30 November Oregon - October 2020 November 30, 2020 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Oregon 0 Earlier in the month of October, a caravan of 3 vehicles drove to Mill City, Oregon to deliver items collected for the fire relief victims. Eagles from North Portland #3426, Cornelius #4177, Portland #4, and Smoke Tree Mobil Home Community came together to help the Mill City Aerie. Several members of #3384’s homes were lost to the wildfires. From the October 2020 edition of People Helping People. Related Articles Lincoln City, Oregon - July 2020 North Lincoln Eagles #2576 came together to provide meals for seniors and compromised citizens for quarantined individuals during this pandemic. Aerie member and caterer Frank Napoleon recognized the need for providing meals, and worked with Grill 1646 owner Dan, and Auxiliary President Bahni Thayer to put their plan to action. They coordinated a crew of about eight volunteers, and was able to prepare 60 meals for the first week, that were delivered by a few drivers. Now, they are currently preparing and delivering 250 meals a week, with over 20 volunteers assisting. #2576’s Aerie President Dave Randleman has also been taking the calls for meals, and schedules the deliveries. Through generous support and contributions, they plan to continue their meal delivery program until September. To date, more than 7,000 meals have been prepared and delivered by Aerie #2576 and their volunteers. Boonville, Missouri - October 2020 Boonville Eagles #1022 recently donated $1,000 to the Boonslick Senior Center serving Cooper County in Missouri. The BSC provides a senior nutrition program, and as a home delivery meal program service. In non-pandemic times, the Center is a source for senior fellowship, advocacy, fun and activities. Manitowoc, Wisconsin - October 2020 Manitowoc Aerie #706 recently held a fundraiser to help the Manitowoc County Miracles Special Olympics. A donation of $1,140 was made in memory of former Miracles Athlete and Aerie member Paul Horner. Sutherlin, Virginia - October 2020 Piedmont Eagles #4420 held their eleventh annual Dean Ferris Memorial Ride, and in its ninth year of benefiting the Danville Pittsylvania Cancer Association, they were able to raise $11,750 for the organization. In the previous nine years that they have been supporting the DPCA, they have donated more than $156,000. Cape Girardeau, Missouri - October 2020 The Cape Girardeau Eagles #3775 hosted a benefit for long-time member of their Aerie, Dillon Rhymer. Dillon has been fighting cancer this past year, and to show their appreciation and love and support, they held a 4-day benefit in his honor. Dillon joined their Aerie in 1977 and has been an active member and officer since. He served as a Past President, Secretary, Treasurer, Trustee and many other offices and committees over the years. He has also been selected to be in the Missouri State Hall of Fame. To the Aerie and Auxiliary, Dillion was their ‘go to guy’ whenever they needed work done or help with any projects. Chairman John A. Heuer, co-chair Kevin James Randy Hahs, and John Kieffer spent weeks planning and thinking of ways to raise money that would be special for everyone to enjoy and want to support. With the help of many of Eagle members, the benefit was a great success and they raised more than $16,000 to help Dillion. Lincoln City, Oregon - October 2017 North Lincoln #2576 completed a successful School Supply Drive, delivering $1,500 in supplies to the local high school to be used by the homeless students in grades 7-12. The supplies were donated by members and their friends. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.