks National Foundation’s Legacy Scholarship Award in the amount of $4000.  A total of 350 awards were issued this year throughout the United States and … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

I inserted the “Our Mission” statement to help remind all of us what the Elks organization is all about.  We are a golf course; we are a social club and we are a community gathering place at times. I really … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? Born in Nashua NH — 1920 graduated from the University of Idaho — Moscow ID played football, basketball & baseball — University of Idaho, served in Unites States Army — WWII, attended … Continue reading

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Memorial Day — We Remember

Memorial Day — We Remember

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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? Kenneth (Kenny) Jordan Sr.  Born in Moscow ID — 1921 won Moscow City horseshoe tournament — 1938 won Idaho State Junior Golf Tournament — 1938 graduated … Continue reading

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“Lady Elks” Bingo — September 1950

“Lady Elks” enjoy some games of bingo while their husbands attend a lodge meeting in Septembeer of 1950. The Elks limited membership to men only in those days as did almost all private fraternal organizations. Women now have active roles … 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 ID, won Moscow City horseshoe tournament, won Idaho State Junior Golf Tournament, graduated from Moscow HS,, attended University of Idaho — Moscow ID, served in United States Navy — … 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? Demosthenes Konstanadies Andrecopoulos (Dee Andros) Born in Oklahoma City OK, graduated from Oklahoma City Central HS, served in United States Marines, awarded Bronze Star for valor … Continue reading

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Golf Course Opening Day — 1950

Golf Course Opening Day — 1950 Golf Course opening day for the 1950 season saw lots of golfers getting into the new season, setting up league teams, preparing for competitions to come and just having a good time with good … Continue reading

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