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. Maple Ridge, British Columbia - November 2019 Maple Ridge Eagles #2831 presented $500 to Jennifer Sheehan and Katrina Haintz of Eric Langton Elementary School in support of their student lunch & breakfast program. These funds were raised during their annual golf tournament and bbq fundraiser. They’ve been able to donate $2,350 over the last four years. Debbie Kennedy and Laura Butler, Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation received a $5,000 donation from Maple Ridge Eagles #2831. These funds were made available by a grant from the Grand Aerie, to be used along with the $6,000 donated by the local Aerie & Auxiliary in July, for the purchase of SD Resectoscope cameras which are used in Bladder Cancer surgery. Cranbrook, British Columbia - December 2019 Cranbrook Aerie #3032 held a bingo fundraiser for the Salvation Army. The bingo players donated $728 and #3032 donated $2,000, for a grand total of $2,728. Cranbrook Aerie #3032 donated $5,000 to the Easy Kootenay Foundation for Health, to help with the purchase of a SPECT (single photon emission computed tomography) scanner for the EK Regional Hospital. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.