7 April First Time Proposer Contest Winners Announced April 7, 2017 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Membership 0 Earlier this year, the Grand Aerie Membership Department held their inaugural First Time Proposer contest from Dec. 1 – Feb. 28, offering $250 to Aerie and Auxiliary winners from each of our 16 regions. Each first time proposer during the period received an entry into the contest, with the winner in each region selected at random. The Membership Department is proud to announce this year’s winners: Aerie: New England – Shawn Brink, Fair Haven, VT #3907 Great Lakes – Diane Freeman, Aweres Township, ON #4061 Southeast Central – Mike Neal, Owensboro, KY #4168 Four Corners – Russell Stott, Colorado Springs, CO #3260 Eastern – George Lafex, Watertown, NY #782 East Central – Ryan Hlad, Medina, OH #2224 North Central – Barb Tust, Winona, MN #1243 Southeast – Michael Vachna, New Port Richey, FL #3153 Southwest – Harold Hoots, Jonesboro, AR #3354 Pacific Northwest – Greg Faldborg, Snohomish, WA #195 Mid-Atlantic – Donna James, Weston, WV #2481 Central – Larry Schwartz, Winamac, IN #2580 West Central – Turner Stammer, Sheldon, IA #2297 South Central – Richard Pinnix, Belton, MO #4146 Mountain – Ronald Shippy, Coeur d’Alene, ID #486 Western – Mario Munoz, Coachella, CA #2594 Auxiliary: New England – Nicole Becker, Bennington, VT #1861 Great Lakes – Phyllis Pulver, Madison, WI #623 Southeast Central – Terri Cloud, Louisville, KY #3903 Four Corners – Kimberly Christian, Taos, NM #3489 Eastern – Lauren Youse, Kutztown, PA #839 East Central – Rosemary Miller, Fremont, OH #712 North Central – Julie Swenson, Hastings, MN #2212 Southeast – Nellie Brooks, Silver Springs, FL #4216 Southwest – Alejandra Garcia Bakos, Dallas, TX #3108 Pacific Northwest – Susan Spence, Cle Elum, WA #649 Mid-Atlantic – Sandra Jackson, Staunton, VA #680 Central – Cheryl Reedy, Brazil, IN #274 West Central – Cathy Clark, Omaha, NE #154 South Central – Cheri Thexton, Sullivan, MO #3781 Mountain – Lauran Niemi, Coeur d’Alene, ID #486 Western – Tiffany O’Neil, Oroville, CA #196 Congratulations to all of our winners! Related Experience NASCAR From The Pits! Sign new members for the Fraternal Order of Eagles and you could earn a chance to earn pit passes to an upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup race! The F.O.E. will be holding a series of membership contents in correlation with the remaining races in which the Eagles will be featured as a major associate sponsor. The Aerie and Auxiliary member with the most proposed members during the designated period in an eligible state will each receive two pit passes to the race. Potthoff Identifies Liver-Generated Hormone Regulating "Sweet Tooth" A research team lead by Matthew Potthoff, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and member of the FOEDRC, at the University of Iowa recently discovered a liver hormone that appears to regulate sugar intake. The Fraternal Order of Eagles and Ekso Bionics Highlight the Revolutionary Ekso GT Suit Allowing Paralyzed Veterans to Walk July 4 at Arlington Cemetery Austin Reese, a Navy veteran with spinal cord injuries and lower extremity paralysis, highlighted American innovation enabling significant recovery and enhanced health. The Fraternal Order of Eagles (F.O.E.), an international nonprofit community organization, and Ekso Bionics, a California-based pioneer in the field of robotic exoskeletons, partnered for a special ceremony honoring veterans at Arlington National Cemetery July 4. Along with Austin Reese, they placed a focus on this extraordinary development during a demonstration on America’s birthday. An M-Health Intervention To Increase Activity Among Patients At Risk For Type 2 Diabetes In 2013, Dr. Philip Polgreen was the recipient of a FOEDRC Pilot Grant for his research entitled, “To evaluate a novel tool using text messages as a mechanism to promote sustained weight loss in patients with obesity and insulin resistance.” This cutting edge science was recently recognized and awarded additional funding by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Eagles To Sponsor Clint Bowyer, HScott Motorsports in 2016 MOORESVILLE, N.C. - HScott Motorsports is pleased to announce that the Fraternal Order of Eagles (F.O.E.) will continue its relationship with HScott Motorsports by sponsoring Clint Bowyer, driver of the No. 15 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for the 2016 season. The sponsorship comprises nine Sprint Cup Series races as a major associate sponsor including the Daytona 500 on Sunday, February 21 while serving as an associate sponsor for the entire season. The University of Iowa and FOE DRC Welcome Dr. Ethan Anderson I am pleased to announce the recruitment of Ethan Anderson, PhD to the FOEDRC. Dr. Anderson recently joined the Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics within the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics as an Associate Professor in the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy. Dr. Anderson received his B.S. from the University of Minnesota and PhD from Yale University. Dr. Anderson’s research is focused on cardiac complications of diabetes, cardiac inflammation and fibrosis, and towards development of novel therapeutics and biomarkers of heart disease risk. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.