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Charity news from around the F.O.E.

Florida, Children's Day - February 2018

Florida, Children's Day - February 2018

Grand Tribunal Justice Steve Silvestro of Kissimmee Aerie #4048 and Julie Silvestro of Edgewater Auxiliary #4242 presented a $3,000 grant to Pace Center For Girls in Ormond Beach, Florida. Pace is designed to educate and keep young girls from entering the juvenile justice system. The grant was made possible by winning the Eagles’ 2017 Children’s Day Contest. Steve and Julie serve as the co-chairpersons for the annual event.

Florida - February 2018

Florida - February 2018

On Dec. 1, more than 70 men and women from the Florida State Aerie & Auxiliary enjoyed an afternoon reception hosted by the Florida Hospital Foundation. During the reception, the FOE was recognized for attaining a place of honor on the Foundation’s Lifetime Donor Hall of Fame by exceeding one half-million dollars in contributions. David Collis, President of the Florida Hospital Foundation, told the group that in appreciation for the outstanding achievement, the hospital renamed four key rooms within the facility in honor of the F.O.E. They are as follows:

  • FOE Vitals Room in the Florida Hospital for Children
  • FOE Library in the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute
  • FOE Conference Room in the Florida Hospital Cardiovascular Institute
  • FOE Creation Consult Room in the Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute

During the ceremony, Collis also presented Florida Past State Madam President Michelle McCarthy with a special plaque in honor of her continued dedication and generosity to Florida Hospital.

New Smyrna Beach, Florida - February 2018

New Smyrna Beach, Florida - February 2018

New Smyrna-Edgewater Ladies’ Auxiliary #4242 recently donated $6,000 to support the Parkinson’s programs at the Florida Hospital New Smyrna Health Park. The funds will allow the opportunity to purchase a testing and training tool for outpatient rehab services. To date, the New Smyrna-Edgewater Auxiliary has donated $11,500 to support Parkinson’s Programs at the Health Park.

Ormond Beach, Florida - November 2017

Ormond Beach, Florida - November 2017

Ormond By The Sea #4435 recently held a breast cancer fundraiser, collecting $4,505 for the Florida Imaging Center. Each year, during the month of October, Chairperson Lynn Haus and her committee, with the help of the Auxiliary, come together to raise funds for people who cannot afford mammograms. This year, they broke their record and surpassed their set goal. Pictured, l to r, Michelle Parrish, Sherri Flynn, Florida Imaging Center Operations Manager Carol Rumer, Committee Chair Lynn Haus, Past Madam President Donna Williamson and Madam President Joyce Juliano.

Spring Hill, Florida - November 2017

Spring Hill, Florida - November 2017

The Ladies’ Auxiliary of Spring Hill #4208 recently donated $1,400 to the Florida Hospital Tampa Foundation for Muscular Dystrophy. Pictured, l to r, are Executive Director of MD Jan Berry, Marlene Gordon, Gail Vienhage, Ana Mahar, Barbara Cole, Barbara Fitzpatrick. Back row, l to r, Ann Krysheski, Barbara Danciak, Tammi Howlett and Dawn Hartz.

Spring Hill Auxiliary also donated $300 to One Community Now, Inc., for their Pack-A-Sack Program. Pictured, l to r, front row, Pat Schell of Pack-A-Sack, Marlene Gordon, Ana Mahar, Barbara Fitzpatrick and Rick Schell of Pack-A-Sack. Back row, Ann Krysheski, Diane Irwin, Tammi Howlett and Linda Erb.

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