26 September Coeur d'Alene, Idaho - May 2023 September 26, 2023 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Idaho People Helping People, PHP, Charity, Idaho 0 Couer d'Alene Eagles #486 donated $41,220 during the 2022-2023 fraternal year to a variety of organizations including the American Legion, Kootenai Humane Society, Orchard Ridge Senior Center, Wreaths Across America, Family Promis, Hayden Senior Center and more! From the May 2023 edition of People Helping People. Related Articles Coeur d'Alene, Idaho - October 2017 In Spring of 1942, Raymond Johnson began his journey as a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. On Sept. 19, the Eagles honored him for 75 consecutive years of membership. Current Worthy President of Coeur d’Alene #486 presented him with a plaque and a specially made pin. He and his wife currently live in a senior facility in Coeur d’Alene but they try to enjoy the Thursday burger nights when possible. Johnson’s history with the FOE was featured in an article by the Coeur d’Alene Press. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho - November 2017 Coeur d’Alene Eagles #576 made a $7,500 donation to the K-27 Memorial Fund, presenting the check to Mayor Steve Widmyer and Coeur d’Alene Police Chief Lee White. The funds will be used to help construct a Thin Blue Line Memorial River in McEuen Park in honor of Sergeant Greg Moore, who passed away in May 2015. The river will include three waterfalls – “Respect,” “Honor,” and “Remember” – as well as 18 benches for people to relax and reflect on all of our men and women in blue who have lost their lives in the line of duty. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho - February 2018 Coeur d’Alene Eagles Auxiliary #486 presented the Village at Orchard Bay with a donation of $2,400 for power recliners. Pictured, l to r, are Auxiliary President Heather Callahan, Village Director Amy Boni and Auxiliary member Shirley Bilstad. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho - May 2018 Coeur d'Alene Aerie #486 donated $1,000 to the "Bare Necessities Backpack Project" to help local veterans with essential needs. The backpacks are filled with items for personal hygiene, bathing, dental hygiene, Band-Aids, first-aid cream, towels, washcloths, socks, hats and gloves in the winter, sewing kits, manicure kits, water bottles, eating utensils, notepads and pens. The backpack program is a collaborative effort between 4-H members, the Coeur d'Alene Eagles #486, the VFW Foundation and the VFW Post 889 Auxiliary. Lebanon, Ohio - February 2023 Miami Valley Eagles #1395 donated $5,000 to the Countryside YMCA for their Veterans Day Celebration last fall. Georgetown, Ohio - May 2023 Georgetown Eagles #2293 President David Berry presented a check for $2,500 to Bryan Poole, member of the Ripley Volunteer Fire Department, to help pay for new equipment. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.