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Could you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Were you able to name this past Moscow Elks member from last weeks’ hints? Ken Dick born in Boise ID — 1909 graduated Mountain Home High School — Mountain Home ID — 1927 graduated University of Idaho — 1931 assistant … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? Was born in Boise ID, graduated from Mountain Home High School — Mountain Home ID, graduated University of Idaho, served as an assistant accountant — University of Idaho, was an assistanat chief … Continue reading

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It is the Veteran — (from Elks Veteran Service Commision)

The 11th hour of the 11th day of November, the 11th month The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks has always been at the forefront of supporting the nation’s veterans.  The order has a direct connection with Veterans’ Day that … Continue reading

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Could you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Were you able to name this past Moscow Elks member from last week’s hints? Sir Hugh Bovill Born in England –1861 — (born into noble family — title of baronet) Moved to Latah Couty in 1899 opened Bovill Store — … Continue reading

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Who said it — Quotes from well known Elks

Who said it?? — Quotes from well known Elks We have a proud and divense heritage — not just to honor but to continue and expand on Gene Autry — Here comes Santa Claus.  Here comes Santa Claus. Jack Benny — “Give … Continue reading

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November is Veterans Remembrance Month

An estimated twenty million Veterans are living 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, Elks National President Paul R. Ryan has proclaimed November to be Veterans … Continue reading

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Could you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Were you able to name this past Moscow Elks member from last week’s hints? Wayne Anderson Born in Spokane WA –1930 graduated John Rogers High School — 1949 All City & All State in football, basketball & baseball — 1949 … Continue reading

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Elks National Memorial

Elks National Memorial Following World War I, there was a strong desire throughout the Elks organization to erect a fitting memorial to those brothers who had laid down their lives in the name of loyal patriotism and devotion to country … Continue reading

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Who said it — Quotes from well known Elks

Who said it?? — Quotes from well known Elks answers to come —  Which is a quote from John Kennedy and which is from Franklin Roosevelt?  The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Ask not what your … Continue reading

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Can you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Can you name this past Moscow Elks member?? Born in Spokane WA, graduated John Rogers High School, chosesn All City & All State in football, basketball & baseball, elected Sr. Class President, attended University of Idaho, played Varsity football, basketball … Continue reading

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Invite a Friend to Join the Elks

Invite a Friend to Join the Elks The Elks are nothing more than the members we retain and recruit.  Our Lodge has grown significantly this year with new members joining our organization at a rate unseen in recent years.  They … Continue reading

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Could you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Were you able to name this past Moscow Elks member from last week’s hints? Frank Young Born in Ireland — 1914 Moved to Michigan N. D. — 1924 Graduated (Valedictorian) from Michigan HS — 1933 Bachelor’s degree in chemistry Jamestown … Continue reading

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Remember Who We Are — Who Are the Elks?

Remember Who We Are — Who Are the Elks?* In 2018, Elks all over the United States proudly celebrated the 150th anniversary of the Order’s founding as a fraternal organization that seeks to strengthen its communities and assist the needy.  Each year, … Continue reading

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Who said it — Quotes from well known Elks

Who said it?? — Quotes from well known Elks answers to come —  Which is a quote from “Buffalo” Bill Cody?  The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Ask not what your country can do for you, … Continue reading

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Veterans Day Recognizes Military Families, Too

Veterans Day Recognizes Military Families, Too The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks has long committed itself to honoring and supporting our country’s military service members and veterans, and in these times that commitment has never been more important. It … Continue reading

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Who said it — Quotes from well known Elks

Who said it?? — Quotes from well known Elks answers to come —  Which is a quote from Babe Ruth?  The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Ask not what your country can do for you, but … Continue reading

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Could you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Were you able to name this past Moscow Elks member from last weeks’ hints? Dr. W. W. Watkins   Born in Warner NH –1846 MD from Washington University — St. Louis Missouri medical practice — Mine La Motte Missouri — … Continue reading

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“NOVEMBER IS ELKS VETERANS REMEMBRANCE MONTH”

“NOVEMBER IS ELKS VETERANS REMEMBRANCE MONTH” An estimated twenty million veterans are living 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, Elks National … Continue reading

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Who said it — Quotes from well known Elks

Who said it?? — Quotes from well known Elks answers to come —  Which is a quote from Buster Keaton?  The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Ask not what your country can do for you, but … Continue reading

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Could you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Were you able to name this past Moscow Elks member from last weeks’ hints? Don Theophilus Born in Pittsburgh PA — 1899, graduated from Iowa State College (University) — 1920 & 1922, Assistant Professsor — Iowa State College (University) — 1922-1923, masters … Continue reading

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