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Online Issue

Current Issue: July/August 2022

Features

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Elks GER T. Keith Mills Goes to Washington, by Shawn Bullard

Grand Exalted Ruler Mills met with officials at the US Drug Enforcement Administration and members of the congressional delegation from his home state of Idaho.

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Drafting the Declaration of Independence, by Buzz Brandt

On the Fourth of July, we commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, which took members of the Second Continental Congress nearly a month to draft, debate, edit, and approve.

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The Heart of America: Kansas City, Missouri, by Philip Hartigan and Patricia Ann McNair

Kansas City offers visitors a wide variety of experiences, including a stroll through museums, a ride on the KC Streetcar, a visit to the jazz district, and a hearty meal of barbecue.

Departments

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Travels of the GER

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It’s Your Business, by Brendan Middleton

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Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD

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News of the Lodges

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Supporting Our Troops

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Elks National Veterans Service Commission

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Elks Drug Awareness Program

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Elks National Foundation