Heart of the Community at the International Moose Convention!

HOC Event 1

Heartland Facility of Lakeshore Senior Living –
Activities with residents and facility clean-up


HOC Event 2
Safe Haven Family Shelter –
Spring cleaning and sorting donations to assist the homeless in transition from shelter to housing


HOC Event 3
econd Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee – NO MORE SPACES
Sorting food donations


HOC Event 4Sophia’s Heart – NO MORE SPACES

Planting, cleaning and setting-up new resident wing for foundation that reaches out to children from birth to 18 who need restoration in various areas of their lives


HOC Event 5Bell Garden – Outdoors – NO MORE SPACES

Planting/harvesting/mulching at a facility that promotes healthy living and access to organic foods


HOC Event 6
Friends of Warner Parks

Cleaning litter in picnic areas and along river, and maintaining hiking trails



HOC Event 7Monroe Harding – Outdoors

Outdoor work for an organization providing residential programs for individuals who have suffered childhood trauma


HOC Event 8
Radnor Lake State Natural Area – Outdoors

Install gravel or mulch along hiking trails

Moose Journalism Awards

The Moose Journalism Awards program seeks to encourage and motivate editors of all Moose publications towards the achievement of consistently high journalistic standards in their newsletters and, through such achievement, to enhance communication and shared information between Moose members and their Lodges, Chapters, Moose Legions, Higher Degree Councils, and Associations.

Entries are now being accepted for the 56th Annual Moose Journalism Awards, to be announced at the 2018 International Convention in New Orleans, LA. Participants can download entry/informational forms for both the publications and website portions of the contest at the following link (s):

2018 Publication Entries
2018 Website Entries

The deadline for website submissions is 4:30pm CST, Friday, February 23rd, 2018. The deadline for publication submissions is 4:30pm CST, Friday, March 2nd, 2018.

Lodge/Chapter publications are eligible for the Moose Journalism Awards competition ONLY if they hold a valid Moose Publication Permit (per requirement of the General Laws), UPDATED with EDITOR’S E-MAIL ADDRESS, or have sent a completed Publication Permit application to the Moose International Communications office that has been received by January 31, 2018. If you’re unsure whether your lodge holds such an UPDATED permit, call 630-966-2229. Association, Moose Legion and Higher Degree Council publications do not require a permit, but are required to follow the permit requirement of mailing one copy of every issue of the publication to the Dept. of Communications, 155 S. International Drive, Mooseheart, IL 60539-1174.

Good luck to all the participants!