30 November Crater Lake, Oregon - November 2017 November 30, 2017 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Oregon 0 Oregon Junior Past State President and Crater Lake Aerie #2093 Secretary John King presented checks for $500 from the Aerie and $1,664 from the Past Presidents’ Club to the Committee on Memorials and Remembrance, represented by Steve Bates and Oregon State Conductor Steve Wiley. This was to honor Gold Star Families who lost two sons in the Vietnam War. The presentation was held at the Eagles in Medford, honoring the Rowden Family. Signs will be placed on Highway 238 near the boyhood home of the Rowden boys, James and John. The Committee of Memorials and Remembrance established a goal to honor these families for their extreme sacrifice and loss. This money was raised by the Aerie, Auxiliary and Past Presidents’ Club of Crater Lake #2093. From the November 2017 edition of People Helping People. Related 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. Lincoln City, Oregon - April 2017 On April 7, North Lincoln Aerie and Auxiliary #2576 presented checks totaling $1,300 to the local high school music department. The funds will be used to help students attend music camp. Accepting for Taft High School was Elementary Principal and Music Committee member Nick Lupo. Funds were raised through a group effort from Aerie President Mike Jones, Auxiliary President Loene Loan and Past Madam President Sandi Randleman. Lincoln City, Oregon - October 2017 North Lincoln #2576 completed a successful School Supply Drive, delivering $1,500 in supplies to the local high school to be used by the homeless students in grades 7-12. The supplies were donated by members and their friends. 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.