11 May Helena, Montana - April 2018 May 11, 2018 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Montana 0 More than 20 Helena Aerie #16 members volunteered their time to dye over 15 thousand eggs for the Capitol Easter egg hunt. Eagles Lodge #16 President Jim Horne said it's worth the time and effort. From the April 2018 edition of People Helping People. Related Articles Missoula, Montana - April 2018 Missoula Aerie #32 held an Easter egg hunt where hundreds of kids picked up all the eggs in a record-breaking 10 minute period. After the eggs were picked up, the children went back to the Eagles lodge for face painting and hot dogs. Chaplain Jason Duffin said this event wouldn’t be possible without all the volunteers. “I’ve been fortunate to be a member for a year and a half, an officer as well and everything we do down there is donated time. There are no requirements for how much time you put in and it’s amazing how the community comes together to be itself. We’ve had record numbers turn out and we’re hoping for more, especially from the younger generation,” said Duffin. Foley, Alabama - April 2018 Coastal Aerie #4549 celebrated its grand opening and raised $600 during the event. Federal Heights, Colorado - April 2018 Aerie #4019 held a breakfast fundraiser to support Shield 616 and the Federal Heights Police Department, where they raised $1,200. Recently, three police officers were shot and killed in the line of duty. The Aerie was saddened by the tragic officer deaths and wanted to do something to help the men and women who risk their lives daily. The cause, Shield 616 “Support the Shield” helps better equip the men and women in the local police department safe with the best gear possible to keep them safe. Through the donated funds, Shield 616 will purchase and distribute rifle-ready protection designed for quick deployment to departments across Colorado. Elyria, Ohio - April 2018 Elyria Eagle Riders Aerie #431 held a spaghetti dinner and raffle fundraiser for Rayshawn and Samantha Camel after they lost everything in a house fire around Christmas. During the benefit, $1,500 was raised, and the Eagle Riders and Eagle Club raised $600 out of that total. The Camels are grateful for the community’s help, especially after the house damage ended up being estimated at $40,000 and is currently uninhabitable. Greenfield, Ohio - April 2018 American flags dedicated to the 660 veterans who take their own lives each month are now on display at the Paint Aerie #1325 Eagles lodge. The flags are a part of the Forgotten Soldiers project, which is designed to bring attention to this tragedy by moving the display every so often to a different location. Freeland, Washington - April 2018 Whidbey Island Eagles Aerie #3418 presented checks totaling $7500.00 to 10 different local charities that serve South Whidbey Island. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.