13 December Ocean Shores, Washington - November 2018 December 13, 2018 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Washington 0 North Beach Eagles #4197 sponsored 8 children for the AAU World Games in Laughlin, Nevada. All 8 of the children medaled in Gold, and one girl broke a world record for her weight class. They are now qualified for the International AAU World games and Junior Olympics. From the November 2018 People Helping People newsletter. Related Articles Seattle, Washington - March 2018 Seattle #1 donated a $1,290 check to the Washington/Alaska Diabetes Association. The check was presented by Auxiliaries Vicky Pimms and Bea Lorimor to the Execute Director Brian Pollard. Pimms raffled off his Seahawk tickets in order to raise the funds. Freeland, Washington - April 2018 Whidbey Island Eagles Aerie #3418 presented checks totaling $7500.00 to 10 different local charities that serve South Whidbey Island. Gig Harbor, Washington - April 2018 Gig Harbor Aerie #2809 celebrated its 70 anniversary where they honored fellow member Eric Asplund. Asplund, 93, has served at his aerie since its installation and is the only living charter member. (Pictured: The four generations of the Aspland Family, who are all members of the Gig Harbor Aerie – Eric, Harry, Hason, Trisen, Eric’s wife Betty, State President Mike O Conner, Jan O Conner, and Grand Madam President Helen Poehner) Port Orchard, Washington - April 2018 Zachary Darner’s little brother got sick as a baby. Wanting children to feel safe in the hospital during Christmas, he decided to start a toy drive. In 2016 Darner ended up distributing 259 toys out of his 50 toy goal. Wanting to continue the tradition, Darner held the toy drive again this year and Port Orchard Aerie #2338 donated 1,500 toys for the cause. The 1,500 toys were part of a large donation the Eagles received four years ago that were not yet been distributed. In addition to the generous toy donation, past President Tom Riedel commended Zachary for his work and made him an honorary Eagle. Lake Havasu City, Arizona - November 2018 Lake Havasu #4299 held their annual Miss Mess contest, and raised $4,269 for Art Ehrmann Cancer month. The money will go toward cancer research, GMP’s City of Hope charity, Camp Sunrise and Sidekicks, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, and Leukemia research. Abbotsford, British Columbia - November 2018 Abbotsford Aerie #2726 donated $1,500 to Cops for Cancer. The money will cover the funds to send one child to camp Goodtimes – which is a cancer camp for kids. The funds were raised during a dinner held for police and first responders who attend #2726’s annual bike tour to raise money for kids with cancer. This is the tenth year the Aerie has held this event. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.