People Helping People


People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.

Rochester, Michigan - May 2020

Rochester Auxiliary Rochester Auxiliary #2634 was chartered in "1952" in Rochester, Michigan. They are very proud to say that they have one remaining Charter Sister, Verna Pennanen. Verna has been a member for 68 years. This auxiliary planned a surprise birthday party for Verna's 100th birthday. The Michigan State Auxiliary in attendance were: Clara Arnold, State Vice President, Patricia Murney, ECRP and State Secretary, Carol Palen, Past State President and Rochester Auxiliaries Secretary, Cynthia Fletcher, State Trustee and Debra Gagneau, State Inside Guard. The Mayor of Rochester was also in attendance. Member Clara Arnold presented Verna with a dinner, certificate, cake, and gifts.

Rochester, Michigan - September 2019

Rochester Aerie #2634 held a golf outing, which included raffle items from the local businesses and community members, and a light meal. They were able to raise $2,000, and are allocating the funds to the Rainbow Connection of Michigan and the F.O.E. Memorial Foundation. The Auxiliary provided the food and organized the raffle items.

Rochester Auxiliary #2634 hosted a bunco game party and raised $565 for Miracle Quilts of Michigan, which is a nonprofit that creates handmade quilts for military veterans that have been hospitalized.


White Cloud, Michigan - August 2019

White Cloud Eagles Auxiliary #4170 held a meat raffle, which raised $1,000 and a swiss steak dinner, which raised $350. $450 of those proceeds was used to send first graders from White Cloud Elementary on a field trip celebrating their graduation to 2nd grade. Students traveled to Card Wildlife Education Center at Ferris State University, followed by roller skating, bowling, and a pizza picnic at a nearby park. The raffle was chaired by Jr. Past MP Tori Nader, and the dinner was chaired by PMP Flo Cosby.