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This site is for our Moose members, the interested general public, and fraternity members.  We hope you find your experience on our website a pleasurable one.  We are working hard to perfect this website.

The table below is a list of areas of this website.  To get quicker access, please use the menu drop downs above!  As we update this website, we will be adding to this page!

The news of our fraternity never ends. If you are looking for what is currently going on, places to look include:

Areas Descriptions
Home Page Our Home page is dedicated to our "Heart of the Community" service work within the state of Virginia.

Moose Association

Areas of interest in the right hand side of the Moose Association area of the website include:
  • Virginia LOOM, WOTM, and Legion Membership Quota Thermometers
  • Latest LOOM, WOTM, and Legion Membership Metrics
  • Latest Newsletters
  • Latest News
  • Upcoming Events
 

Loyal Order of Moose Blog:

Items displayed here include information about the day to day running of our association, fraternity, LOOM committee reports, and more.  This area is a roll up of all information from the LOOM and the Moose Legion areas.
    Board of Officers: Our list of Honored board officers.  This area changes from year to year.
      Past Presidents: Virginia has a very long history in the Moose Fraternity.  Here you will find a list of past presidents!
    Committee Chairpersons: Our list of Honored Committee Chairpersons.  This area changes from year to year.
    Virginia Moose Districts: A district is a collection of Moose Lodges that work together to support the fraternity, our lodges, and the communities in which they serve.  At this level, you will see a roll up of information based on the supporting information given by the different Virginia districts.
      District Documents: Welcome to the Virginia Moose Association's district documents section.  This area will contain documents used by local Virginia Districts.  Where you see a file folder with a district number, you will find local district documents.  These will change from time to time when refinements are made.
      Districts 1 - 4 This area has district level information provided by district secretaries.  You can find specific district meeting dates, district officer reports, and district updates here!
      Districts 5 - 8 This area has district level information provided by district secretaries.  You can find specific district meeting dates, district officer reports, and district updates here!
      Districts 9 - 13 This area has district level information provided by district secretaries.  You can find specific district meeting dates, district officer reports, and district updates here!
    Moose Legion: The different Moose Legion’s are geographic in nature and support the fraternity as a whole.  But, concentrates on supporting the governance of the fraternity, and the kids and seniors entrusted to the care of Mooseheart and Moosehaven.  Below this menu item you will find information related to the Virginia Moose Legion.
      Legion Documents: Welcome to the Moose Legion document repository. Here you will find information and documents on the Next Step in Fraternalism, how to hold a conferral ceremony, the principles and rules of the Moose Legion, how to be successful as a Moose Legion Committee, and more!
      Legion Membership: Documents found here will contain Moose Legion membership reports on retainment and recruitment. If you have any questions please contact us via our Contact Us page?  You can also find under this menu item:
      Black Diamond #122 The Black Diamond Moose Legion #122 is a collection of nine Virginia area Moose lodges. Moose Legion's goal is to provide an outlet for Moose members who aspire to provide greater support and service to the Moose fraternity.  At this level you will find information about the Black Diamond Moose Legion.
      Blue Ridge #82 The Blue Ridge Moose Legion #82 is a collection of twenty Virginia area Moose lodges. Moose Legion's goal is to provide an outlet for Moose members who aspire to provide greater support and service to the Moose fraternity.  At this level you will find information about the Blue Ridge Moose Legion.
      Bull Run #185 The Bull Run Moose Legion #185 is a collection of fourteen North Eastern Virginia area Moose lodges. Moose Legion's goal is to provide an outlet for Moose members who aspire to provide greater support and service to the Moose fraternity.  At this level you will find information about the Bull Run Moose Legion.
      Hampton Roads #199 The Hampton Roads Moose Legion #199 is a collection of nineteen Virginia area Moose lodges. Moose Legion's goal is to provide an outlet for Moose members who aspire to provide greater support and service to the Moose fraternity.  At this level you will find information about the Hampton Roads Moose Legion.
      Old Dominion #148 The Old Dominion Moose Legion #148 is a collection of nineteen Virginia area Moose lodges. Moose Legion's goal is to provide an outlet for Moose members who aspire to provide greater support and service to the Moose fraternity.  At this level you will find information about the Old Dominion Moose Legion.
      Shenandoah Valley #47 The Shenandoah Valley Moose Legion #47 is a collection of fourteen Eastern Virginia area Moose lodges. Moose Legion's goal is to provide an outlet for Moose members who aspire to provide greater support and service to the Moose fraternity.  At this level you will find information about the Shenandoah Valley Moose Legion.
    LOOM Documents Welcome to the Loyal Order of Moose document repository.  Here you will find our General Laws, District and Moose Legion documents, Risk Management information, Membership information, and Safe Surfin', Tommy Moose, and Youth Awareness documents!  We are constantly updating this repository.  It is worth hunting around in this area!
      Membership Reports: Documents found here will contain Loyal Order of Moose membership reports on retainment and recruitment.  You can also find under this menu item:
      Moose Leader: A fraternal publication produced for all Moose Officers and committeemen.
    Membership Application: If you are looking for a spare Moose Membership Application, this is the place to look!
  Women of the Moose Blog: Items here will include information about the inner workings of our association, our fraternity, WOTM committee reports and more.
    Board of Officers: Our list of Honored board officers.  This area changes from year to year.
    Committee Chairpersons: Our list of Honored committee chairpersons.  This area changes from year to year.
    WOTM Documents Welcome, you have found the Women of the Moose documents repository.  This area will contain new member orientation, General Laws, Audit reports, and more.  If there is a document that needs to be added, please let us know.  We hope you find all the documents here helpful.
      Membership Reports: Documents found here will contain Women of the Moose membership reports on retainment and recruitment. If you have any questions please contact us via our Contact Us page?  You can also find under this menu item:
    Membership Application: If you are looking for a spare Moose Membership Application, this is the place to look!
  Council of Higher Degrees This page is a place to find information about the Higher Degrees Councils of Virginia. We are always looking for new members to join our ranks. If you are a Moose Legionnaire, a new Fellow or Pilgrim honoree or a College of Regents, Academy of Friendship and Star Recorder degree holder we ask that you conceder joining us. To contact us please use the Contact Us form under "About"!  To make sure that members get this information, when posted, you can find this information here and in the "Herd Blog" area.
    Board of Officers Our list of Honored board officers, this area changes from year to year.
    Higher Degree Documents Welcome, you have found the Higher Degrees documents repository.  This area will contain Higher Degree By-Laws, Moose-a-thon information, and more.  If there is a document that needs to be added, please let us know.  We hope you find all the documents here helpful.
  Annual Membership Campaign Here you can find the latest Moose International and Virginia Moose Membership Campaigns!
  Fraternal Awards Programs Here is a place to find out information on each year’s Moose of the Year Awards, R. Robert Dale Scholarship program, Moose Journalism Awards, Premier Lodge Awards, and the Governor’s Award for Excellence and what your lodge might need to do to apply and win!
  Leadership Training Leadership training is important for our Lodge, Chapter, and Moose Legion officers. We want you to be successful in all aspects within our fraternity. In this area you will find information on classes, training documents, and important updates. If you have any questions please see our Contact Us area and send us a message.  In this area, you will find announcements of up-and-coming training opportunities!  To make sure that members get this information, when posted, you can find this information here and in the "Herd Blog" area.
    Tips for Moose Lodges TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) is a dynamic, skills-based training program designed to prevent intoxication, drunk driving, and underage drinking by enhancing the fundamental “people skills” of those that serve alcohol in your Lodge.
    Training Documents Welcome to Moose Training! Moose International's small, but dedicated staff, works in conjunction with hundreds of volunteer field Trainers to ensure that Moose Lodges, Chapters, Moose Legions, are trained for success.
  Moose Conventions This is the place to look for updates on International and State conventions. If you have not been to a convention yet, it is a place to connect with Moose members from different lodges and states! We invite you to join us at the next convention!  To make sure that members get this information, when posted, you can find this information here and in the "Herd Blog" area.
Inside Virginia
Areas of interest in the right hand side of the Inside Virginia area of the website include:
  • Latest Moose International and Virginia Moose Community Service Campaign
  • Latest LOOM, WOTM, and Legion Membership Metrics
  • Latest Newsletters
  • Latest News
  • Upcoming Events
  The Herd Blog: The Herd Blog is a place to find fun information at the Lodge level with some International and Higher Degree information. If you are looking for information on Lodge Dances, Feasts, Moose Karaoke, Heart of the Community, Convention Info, Youth Awareness, or Community Volunteering opportunities this is your place!
  Community Service Projects: In this area you will find current Community Service Projects undertaken by Moose International, the Virginia Moose, and Local Lodges.  To make sure that members get this information, when posted, you can find this information here and in the "Herd Blog" area.
    Moosehaven Centennial Project As we approach the 100th Anniversary of the founding of Moosehaven, we have been called upon to raise funds to provide more housing so that more of our senior members may be cared for in "the land of sunshine and contentment". This capital campaign project will be known as the "Moosehaven Centennial Project" and will be a three year $10,000,000.00 endeavor.  To make sure that members get this information, when posted, you can find this information here and in the "Herd Blog" area.
    Massey Cancer Center Massey Cancer Center provides patient care and Cancer research, treating more than 50 types of Cancer. Muti-disciplinary teams work together under one roof, ensuring a high level of communication and making appointments easier for patients. They are organized by disease type and include medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, advance practice nurses, clinical research nurses and social workers, among others. Patients visiting Massey Cancer benefit from the team approach and expertise.  To make sure that members get this information, when posted, you can find this information here and in the "Herd Blog" area.
    Safe Surfin’ Foundation The Safe Surfin’ Foundation is a leading organization in preventing children from being victimized by Internet predators.  To make sure that members get this information, when posted, you can find this information here and in the "Herd Blog" area.
      Safe Surfin' Documents Welcome to the Safe Surfin Foundation documents repository.  You will find training guides, brochures, flyers, press release documents, and more.  If you think something is missing please let us know.  You can contact us through our Contact Us form under "About".
    Youth Awareness Program The program consists of the various State and Provincial Moose Associations throughout North America holding Association Student Congresses during the fall of each year. Lodges are encouraged to invite two high school students to those particular congresses. The purpose of the Association Congresses is to develop presentations that could be delivered to the targeted group of 4 - 9 year-olds (a target group established in 1988, following that year’s International Student Congress).  To make sure that members get this information, when posted, you can find this information here and in the "Herd Blog" area.
      The Future is Bright The reasoning behind why we hold a Youth Awareness Program each year!
      Youth Awareness Chairman Training In this area, you will find information on how to prepare, conduct a Youth Awareness program at your lodge.
      Youth Awareness Documents Welcome to the Youth Awareness documents repository.  You will find training guides, brochures, flyers, parental consent forms, press release documents, and more.  If you think something is missing please let us know.  You can contact us through our Contact Us form under "About".
  Moose Calendar / Activities: If you are curious about dates for that next fun Moose event or community service event this is the place to look.  We up date calendar events and tentative events as soon as we get word.  This is a place to check often.
    Queen of Hearts Updates In this area, you will find updates from around the state for the "Queen of Hearts" games in individual lodges. To make sure that members get this information, when posted, you can find this information here and in the "Herd Blog" area.
    2016 Moose International Activities In this area, you will find Moose International updates, new activities, program flyers, and finally what happened at the activities!
    2016 Virginia Moose Activities In this area, you will find Virginia Moose updates, new activities, program flyers, and finally what happened at the activities!
  Virginia Newsletters: In this area, you will find individual Lodge newsletters.  If your lodge is not here and you would like to get it posted, please send us a copy.  You can contact us through our Contact Us form under "About".
  Moose Archive: The Moose Archive area is a place where out dated articles retire to!  If you are interested in seeing past articles on fun events, committee reports, sporting events, and member notices this is your place!
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  Contact Us You have found the Contact Us page. We want to thank you for visiting the Virginia Moose Association's website. This page can be used for many things and not just reporting problems with our website. With this site, we want share our passion about the Moose in a way that invites you and everyone else, to send in information and news that is relevant to our fraternity.
  Social Media This area talks about where we can be found on Social Media websites.
    Facebook Picture Gallery This is an exterior link to the Virginia Moose Association's Facebook Picture Gallery.
  Private Membership Policy "YOU ARE EITHER A MEMBER OR A GUEST!"
  Member Information  
    Membership Rewards A member can earn points for sponsoring members, attending meetings, holding office, or just renewing your dues. Every member has an opportunity to participate and your points are awarded automatically without any paperwork or submissions.
    My Moose Record In this area, you will find out how to get information on your Moose Record!
    Pay Dues Online In this area, you will find out where to go on the internet to pay a member's dues.
  How to Use this Site Well, you are already here!  In this area, you can find out how to use this site to it's fullest.  If you have questions we want to hear them!  You can contact us through our Contact Us form under "About" select "Webmaster" when prompted.

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Upcoming Events

23Jul
07/23/2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
District 7 Meeting at Lexington Moose
27Jul
29Jul
29Jul
29Jul
07/29/2017 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
District #8 Meeting at South Hill
12Aug
08/12/2017 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Blue Ridge Legion - 11 Annual Golf Tournament
16Aug
08/16/2017 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ODML Meeting at Colonial Heights
24Aug
08/24/2017
VMA Convention