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Golf Schedule for 2019 Season — revised 5/17/19

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

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

Donald R 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 … 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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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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Proposed budget for new lodge year posted — vote on April 24th

The proposed budget for the new lodge year is posted on the bulletin board in the tournament room. It will be voted on at the meeting of April 24th.

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Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History — Brigadier-General E. R. Chrisman

Brigadier-General Edward R. Chrisman Organized University of Idaho Military Science Department, taught mathematics — 1894-1898 Introduced first women’s military program in the service Sent to Cuba and the Philippines during Spanish American War — 1898-1902 — fought in the battle … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History — Abe Goff

Abe McGregor Goff Private in the U. S. Army — WWI Center on University of Idaho football team Graduated from University of Idaho College of Law — 1924 Latah County Prosecuting Attorney — 1926-1934 Taught in U of I College … Continue reading

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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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Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History — “Buck” Bailey

Arthur Buckner “Buck” Bailey Born & raised in Texas played baseball & football at Texas A & M University served in United Sates Army during WWI returned to Texas A & M, playing baseball & football attended Bethany College player & … 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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