4 September Anchorage, Alaska - August 2019 September 4, 2019 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Alaska 0 Anchorage Auxiliary #4207 provided Anchorage Search Team with a check for $2,000. They discovered this group (AST) when their Aerie brother Herb Spencer, who suffers from Dementia, went for a daily walk but did not return home. They searched the Anchorage area tirelessly, contacting individuals along trails, placing flyers around town. Herb was found 5 days later; cold, wet and tired. When #4207’s Auxiliary Sister Marsha Lawton inquired with AST as to what the Auxiliary could do for them, their only request was to pay their annual insurance premium. The Anchorage Search Team is a volunteer search and rescue team located in Anchorage, Alaska. The team is committed to year round searches, day or night, for all citizens in Anchorage and statewide. All equipment, training/certifications expenses and costs are solely paid by dedicated team members and donations (no government funding is provided). From the August 2019 edition of People Helping People. Related Articles Anchorage, Alaska - May 2019 • #4207 gave a check for $2,271 and a box of winter clothing to the Anchorage Gospel Rescue Mission. The AGRM’s motto is “A meal, a bed, a soul well fed,” and they plan on using the money for helping those in need. • Marsha Lawton, Auxiliary Treasurer for Aerie #4207, presented a $1,000 check to the Anchorage Police and Fire Chaplains group. • Anchorage Aerie and Auxiliary #4207 donated $2,000 to Pamela Meadors, Executive Director of Alaska SPCA, and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Anchorage, Alaska - August 2018 Anchorage Aerie #4207 presented a $5,694 check to Kids Kitchen, a local meal program in the Fairview Community. Contributions were collected for Past State Madam President Laura Rhode’s charity project during her tenure from 2016-2017. Kids Kitchen has been providing one million meals to children since 1996. Anchorage, Alaska - August 2020 Anchorage Auxiliary #4207 member Dina Niver was recently surprised with a plaque commemorating her induction in the Grand Auxiliary Hall of Fame. Dina served as Alaska State Madam President for the 2009-10 fraternal year and served as Pacific Northwest Regional Madam President in 2017-18. Blue Island, Illinois - August 2019 Blue Island Auxiliary #1332 filled 200 draw-string backpacks with various school supplies, and distributed them to kids of all ages. Georgetown, Ohio - August 2019 Pleasant Aerie #2293 made a $1,000 donation to the Midwest Dream Center of Adam’s County to help those in the program overcome their drug addiction. Lebanon, Ohio - August 2019 Lebanon Eagle Riders #1395 donated $5,500 to their local Human Society. The proceeds came from their 7th annual Jerry Bice Memorial Critter Race Run that was held in June 2019. Over the past 7 years, a collective total of $21,450 has been donated to this cause. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.