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Current Issue: February 2021

Features

24

The Pack Horse Library Program of Depression-Era Kentucky, by Elise Warner

Sponsored by the WPA from 1936 to 1943, the Pack Horse Library program put books in the hands of thousands of people who had no access to a public library.

30

All-American Lodge 2020: Fayetteville-Springdale, Arkansas, by Tom Scudder

The Fayetteville-Springdale Lodge has been recognized for its members’ outstanding work in their community.

36

Old but Not Forgotten: Florida’s Apalachicola, by Patricia Ann McNair

The quaint town of Apalachicola was established in the early nineteenth century in a region of Florida that is known today as the Forgotten Coast.

Departments

4

Message from the GER

6

Travels of the GER

8

Membership Matters

10

It’s Your Business, by Timothy Middleton

12

Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD

14

News of the Lodges

42

Elks National Veterans Service Commission

46

Elks Drug Awareness Program

48

Elks National Foundation

50

State Major Projects

 

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