By John Roe, Edited by Michael Burgess
Top brief in “Around Town”, Page 3, 2/14/03
The Fraternal order of Eagles’ slogan is “Eagles are People Helping People.”
The FOE’s Grand Madam President Carleen Corum and Grand Worth President Fred Smith handed a $490,144.53 check to New York Governor George Pataki for the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Feb. 3. The money was raised by Eagles members.
Corum, a resident of Tama, Iowa, will visit the National City Auxiliary #2712, 1131 Roosevelt Ave., National City Feb. 18. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and a meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m.
Carrie Humphrey, National City’s Auxiliary #2712 Secretary and Chairman, explained with the National City Eagles auxiliary does.
“We’ve given out Christmas baskets, helped abused children, and we support the National City library each year. All monies raised go to research such as heart, cancert, other diseases and for helping children,” Humphrey said. “We raise money with dinners. We’ve supported the School for the Blind, and different local places for handicapped.”