12 December Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania - May 2018 December 12, 2018 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Pennsylvania 0 Mt. Carmel Eagles #464 held its annual Mother of the Year ceremony and awarded the title to Mary Ann (Karycki) Wydra. Wydra is a mother of two and achieved the honor for her parental skills as well as her involvement in the community. She is now the 20th person to be given the honor. Worthy President Robert Belfanti III presented Wydra with a framed citation wishing her and her family best wishes for continued health, happiness and success. From the May 2018 People Helping People Newsletter. Related Articles Somerset, Pennsylvania - March 2018 Edgewood #1801 donated $4,000 to the Somerset Oncology Center and donated another $4,000 to Somerset, Inc.’s fund to help improve art in the town. -Edgewood #1801 donated $2,000 to Somerset Borough’s holiday lighting fund. -Edgewood #1801 donated $5,000 to Gone with the Dogs, which is a nonprofit that is dedicated to training service dogs, home companion dogs and residential companion dogs. The dogs are raised by local volunteers for the Canine Partners for Life. -Edgewood #1801 donated $2,000 to the Somerset Borough Police Department. The department plans to purchase medical bags for patrol cars with the funds. Tarentum, Pennsylvania - January 2018 During a regular meeting in February 2017, Tarentum Auxiliary #699 decided to take on the biggest charitable fundraiser in its history. As a team, they decided to raise the funds for the Citizens Hose Fire and EMS Company, located in Natrona Heights, Pa., to build a fire safety training room for them and surrounding companies to train in. The room would consist of changing mazes, drop flooring, entrapment areas, breakaway doors, narrow crawl spaces, 40 lb. child-like dummies and more. While in use, the room would become dark and at times could be filled with a special type of harmless smoke to recreate actual fire scenarios. Firefighters would then enter, expected to extinguish the fire and save anyone trapped in the structure, including themselves. The room costs a total of $10,000. Freedom, Pennsylvania - April 2018 Freedom #1429 presented the state President a $500 check for cancer research. Somerset, Pennsylvania - April 2018 Edgewood Aerie #1801 donated $1,000 to the Somerset Country Club. The club is using the money for its annual Salute to Veterans Free Golf day. Williamsport, Pennsylvania - April 2018 Williamsport Aerie #970 donated three HP laptops computers to the Williamsport Bureau of Police. These computers will be utilized in assisting officers with the apprehension of wanted persons as well as additional enforcement objectives. Somerset, Pennsylvania - May 2018 Edgewood Aerie #1801 donated: - $3,000 to the Boswell Volunteer Fire Department. - $3,000 to the Jerome Volunteer Fire Department. - $1,000 to the Somerset County Sportsmen’s League for a youth field day. - $1,000 to the Somerset Little League. The money will be used to help families that cannot afford the cost for their children to play. - $3,000 to the Listie Volunteer Fire Co. They plan to use the money to buy new tire for their fire truck. - $3,000 to the Garrett Volunteer Fire Department. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.