15 November Penticton, British Columbia - October 2019 November 15, 2019 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles British Columbia 0 Penticton Auxiliary #4821 presented a local student with $500 educational scholarship. Penticton Eagles #4281’s Vice President Stan Binns presented a $525 check to Tracy Van Raes from Starfish Pack of Penticton. The money will be used to provide one local child with a backpack of food every weekend for one year. From the October 2019 edition of People Helping People. Related Articles Maple Ridge, British Columbia - May 2019 Maple Ridge Aerie #2831 presented a $1,000 check to the nonprofit KidSport Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows, which is an organization that provides financial support for children to play organized sport in Canada ‘So ALL Kids Can Play!’ Abbotsford, British Columbia - June 2019 Abbotsford Aerie #2726 and Worthy President Rick Smith made a $30,300 donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Abbotsford Aerie donated $2,332.10 to Worthy President Richard Smith’s charity, the Abbotsford Hospice Society Holmberg House. Ladysmith, British Columbia - October 2017 Ladysmith Auxiliary #2101 recently presented lap blankets to Past Provincial Madam President Donna Roach. Donna’s special project during her year was to have Auxiliary members make lap blankets to be donated. Ladysmith members made 48 blankets which were donated to the Lodge on 4th, an intermediate care facility. Campbell River, British Columbia - October 2017 Members of the Campbell River Fraternal Order of Eagles were joined by Provincial Madam President Klara Shurbert on October 3 to present a check for $10,000 to the Campbell River Food Bank. “We are thrilled with the end result of all of our hard work and that so many members of our community supported our fundraising efforts,” said chairperson Marlene Jordan. “The majority of all funds were raised by numerous jam and bake sales over the last few months, and every dollar added up. Our goal was to raise as much money as we could to support some of our most vulnerable community members,” said Jordan. Pictured, l to r, Provincial Madam President Klara Schurbert, Aerie President Hector Dubois, Provincial Officer Marilyn Lewis, LA President Jackie Collis, Chairperson Marlene Jordan, Campbell River Food Bank Manager Debbie Willis and Worthy Provincial President Renee Paquette. Penticton, British Columbia - May 2017 The Aerie and Auxiliary of Penticton #4281 held their annual Charity Check Giving night, presenting checks totaling more than $50,000 to 12 local charities including the South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation’s patient care tower. Penticton, British Columbia - May 2018 The Penticton Eagles #4281 have donated a combined $12,700 to Penticton Regional Hospital, including almost $3,700 to the SOS Medical Foundation’s efforts to support the delivery of quality health services. The funding will also cover areas such as Oncology, Pediatrics, Cardio, Diabetes and Kidneys, and the Moog & Friends Hospice House. Since 2015, the Penticton Eagles #4281 have now donated more than $45,000 to the Medical Foundation’s tower campaign. The provincial government has also approved the naming of the “Fraternal Order of Eagles Room” in the new tower, set to open in April 2019. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.