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Fathers Day Scramble Results

 Fathers Day Scramble Results A huge thank you to everyone attending the Fathers’ Day Scramble.  You opened your generous hearts to make our 2nd annual Fathers’ Day tournament a tremendous success!  It was a wonderful day to celebrate fathers and … Continue reading

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Join us for our annual 4th of July Celebration & 71st Sole Survivor Golf Exhibition

Join us for our annual 4th of July Celebration & 71st Sole Survivor Golf Exhibition (but please follow social distancing and face mask recommendations when indoors or outside when social distancing is not possible & do not attend if you are … Continue reading

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Who Are the Elks?

Who Are the Elks? Since 1868, millions and millions of Americans  have joined the Elks.  Find out why! Elks Care, Elks Share. Are YOU an Elk?  Elks Lodges bring so much more to their communities than just a building, golf course … Continue reading

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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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Fathers’ Day Scramble

Fathers’ Day Scramble Members, The Nelson’s are putting on our 2nd annual Father’s Day 9 Hole Scramble on June 21st to support our Moscow Rebel Tiger Special Olympics team.  This year we will be following the Elks guidelines for COVID19 safety measures.  … Continue reading

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Elks National Foundation — Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday Today (May 5th) is #GivingTuesdayNow, a day of unity and giving in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Elks Lodges across the country have provided relief in their communities with the help of Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grants. If you’re … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

May is upon us.  Thirty-one days after a small officer installation and we have been prevented from having a meeting, due to this virus, enemy.  Hopefully, this limited grouping ban will be lifted soon, in phase 2 of the reopening plan.  I know you, my Elk family, … Continue reading

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Legacy Scholarship Winner

Elks Legacy Award Scholarship Winner A student sponsored by Moscow Elks Lodge #249 has been awarded a Legacy Grant in this year’s competition. Congratulations to Kaelen Baird Kaelen is one of the national recipients of a Legacy Scholarship provided by the Elk’s National Foundation.  He … 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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Guests of Members

Over the last couple of weeks, we have had a lot of members coming out and playing golf as well as a drink and maybe something to eat.  Everyone has been pretty much been practicing social distancing and having a good time.  It … Continue reading

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Message from our Idaho State President

Dear Members, I, along with all of you, am social distancing and staying safe. I did not imagine at the end of my presidency to be unable to visit lodges and see members.  The pandemic was not in my plans … 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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From the Exalted Ruler

Greetings Fellow Elk Members: February was a quiet month but we left no rocks unturned.  We had our annual Crab Feed that was a great success with a lot of Elk members that enjoyed socializing and eating an excellent meal.  Everyone seemed to … Continue reading

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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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2020 Fly Fishing Project

2020 Fly Fishing Project Moscow Lodge has just been notified that we will be able to continue the veteran fly-fishing project for our fifth year.  The project has served over 100 student veterans.  The project enables student veterans with PTSD from both The University of … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Exalted Ruler

Greetings Fellow Moscow Elks Members: January has already come to an end and we will be approaching spring and golf season hopefully pretty soon.  It was a quiet month but will were still accomplishing our tasks at hand.  January 11th, … Continue reading

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Recent Lodge Grants

Recent Lodge Grants Lodge Grants awarded over the last couple of months include: —Secretary Wayne Krauss and Exalted Ruler Joel Jaureguito presenting a check for $1000 from a Grant from the Idaho State Elks Association to Dave Ting to further … Continue reading

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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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Gratitude Grant presentation to St. Vincent De Paul

 Gratitude Grant to St. Vincent de Paul Pictured is Gerard Connelly, along with his wife Cindi and ER Joel Jaureguito as we present a Gratitude Grant check for $2000 to St. Vincent De Paul at our first January meeting. Through … 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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