26 September Hamilton, Ohio - May 2023 September 26, 2023 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Ohio People Helping People, PHP, Charity, Ohio 0 On Friday, March 24, 2023, Butler Eagles #407 hosted Hamilton-Fairfield Little League (HFLL) President Travis Riley and Vice President Adam Blundell in their social room to accept a donation of $5,000 for their organization. The donation is to help kids that want to play baseball but may not have the funds to do so. The HFLL provides a great baseball atmosphere for children in the Hamilton and Fairfield communities. Through assistance from organizations like ours, they are able to continue to offer a quality program for our youth. The program looks to develop the Little League traits of Character, Courage, and Loyalty while teaching them discipline, teamwork, and physical wellness in a safe and fun environment. 100% of our sponsorship goes to building the league and supporting the players. Pictured left to right, Auxiliary Member Dee Fouts, HFLL Vice President Adam Blundell, HFLL President Travis Riley, Auxiliary Vice President Sharyn Farley, Auxiliary Member Cheryl Terry and Aerie Secretary Ron Collins From the May 2023 edition of People Helping People. Related Articles 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. Lebanon, Ohio - January 2023 Warren County Eagles #1395 recently donated $1,500 to the Pink Ribbon Girls, an organization which helps breast cancer survivors with transportation to appointments, provides house cleaning services and meal delivery in addition to other support during their recovery. Clinton, Illinois - May 2023 Clinton Eagles #593 raised $2,400 for the Clinton Youth Baseball Program. They partnered with Sweet Mae's LLC to acquire and sell some amazing baked goods during the weekly Queen of Hearts drawings. The money was used to fund new dugouts and fencing at the local ball fields. Fredericksburg, Virginia - May 2023 The Junior Order of Eagles of Fredericksburg #4123 held a raffle for chances to win tickets and a basket filled with swag for the local Fredericksburg Nationals baseball team. Proceeds from the raffle were used to put together 20 Easter Baskets for local non-profit organization Transitions4You, which helps local families who are living in hotels and working toward permanent housing. The group provides Easter baskets and a parade for the children living in the hotels. Beloit, Kansas - June 2023 On Sunday May 7th, members of the Solomon Valley Eagles Memorial Scholarship Committee presented awards to three area High School Seniors. This scholarship is funded by Solomon Valley Eagles Aerie #3507, located in Beloit, KS. The Solomon Valley Eagles Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to qualifying High School Seniors who, through their academic record, extracurricular activities, and volunteerism demonstrate qualities of the future leaders of their generation. The Scholarship Committee reviews each application in detail, and this year a total of 27 applications were received from the area and surrounding schools. The students selected to receive each of the three $750.00 awards this year were Shelly Chen, Kyera Ryser, and Carter Rathbun. Shelly Chen is a Senior at Beloit Junior Senior High School and is the daughter of Amy and Stanley Chen of Beloit. Shelly is involved in several activities including band, tennis, scholars bowl, forensics, theatre, Science Club, National Honor Society, and golf. She has also served as a class officer for the last three years. When not participating in extracurriculars or volunteering, Shelly works part time for her parents at the China House. After graduation, Shelly plans to attend the University of Kansas pursuing a degree in Psychology, followed by Medical School with the goal of entering a Psychiatric Residency Program. Kyera Ryser is a Senior at Beloit Junior Senior High School and is the daughter of Sean and Tori Ryser of Beloit. Kyera has been involved in FCCLA, Track, Wrestling Manager, along with several community volunteer opportunities. She has served as the District Secretary for FCCLA and works part time when not participating in school activities. After graduation, Kyera plans to attend Fort Hays State University where she will double major in Sociology and Psychology. Upon completion of this double major degree, she then plans to pursue her Master’s Degree with a specialization in substance abuse counseling at which point she will have the tools necessary to provide psychological counseling and bring awareness to social issues in her community. Carter Rathbun is a Senior at Lincoln Junior Senior High School and is the son of Becky and Scott Rathbun of Barnard. Carter has been involved in Forensics, National Honor Society, Scholars Bowl, Student Council, and was awarded the Creativity Award and Top IT Student Award. He has served as Class President both Junior and Senior years, as well as Vice President the prior two years. Carter has been active in the community through volunteer activities at the Finch Memorial Theatre as well as other community involvement opportunities and is an active member of the Salt Creek 4-H Club, serving in several offices. When not participating in school or volunteer activities, he works part time at The Bank of Tescott. After graduation, Carter plans to attend Cloud County Community College and pursue an Associate’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, with plans to attend Fort Hays State University upon graduation from CCCC. There, he will pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Systems and Technology, following his passion and interest in computers. Solomon Valley Eagles Aerie #3507 and the surrounding community would like to extend congratulations to these outstanding students and their families for their hard work and wish them all the best as they pursue their future goals. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.