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Portland Elks Wildfire Response

If you ever wonder why you are an Elk, remember what our lodges do for their communities in crisis.  In 1918-19 our lodge opened our doors to “Spanish flu” patients and returning WWI veterans for recuperation.  In 2020 the Miwaukie-Portland … 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? Boyd Martin Born in Cottonwood ID, graduated from Nez Perce High School, graduated from the University of Idaho, received a masters degree from the University of … Continue reading

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Light a Candle Raffle — Time to Buy Raffle Tickets is Running Out

Light a Candle Raffle — Time to Buy Raffle Tickets is Running Out This is the last reminder to you to purchase your Light A Candle raffle tickets!  You can purchase your tickets at the ELKS or mail in you checks … Continue reading

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2020 Cart Path Scramble for “Christmas for Kids”

  2020 Cart Path Scramble for “Christmas for Kids” Moscow Elks #249 2020 Cart Path Scramble August 22nd Four (4) Person Scramble $40 per person shotgun start at 9:00 AM This year’s scramble is for Christmas for Kids.  With such … Continue reading

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$2000 Contribution from Elks #249 to Family Promise of the Palouse

$2000 Contribution from Elks #249 to Family Promise of the Palouse Exalted Ruler Janey presents a check for $2000 to Bruce Pitman, Executive Director of Family Promise of the Palouse. Thank you to all of our members that contributed to the National … Continue reading

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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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