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Message from the Exalted Ruler

Happy 4th of July everyone and God Bless America! July finds the Elks in the busiest season of the year, with something happening almost every day of the week. Golf tournaments, dinners, and more…I strongly encourage all members to tune … Continue reading

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Charity with Friends — join.elks.org

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Fathers’ Day Scramble

A huge thank you for your donations and attending the 3rd annual Father’s Day 9-hole scramble.  We could not have asked for better weather to celebrate our fathers and spend time with family and friends.  It was a huge success raising $2,000 for … Continue reading

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Monday, June 14th is Flag Day

Monday, June 14th is Flag Day Your Elks Lodge asks you to display your American flag on June 14th for Flag Day.  Flag Day is a celebration of the American flag that occurs each year on the anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Fathers’ Day Scramble to Benefit Special Olympics

Fathers’ Day Scramble to Benefit Special Olympics We are putting on our 3rd annual Father’s Day 9 Hole Scramble on June 20th to support our Moscow Rebel Tiger Special Olympics team.  Since this is a family day, we will limit … Continue reading

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Legacy Grants

Legacy Grants The Moscow Elks Lodge was recently the recipient of two winners of the Elks National Foundation’s Legacy Scholarship Award in the amount of $4000.  A total of 350 awards were issued this year throughout the United States and … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

I inserted the “Our Mission” statement to help remind all of us what the Elks organization is all about.  We are a golf course; we are a social club and we are a community gathering place at times. I really … Continue reading

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March of Dimes Fundraiser at the Temple — February 1950

March of Dimes Fundraiser at the Temple — February 1950 In February of 1950, Moscow Elks #249 hosted a local talent radio show broadcast by KRPL and KUOI from the lodge room in the Temple to benefit the March of … Continue reading

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National Volunteers Day — April 18th

National Volunteers Day — April 18th

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Elks USA — Good Deeds Every Day

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1949 Moscow-Pullman Football Game — For our Crippled Children

1949 Moscow-Pullman Football Game  — For our Crippled Children In 1947 the state of Idaho was visited by a major polio outbreak leaving hundreds of children in the state crippled by the disease.  By the fall of 1949, the Idaho State … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

Congratulations to our newly elected officers for 2021-2022!!!   Elections were held at last Wednesday’s (February 24th) Lodge meeting.  Ben McGuckin is our new Exalted Ruler.  Brian Loomis is our Loyal Knight, Tracy Dorigo our Leading Knight and, moving over from … Continue reading

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From the Pages of the 249er — May, 1949 — New Flags and Holders for Downtown Moscow

From the Pages of the 249er — May, 1949 — New Flags and Holders for Downtown Moscow In the attached photograph, Exalted Ruler Loris Winn, of Moscow Lodge #249 (on the left), and Moscow Mayor Robert Bonnett of Moscow looked … Continue reading

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Statue of Liberty Restoration and the B. P. O. E.

Statue of Liberty Restoration and the B. P. O. E. In 1983 the National Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks began a fundraising effor to restore the statue which had become damaged by wind and salt water erosion.  The initial … Continue reading

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Spotlight Grant Backpacks for the Homeless Delivered to Sojourner’s Alliance

Spotlight Grant Backpacks for the Homeless Delivered to Sojourner’s Alliance As part of our spotlight grant we received from the Elks National Foundation, we were able to donate $2000 worth of essential supplies to Sojourner’s Alliance and other identified community resources dealing … Continue reading

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Donations for the Homeless

Donations for the Homeless Our Lodge applied for the Spotlight Grant from the Elks National Foundation.  All Elk members contribute to the foundation and in return we can apply for these grants to help in our community.  We received a … Continue reading

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Grant to Sojourners’ Alliance

On behalf of the Board of Directors, the staff and the participants, I would like to thank you for your more than generous donation to the Sojourners’ Alliance Transitional Living Program.  It is very much appreciated and will help provide … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

Looking back at the year of  2020 we can be amazed at what our Lodge members have accomplished despite Covid. We hired a new Greenskeeper in the Spring.  Cory and his family settled in, got to work and produced the best course conditions we have had … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

Happy New Year!! I am so glad to be rid of 2020 and have great hopes for 2021. I continue to be amazed at the increase in our membership this Lodge year.  At this point we have had 35 new, reinstated or transferred memberships.  … Continue reading

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