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Current Issue: June 2019

Features

10

Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD

Causes and Symptoms of Gallstones

22

Saint Louis, Missouri, Welcomes BPO Elks for 2019 Grand Lodge Convention, by Philip Hartigan

The Gateway to the West will host the BPO Elks as they celebrate the lodge year.

32

The Silent Service, by Linda McMaken

US Navy submariners often spend months below the surface of the ocean and have little outside contact during their stealth missions.

40

The Elks Magazine Online Subscription Contest Winner: The Pensacola Beach, Florida, Lodge, by Tom Scudder

Pensacola Beach, Florida, Lodge No. 497 is the winner in the 1,101+ members category of the contest.

Departments

4

Message from the GER

6

Travels of the GER

8

It’s Your Business, by Timothy Middleton

12

News of the Lodges

44

Elks National Veterans Service Commission

49

Elks Drug Awareness Program

50

Elks National Foundation

52

State Major Projects

 

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