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Welcome! The Elks Magazine is published 10 times per year for the members of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America. If you'd like to submit fraternal news, please check out our fraternal news guidelines (Adobe PDF format).

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Read the full write-up on the Smithsonian National Postal Museum's website here.

Current Issue: July/August 2020



“By the Dawn’s Early Light”: The Birth of Our National Anthem, by Buzz Brandt

“The Star-Spangled Banner” is Francis Scott Key’s rousing account of how American forces resisted a British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812.


American Olympians and the Summer Olympic Games, by Tom Scudder

Since the modern Olympics began in 1896, American athletes have brought physical prowess, determination, and integrity to the games.


Detroit, Michigan, by Vince Guerrieri

Detroit was once best known for its industrial might, particularly for its status as the hub of the auto industry, but today it is growing into a city of culture and commerce.



Membership Matters


It’s Your Business, by Timothy Middleton


Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD


News of the Lodges


Supporting Our Troops


Elks National Veterans Service Commission


Elks Drug Awareness Program


Elks National Foundation


State Major Projects


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