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The Order has just been featured at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum in their virtual exhibit "America's Mailing Industry," which was launched on September 13, 2016, at a reception in Washington, DC.

The Smithsonian Postal Museum recognizes the Elks' quiet network of good deeds. With 28.2 million visitors each year to the Smithsonian Museums, this is a very powerful forum on which to appear!

Read the full write-up on the Smithsonian museum's website here.

Current Issue: May 2018

Features

12

150 Years of Elkdom: Loud and Proud in the Community, by Tom Scudder

From 1998 to the present, the Elks have supported youth, veterans, and communities affected by crises.

24

The US Navy Seabees: "We build, we fight", by Linda McMaken

For more than seventy-five years, the Seabees have built infrastructure during wartime and led humanitarian relief efforts in times of peace.

32

The Kentucky Derby: Dust, Dreams, and Speed, by Linda McMaken

Held each May at Churchill Downs, the Kentucky Derby showcases the speed and determination of some of the world's fastest horses.

38

Denver: The City in the Sky, by Mike Coppock

The Mile High City is a growing, urban center that continues to hold fast to its Wild West History.

Departments

4

Message from the GER

6

Candidates for Grand Lodge Office

10

It's Your Business, by William J. Lynott

11

Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD

16

News of the Lodge

48

Supporting Our Troops

50

Elks National Veterans Service Commission

58

Elks Drug Awareness Program

60

Elks National Foundation

62

State Major Projects

 

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