14 April Olathe, Kansas - November 2019 April 14, 2020 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Kansas 0 Olathe Eagles #700 present a $1,000 check to the American Legion Post 153 to help support their fundraiser to construct the Gold Star Family Monument at the Veterans Park. From the November 2019 edition of People Helping People. Related Articles Russellville, Arkansas - May 2019 On April 14, the family of longtime member Virginia “Ginny” Watson, of Russellville, Ark., Auxiliary #3928, made a donation of $40,000 to the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center in Ginny’s honor. Ginny joined the Eagles in 1980 and was member until her passing in 2015. She was a dedicated Eagle and a proud supporter of the DRC’s efforts to find a cure for diabetes. F.O.E. Chairman of the Board of Grand Trustees Tom McGrath was on hand to thank the family and present them with a special plaque commemorating the donation. A similar plaque will be permanently on display inside the DRC to honor Ginny. Lawrence, Kansas - July 2019 Lawrence Auxiliary #309 donated $11,000 to the Lawrence Schools Foundation, which will enable their Auxiliary to give a $500 scholarship to a deserving graduate each year for many years. This year’s scholarship went to Ella Keathley and was presented by PGWP Doris Bateson and Auxiliary Trustee Cassie Post. Vassar, Michigan - November 2019 Vassar Eagles #2380 honored their local veterans by hosting a free turkey dinner. Blue Island, Illinois - November 2019 Blue Island Eagles #1332 hosted a Paint and Sip event, and was able to raise $856. They divided the total donations between ten different charities. Springfield, Missouri - November 2019 Queen City Eagles #3934’s Madam President Melanie Rappard and Worthy President Kit Sheckler presented a check of $3,500 to the Hillcrest Jr. ROTC, and honored the 27 present veterans during their Veterans Day celebration. Kenton, Ohio - November 2019 Kenton Aerie #2163 held a Golf Scramble to benefit the nonprofit, Angels for the Elderly. Worthy President Jason Rodenberger and Golf Chairman Bill Detwiler Jr. presented Mary Roby with a check for $2,500 to help with the cost of providing food and toiletries for the residents. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.