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MagicFingers
04-27-2009, 11:33 PM
Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary 3991

Raises Money

On April 25th 2009 The Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary hosted a benefit for one of the homes operated by Community Living Algoma, 1412 Queen Street. The Ladies Auxiliary first started this endeavor in January when a motion was made at a membership meeting to donate funds to this home for a new sound system for the people living in the home. As a thank you to the Ladies Auxiliary, the people who live there and their support staff invited them for a tea at their home. During this time it was noted that the interior of the house had not been painted in quite some time and the addition of new furniture would be a bonus..

During a subsequent meeting, the Ladies Auxiliary decided to pay for all the paint needed for the interior of the house. Painting and interior refreshing was not planned for the home with this year’s budget however, with this generous donation,, this was able to get done sooner. To date the kitchen, living room and the entrance to the home have been completely redone. Everyone living at the home has always been welcoming and now the interior matches the personalities of both the people who live and work at this house.

Each year the Madam President of the Auxiliary has a special project that she raises money for. In February, Linda Francisco the Madam President decided to host a benefit to raise money for 1412 Queen Street as her special project. This is both a place that is special to the Auxiliaries’ heart and a place in which she works.

After months of planning, endless hours of work and the generosity of the businesses of Sault Ste Marie, the benefit was extremely successful. The benefit raised $3000.00 after all the expenses were paid for!

Many thanks are extended to the following people and businesses:

Staff and family of Community Living Algoma, Fraternal Order of Eagles 3991 Aerie and Ladies Auxiliary, The Royal Purple, Health Gear, Achieve, Medigas, Medicine Shopp doctors building, Canadian Tire, Home Depot, Show Stoppers, Motion Specialist, Wardlaw Fuels, Molson Canada, Shoppers Home Health Care, Shoppers Drug Mart Second Line, A&P Churchill Plaza, A&P Zellers Plaza, A&P Market Mall, Savoy's, Diane and Gordon Sheth, S&T Electric, Thymely Affair, Ultimate Touch, Community Living Algoma, North Street Mini Mart, King Dart Supplies, Zellers Great Northern Road, Country Charm.

The money raised will be used specifically for 1412 Queen Street.

mommyof2
05-02-2009, 10:43 PM
Way to go! That's fantastic news!

MagicFingers
05-03-2009, 10:45 PM
Thanks

Just to pass along to anyone that might read this. The Ladies of the Auxiliary host their Wednesday night dinners every wednesday 4-7 at a cost of 5$ eat in or 6$ take out at the Fraternal Order of Eagles located on Wellington street West beside RJ's

We serve your choice of

1)hot hamburger sandwiches, homemade frenchfries, coleslaw, dessert, tea and coffee
2)Perogies, coleslaw, dessert, tea and coffee
3)Usually Hot Chicken Sandwiches french fries, coleslaw, dessert, tea and coffee

And every now and then we have specialty dishes
Ham and scalloped Potatoes
or
Spaghetti and meatballs
other items slowly being added to the menu

All monies raised are directly used to help people in need.