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From the Exalted Ruler

May finds the Elks bustling with activity and in full swing.  The calendar is full with golf leagues, the Exalted Rulers cup and scrambles.  The lodge bar and dinning is open and serving a full menu, and will be beginning … 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? Thomas Lawson “Tom” McCall Born in Massachusetts and raised in Oregon Journalism degree Universilty of Oregon — 1936 columnist / sports editor Daily Idahonian — 1936-1942 … Continue reading

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March of Dimes Fundraiser at the Temple — February 1950

March of Dimes Fundraiser at the Temple — February 1950 In February of 1950, Moscow Elks #249 hosted a local talent radio show broadcast by KRPL and KUOI from the lodge room in the Temple to benefit the March of … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? Born in Massachusetts and raised in Oregon, recived a journalism degree Universilty of Oregon, was a columnist / sports editor Daily Idahonian (Moscow Pullman Daily News), was columnist for The Oregonian — … Continue reading

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Moscow Elks #249 bowlers top Pullman Invitational — December 1949

Moscow Elks #249 bowlers top Pullman Invitational — December 1949 Moscow Elks #249 members dominated the 1949 Pullman Bowling Association Invitaional Tournament.  Roy Shaw, hown here 2nd from the left was the Pullman Bowling Association President as well as a … 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? Glenn “Red” Jacoby  Quarterback University of Idaho — 1925-1927 Assistant Football Coach U of I — 1928-1931 University of Wyoming Athletic Director — 1946-1973 Founder of … Continue reading

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Kid’s Holiday Activities — December 1949

Kid’s Holiday Activities — December 1949 December of 1949 saw Moscow Elks #249 hosting our annual Kids Christmas Party at the Kenworthy Theater and Teenage Dance at the temple.  The Campfire Girls of Moscow helped pack the Christmas boxes which … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? Quarterback University of Idaho, Assistant Football Coach U of I, University of Wyoming Athletic Director, Founder of the Western Athletic Conference, Member of the United States Olympic Committee Board of Directors, Elected … 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? Orin Ercel “Babe” Hollingberry coached high school football in California — 1911-1925 coached semi-pro Olympic Club football team founded Shrine East-West All Star Game — 1925 … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

Greetings Elks! Spring breakup is here and the excitement of new life is in the air.  A new year has arrived and it promises to be a great one as, God willing, the COVID-19 pandemic begins to recede and some … Continue reading

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1949 Moscow-Pullman Football Game — For our Crippled Children

1949 Moscow-Pullman Football Game  — For our Crippled Children In 1947 the state of Idaho was visited by a major polio outbreak leaving hundreds of children in the state crippled by the disease.  By the fall of 1949, the Idaho State … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? coached high school football in California, coached semi-pro Olympic Club football team, founded Shrine East-West All Star Game, coached West team in East-West All Star Game for 19 years, coached State College … Continue reading

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The Elks Creed

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Were you able to name this past Moscow Elks member from last week’s hints? Tom Boyd born in Filer ID — 1928 graduated Twin Falls High School — Twin Falls ID — 1946 University of Idaho — Business Degree — … Continue reading

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Elks Golf Club — 1949 season — “Lady Elks” and Exalted Ruler’s Cup

   Elks Golf Club — 1949 season — “Lady Elks” and Exalted Ruler’s Cup Thursdays were ladies’ days and up to 80 women participated in leagues and “guest days” with neighboring golf clubs.  The Moscow women placed second in the … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? born in Filer ID, graduated Twin Falls High School — Twin Falls ID, attended University of Idaho — Business Degree, served in United States Air Force, worked for Asgrow — Genesee ID, … Continue reading

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Elks Golf Club — 1949 season — Tuesday Men’s Golf League

   Elks Golf Club — 1949 season — Tuesday League By the spring of 1949 the Tuesday Men’s Golf League had expanded to 12 teams sponsored by local businesses with lodge affiliations. The 12 teams in their order of finish … Continue reading

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Easter at the Elks

Moscow Elks Lodge #249 will be hosting our Elks Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 3rd for those children who are 12 years old and younger. The event will start at 10:30 am. The annual Easter egg hunt returns after … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? Born & raised in Texas, played baseball & football at Texas A & M University, served in United Sates Army during WWI, returned to Texas A & M, playing baseball & football, … Continue reading

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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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