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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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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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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Cyrus Edward “Ed” Blair

Ed Blair Born in Palouse WA — 1922 graduated Palouse High School — 1940 U. S. Army — radio operator — WWII — Egygpt, Iran, Iraq & Lybia — 1940-1946 farmer — Palouse WA — 1946-1962 worked for R. A … Continue reading

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Lodge of Sorrow — Jack LeClaire

Jack LeClaire passed away on Wednesday September 18 in Boise at the age of 92.  He was a lifetime member of Moscow Elks Lodge #249.  Click here to view Jack LeClaire’s Obituary.  There will be a Moscow Celebration of Life … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — John Arthur (Jack) LeClaire

 Jack LeClaire born in Anaconda MT– 1927 graduated Anaconda High School –Anaconda MT — 1946 served in United States Navy — 1946-1948 graduated University of Montana — 1952 high school math teacher & coach — Alberton MT — 1952-1957 high … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Harry Missildine

 Harry Missildine born in Parsons Kansas — 1920 grew up in Kansas, Colorado & Oklahoma graduated Tulsa Central High School — Tulsa Oklahoma attended University of Missouri graduated from Colorado College twice qualified for National Public Links Golf Tournamet United … Continue reading

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Let’s Be More Understanding

Let’s Be More Understanding “Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe in order to assure the survival and the success of liberty.” — President … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — I. C. Hattabaugh

I. C. Hattabaugh Born near Salem Indiana — 1851 finished school in New Ross Indiana — 1867 manufactoring drain tiles — Duncan Brothers — Jamestown Indiana — 1875-1878 carpentry/sash & door manufacturing — Lewiston ID –1878-1890 deputy assessor, deputy sheriff … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Lloyd L Hall

 Lloyd Hall born in Bovill ID — 1925 graduated Bovill High School — 1943 served in United States Navy — WWII Pacific Theater — USS Maryland & USS Sarita owner/ operator sevice station — Bovill ID owner/ operator hardware store … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

From the Exalted Ruler Greetings fellow Elk members: I must admit and be honest I was dreading the National Elks Convention in St. Louis Missouri this past July.  I have been to St. Louis before years ago and I know how hot and humid it can … Continue reading

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Hello Fellow ELKS — from the Esquire

“Everybody can be great.  Because anybody can serve.  You don’t have to have a college degree to serve.  You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve….  You don’t have to know the second theory of thermodynamics … Continue reading

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Remaining Golf Schedule for 2019 Season — revised 6/17/19

Remaining Golf Schedule for the 2019 Season* *Always subject to change as necessary Tuesday league — Tuesday @ 5:30 PM —  7/16 – 8/27 Ladies’ league — Wednesday @ 5:30 PM —  7/17 — 8/14 Thursday league — Thursday @ 1:00 PM … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Francis Albert Schmidt

Francis Schmidt Born in Downs Kansas –1885 graduated Fairbury High School (Nebraska) — 1903 participated in Varsity football, basketball, baseball & track at University of Nebraska — 1904-1907 Law degree — University of Nebraska — 1907 coached football & basketball … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Reo Lee Lloyd

Reo Lloyd Born in Moscow ID  — 1949 graduated Moscow High School — 1967 served in U. S. Navy — Vietnam — 1967-1975 journeyman carpenter — 1975-2011 volunteer fireman & EMT — Sitka AK — 1975-1985 awarded Carnegie Hero Fund … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Samuel Hale (Sam) Butterfield

Sam Butterfield Born in Moscow ID –1924 attended Ursuline Academy (St. Mary’s School) graduated Moscow High School — student body president — 1942 University of Idaho — 1942-1943 & 1946-1947 served in US Army Air Corp during WWII Italy and … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Daniel Willis (Danny) Hordemann

 Danny Hordemann born in Moscow ID– 1938 graduated Moscow High School –Moscow ID — 1957 served in United States Army (101st Airborne) — 1957-1959 attended University of Idaho — 1959-1961 worked in farming & roofing worked for Carnation — 1962-1972 … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Donald R Theophilus

Don Theophilus Born in Pittsburgh PA — 1899 graduated from Iowa State College (University) — 1920 & 1922 Assistant Professsor — Iowa State College (University) — 1922-1923 masters degree from Iowa State College (University) — 1924 Professor — Western Kentucky State College … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

Happy Spring!!  All of you have or  should have received your dues statement by now.  If you have not, I need to know that because 2019-2020 dues are due!  Your statement has boxes to check for various charities you would like to donate to as well … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Kenny Hites

Kenny Hites Born in Moscow ID –1954 graduated Moscow High School — 1971 facilities department — University of Idaho — 1985-2015 died in Moscow — 2018 Lifetime member of BPOE #249 — on lodge wall of remembrance

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Golf Schedule for 2019 Season — revised 4/14/19

 Golf Schedule for the 2019 Season* *Always subject to change as necessary MHS golf practices — Friday @ 3:30 PM — 3/22 – 5/17 GHIN activation — Saturday @ 8:30 AM — 3/23 MHS JV Golf Tournaments — Wednesday @ 10:00 … Continue reading

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