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Current Issue: July/August 2018

Features

22

Elks GER Malcolm J. McPherson Jr. Goes to Washington, by Jennifer Naaden

Grand Exalted Ruler McPherson met with national leaders to discuss how the Elks can help fight the opioid epidemic and provide support to veterans.

28

The Making of “America the Beautiful,” by Chuck Lyons

In 1893, during a westward trip across the United States, Katharine Lee Bates wrote a poem that would become one of America’s most beloved songs.

34

Lexington, Kentucky: Where Legends Are Born, by Linda McMaken

Located in Kentucky’s Bluegrass Region, Lexington is a place devoted to horse breeding and horse racing.

Departments

8

It’s Your Business, by Timothy Middleton

10

Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD

12

News of the Lodges

42

Supporting Our Troops

44

Elks National Veterans Service Commission

50

Elks Drug Awareness Program

52

Elks National Foundation

54

State Major Projects

 

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