30 November Livermore, California - November 2017 November 30, 2017 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles California 0 In September, Livermore Aerie #609 held a fundraiser in the name of longtime member Bruce Orcutt, who had recently passed away. They raised more than $2,100 for the “Reins In Motion” organization, which is an equine therapy center for children and returning veterans who have trouble overcoming disabilities. They plan to make this fundraiser an annual event. From the November 2017 edition of People Helping People. Related Brisbane, California - November 2017 Brisbane #3255 held their annual Diabetes Dinner on October 14. Leo and Flor Mahinay and Ana Espena co-chaired the most successful function in years, raising $2,055 through their hard work, generous donations of others and awesome volunteers. Blairsville, Pennsylvania - November 2017 Blairsville Eagle Riders #1488 were hard at work during the riding season, hosting a trio of benefit runs and making numerous community donations raising $12,253. In terms of total donations from the Eagle Riders, Aerie and Auxiliary, Blairsville is near eclipsing $20,000 total in 2017. South Central Regional - November 2017 During the annual South Central Regional Conference this fall, Regional Charity Directors presented checks for the money raised by them as directors including: $3,720 for the FOE Diabetes Research Center $1,414 for the Vicki Welch Ovarian Cancer Fund $150 for the Art Ehrmann Cancer Fund $370 for the D.D. Dunlap Kidney Fund $510 for the GMP’s Charity, Tri-State Honor Flight $150 for the Golden Eagle, Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s Funds $140 for the Jimmy Durante Children’s Fund $370 for the Lew Reed Spinal Cord Injury Fund $201 for the Max Baer Heart Fund $366 for the Memorial Foundation $648 for the Robert Hansen Diabetes Fund The Region also presented grants for $5,000 from the Grand Aerie and the Kansas Past State Presidents. Needles, California - January 2017 Needles Aerie #2599 raised $380 for the City of Hope Research and Treatment Center with an American Flag raffle. The beautiful wooden flag was created and donated by Frank Rodriguez of Barstow. Winners of this distinguished flag were Al Townsend, Kathy Wofford and Kay Luisi. They generously redonated the flag back to the Aerie in order to continue raising money. Needles Aerie #2599 will continue to sell raffle tickets and will pick a new winner at a yet to be determined date. Money raised will be added to the original amount and donated to City of Hope. Brisbane, California - March 2017 On Feb. 15, Brisbane Eagles #3255 raised $775 for the Max Baer Heart Fund. Brisbane, California - May 2017 Brisbane Eagles #3255 recently held its annual Art Ehrmann Cancer Fund benefit, collecting a grand total of $1,950 for the fund. Brisbane also raised $418 for the D.D. Dunlap Kidney Fund. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.