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From the Pages of the 249er — February 1948 — Mendelssohn Club of Spokane Concert

From the Pages of the 249er  February 1948 — Mendelssohn Club of Spokane Concert On Feruary 1st, 1948, lodge members and guests were treated to a concert prsented by the Mendelssoh Club of Spokane,  under the direction of A. H. … Continue reading

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It is the Veteran — (from Elks Veteran Service Commision)

The 11th hour of the 11th day of November, the 11th month The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks has always been at the forefront of supporting the nation’s veterans.  The order has a direct connection with Veterans’ Day that … Continue reading

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From the Pages of the 249er — December 1947 — Elks Kids’ Christmas Party

From the Pages of the 249er  December 1947 — Elks Kids’ Christmas Party In 1947, as in past years, a kid party for all youngsters in the jurisdiction of the Moscow Lodge was given by the lodge and Mr. Kenworthy at … Continue reading

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Elks National Memorial

Elks National Memorial Following World War I, there was a strong desire throughout the Elks organization to erect a fitting memorial to those brothers who had laid down their lives in the name of loyal patriotism and devotion to country … Continue reading

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Invite a Friend to Join the Elks

Invite a Friend to Join the Elks The Elks are nothing more than the members we retain and recruit.  Our Lodge has grown significantly this year with new members joining our organization at a rate unseen in recent years.  They … Continue reading

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Remember Who We Are — Who Are the Elks?

Remember Who We Are — Who Are the Elks?* In 2018, Elks all over the United States proudly celebrated the 150th anniversary of the Order’s founding as a fraternal organization that seeks to strengthen its communities and assist the needy.  Each year, … Continue reading

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Veterans Day Recognizes Military Families, Too

Veterans Day Recognizes Military Families, Too The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks has long committed itself to honoring and supporting our country’s military service members and veterans, and in these times that commitment has never been more important. It … Continue reading

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Elks Offer Wildfire Relief

Elks Offer Wildfire Relief Since the middle of August, wildfires have raged across the West Coast, spreading through California into the Pacific Northwest. “It’s nasty here, to put it mildly,” says Emma Pletz, the Secretary of the Oregon State Elks … Continue reading

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“NOVEMBER IS ELKS VETERANS REMEMBRANCE MONTH”

“NOVEMBER IS ELKS VETERANS REMEMBRANCE MONTH” An estimated twenty million veterans are living in our communities.  Each with a different story, they all shared a common pledge: to support and defend this country. In an effort to honor and support these veterans, Elks National … Continue reading

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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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