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2018 Scholarship Award Presentations

2018 Scholarship Award Presentations Representatives of our lodge will be visiting local schools to present awards to winners of this years Most Valuable Student and Elks Legacy Award competitions. We will be representing the lodge in — Genesee on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Legacy Scholarship Winner

Elks Legacy Award Scholarship Winner A student sponsored by Moscow Elks Lodge #249 has been awarded a Legacy Grant in this year’s competition. Congratulations to Virginia Monk. Virginia will receive an award of $4000 toward her college education.  She is one … Continue reading

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National Most Valuable Student Scholarship

  Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship Winner A student sponsored by Moscow Elks Lodge #249 has won a national award in the 2018 Elks Most Valuable Student scholarship program. Congratulations to Sara Whelschel. Sara,  a senior at Colfax High School, … Continue reading

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Elks Most Valuable Student National Semi-finalist

  Elks Most Valuable Student National Semi-finalist A student sponsored by Moscow Elks Lodge #249 has been chosen as a national semifinalist in the 2018 Elks Most Valuable Student scholarship program. Congratulations to Sara Whelschel. Sara,  a senior at Colfax … Continue reading

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Elks’ Legacy Scholarship Applications Available

— Application Deadline — February 2nd — 9:59 AM PST =============================== 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 … Continue reading

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2018 Elks Most Valuable Student Winners — lodge #249

2018 Elks Most Valuable Student Winners —  Moscow Elks Lodge —  Here are our winners in the Elks Most Valuable Student competition for our lodge.Their applications have been forwarded to the state committee for evaluation.  The top students from the … 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 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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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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Membership Matters — A Lot

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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

Is that sunshine I see?  Finally the weather is beginning to cooperate with us as I see more and more members coming out to the Lodge and golf course.  Trent has done an incredible job of keeping the course in … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

It is hard to believe that a year has gone by and I am already writing my last newsletter of my “first” term as exalted ruler (ER).  I mention first because I was fortunate enough to be elected as ER … Continue reading

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What do you know about our lodge?

Of the nearly 2000 Elks lodges, what do only the following lodges have in common? #174 Tacoma WA #206 Henderson KY #214 Great Falls MT #249 Moscow ID #318 Yakima WA #358 Heppner OR #372 Torrington CT #378 Haggerstown MD … Continue reading

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Teenager of the Year Award

In addition to the Most Valuable Student and Legacy scholarships, the Elks lodges in the state of Idaho are sponsoring the Teenager of the Year award program.  These grants will be awarded to any high school students (not limited to graduating … Continue reading

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Message from the Exalted Ruler

  Happy New Year!   I always love this time of year because I am one of those people who truly enjoys the snow.  I realize that for most, the snow is a nuisance and it brings a lot of other … 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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