Category Archives: humanitarian

Moscow #249 Featured in May Elks’ Magazine

Moscow Lodge #249 is Featured in May’s Elks Magazine Moscow Lodge #249’s veteran’s fly-fishing program is currently featured in the May issue of The Elks Magazine nationally.  Thanks once more to all our members and non-member volunteers who have made this … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Golf Course, humanitarian, Lodge, veterans, volunteers | Leave a comment

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 Virginia Monk. Virginia will receive an award of $4000 toward her college education.  She is one … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in humanitarian, Lodge, scholarships, youth activities | Leave a comment

From the Exalted Ruler

Greeting from your new Exalted Ruler! For those of you that do not know me, my name is Travis Mechling, I am 45 years old, married, and my wife (Tanya Mechling) and I are currently raising 4 children. We live … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in bar/dining, Golf Course, Hoop Shoot, humanitarian, Lodge, volunteers, youth activities | Leave a comment

National Most Valuable Student Scholarship

  Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship Winner A student sponsored by Moscow Elks Lodge #249 has won a national award in the 2018 Elks Most Valuable Student scholarship program. Congratulations to Sara Whelschel. Sara,  a senior at Colfax High School, … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in humanitarian, Lodge, scholarships, youth activities | Leave a comment

Fifth Decade — 1932-1942

The following is one of 5 first-person chronicles of our first 5 decades as a lodge, published in honor of our 50th anniversary in December of 1942. ________________________________________________________ FIFTH DECADE By Kelly Cline — BPOE #249  Past Exalted Ruler – written … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in bar/dining, Golf Course, history, humanitarian, Lodge | Leave a comment

Golf Schedule for 2018 Season

 Golf Schedule for the 2018 Season* *Always subject to change as necessary • Moscow High School Golf Practice — Fridays: 4/6 through 5/11 • Men’s Opening Day Breakfast & Blind Scramble — Sunday 4/29 • Tuesday Men’s League — Tuesdays: 5/1 … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in bar/dining, Golf Course, humanitarian, Jr. Golf Program, veterans, youth activities | Leave a comment

Elks Most Valuable Student National Semi-finalist

  Elks Most Valuable Student National Semi-finalist A student sponsored by Moscow Elks Lodge #249 has been chosen as a national semifinalist in the 2018 Elks Most Valuable Student scholarship program. Congratulations to Sara Whelschel. Sara,  a senior at Colfax … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in humanitarian, Lodge, scholarships, youth activities | Leave a comment

Easter Egg Hunt

EASTER EGG HUNT Moscow Elks will be hosting our Third Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31st for those children who are in 12 years old and younger. The event will start at 10:30 am and there will be … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in humanitarian, Lodge, Uncategorized, volunteers, youth activities | Leave a comment

Tentative Golf Schedule for 2018 Season

Tentative Golf Schedule for the 2018 Season Your Golf Committee will be reviewing, modifying and finalizing this draft, during their meeting on Wednesday March 7th.  Please feel free to attend (6:30 at the lodge) or to share your ideas with … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in bar/dining, Golf Course, humanitarian, Jr. Golf Program, veterans, youth activities | Leave a comment

Message from the Exalted Ruler

Message from the Exalted Ruler Hoop Shoot was a great event this year. 27 kids participated to compete for the right to represent our Lodge at district which was held in Lewiston a week after our shoot. One of our winners, Cooper … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Hoop Shoot, humanitarian, Lodge, volunteers, youth activities | Leave a comment

Timeline Highlights — Our first 150 years.

 Timeline Highlights — Our first 150 years.   This “video timeline” developed by Grand Lodge shows some of the highlights of our first 150 years.  It’s worth the watch.  Click here or on the image to view.

Share Button
Posted in history, Hoop Shoot, humanitarian, Lodge, veterans, youth activities | Leave a comment

Message from the Exalted Ruler

Happy New Year!!! I hope that everyone had an opportunity to enjoy some Christmas cheer over the holidays. The Moscow Elks are right back at it as we prepare to host our community Hoop Shoot on January 13, with registration … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in bar/dining, Hoop Shoot, humanitarian, Lodge, volunteers, youth activities | Leave a comment

From the Desk of the Secretary

                Another Christmas has come and gone. I wonder how many more years we will celebrate the birth of Christ before he actually comes back to us in the Resurrection? What are your plans for 2018? I personally do not … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Drug Awareness, humanitarian, Jr. Golf Program, Lodge, soccer shoot, veterans, volunteers, youth activities | Leave a comment

Christmas for Kids

Christmas for kids was another success!  We sponsored 29 kids from our area this year. It’s such a blessing to be able to provide a few toys and some much needed clothing for these kids. Thank you to all the … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Golf Course, humanitarian, Lodge, volunteers, youth activities | Leave a comment

Elks Crab Feed

Dear Elk Members, Hope everybody enjoyed the holidays and is staying warm!!  Golf and sun will be coming soon but in the mean time we will be having our annual crab feed in February.  The event will be on the … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in bar/dining, humanitarian, Lodge | Leave a comment

Message from the Exalted Ruler

Message from the Exalted Ruler Tis the season to be jolly, but it is also the season to be generous.  Elks Care – Elks Share and what better way to show that we care than by sharing with those who … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Hoop Shoot, humanitarian, Lodge, veterans, youth activities | Leave a comment

FYI — 2016 – 2017 Charitable Giving by State

FYI — 2016-2017 Charitable Giving by State According to the Annual Report of the Grand Secretary for the 2016-2017 lodge year, Idaho ranked 9th among all state level organizations in the amount of charitable activities. The top 10 state level organizations … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in humanitarian, Lodge | Leave a comment

November Wine Tasting Evening

November Wine Tasting Evening A BIG THANK YOU for everyone who attended the Wine Tasting Evening in November.  We had 42 guests attend for an evening of special wines and food.  It was nice to see attendance almost evenly split … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in bar/dining, humanitarian, Lodge | Leave a comment

From the Desk of the Secretary

From the Desk of the Secretary              Let me start by apologizing to those of you that receive your 249er by mail. I realize that by the time you get this, some of the events discussed have come and gone. … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in bar/dining, humanitarian, Lodge | Leave a comment

The Elks National Foundation, Elks #249 & YOU

  The Elks National Foundation, Moscow Elks #249 & YOU As most of you know, our Elks National Foundation handles all of our Community Grants programs. This includes the Gratitude, Beacon, Impact, Promise and Freedom grants, all of which our … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Drug Awareness, humanitarian, Lodge, scholarships, veterans, youth activities | Leave a comment