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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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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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Elks National Foundation “Giving Tuesday”

Happy Holidays! No matter the holiday you’re celebrating, we’re thinking of you. The season of celebration and giving is in full swing, and we kicked it off on December 3 with Giving Tuesday—a day dedicated to supporting the causes you … Continue reading

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Elks Memorial Service

Good afternoon, We will be having our annual Memorial Service to honor members that have passed away this last year. Those members are: Jim Dahmen, Edward Jacobson, Jack LeClaire, Reo Lloyd, Larry McBride, & Don Smith.  I am attempting to contact … Continue reading

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November is Veterans Remembrance Month! An estimated twenty million Veterans live in our communities. Each with a different story, they all shared a common pledge: to support and defend this country. In an effort to honor and support these Veterans, … Continue reading

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Impact Grant 2019

Impact Grant 2019 The 2019 Impact Grant: PTSD Student Veterans’ Fly Fishing and Fly-tying Project has just been completed for this year.  The project which was initiated by Elk members Steve Meier, Jess Caudillo, Curt Neely, and George Paris is … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Carl Louis “Louie” Olson

Louie Olson Born near Moscow ID — 1928 woked at Rollefson Market — Moscow ID — 1942-1946 graduated from Moscow High School — 1946 farmer — Moscow ID — 1948-1966 farmer farmer — Harrison ID — 1966-1967 served on Moscow … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Cyrus Edward “Ed” Blair

Ed Blair Born in Palouse WA — 1922 graduated Palouse High School — 1940 U. S. Army — radio operator — WWII — Egygpt, Iran, Iraq & Lybia — 1940-1946 farmer — Palouse WA — 1946-1962 worked for R. A … Continue reading

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Lodge of Sorrow — Jack LeClaire

Jack LeClaire passed away on Wednesday September 18 in Boise at the age of 92.  He was a lifetime member of Moscow Elks Lodge #249.  Click here to view Jack LeClaire’s Obituary.  There will be a Moscow Celebration of Life … Continue reading

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“Moscow Elks 249” up and running on Facebook

“Moscow Elks 249” up and running on Facebook Thanks to Jerry Curtis and Bobbi Ross, we now have a new Facebook page! Our Facebook page is called: “Moscow Elks 249” (no hashtag in front of the 249).  We do still … Continue reading

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