The Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE), Auxiliary 4485 of Clermont recently awarded approximately $9,000 in donations to several local charitable organizations. The group raises money throughout the year.
On June 22 the group printed checks to the Safety Net Program, Autism Speaks, the Alzheimer's Association, Greater Clermont Cancer Foundation, Cornerstone Hospice, and Dancing for Diabetes.
Funds donated to the various charities stay in the community to help local causes. According to club president Chandra Gibson, the FOE also disbursed donations during the past few months for other local groups bringing the total to $9,000.
Not shown in the photos are Deputy Walter Wol accepting a check for $500 for the Sheriff Department's Safety Net Program and Karen Thompson of Autism Speaks receiving a check for $1,500.
Fraternal Order of Eagles donates to several local charitable organizations to further help local causes
Gibson and Tunmore present Katy and Joanne Giovanni of there Alkzheimer's Association with a check for $1,000.
Gibson presents a check of $1,200 to Carol Felder of Cornerstone Hospice during the presentation ceremonies at the FOE lodge in Minneola.
Gibson presents a check for $1,500 to Phyllis Hutchison and Kay Simpson of the Greater Clermont Cancer Foundation.
FOE President Chandra Gibson (left) presents a check of $1,500 to Elizabeth Stein of Dancing for Diabetes assisted by Past President Daphne Tunmore. (All photos by Mike Corradino)