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Online Issue

Current Issue: May 2022

Features

26

The US Navy Blue Angels, by Philip Hartigan

Since the 1940s, the Blue Angels aerobatic team has performed displays of airborne precision.

32

Whitey Ford: Baseball Legend, by Clayton Trutor

Renowned pitcher Whitey Ford played for the New York Yankees from 1950 to 1967—and he was a member of the BPO Elks.

38

Grand Rapids, Michigan: A Vibrant Gem of a City, by Philip Hartigan and Patricia Ann McNair

The midwestern city of Grand Rapids offers visitors everything from scenic parks and gardens to diverse restaurants, museums, and art installations.

Departments

4

Message from the GER

6

Travels of the GER

8

Candidates for Grand Lodge Office

12

It’s Your Business, by Timothy Middleton

14

Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD

16

News of the Lodges

43

Supporting Our Troops

44

Elks National Veterans Service Commission

50

Elks National Foundation