Category Archives: humanitarian

FORE — On Course

Here’s what’s happening through the end of the season at your golf course. Friday September 21st Bob Weisel Invitational — MHS Cross Country Meet Friday September 21st Friday Couples’ Golf & Steak Night Saturday September 22nd John’s Alley 7-iron tournament … Continue reading

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“Baby Thomas” Fundraiser for ALL research and the Anna Schindler Foundation

— “Baby Thomas” Fundraiser — for ALL research and the Anna Schindler Foundation In December of 2016, immediately after he was born, Thomas, son of one of our members, was taken to Spokane’s Sacred Heart Hospital for medical treatment on a … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

Hello All It’s been a great summer so far and fall is soon upon us. I know many golfers are not happy to see summer end, but I am looking forward to cooler weather, less bugs, hunting and football.  Also, there are will be some great events … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

It is traditional that fall means the beginning of the Elks Scholarship programs. This excerpt was taken from a letter sent in August from ENF. “The ENF Legacy Awards contest kicks off on September 1.  The application will be available at  enf.elks.org/legacyscholarship.  Why should children and grandchildren from … Continue reading

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“Baby Thomas” Benefit Scramble & Dinner

“Baby Thomas” Benefit Scramble & Dinner Details – Saturday, September 15.  This is a 4-person scramble with a shotgun start at 9:00am.  The cost is $50.00 per person for the tournament and dinner. If you would like to come to the dinner only the cost is … Continue reading

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Annual Raffle — Latah County Fair Volunteers

— Annual Raffle —   Latah County Fair Volunteers Dear Members, It is that time of year when we do our traditional raffle to help raise funds for our Lodge and Charitable work.  In the past we have raised these funds … Continue reading

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Light a Candle Scramble

Light a Candle Scramble Thank you to ALL who took part in the Light A Candle Scramble, With grateful hearts we want to thank the Elk’s 249 members, the Gamble Scramble committee, our hole and merchandise sponsors, and friends for … Continue reading

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Light a Candle Scramble

Light a Candle Scramble Friday August 3rd  Four persons 9-hole scramble  $100 team Start any time after 9 am.   Presentation of awards at 8:00 pm If you want steak or salmon you must sign up for dinner prior to July 26th or call … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

Greetings Earlier this month I had the privilege of attending Grand Lodge in San Antonio, Texas.  It was a good time to catch up with acquaintances and meet other fellow Elks from around this great nation.  It was a great … Continue reading

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Bar & Dining Update

Bar & Dining Update The bar and dining staff had a very busy July, as we supported a number of large events.  The three Sole Survivor events kicked off the month, with the ALS and Marines of the Palouse Fundraisers … Continue reading

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150 for 150

150 for 150 Here is a short video describing the activities of 150 Elks Scholars invited to this year’s national convention courtesy of Grand Lodge. 150 for 150

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4th Annual Sprenger Open Scramble

4th Annual Sprenger Open Scramble Moscow Elks Lodge #249 is proud to be able to host the 4th annual Sprenger Open Scramble and Fundraising Auction. The Sprenger Open Scramble will be held at the Moscow Elks Golf Club on July … Continue reading

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Carts needed for Marines of the Palouse Fundraiser

Carts needed for Marines of the Palouse Fundraiser The Marines of the Palouse Fund Raiser is Saturday, July 21 a 10:00 am.  The lodge has 7 golf carts to rent, which will not be enough for their golf tournament.  We are requesting anyone who … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

From the Exalted Ruler Hello all, time sure goes by fast and here we are in the midst of summer already.  From July 1st-4th my wife Tanya and I have the honor of representing Moscow Elk Lodge #249 at Grand … Continue reading

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ENF Scholarship gathering — from Grand Lodge

History in the Making The largest gathering of Elks scholars ever will take place in San Antonio, June 29 through July 2. The scholars, a mix of current college students and alumni, representing award winners from 2002 through 2018,will gather … Continue reading

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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