12 December Leicester, Massachusetts - May 2018 December 12, 2018 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Massachusetts 0 Leicester / Spencer Eagles #4541 held an “Ultimate Grill Raffle” contest to raise funds for officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. who was killed in the line of duty, and was a former member of #4541. The raffle raised $3,315, which ill go toward the Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. Memorial Fund. -------------------- “It truly was a community event with all types of people and organizations getting involved to raise money for the Tarentino Fund,” said Mike Shea event organizer, #4541 Trustee, and Massachusetts State Officer. “We were overwhelmed with the level of support from our other Eagle Aeries in Massachusetts. The Weymouth Eagles Club sent a check for $300, the Marlborough Club $200, the Hudson Club $200 – It was an impressive showing of support for the Tarentino -family and our small Club in Leicester.” ----------------------------------- From the May 2018 People Helping People newsletter. Related Articles Massachusetts - February 2018 During their December State Auxiliary meeting, the Massachusetts State Auxiliary donated toys to Homeless for the Holidays and Toys for Tots. The Bourne Fire Department visited the Buzzards Bay Aerie to pick up the gifts. Marlborough, Massachusetts - April 2018 Marlboro Aerie #3565 sponsored the 28th annual Eagles Easter Egg Hunt where children scooped up 22,000 plastic eggs containing candy prizes in less than five minutes. West Warren, Massachusetts - June 2018 Quabaug Aerie #4133 held their first Cocktails for a Cause night where they ended up raising $800. The money will go toward the Quaboag Regional Middle High School scholarship fund, in memory of the three students who passed away in November due to a tragic car accident. The Patrolmens Union added an additional $100 to the cause during the event. Marlborough, Massachusetts - November 2018 Marlboro Aerie #3565 purchased 30 pink ties for GWP Carl Burnett’s visit to help support Carl’s charity. Detroit Lakes, Minnesota - January 2018 Detroit Lakes #2342 collected socks, mittens, scarves, caps, diapers, toys and more to be donated to the Lakes Crisis Center, Mahubes and Compassion House for the holiday season. Florida - February 2018 On Dec. 1, more than 70 men and women from the Florida State Aerie & Auxiliary enjoyed an afternoon reception hosted by the Florida Hospital Foundation. During the reception, the FOE was recognized for attaining a place of honor on the Foundation’s Lifetime Donor Hall of Fame by exceeding one half-million dollars in contributions. David Collis, President of the Florida Hospital Foundation, told the group that in appreciation for the outstanding achievement, the hospital renamed four key rooms within the facility in honor of the F.O.E. They are as follows: FOE Vitals Room in the Florida Hospital for Children FOE Library in the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute FOE Conference Room in the Florida Hospital Cardiovascular Institute FOE Creation Consult Room in the Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute During the ceremony, Collis also presented Florida Past State Madam President Michelle McCarthy with a special plaque in honor of her continued dedication and generosity to Florida Hospital. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.