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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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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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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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Elks’ Most Valuable Student Applications Closing 11/15

The 2019 MVS application deadline is November 15, 2018. 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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Elks’ Legacy Scholarship Applications Available

  Elks’ Legacy Scholarship Applications Available =============================== 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. Five students, whose parents or grandparents … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

It is traditional that fall means the beginning of the Elks Scholarship programs. This excerpt was taken from a letter sent in August from ENF. “The ENF Legacy Awards contest kicks off on September 1.  The application will be available at  enf.elks.org/legacyscholarship.  Why should children and grandchildren from … Continue reading

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Elks’ Most Valuable Student Applications Open

The 2019 MVS application deadline is November 15, 2018. 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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