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Current Issue: October 2018

Features

24

2018 Grand Lodge Convention Highlights

This past July, more than 8,000 Elks and guests gathered in San Antonio, Texas, for the 154th Grand Lodge Session and the celebration of the Order’s 150th anniversary.

34

The Naval Fleet of the Corn Belt, by Linda McMaken

During World War II, the US Navy stationed two aircraft carriers in Lake Michigan to certify pilots for carrier operations.

40

Delicious Door County, Wisconsin, by Patricia Ann McNair

From fiery fish boils in Rowleys Bay to stunning outdoor vistas all around the peninsula, Door County, Wisconsin, offers something for everyone.

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

46

Elks National Veterans Service Commission

54

Elks Drug Awareness Program

58

Elks National Foundation

60

State Major Projects

 

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