11 May Leavenworth, Kansas - March 2018 May 11, 2018 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Kansas 0 Leavenworth Aerie #55, home of South Central Regional President James "Jim" Rodgers, hosted a reception in his honor. Many fellow Eagles from across Kansas and Missouri were on hand to help him celebrate. During the night, money raised for the FOE Diabetes Research Center, which is Rodgers' Regional charity. The Aerie donated $5000.00 with a guarantee to match up to that amount raised for the Regional charity in Missouri & Kansas. Pictured, l to r: Charlie Estes, Bingo chairman; Bill Corbet, Aerie Secretary; Jim Rodgers, South Central Regional President; and Ron Saunders, Aerie President From the March 2018 edition of People Helping People. Related Articles Kansas City, Kansas - March 2017 Wyandotte #87 held its 31st Annual Camp Discovery Juvenile Diabetes Bowling Tournament on Feb. 19. Kansas State Presidents Randy Holding of Junction City #830 and Dawn Couch of Wyandotte #87 named Camp Discovery as their State Charity for the year. A total of $4,224 was raised. Pictured are Randy Holding, Wyandotte #87 Co-chairman Shirley Lyons, KC Bowl manager Rita Weems, Wyandotte #87 co-chairman Sheila Hogue and Dawn Couch. The tournament was started by Wyandotte members Ed and Doris Willsey, the parents of Shirley and Sheila. Brisbane, California - March 2018 Brisbane Aerie #3255 held a Lasagna Dinner, which raised $1,388 for the Max Baer Heart Fund. ElDorado Springs, Colorado - March 2018 Tri Lakes Aerie #4279 hosted its annual charity auction where they raised $7,063. The proceeds will go to High Hopes, which assists cancer patients with travel expenses. Norwalk, Connecticut - March 2018 Aerie #558 hosted a Winter Luau Dance Party, where they raised 1,000 for the Jimmy Durant Children’s Fund. Evansville, Indiana - March 2018 River City Eagles Auxiliary #4023 presented The Arc of Evansville with a grant worth $1,000. The funding will go toward purchasing art supplies that will be used at the Arc’s Child Life Center, which serves children age 12 and under, both with and without disabilities. Sullivan, Missouri - March 2018 During the MBSH Foundation fundraising event, Sullivan Aerie #3781, presented a $4,000 check to Lisa Lochner of Missouri Baptist Hospital. Proceeds were raised during their last BINGO night, all of which are being directed into the Missouri Baptist Hospital Cancer Fund. The Cancer fund exists to assist many facets in care & support for our local community members battling various cancer treatments. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.