15 November Columbus, Nebraska - October 2019 November 15, 2019 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Nebraska 0 Platte Auxiliary #1843 donated $410 to the Columbus Senior Center, to pay to replace their stolen Bingo equipment and cards. (Bingo Helping Bingo). From the October 2019 edition of People Helping People. Related Articles Vermillion, South Dakota - October 2019 Sunshine Aerie #2421 held a spaghetti dinner and donated the total proceeds of $4,500 to the University of South Dakota Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders. Following dinner, a check presentation was made by Dakota State Chaplain Kent Osborne to Dr. Mandy Williams as a grant from the Eagles' Jimmy Durante Children's Fund to support the identification and treatment of children born with cleft palate. A signature cocktail was served with 50/50 raffles held as well. Valdez, Alaska - October 2019 Valdez Ladies Auxiliary 1971 Madam President Sheila Jordan, Trustee Chair Alicia Brown and Madam Secretary Carole Derifield presented the Herman Hutchins Elementary School Principal Jayson Webber, teachers and staff, $1,000 for each grade K through 5th, and gave the VCS Pre-school $500. The Auxiliary also presented the Gilson Middle School Principal Rod Morrison $1,000 each for grades 6th through 8th for a total of $9,500 donated to be used for scholarships. Bellevue, Nebraska - April 2019 When devastating floods hit Nebraska, Bellevue Eagles #3912 hosted a free dinner for the victims of the flood, first responders, and volunteers, and was able to serve close to 300 individuals. Also, they were able to raise more than $1,000 in one day to help support the flood victims by collecting generous donations from local businesses, community members, and Eagle members. More than 300 homes in Bellevue alone were deemed uninhabitable after the floods, and #3912 plans on hosting a future benefit to help with recovery efforts. Gray, Maine - October 2019 New Gloucester Eagles #4131 held their annual Camping for A Cause Camporee weekend and was able to raise $2,436 for STRIVE, which is an organization that is committed to being part of the community and assisting young teens, tweens and adults with emotional and intellectual disabilities to be able to live with dignity and respect as active members of society. Brisbane, California - October 2019 Brisbane Eagles #3255’s co-chairs Rocky Guillory, DeeDee Berrocal, and volunteers raised $4,332 for the Cancer Fund. They held a dinner, raffle, and auctioned off prizes. St. Clair Shores, Michigan - October 2019 St. Clair Shores Aerie #3619 and St. Clair Shores Knights of Columbus collected and delivered 100 backpacks filled with school supplies to four local school. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.