31 October Bellevue, Nebraska - October 2017 October 31, 2017 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Nebraska 0 Nebraska State Aerie President Hoyt Williams, State Madam President Nadean Rhoads and Grand Madam Trustee Becky Wilson rode in style in 2018 Jeep Wrangler Convertibles as part of the annual Arrows to Aerospace Parade. They then attended a fundraiser at Aerie #3912, raising more than $1,300 for their state charities, Breast Cancer and Autism. From the October 2017 edition of People Helping People. Related York, Nebraska - October 2017 York Eagles #3990 presented a check for $5,000 to Chris Blanke of Four Corners Health Department. The FCHD serves Butler, Polk, Seward and York Counties and hosts the research directory used by the four counties. The intent of this online resource directory is to help those battling diabetes or other diseases to find resources and service providers in the area. The grant will support educational materials and supplies for the newly created Diabetes Referral Network – a healthcare access task group, working under the umbrella of the York County Health Coalition. Presenting the check are: front row – Sheila Kulhanek, Claudia Braden, Secretary Liz Scott, Chris Blanke, President Paula Volker, Mary Melby, Ruth McIlravy, Tami Norquest and Brenda Johnson. Back row – Pat Huffman, Jenny Gibbs and Delores Pflueger. Bellevue, Kentucky - October 2017 Bluegrass Eagles #964 has made the decision to step up and held support their local schools and children with much needed donations. The membership has committed to several thousand dollars worth of aid to two local schools for multiple projects over the next 5 years. Their first donation was recently made for $2,000. Bellevue, Nebraska - April 2017 Bellevue Aerie & Auxiliary #3912 raised #5,793.42 for the purchase of three pediatric heart monitors that will allow patients at Omaha Children’s Hospital a chance to go home and have a normal life. Pictured are Auxiliary President Barb Romero, Auxiliary Heart Fund Chairman Connie Hodges, Children’s Hospital Representative Tom Kerfoot, Aerie Heart Fund Chairman Dave Hodges and Aerie President Patrick O’Connor. Ladysmith, British Columbia - October 2017 Ladysmith Auxiliary #2101 recently presented lap blankets to Past Provincial Madam President Donna Roach. Donna’s special project during her year was to have Auxiliary members make lap blankets to be donated. Ladysmith members made 48 blankets which were donated to the Lodge on 4th, an intermediate care facility. Wisconsin - October 2017 The Wisconsin State Aerie recently presented a grant for $1,000 to the Wisconsin Badger Camp in Prairie du Chien, Wisc. The money will be used to improve the handicap accessibility to some of the buildings at the camp. After a comprehensive tour of the facility by Badger Camp Executive Director Brent Bowers, the check presentation was made. Pictured is Worthy State President Vern Britt presenting the check to Bowers along with Worthy State Conductor Fran Jorasz, Past Regional President Don Runnells and Past Grand Worthy President David Tice. Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan - October 2017 Sisters Jean Nurse and Darlene Beaudin of Moose Jaw Auxiliary #3395 coordinated the “Fill The Pantries” campaign this year and on October 10, held a food drive collecting 214 items and $30 in cash. All donations were given to the Riverside Mission shelter. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.