12 December Vermillion, South Dakota - October 2018 December 12, 2018 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Dakota 0 Inclement weather threatened the cancellation of The University of South Dakota’s homecoming festivities and Sunshine Aerie and Auxiliary #2421 stepped to provide the venue so the party could go on. Just two hours before, the Aerie and Auxiliary were holding rituals in the same room. From the October 2018 People Helping People newsletter. Related Articles Vermillion, South Dakota - October 2019 Sunshine Aerie #2421 held a spaghetti dinner and donated the total proceeds of $4,500 to the University of South Dakota Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders. Following dinner, a check presentation was made by Dakota State Chaplain Kent Osborne to Dr. Mandy Williams as a grant from the Eagles' Jimmy Durante Children's Fund to support the identification and treatment of children born with cleft palate. A signature cocktail was served with 50/50 raffles held as well. Vermillion, South Dakota - January 2017 Sunshine Aerie #2421 in Vermillion presented a grant for $5,000 from the D.D. Dunlap Kidney Fund to University of South Dakota researchers Curtis Kost, Jr., PhD and Douglas Martin, PhD for a project entitled Protective Effect of Bradykinin Receptors in Hypertension and Chronic Kidney Disease. The check was presented by visiting Grand Worthy President-Elect Tom McGrath. Pictured, l to r, Quentin Larson, Grand Aerie Legal Advisor Creighton Thurman, Dr. Curtis Kost Jr., Dr. Douglas Martin, Dakota State Outside Guard Kent Osborne and Grand Aerie President-Elect Tom McGrath. Vermillion, South Dakota - Sept. 2017 The Eagle Riders of Sunshine Aerie #2421 in Vermillion congratulate Beth Kothel, winner of a 2017 Harley Davidson Road King. The drawing was held at Ribs, Rods, and Rock’n’Roll following the Eagle Riders’ 10th Annual Charity Poker Run. This was the second Harley Davidson raffled off by the Riders for charity. Kothel’s winning ticket was purchased at Riverboat Days in Yankton. 2,000 tickets were sold at a cost of $20 each. Pictured are Beth Kathol on the new 2017 Harley Davidson Road King; front row, President Reda Brewer, Secretary Cindy Osborne, John Farlow, Treasurer Mick Breske; back row, Ride Captains Farrel Christensen and Todd Brewer. Colorado - October 2018 Colorado State JPW George Duran presented an $11,567.34 check to the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute for their Rocky Mountain Blood Fund. RMBF provides grants to blood cancer patients to help ease the financial burden that patients and families experience during the treatment for the devastating effects of blood cancers. Duran is a survivor and the Colorado State Aerie is giving back to this lifesaving organization as a part of the State Presidents Special Project. Alameda, California - October 2018 Alameda Aerie #1076 held a fundraiser for Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS) and was able to present them with a check for $814. Additionally on August 25, #1076 donated $1,170 to Pets for Vets. Vincennes, Indiana - October 2018 Vincennes Auxiliary #384’s Vice President Terri Bodine presented a $1,000 Grant to Good Samaritan Hospital’s Think Pink initiative in honor of Breast Cancer awareness. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.