30 November Blairsville, Pennsylvania - November 2017 November 30, 2017 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Pennsylvania 0 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. From the November 2017 edition of People Helping People. Related Lock Haven, Pennsylvania - November 2017 Lock Haven Aerie #4298 provided Thanksgiving turkeys and all the trimmings to four area families. Helping to pack were Brad Rote, Judy Lantz, Secretary Marchal Rote, Bonnie Gradel, President Don Troutman and Vice President JoAnn Bowes. Trustee Charlie Clements helped with the delivery. Their members were extremely generous this year and the dinners included 34 different food items. 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. Lock Haven, Pennsylvania - January 2017 Lock Haven F.O.E. #4298 donated $5,000 to the Salvation Army. Presenting the check to Major Sharon Cupp were Eagles officers George Stefanski, Carrie Troutman, Don Troutman, Jen DeAngelo, Nicole Callahan, Charlie Clements, Ron Bowes, Smokey Stover and Marchal Rote. Falls Creek, Pennsylvania - April 2017 Falls Creek Auxiliary #965 shines a light on numerous charities with more than $6,000 in donations for 2016. The Auxiliary dedicated its time, talents and caring hearts to these worthy charities with one-on-one service. The humble sisters of this small town have personally responded when a family was grieving the loss of a child who died by suicide. Members also take the “Question, Persuade, Refer” certification given by the Clearfield/Jefferson Suicide Prevention Team in order to increase their knowledge base and help to decrease the number of deaths by suicide in our community. Joining with the Prevention Team, #965 members walk and take part in the activities at the Annual Suicide Prevention walk for Clearfield/Jefferson Counties. Livermore, California - November 2017 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. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho - November 2017 Coeur d’Alene Eagles #576 made a $7,500 donation to the K-27 Memorial Fund, presenting the check to Mayor Steve Widmyer and Coeur d’Alene Police Chief Lee White. The funds will be used to help construct a Thin Blue Line Memorial River in McEuen Park in honor of Sergeant Greg Moore, who passed away in May 2015. The river will include three waterfalls – “Respect,” “Honor,” and “Remember” – as well as 18 benches for people to relax and reflect on all of our men and women in blue who have lost their lives in the line of duty. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.