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Monday, June 14th is Flag Day

Monday, June 14th is Flag Day Your Elks Lodge asks you to display your American flag on June 14th for Flag Day.  Flag Day is a celebration of the American flag that occurs each year on the anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Legacy Grants

Legacy Grants The Moscow Elks Lodge was recently the recipient of two winners of the Elks National Foundation’s Legacy Scholarship Award in the amount of $4000.  A total of 350 awards were issued this year throughout the United States and … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

I inserted the “Our Mission” statement to help remind all of us what the Elks organization is all about.  We are a golf course; we are a social club and we are a community gathering place at times. I really … Continue reading

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Legacy Award Winners from Moscow Lodge #249

I just received word on the winners of the 2021 Legacy Scholarships. Five were awarded to the State of Idaho and our Lodge received two of them. Our local winners were Kirsten Wambeke and Jaye Collier. They each will receive … Continue reading

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National Volunteers Day — April 18th

National Volunteers Day — April 18th

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Legacy Awards Deadline February 5th, 2021

Legacy Awards Deadline February 5th, 2021 In the last seven years, six children or grandchildren of Lodge #249 members have been awarded Legacy Scholarships.  It is a wonderful opportunity for children or grandchildren on our members to compete for, and potentially … Continue reading

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Community Volunteers Making a Difference

Community Volunteers Making a Difference Creating Momentum for the Future of Elkdom in December Local Elks Lodges from every state nationwide, as well as Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Panama Canal Zone, will be busy helping our communities this holiday … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

Finally, the last month of 2020, it’s been a hell of a year, but we got through it and things WILL get better!  Here are a couple of things Rich Gayler forwarded to me for your information: 1) Hoop Shoot … 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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Applications for Legacy Awards Are Now Available

Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships available to children and grandchildren of Elks members. In the last seven years, six children or grandchildren of Lodge #249 members have been awarded Legacy Scholarships. Eligibility requirements are outlined below. The 2021 contest opened on September … Continue reading

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Elks’ Most Valuable Student Applications Open — closing date 11/15

The 2021 MVS application deadline is November 15, 2020. Elks Most Valuable Student — 2018 online application The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2019 competition. Current high school seniors, or the … Continue reading

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Thank You from the Golf Committee

Thank You from your 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  Sean … Continue reading

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Elks National Foundation — Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday Today (May 5th) is #GivingTuesdayNow, a day of unity and giving in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Elks Lodges across the country have provided relief in their communities with the help of Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grants. If you’re … 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 Kaelen Baird Kaelen is one of the national recipients of a Legacy Scholarship provided by the Elk’s National Foundation.  He … Continue reading

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Record Set for Elks National Foundation

 This year, the Elks helped raise an incredible $6,697,176.55 for the Elks National Foundation thorugh direct member contributions, setting an all-time high.  The previous record was set in Fiscal Year 2019, when we reached $6,597,765.11 in donations. During a pandemic, Elks … Continue reading

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Legacy Awards close January 31

A Lasting Legacy Scholarship-seeking season comes to an end on January 31 when the Legacy Awards application closes. Legacy Awards are available to high school seniors who are the children or grandchildren of dues-paying Elks. Each Legacy Award recipient will receive a … Continue reading

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Elks Most Valuable Student Deadline — November 5th

Elks Most Valuable Student Deadline Applications are due online by November 5, 2019. The top 20 MVS finalists will attend the Most Valuable Student Leadership Weekend from April 23-26, 2020, in Chicago to interview for the top awards of $50,000, … Continue reading

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Thank You from the Golf Committee

Thank You from your 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  Sean … 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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Elks’ Legacy Scholarship Applications Close 2/1/19

Elks’ Legacy Scholarship Online  Applications Close February 1st at 9:59 AM Pacific Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks members. The Elks National Foundation will offer a total of 300 awards in the 2019 contest. Over the last … Continue reading

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