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The Fraternal Order of Eagles
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Wheeling, West Virginia - May 2018

Elm Grove Auxiliary #1891 gave a donation of $800 to St. John’s Home for Children. The non-profit provides a residential facility for boys ages 8-14 with behavioral or emotional difficulties and/or who are victims of abuse and neglect. After receiving the donation, St. John’s stated that the Eagles, “are phenomenal in the work that they do and their generosity within our community.”

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Staunton, Virginia - May 2018

During Valley Children's Advocacy Center’s fourth annual gala, Virginia State President Jerome Lane donated a check for $10,000 to the cause. Elliott’s Knob Auxiliary #680 also donated $1,000 and Shenandoah Valley Eagles #4150 donated an additional $1,000 during the gala. Valley CAC is a non-profit that is designed to reduce the trauma and advance the recovery of abused and neglected children.

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Somerset, Pennsylvania - May 2018

 Edgewood Aerie #1801 donated:
- $3,000 to the Boswell Volunteer Fire Department. 
- $3,000 to the Jerome Volunteer Fire Department.
- $1,000 to the Somerset County Sportsmen’s League for a youth field day.
- $1,000 to the Somerset Little League. The money will be used to help families that cannot afford the cost for their children to play.
- $3,000 to the Listie Volunteer Fire Co. They plan to use the money to buy new tire for their fire truck.
- $3,000 to the Garrett Volunteer Fire Department.

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Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania - May 2018

Mt. Carmel Eagles #464 held its annual Mother of the Year ceremony and awarded the title to Mary Ann (Karycki) Wydra. Wydra is a mother of two and achieved the honor for her parental skills as well as her involvement in the community. She is now the 20th person to be given the honor. Worthy President Robert Belfanti III presented Wydra with a framed citation wishing her and her family best wishes for continued health, happiness and success.