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Thursday, April 28, 2016
MAY, JUNE, JULY & AUGUST NEWSLETTER
THE MAY, JUNE, JULY & AUGUST NEWSLETTER WITH CALENDERS, IS NOW AVAILABLE IN THE DOCUMENTS SECTION. IT IS IN PDF FORMAT.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
RELAY FOR LIFE NEWS
Breakfast: May 8, June 12
Taco Night: May 25, June 22
May 8th we will have a Mother’s Day Dinner. Watch for signup
sheet and more information at the bar.
Come see us at the Relay at Kish Park on June 11th. It’s an allday
event.
Due to lack of volunteer help with the Relay team, after June
there may not be a Moose Relay team. So, that might mean no
more taco nights and other Relay events.
Thank you from the Relay team for all the help and support
over the years. If anyone is interested in doing the Relay
team, please contact Leslie Mitchell at 717-513-7469 or email
dumbiie21@yahoo.com.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
WOTM NEWS
Co-Workers and Brothers:
The 2015-2016 Moose year is over and we are starting
the 2016-2017 year. The Women of the Moose have elected
Mary Miller as Junior Regent, Pauline Hambright as
Secretary/Treasurer, and Susan Abbott as Recorder. The
nominating committee will be looking at persons interested in
the office of Senior Regent the first weeks in May. When the
Senior Regent is elected she will be filling the Chairmen and
Appointed Officers for the ensuring year. Get involved and
pass your name to a current officer so the new Senior Regent
can fill the Chairmen positions of Membership/Retention,
Community Service, Activitites/Sports,
Mooseheart/Moosehaven, and the Higher Degree Committee
(which must hold the Degree of Academy of Friendship,
College of Regents, or Star Recorder). The Senior Regent will
also be appointing a Guide, and Assistant Guide.
May is Membership/Retention month and on the 10th
we will be having the first meeting of the month starting with
our social hour at 6:00 pm with light refreshments and at 7:00
pm the meeting starts. Most of our meetings only last around
an hour. The second meeting of the month will be on the 24th
starting at 7:00 pm this meeting we have a social hour
following the meeting with desserts. Please try to attend.
Remember your Mother on May 8th treat her to a dinner.
Memorial Day is the 30th lets us remember our loved ones and
we start the summer picnics.
June is Community Service month the meetings dates
are the 14th and 28th of the month. The first meeting always
starts with a social hour and light refreshments and the meeting
follows. The second meeting always starts at 7:00 pm and the
social hour follows the meeting with desserts. Remember
Father’s Day on the 19th treat him to something special. June
30th to July 5th is the Moose International Convention at St.
Louis watch the bulletin board for changes announced at the
meetings.
July is Activities/Sports month the meetings dates are
the 12th and 26th of the month. Come and enjoy meeting the
Co-Workers. Independence Day is July 4th and lots of picnics
and travel activities will be planned have fun and stay safe.
August is Mooseheart/Moosehaven month the
meetings dates are the 9th and 23rd of the month. August the
25th
- 28th is the Annual Conference in Pittsburgh where we
learn more about any changes announced at International
Conference.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Third Monday of each month is our social night with light
refreshments served and followed by card games. Covered
dishes are welcomed. All Co-Workers are invited to attend
5:30 pm - ?. Third Sunday is Breakfast 7 am to 11 am. Come and enjoy.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
MOOSE RIDERS NEWS
Riding season is once again upon us. Time to get the bikes
out of the garage, get them polished and shined and let’s hit the road.
Many of us are getting tired of being cooped up in the house and not
being able to hit the open road. There are many things to look forward
to for this year’s Moose Riders.
We are looking at some new ideas to try out this year to see if
we can spark some new interest and retain our current members. We
are currently in the process of checking out rates, times and availability
to go on the Proud Mary which is a boat that cruises Lake Raystown.
The event would be a dinner and cruise combo and would be open to
Moose Riders and we are also looking at including any interested
Moose members as well. We wish to make it a day of fun and
fellowship, what the Moose is all about.
Rides that we hope to do this year include the Traveling
Trophy ride in June, in which the Lewistown Moose regained the trophy
last year. We look to defend our accomplishment and raise even more
money for the charities this year. Those that can attend can join in on
the Loom-a-tic ride sponsored by our fellow Huntingdon Moose Riders.
There will be the Ride-4-Kids ride to raise money for the kids at
Mooseheart. A ride to Ocean City bike week in September…and many
more. We are hoping to do more riding this year even if it is just taking
off an evening for a ride to a local restaurant or ‘quick’ spin. Watch for
sign-up sheets and notifications of rides to come.
Of course we can’t forget the great support we get from our
own members. Last year we decided to continue Thursday “Wing
Nights” and it has proven to be a success. We have had great turn outs
all summer and winter and it has proven to be a great year round event.
We are even contemplating making it an “all you can eat” night. Let us
know your thoughts, maybe it would give us that push to pack the
house.
The new liquor pourers that the Moose Riders have donated to
the lodge are finally here. After a long wait on backordered they have
finally come and preparations are under way to update the liquor stands
to a new and existing pouring system. Stay tuned to see them,
hopefully they become a conversation piece.
Mark it on your calendar for the Moose Riders State Rally. It is
being held in Curwensville, PA at the Curwensville Lodge # 268 and will
hopefully be a great turn out. Everyone said they had a great time at
our Moose last year and couldn’t wait until next year. The Curwensville
Moose has a great venue and onsite campground if you just want to
hang around the Moose all Rally weekend. Hope to see you there. Make
sure you get your registrations in and reservations made for your
accommodations. The weekend is August 19th, 20th and 21st. Watch our
lodge for State Rally Tickets to get your chance to win some big bucks!
I want to wish everyone to have a safe and fun packed
summer. Enjoy as many functions as you can at the Moose Lodge and
especially those Moose Rider functions. Be sure to come down to the
Moose any chance that you can. There are many new and exciting
things going on at the lodge. You will notice many “face-lift” items to
make the lodge nicer and more attractive. Thank you and talk to you
again in the Fall. Be safe, keep the rubber on the road and throttle to
the floor.
Kevin Stuck
Lewistown 143 Moose Riders President
Thursday, April 28, 2016
LEGION NEWS
Breakfasts are 1st and 4th Sundays of the month
Legion meetings are 4th Tuesday of each month
May 7th Spring Cleanup
June 4th Stag Picnic
July no Legion meeting
August Van ride to Gettysburg Legion picnic
We strongly encourage Legion members to attend meetings for help with new
ideas. The Moose Legion Committee is in dire need for volunteers to help
with the Sunday breakfasts; specifically a cook. If interested in helping,
please contact Scott Fultz or other lodge officers.
Thank you,
Scott Fultz Legion Chairperson
Saturday, March 6, 2010
THE REASON WE ENJOY BEING MOOSE MEMBERS AND CO- WORKERS
There are many reasons we here at the Lewistown Moose Family Center have joined with our members and co- workers all over the world. We as memebers all have accepted the challenging task of providing for the children at Mooseheart and the seniors at Moosehaven. The men and woman of the Lodge achieve this by supporting faternal programs and functions of Moose International. If you have ever had the chance to meet a child with no one or no where to turn to would you try to help?
If you would, you have the heart of a moose member . We change these kids lives by giving them a place to live , food to eat and an education . The family values these kids learn and the friends they make, will start them off on the right path to become respectable leaders of tomorrow.
Monday, January 11, 2010
"The friendliest place in town."

Lewistown Moose Family Center 143 is a private club where its members and qualified guests can socialize in a comfortable, family atmosphere, have a favorite beverage, and dine for lunch or dinner well below the cost of other restaurants in the area. The Moose is an organization made up of men and women that care for young and the aged, support numerous community actvities, and celebrates life. When you think of the Moose you will soon realize the fun that your membership provides. Lewistown Moose Family Center 143 strives to provide fun activities throughout the year for all ages.


These activities range from weekly entertainment from some of the best bands in the area on Saturdays for the adults to Halloween, Christmas and Easter parties for the children. Oh yes, don't forget the annual picnic.