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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: October 2017

Features

10

150 Years of Elkdom: Growing Pains, by Tom Scudder

Between 1878 and 1898, the Order grew immensely and experienced two serious crises from which it emerged stronger than ever before.

26

2017 Grand Lodge Highlights

This past July, more than seven thousand Elks and guests gathered in Reno, Nevada, for the 153rd Grand Lodge Session.

34

The Gentle Art of Espionage: Female American Spies, by Cathy Swormstedt

For more than two hundred years, American women have been helping to defeat the nation's enemies.

40

Anchorage: Gateway to the Last Frontier, by Mike Coppock

With adventure in and around it, Anchorage, Alaska, is a gateway to a beautiful wilderness world.

Departments

4

Message from the GER

6

It's Your Business, by William J. Lynott

8

Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD

12

News of the Lodges

48

Elks National Veterans Service Commission

56

Elks Drug Awareness Program

58

Elks National Foundation

60

State Major Projects

62

State Association News

 

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