Category Archives: youth activities

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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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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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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Elks’ Most Valuable Student Applications Open

The 2018 MVS application deadline is November 27, 2017. Elks Most Valuable Student — 2018 online application The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2018 competition. Current high school seniors, or the … Continue reading

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The Dynamics of Drugs & Opioid Trends

Moscow Elks #249 is a major sponsor of this event through a Promise Grant from the Elks National Foundation. ____________________________________________________________ Expert Speaks on Drug Trends and the Opioid Crisis This is a great presentation on current drug and opioid trends, … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Salutes the Elks

The Order has just been featured at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum in their virtual exhibit “America’s Mailing Industry,” which was launched on September 13, 2016, at a reception in Washington, DC. The Smithsonian Postal Museum recognizes the Elks’ quiet … 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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Membership Matters — A Lot

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Moscow Middle School Track Meet

Moscow Middle School will be holding a home cross country meet at our course Thursday, October 12.  Set up will begin at 1:00 PM and the meet starts at 4:00 PM. Come on out and watch the Cubs and their … Continue reading

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Quad City Cross Country Cancelled Due to Air Quality

  Due to hazardous air quality in the region from the current forest fires, Moscow High School was forced to cancel the Quad City cross country meet scheduled for September 5th.  District Director of Student Activities Lance Abendroth wished to … 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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Elks’ Legacy Scholarship Applications Available

Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks members. The Foundation will offer a total of 300 awards in the 2018 contest, an increase of 50 awards. Moscow Lodge #249 currently has four students attending college on … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed for Elks’ Drug Awareness Program Trailer at Latah County Fair

Volunteers are  needed to work at the Elks’ Drug Awareness Program  trailer at the fair.  We would need a couple of people every day of the fair for a couple hours between 10 am and 6 pm.  If you are available … 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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Jr. Sole Survivor

This year’s Jr. Sole Survivor participants Cole Arlint Bryden Brown Burke Brown Hailey Brown Kaci Kiblen Ben Mack Taylor Parson Dylan Taylor 2017 Elks’ Jr. Sole Survivor Winner — Ben Mack

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Beautiful day for some of our Jr. golfers

The Elks Jr. Golf Program is going strong on Tuesday mornings with about 30 kids spread out among 3 age groups.   Thanks, Wayne, for sharing this shot from this morning    

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Thank You from the Golf Committee

Thank you to all the volunteers & sponsors who made the annual 4th of July celebration possible.  In particular, thanks to  Kathy Christian for chairing the sub-committee for the 4th of July holiday celebrations, and to Brad Anderson & Randy Cannon … Continue reading

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Message from the Exalted Ruler

                 Happy 90th Birthday Moscow Elks Golf Course!*   As we all know, Moscow Lodge #249 is the oldest lodge in the state with a rich tradition of our members serving both in … Continue reading

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FYI — Mayor’s Golf Tournament

click for information on the 3rd Annual Mayor’s Golf Tournament 2017. University of Idaho Golf Course — August 11th click here for more information

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