31 May Fairborn, Ohio - May 2017 May 31, 2017 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Ohio 0 Wright Eagles #2641 recently raised $6,747.70 for Fairborn against Heroin. From the May 2017 edition of People Helping People. Related Cadiz, Ohio - April 2017 Past Grand Worthy President Ron Stine of Cadiz Eagles #2162 was recently awarded the Citizen of the Year award by the Cadiz Lions Club for his efforts throughout the community. Wilmington, Ohio - February 2017 Hilde-Floyd Eagles Auxiliary #1224 made the holiday season brighter for a group of local organizations. Through their Caring for Kids campaign, the Auxiliary donated a combined total of $3,500 to Clinton County Youth Council, Harvest of Gold, Heather’s Hope, Kids & Company, Kinship Care, Stepping Stones Ranch and Stillwater Stables. Throughout the year, the Auxiliary hosts a variety of fundraisers earmarked for the campaign including the annual Car & Bike Show, various raffles, 50/50 drawings and more. “We are always thrilled to be able to make these donations at the end of the year to our local organizations” said Auxiliary President Christie Siders. “Our goal is to target groups that have to provide their own funding. Year after year, they all tell us how thankful they are that we keep them on our radar. We are more than happy to have the ability to help.” Xenia, Ohio - Sept. 2017 Xenia Eagles #1689 donated the funds to create 14 disaster relief buckets which will be transported and distributed to the people and families affected by Hurricane Harvey via the United Methodist Committee on Relief. Glendale, Arizona - January 2017 Osborn Fraternal Order of Eagles #2843 recently presented a $3,000 grant from the Jimmy Durante Children’s Fund to El Mirage Police Department’s Victims Assistance Unit. The grant was made possible through Osborn’s work in winning the 2016 Children’s Day Contest thanks to an event planned last year with the help of the VAU to educate area families. Pictured are 2015-16 Osborn Presidents Chris and Becky Bettis, El Mirage Assistant Chief Laura Liuzzo, Lieutenant Randy Stewart and event chairperson Francis Drozanowski-Kuehler, a 20-year Osborn Auxiliary member and volunteer with the VAU. Marceline, Missouri - January 2017 Marceline Eagles #726 raffled off the new Henry Golden Boy Fraternal Order of Eagles Commemorative Rifle to raise money for the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Fund in memory of PWP Steve Weese, who chaired the Diabetes Fund for many years and passed away in 2016 from complications due to diabetes. The raffle raised $700 with Johnny Weikert of Gettysburg, Pa., selected as the winner. Accepting on his behalf was Bob Barrows of Linneus, Mo. Holding the gun is raffle chairman Mark Cleveland, PWP and Missouri PSP. Chemainus, British Columbia - January 2017 On Oct. 4, the Fraternal Order of Eagles of Chemainus-Crofton #4400 presented Tour de Rock team members with a check for $1,500 for Pediatric Cancer Research and support programs at a breakfast held at the Legion. The Canadian Cancer Society Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock is a fundraising event to support Pediatric Cancer Research and support programs for children with cancer. Since 1998, more than 300 police officers have been named to the team along with 41 others, including childhood cancer survivors, longtime volunteers and members of the media who tell their stories. A new team is picked every year and only one person has ridden more than once. On top of fundraising, team members train on their bikes three days a week to help prepare for the demands of the 1,100 kilometer, 2-week ride. Riders are paired with a junior rider from a group of Vancouver Island children who have battled, are battling or are the sibling of someone who lost their battle with cancer. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.