Made it back from the Idaho State Elks Hoop Shoot. Want to send a big thank you to the Blackfoot Elks Lodge and a special thank you to Jay and Betty Ellis for helping make the State Hoop Shoot a success.

And the winners are:

Age group Name Lodge
8-9 girl Kaydence Seefried Blackfoot
8-9 boy Treyson Katseanes Blackfoot
10-11 girl Alexis Heath Coeur d'Alene
10-11 boy Walker Morrison Rupert
12-13 girl Lilly Richins Weiser
12-13 boy Jett Shelley Blackfoot

Congratulations to all of you and we will see you in Portland, OR for the Northwest Regional competition on March 7th.

Here are some pictures of the drug aware trailer in the Clarkston Christmas parade. We just did the Asotin parade Saturday

Greetings fellow ELKS. Quick reminder the State Soccer Shootout is fast approaching. It is October 4th in Blackfoot I need to know how many participates (top 3 in each division) and volunteers your lodge is sending. If hotel rooms are needed I need a name of an adult to list the room under for Friday night. Please get me this information ASAP no later than Tuesday the 23rd so I can finalize all arrangements. Day events are shoot begins at 10:30 am at the soccer fields next to the state hospital as previously stated in my letter. Lunch and awards to follow at lodge. I also need when you can get to me your reports(how many total participates, volunteers, etc.) form is in manual I sent. If you have any questions please email me(best way to communicate) or give me a call (208) 761-7237 and I will return with an response as soon as possible. Please let me know either way if your lodge is sending anyone or not. Thank you for your cooperation and support.

Fraternally Yours,
Cristena Ford
State Soccer Chairman

Good Afternoon below are the state soccer results from Blackfoot who did a wonderful job hosting. I am hoping if you got any photos that you will please share will so all of us can post for various websites/bugles/newspapers. Thanks Cristena

U-8 Girls

1st Dacie Cameron of Blackfoot
2nd Samantha Cottrell of Blackfoot
3rd Michelle Trueba of Mountain Home

U-8 Boys

1st Carter Pedroza of Mountain Home
2nd Christian Dominquez of Mountain Home
3rd German Rojo of Mountain Home

U-10 Girls

1st Selah Batacan of Blackfoot
2nd Genevieve Gerling of Idaho Falls
3rd Elizabeth Martinez of Mountain Home

U-10 Boys

1st Justin Forbes of Mountain Home
2nd Hector Flores of Blackfoot
3rd Matthew Staker of Idaho Falls

U-12 Girls

1st Jocelyn Flores of Blackfoot
2nd Ember Torres of Blackfoot
3rd Julissa Flores of Blackfoot

U-12 Boys

1st Emanual Bartolo of Blackfoot
2nd Shawn Martinez Jr of Mountain Home
3rd Jaden Staker of Idaho Falls

U-14 Girls

1st Amber Forbes of Mountain Home
2nd Kelly Atriano of Blackfoot
3rd Rebecca Craig of Mountain Home

U-14 Boys

1st Jacob Herrboldt of Mountain Home
2nd Chris Batacan of Blackfoot
3rd Nicolas Quezada of Blackfoot


Join Boise Elks Lodge For Dinner & Fun
6608 W Fairview Ave.
Friday September 12, 2014
Dinner at 6 pm Lodge opens 3 pm

Menu: Hawaiian Style Pulled Pork AND Chicken, Hawaiian Baked Beans, Long Rice, Salad Bar, Dessert $15.00 per person

R.S.V.P. No later than Sept. 9th
208-377-2763 or Email: secretary[at]boiseelks[dot]org

Music by Marilyn
Chicken Poop Bingo
Elk Races
Silent Auction
Live Auction

Saturday Morning lineup starts at 8 am with Mimosas, Bloody Marys, Screwdrivers, BUD Light on tap, Donuts and Coffee, Valet Parking


Lt. Governor Brad Little, Governor "Butch" Otter and Exalted Ruler Susie Stertz, Boise Elks Lodge #310 attend the signing of the the MADD Power Talk 21 Proclamation; "Encouraging parents to talk to their kids about alcohol and the importance of waiting until they are 21 years old to drink alcohol."

Idaho East Honor Guard Flag retirement At Preston city Park.
Sponsored by the Preston
Elks Lodge #1670


Thanks to the ENF BEACON Grant this year, Boise Elks Lodge #310 purchased 3 Trikes and 2 Cruiser Bikes for the Idaho State Veterans Home in Boise. On July 4th we put on a BBQ on the grounds of the Home and presented the Trikes/Bikes to them. This was the launch of the "Peddle With A Vet, Bike Project and Boise Elks.
You are welcome to join us on Thursday evenings at the Home, 7 pm and ride with the group! (weather permitting)

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