Category Archives: humanitarian

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 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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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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From the Desk of the Exalted Ruler

Greetings Fellow Moscow Elks Members: January has already come to an end and we will be approaching spring and golf season hopefully pretty soon.  It was a quiet month but will were still accomplishing our tasks at hand.  January 11th, … Continue reading

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Recent Lodge Grants

Recent Lodge Grants Lodge Grants awarded over the last couple of months include: —Secretary Wayne Krauss and Exalted Ruler Joel Jaureguito presenting a check for $1000 from a Grant from the Idaho State Elks Association to Dave Ting to further … Continue reading

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Match Met — from Elks National Foundation

Match Met In December, we announced the ENF would match up to $100,000 in donations to the Elks Pearl Harbor Campaign received by December 31. We’re excited to report that the Elks easily maxed out our match for the USS Arizona Memorial … Continue reading

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Gratitude Grant presentation to St. Vincent De Paul

 Gratitude Grant to St. Vincent de Paul Pictured is Gerard Connelly, along with his wife Cindi and ER Joel Jaureguito as we present a Gratitude Grant check for $2000 to St. Vincent De Paul at our first January meeting. Through … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Pete Eric Isakson

Pete Isakson Born in Richland WA — 1971 graduated Richland High School — Richland WA — 1990 competed in Football, basketball & baseball — Richland HS graduated Eastern Washington University — Cheney WA — 1994 worked for Lakeland Village — … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

Greetings Fellow Elk Members: I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and New Year’s.  2019 was a fast year but that means golf season is only a few months away as well as spring. December was a very eventful month.  The month started out with our annual … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

Happy New Year!! 2020, wow, back when I and many others of you were in High School, we were told that by now we would all be driving flying cars and our world would look like the old TV show, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Grant

Gratitude Grant / Latah County St. Vincent De Paul Society This email will be a little lengthy, but I believe you will find it very informative. We have just been approved for the 2019-2020 Gratitude Grant of $2000 from the … Continue reading

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Special Olympics Grant

Special Olympics Grant Recipient Dave Ting is honored with a $1000 check funding the Special Olympics Athletic Programs. Grant funded through Moscow Elks Lodge 249, provided by the Idaho State Elks Association.

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From the Desk of the Secretary

This is it; December is bringing 2019 to a close.  This has been a tough year for our country, politically speaking. It seems like to many people believe anything social media puts out and unfortunately too many people post things just to get … Continue reading

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ENF Impact Grant Renewed

ENF Impact Grant Renewed — Veteran’s Fly Tying/Fishing — A bit of good news for Monday—-We have been notified that Grand Lodge has approved our renewal of the Impact Grant in the amount of $2500.  Thanks to George Paris for administering this … Continue reading

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Elks Launch Campaign to Support Pearl Harbor

Elks Launch Campaign to Support Pearl Harbor At the 2019 Elks National Convention in St. Louis, outgoing Grand Exalted Ruler Mike Luhr issued a challenge to the Elks members to raise funds for the Pearl Harbor National Memorial in Hawaii. … Continue reading

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Elks National Foundation “Giving Tuesday”

Happy Holidays! No matter the holiday you’re celebrating, we’re thinking of you. The season of celebration and giving is in full swing, and we kicked it off on December 3 with Giving Tuesday—a day dedicated to supporting the causes you … Continue reading

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November is Veterans Remembrance Month! An estimated twenty million Veterans live 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, … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Boyd Martin

 Boyd Martin Born in Cottonwood Idaho — 1911 attended schools in Cottonwood and Lewiston graduated from Nez Perce High School — 1929 attended Pasadena City College attended University of California at Los Angeles graduated from University of Idaho — 1936 … Continue reading

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