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Welcome! The Elks Magazine is published 10 times per year for the members of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America. If you'd like to submit fraternal news, please check out our fraternal news guidelines (Adobe PDF format).

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Did you know that the Order and The Elks Magazine are featured at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum? Please visit the museum’s virtual exhibit "America's Mailing Industry” to see how the Smithsonian is recognizing the magazine and the Elks' quiet network of good deeds.

Read the full write-up on the Smithsonian National Postal Museum's website here.

Current Issue: November 2019

Features

20

The Elks Veterans Leather Program, by Aneeta Brown

The Elks National Veterans Service Commission provides thousands of veterans with leather wheelchair gloves and therapeutic craft kits each year.

26

The Great Seal of the United States, by Buzz Brandt

On July 4, 1776, three Founding Fathers began designing a seal for the new United States, but the task would take six years and the work of numerous men.

32

Another Perfect Day: Marco Island, Florida, by Patricia Ann McNair

Southwest Florida’s Marco Island welcomes vacationers with opportunities to take boat tours, go birdwatching, eat fresh seafood, and admire stunning sunsets.

Departments

4

Message from the GER

6

It’s Your Business, by Timothy Middleton

8

Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD

10

News of the Lodges

38

Supporting Our Troops

40

Elks National Veterans Service Commission

50

Elks Drug Awareness Program

52

Elks National Foundation

54

State Major Projects

 

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