Category Archives: veterans

Lodge of Sorrow — Donald E. “Smitty” Smith

Lodge of Sorrow — Donald E. “Smitty” Smith One of our longest continuous members passed away on December 22nd.  Smitty, born and raised in Moscow, joined Moscow Elks Lodge #249 in 1948 after returning from WWII.   When he got back, … Continue reading

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Elks Charitable Activities

Idaho Elks Charitable Activities  Idaho Elks ranked 8th in the nation in charitable, educational, welfare and patriotic work.  Our giving totaled $11,360,558.  For the size of our state and number of members, that number is huge.  National Elks Charitable Activities  … Continue reading

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Community Volunteers Making a Difference

Community Volunteers Making a Difference Local Elks Lodges from every state, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Panama Canal Zone will be busy helping our communities this holiday season.  Thousands of needy families will receive food baskets and presents.  The Elks National President, … Continue reading

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President Bush’s Welcoming Message, 1992 Grand Lodge Convention

Upon the passing of President Bush, we recall his message to the 1992 Grand Lodge Convention  ************************************************************************************ President Bush’s Welcoming Message, 1992 Grand Lodge Convention Welcoming Message from President Bush to the Delegates at the 1992 National Convention in Dallas, … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

From the Desk of the Secretary   As you can see from the articles in this month’s newsletter, we don’t have a lot going on this month, but what is happening will be great fun, for kids and adults alike!  … Continue reading

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Elks National Foundation — donations

Elks National Foundation — donations Good morning, It is time to make your donation to the Elks National Foundation. The picture below was taken on October 6th after reconstruction of the stage at Robinson Park. This was done in partnership … Continue reading

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9/11 “Flag of Honor” Walk

9/11 “Flag of Honor” Walk The Moscow portion of the “Flag of Honor” walk commemorating the 9/11 attacks on our nation began at the Moscow Elks Lodge.  The participants met at the lodge at 2:00 PM on Sunday 9/9, and … Continue reading

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Bar & Dining Update

Bar & Dining Update The bar and dining staff had a very busy July, as we supported a number of large events.  The three Sole Survivor events kicked off the month, with the ALS and Marines of the Palouse Fundraisers … Continue reading

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Carts needed for Marines of the Palouse Fundraiser

Carts needed for Marines of the Palouse Fundraiser The Marines of the Palouse Fund Raiser is Saturday, July 21 a 10:00 am.  The lodge has 7 golf carts to rent, which will not be enough for their golf tournament.  We are requesting anyone who … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

From the Desk of the Secretary We had a very successful “Old Timers Night”, thanks to George Paris. George put in a lot of time in the planning, including identifying who qualified for what, planning the presentation and taking care … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2018 on the Links

Memorial Day 2018 on the Links A number of golfers enjoyed beautiful weather on Memorial Day. Curby Maag, his son, and Steve Nelson enjoy an early morning tee time.

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Old Timers’ Dinner

Old Timers’ Dinner We had a good turn out for our Old Timers Dinner. This coincided with PER Night as well as the Lodge meeting and initiation.    State President Dave McFarland and wife Janet also attended, so it was a … Continue reading

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Moscow #249 Featured in May Elks’ Magazine

Moscow Lodge #249 is Featured in May’s Elks Magazine Moscow Lodge #249’s veteran’s fly-fishing program is currently featured in the May issue of The Elks Magazine nationally.  Thanks once more to all our members and non-member volunteers who have made this … Continue reading

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Golf Schedule for 2018 Season

 Golf Schedule for the 2018 Season* *Always subject to change as necessary • Moscow High School Golf Practice — Fridays: 4/6 through 5/11 • Men’s Opening Day Breakfast & Blind Scramble — Sunday 4/29 • Tuesday Men’s League — Tuesdays: 5/1 … Continue reading

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Tentative Golf Schedule for 2018 Season

Tentative Golf Schedule for the 2018 Season Your Golf Committee will be reviewing, modifying and finalizing this draft, during their meeting on Wednesday March 7th.  Please feel free to attend (6:30 at the lodge) or to share your ideas with … Continue reading

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Third Decade — 1912-1922

The following is one of 5 first-person chronicles of our first 5 decades as a lodge, published in honor of our 50th anniversary in December of 1942. ________________________________________________________ THIRD DECADE By Lee Allen & E. E. Wegner — BPOE #249  Past … Continue reading

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Make a Difference in 2018

Make a Difference in 2018 for our Veterans & Military Members from Elks Magazine & Grand Lodge Is your New Years Resolution to volunteer more? You’re in luck! Check out these 10 ways to do more for veterans and military … Continue reading

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Timeline Highlights — Our first 150 years.

 Timeline Highlights — Our first 150 years.   This “video timeline” developed by Grand Lodge shows some of the highlights of our first 150 years.  It’s worth the watch.  Click here or on the image to view.

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From the Desk of the Secretary

                Another Christmas has come and gone. I wonder how many more years we will celebrate the birth of Christ before he actually comes back to us in the Resurrection? What are your plans for 2018? I personally do not … Continue reading

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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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