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Current Issue: September 2020



The Acceptance Speech of Paul R. Ryan

Grand Exalted Ruler elect Paul R. Ryan accepted his nomination during an unprecedented time, and he delivers hope in his theme for the year: Creating Momentum for the future of Elkdom.


From Coast to Coast: The Lincoln Highway, by Vince Guerrieri

The Lincoln Highway, one of America’s most famous highways before there was a numbered US highway system, helped lay the groundwork for today’s interstates.


Memphis, Tennessee: History and Music on the Mississippi, by Michael Stein

Memphis is a vibrant city where classic American music is celebrated and delicious southern cooking can easily be found.



Message from the GER


2019–2020 Americanism Essay Contest Winning Essays


It’s Your Business, by Timothy Middleton


Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD


News of the Lodges


Elks National Veterans Service Commission


Elks Drug Awareness Program


Elks National Foundation


State Major Projects


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