12 December Rumford, Maine - August 2018 December 12, 2018 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Maine 0 Rumford Falls Auxiliary #1248 donated $10,000 to the Rumford Hospital Cardiac Rehab Unit in honor of Past Auxiliary President Mary MacDonald’s 18-year-old nephew who died of a heart ailment. “Because Brandon passed away from an undetected heart issue, I wanted to do something for him along that line, so that’s why I chose the cardiac rehab unit here at the hospital,” MacDonald said. The money was raised from private donations, and the Grand Aerie matched the grant with an additional $5,000. From the August 2018 People Helping People newsletter. Related Articles Anchorage, Alaska - August 2018 Anchorage Aerie #4207 presented a $5,694 check to Kids Kitchen, a local meal program in the Fairview Community. Contributions were collected for Past State Madam President Laura Rhode’s charity project during her tenure from 2016-2017. Kids Kitchen has been providing one million meals to children since 1996. Umatilla, Florida - August 2018 During Umatilla Aerie and Auxiliary #4491’s 13th anniversary party, Sheryl Sanders, Madam President of Auxiliary 4491, presented eight sensory weighted blankets for the Autistic Children in the Lake County School System to teachers from Umatilla Elementary, Umatilla Middle, Spring Creek Charter, and Umatilla High School. These efforts were coordinated through Region 1 with the assistance of Miranda Cornwell, Executive Secretary, and Dr. Abner, PhD, Exceptional Student Education. Edgewater, Florida - August 2018 New Smyrna Beach-Edgewater #4242 was able to raise $36,837 during the 2017-2018 Fraternal year, which is the most the Aerie has ever raised. They also awarded their Worthy President Paul Clarey with a gold card to commemorate his service and last year at the club. Needles, California - August 2018 Needles Aerie #2599 donated $300 for the Needles Regional Museum. They were able to raise the money with a pizza dinner; the pizza was donated by the Luke Johnson family. Vernon, British Columbia - August 2018 Vernon Aerie #3557 hosted the provincial convention in honor of Klara Schubert, the Provincial Madam President for the 2017-2018 Fraternal year. For Schubert’s Breast Cancer charity, $21,630.25 was raised from various proceeds including selling ladybug pins, and a special raffle at the convention. Schubert plans to purchase equipment for the Vernon Jubilee Hospital, specifically a Mammotome Gamma Probe instrument. Jackson, Michigan - August 2018 Jackson Aerie #612’s Past Madam Presidents Mary Oexler and Joann Thomson, and trustee Deano Caler raised $6,396.50 during the 2017-2018 Fraternal year for the Area 19 Special Olympics. They raised the money by hosting 50/50 raffles, and by selling homemade caramel corn and candy bars during bingo. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.