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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 network of good deeds. With 28.2 million visitors each year to the Smithsonian Museums, this is a very powerful forum on which to appear!

Read the full write-up on the Smithsonian museum's website here.

Current Issue: June 2017

Features

12

News of the Lodges

Elks all over the nation remind people that Elks Care--Elks Share by holding fund-raisers, hosting law enforcement appreciation dinners, and giving to the Elks National Foundation.

24

Reno, Nevada, Welcomes BPO Elks for 2017 Grand Lodge Convention, by Philip Hartigan

"The biggest little city in the world" once again hosts the BPO Elks as they celebrate the lodge year.

34

The WASP: Unsung Heroes of World War II, by Katie Stirner

The brave aviators of the Women Airforce Service Pilots made history in the skies as they heeded the nation's call to service in World War II.

40

Zamboni: A Very American Invention, by Michael T. Best

Frank J. Zamboni's name has become synonymous with ice rink resurfacing, and his invention has become an American icon.

Departments

4

Message of the GER

8

It's Your Business, by Timothy Middleton

10

Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD

46

Supporting Our Troops

48

Elks National Veterans Service Commission

52

Elks Drug Awareness Program

54

Elks National Foundation

56

State Major Projects

 

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