Category Archives: humanitarian

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Elks Disaster Relief Program Helping Texas Victims

National Elks President Malcolm J. McPherson Jr. recently announced Local Elks Lodges from every state, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Panama Canal Zone will be raising donations to assist the thousands impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. National Elks President … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

Welcome to fall!! We have a lot of activities planned the next couple of months. As the weather starts to force us inside, keep the lodge in mind. This fall, our Past Exalted Rulers are hosting Oktoberfest on the 21st of … Continue reading

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Taking Care of our #ElksFamily

Did you know the Elks National Foundation helps protect the children of Elks members? The Emergency Educational Grant program provides financial assistance to the children of deceased or totally disabled Elks, who wish to obtain or further their college education. … Continue reading

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Membership Matters — A Lot

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Oktoberfest

October 1, 2017 Dear Elks Members, Our members have expressed a desire to have more activities: the PER’s and the lodge have stepped up and are offering a fun activity in the form of an Oktoberfest on October 21, 2017.  … Continue reading

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Brad Anderson Recognized with ENF Award

Brad Anderson received the Bronze Circle of Giving Award from the Elks National Foundation at the September 13th lodge meeting. This award is given to Elks that have donated a cumulative amount of $5000 or more to ENF. Congratulations Brad … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

I hope everyone is taking advantage of the great weather we have had in recent days, with the sun being out and the temperatures livable.   Just this past month, we had an amazing eclipse that I hope all of you … Continue reading

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Paint the Palouse

Moscow Elks Lodge #249 was pleased to be a sponsor of this year’s Paint the Palouse community service project through the University of Idaho Housing & Residence Life. This was the 28th annual Paint the Palouse project in which close … Continue reading

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Elks’ BULLetin #9

Elks BULLetin We are well into August and hopefully the heat wave is behind us.  We have a number of events coming up that I would like to share with you. Cart Path Tournament: Golfers can still sign up for … Continue reading

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Rally for the Cure

WOW!  A gigantic thank you for everyone that came out and supported the 2017 Rally for the Cure and Light A Candle fund raiser on August 4th.  Although we were small in numbers with only 32 golfers (72 last year) … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

Happy August!!!   It feels like I was just writing my bit for the newsletter and asking if we would ever see the sun.   Now, as I write this, I am camping next to a lake with 100 degrees temperature and … Continue reading

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Gamble Scramble

The usual crew put on this year’s Gamble Scramble with the usual results.  Lots of fun, lots of active involvement and lots of money raised for the lodge, and particularly our charities.         The primary beneficiary for this … Continue reading

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ALS Sprenger Open

The Moscow Elks Lodge & The Moscow Elks Golf Course were again proud to host the annual “Sprenger Open” fundraiser for “Team Gleason”  and the local “Evergreen Chapter” of  the ALS Asociation. This year’s event saw 30 some teams participate … Continue reading

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Elks BULLetin — July Golf Course Events!

 Elks BULLetin July Golf Course Events! We are well into the summer golf events.  Our golf leagues are in mid-season and doing well.  I am sure everyone’s handicaps are going down as they sharpen their games and the course is … Continue reading

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Rally for the Cure

2017 Rally for the Cure Wear Pink!!! Moscow Elks Golf Course Save the Date:  Friday,  August 4th 4 Person 9 hole scramble: $20/person.* There will be $20 bingo, $1 raffle tickets, $5 team mulligans and $5 team throw/toss available for purchase. … Continue reading

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