People Helping People


People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.

Ladysmith, British Columbia - August 2022

Ladysmith’s local member of the Legislative Assembly introduced the Fraternal Order of Eagles and 2021-22 Provincial Worthy President Joey Lasaga and 2022-23 Provincial Madam President Bobbi Williamson to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. Both Joey and Bobbi will receive a commemorative book from the legislature and an official transcript of the proceedings, as well as a DVD of the introduction.

North Mason, Washington - August 2022

North Mason Eagles #4226 donated a check for $2,000 on May 25 to North Mason Band Boosters to support students at Belfair Elementary, Sand Hill Elementary, Hawkins Middle School and North Mason High School. Thanks to the help of the bingo ladies, kitchen staff and bingo followers, more than $26,000 has been donated to local groups in Belfair and Mason County since its onset.

Leavenworth, Kansas - April 2021

Leavenworth Eagles Aerie #55 presented South Central Regional President Florence Rodgers with a check in the amount of $10,000 for the FOE Bridge to the Cure – the charity of the South Central Region. The presentation was made at the Kansas State Spring Conference on March 13. Pictured, Jim Rodgers, PSCRP Fred Owen, State Aerie Trustee Bobby Henson, State Aerie Chaplain John Leon, SCRP Florence Rodgers and PSCRP Terry Hundley. At the same event, SCRP Florence Rodgers presented Grand Madam President Jacque Marble with a check for $2,061 for her charity, which is also the Bridge to the Cure. The money was raised from the sale of ads on the Regional Kansas and Missouri calendar.


Fond du Lac, Wisconsin - April 2021

On March 13, the Fond du Lac Eagles Aerie held their third annual Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser in conjunction with their Eagle State Officers Party. The proceeds from the event went to the Aerie & Auxiliary State Presidents projects. The Chili Cook-Off and other raffles raised $680. Wisconsin State Eagles Aerie President Kevin Keller’s project is Wisconsin Veterans Network and he received a check for $782, while State Eagle Auxiliary President Alice Janquart’s project is Rawhide, receiving a check for $665. Our “Celebrity Judges” were Lt. Rick Faris, Eng. Mike Spencer and FF/PM Andrea Hoksbergen from the Fond du Lac Fire Department. This year's Cook-Off winner was Chris Hartwig and 2019’s winner was Mark Schaefer. 2020’s event was canceled due to Covid-19. Pictured from left, Kevin Keller, Wisconsin Eagles State Aerie President, Alice Janquart, Wisconsin Eagles State Auxiliary President, Mark Schaefer and Chris Hartwig.