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2023 International Moose Convention | Reno

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Join us in Reno for the 2023 International Moose Convention from June 20th-23rd, 2023!

The Opening Session will take place on Tuesday, June 20th and the Installation of Officers will take place on Friday, June 23rd. Auxiliary meetings, training, etc. may begin beforehand starting on June 17th.

Reno Tahoe offers an eclectic array of dining, activity and nightlife options and is a destination beyond all expectations. Moose members will love to visit the “Biggest Little City in the World,” not only for what this unique area offers, but also for the chance to reunite with friends from across the country and an opportunity to learn more about what makes the Moose so special.

Make plans to visit today! Registration and housing now open.


For additional information on any of these tournaments, or if your lodge would be interested in hosting a future tournament, please contact:

Activities Department
Mooseheart, IL 60539-1172

Electronic Renewals Now Available

It’s 2022 and time for the Moose Fraternity to start using less paper and help to protect the natural habitat of our namesake – The Moose!

Utilizing the technology right at your fingertips, you can start receiving your membership dues notice electronically either by simple text message or in an email.

Once you opt-in to text messaging or an email notice, you’ll be just a simple tap or click away from the Moose International renewal page, and paying your dues by credit card in a matter of minutes.

Stay better connected to The Moose Fraternity; get your dues notice electronically and know that you’re helping us all be better stewards of our natural resources.

When you receive the email, click the link provided to opt-in to begin receiving electronic dues notices in the future.

If you need any assistance, our Member Services staff is ready to assist you Monday – Friday from 7am – 4:30pm (CT). Just call us at (630) 906-3658 or email our Help Desk.

Moose Fraternity Renews Relationship with NASCAR Driver Ross Chastain

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The Moose Fraternity will serve as a primary partner in four races on the No. 1 Chevrolet Camaro driven by Ross Chastain during the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series season.

The Moose Chevrolet will race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on April 23, World Wide Technology Raceway near St. Louis on June 4, as well as Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International on Aug. 20, and Oct. 29 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.

It marks the third Cup Series season the fraternal organization has paired with Chastain on the track and used the 30-year-old, Alva, Florida native in membership and charity initiatives away from the track.

“I am glad we can continue this partnership with Moose for so many reasons,” said Chastain who is a member of Tice and Shores, Florida, Lodge 1287 within the Moose Fraternity. “Moose does an amazing amount of charity work for a lot of people and getting to meet the Moose members across the country has been a lot of fun.”

In June, Chastain visited Mooseheart, a residential childcare facility on a 1,000-acre campus west of Chicago. In November, he visited Moosehaven, a retirement community in Orange Park, Fla. The retirement community has served members of the Moose since 1922.

Chastain also visits various Moose Lodges around the country during race weekends.

Chastain drove the Moose Chevrolet to victory at Talladega on April 24 last year making a last lap pass for his second Cup Series career victory. It was part of a breakout season for Chastain and Trackhouse Racing that saw him earn two wins, post 15 top-five finishes, and claim a second-place finish in the season standings – all career bests.

The Moose Chevrolet was at the center of perhaps one of the most dramatic moments in recent NASCAR history. In October, the penultimate race of the 2022 season, Chastain rode the Martinsville Speedway walls on the final two corners to pass three cars and gain entry into the Championship 4 season finale the next weekend at Phoenix Raceway in Avondale, Arizona.

The maneuver nicknamed the “Hail Melon” drew global praise and recognition as the video eclipsed more than 225 million views and the event garnered 1.2B impressions. The track has yet to repaint the tire-marked walls so visitors may continue taking pictures of the “Hail Melon” site.

The No. 1 Moose Fraternity Chevrolet was the top-selling diecast last season.

“I think the whole world knows about the Moose Fraternity after Martinsville,” said Chastain. “I hope that attention made everyone see all the great work the Moose Fraternity does across the nation and honestly, how much fun it is to be a member.”

Trackhouse and Chastain will continue to amplify the message of the Moose Fraternity to race fans through social media content and select events at lodges around the country in 2023.

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For more information, please visit the VillagePlan website.

Annual Membership Campaign

Membership campaigns are created and implemented by the Membership Department at Moose International. Annual Membership Campaigns typically run from May 1 to April 30 and have a unique theme each year.

This year’s Annual Membership Campaign is “Make It Happen,” which runs from May 1, 2022 to April 30, 2023. For the first time in several decades, The Moose is on track to generate an increase in membership, all because you believed that we could Make It Happen. We are telling the world what we are about as a Fraternity, and our missions of helping children in need, our senior members, and the communities in which we operate, are resonating with the public.

Our 2022-23 campaign slogan is not only a statement but it is a challenge. Our members make things happen by helping others and showing what it means to be a Moose. To be successful we need to write down our vision and address it every day. Dream the dream, have a plan and Make It Happen!

Campaign ads to use in your Lodge/Chapter newsletter can be found in our Forms/Documents section.

One Moose a Reality

During the 132nd Meeting of the Supreme Lodge, delegates voted favorably to pass a set of General Law Amendments that would essentially create a new and unified Moose membership where all members, male and female, would have equal opportunities, rights and privileges within the Lodge. Nearly, 77% of the delegates voted in favor of moving to a unified Moose membership, easily surpassing the 67% majority necessary for adoption.

For a brief rundown, check out this handy FAQ Sheet that we have put together.

The changes are scheduled to go into effect on May 1, 2021 and will impact the membership in the following ways:

For the Supreme Lodge:

  • The “Supreme Lodge” and any references to “the Order” will now be referred to as “The Moose.”
  • There will be individual title changes for what was previously referred to as the “Supreme Council;” now the Board of Directors. Women will be allowed to serve on the Board beginning May 1, 2021, however, no terminology change will be necessary to make this happen.
  • The Board of Directors shall consist of not less than nine (9) or more than thirteen (13) members, including the following five (5) officers, who shall serve on the Moose International, Inc. Board of Directors during the terms of their respective offices: The Chief Executive Officer (Director General); the Junior Past Chairman of the Board of Directors (Jr. Past Supreme Governor); the Chairman of the Board of Directors (Supreme Governor); the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors (Supreme Jr. Governor); and a Director/Chaplain (Prelate).
  • “The Moose” shall be composed of Past Chairmen of the Board of Directors; members of the Moose International, Inc. Board of Directors; officers of The Moose; committeemen of The Moose; Past Lodge Presidents; Past Senior Regents (having received the honor prior to May 1, 2021); and representatives of the member Lodges. Each member shall be entitled to one (1) vote, and except as otherwise defined herein, the majority shall rule.
  • No changes at this time to the men’s or women’s higher degrees.

For Associations:

  • The ability to incorporate chapters into an Association is no longer applicable as this function is no longer needed in the “One Moose” Lodge structure. All Moose Lodges (as well as the entirety of their membership) will automatically be members of their local Associations.

For the Lodge:

  • Women will become members of the Lodge automatically on May 1, 2021.  Women may become elected to the Board of Officers beginning May 1, 2022; however, qualified women may be eligible or appointed to open positions on the Board or to committees beginning May 1, 2021.
  • Individual title changes will occur for the lodge officers, including “President” for Governor; “Vice President” for Junior Governor; “Chaplain” for Prelate and “Past Lodge President” for Past Lodge Governor.  Any member, man or woman, may serve in the new positions as long as they are a member of either the Moose Legion or the newly structured Women of the Moose, or join within 60 days,
  • All previous honors will transition seamlessly to the new integrated Moose. i.e. Any member receiving the honor of Past Lodge Governor shall enjoy all the rights and privileges of any Past Lodge President of The Moose.
  • The revised Laws for Moose Social Quarters and Homes (Section IV) eliminates the House Committee; those duties will now be performed by the Lodge’s Board of Officers.
  • An Executive Session has been added to every Board of Officer’s meeting, if necessary, to discuss confidential topics (i.e. personnel matters, legal matters, etc.), including issues previously handled by the House Committee.
  • The minimum proposed dues amount for the Lodge will be $38, although Lodges have the option to set higher dues amounts.

For the Chapter:

  • The Women of the Moose will be structured similarly as the Moose Legion; as an affiliated unit of the new Moose lodge.
  • The WOTM will maintain all honors, charitable focus, lower dues and influence.
  • Chapters will retain their current assets, without turning monies over to the Lodge.
  • The minimum proposed dues amount for the chapter is $15, although Chapter dues are waived for the first three years of the transition to the One Moose lodge structure.
  • Stand Alone Chapters will need to be chartered as a new Moose Lodge although the current WOTM Chapter will still exist.
  • Similar to the Moose Legion, women have the option of joining the Lodge without having to join the Chapter.

Additional information regarding the changes to occur May 1, 2021 will be distributed in the coming months to aid in the transition.