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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: July/August 2017



Elks GER Michael Zellen Goes To Washington, by Jennifer Naaden

In meetings with officials, GER Zellen discussed how the Elks can help national guard members and veterans and explained how the Order combats durg us.,


America's First Submarine, by Buzz Brandt

During the Revolutionary War, American inventor David Bushnell designed a submersible to help the American colonies with their independence.


Nebraska:Migration Crossroad of America, by Michael Stein

A number of historic American migration routes have passed through Nebraska, and today, the Platte River, near Kearney, is a stopping point for migrating sandhill cranes.


State Major Project

For nearly ninety years, the Illinois Elks Association has been helping children walk and overcome various disabilities.



Travels of the GER


It's Your Business, by William J. Lynott


Healthine, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD


News of the Lodges


Supporting Our Troops


Elks National Veterans Service Commission


Elks Drug Awareness Program


Elks National Foundation


State Association News


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