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Online Issue

Current Issue: October 2022

Features

28

2022 Grand Lodge Convention Highlights

This past July, Elks gathered in Atlanta, Georgia, to choose new leaders and celebrate the lodge year.

36

Explorations In and Around New Mexico’s Mesilla Valley, by Patricia Ann McNair

The Mesilla Valley is a vast region of south central New Mexico that features a varied landscape of desert, mountains, and sand dunes.

Departments

4

Message from the GER

7

Membership Matters: Sustaining Growth After a Year of Success, by Rick Gathen

8

2021–2022 Americanism Essay Contest Winning Essays

10

It’s Your Business, by Brendan Middleton

12

Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD

14

News of the Lodges

41

State Association News

42

Elks National Veterans Service Commission

48

Elks Drug Awareness Program

50

Elks National Foundation