Navigation Links
Fraternal Order of Eagles Grand Madam President Celebrates Mother's Day
Date:4/23/2009

National group instrumental in establishing day to honor mom

GROVE CITY, Ohio, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Mother's Day is a special anniversary for the Fraternal Order of Eagles (http://www.FOE.com) and Grand Madam President Pat Durham. The step-mother and grandmother understands the juggling act that mothers carry out everyday. She also knows that honoring those who give to others is an Eagles tradition.

The second Sunday in May was designated Mother's Day by President Woodrow Wilson on May 10, 1914, although the call for a national day to honor mothers had been asked for in 1904 by Frank Hering, a Past Eagles Grand Worthy President. The group's members worked with Mother's Day advocate Anna Jarvis to encourage adoption of a special day for all mothers across the nation. Members contacted their congressmen and made public statements to support the cause.

"The spirit that led that cause nearly 100 years ago is still present today," said Durham. "I've been on the road every week since August of 2008 visiting with moms who are also active Eagles. The passion for helping families and the communities they live in is still alive."

Durham is a modern day mother, a working mom with a mixed family from her marriage to a widower with three young boys. She has a new appreciation for the mothers / FOE members who she has met on her year long journey.

"Having children around and watching them grow has been special, but not always easy," said Durham. "I can identify with today's mothers who have to manage a job, take care of their children and a house and all of the tasks that come with each. That's why I'm proud that the Fraternal Order of Eagles made the first effort to honor all mothers."

About the Fraternal Order of Eagles

The Fraternal Order of Eagles, an international non-profit organization, unites fraternally in the spirit of liberty, truth, justice, and equality, to make human life more desirable by lessening its ills, and by promoting peace, prosperity, gladness and hope. Founded in 1898, the Eagles fund research in areas such as heart disease, kidney disease, diabetes and cancer, and raise money for neglected and abused children and the aged, as well as work for social and civic change.


'/>"/>
SOURCE The Fraternal Order of Eagles
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. MedeFile International Teams with Newark Fraternal Order of Police
2. Gene May Help Spur Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
3. Bipolar disorder relapses halved by Melbourne researchers
4. New Database to Help Speed Search for Bipolar Disorder Genes
5. Study documents rapid increase in youth bipolar disorder diagnoses
6. School-based overweight prevention program may cut risk of eating disorders among girls
7. APA Comments on FDAs First Approval of Medication to Treat Pediatric Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder
8. The Philadelphia Walk Now for Autism Expected to Draw 10,000 Walkers and Raise $1 Million to Help Find Answers About the Nations Fastest-Growing Developmental Disorder
9. University of Iowa professor identifies new eating disorder
10. Author Kris Carr to Sign Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips at Two Borders(R) Stores in California
11. Pregnancy may increase the risk of developing binge eating disorder
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... 2017 , ... An August 3rd article on Reuters covers a new University of ... JAMA (the Journal of the American Medical Association). The study found that a lower percentage ... 30, when compared to patients with lower BMIs. At present, weight loss patients must have ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... August 16, 2017 , ... The Data Council, the leading ... was acquired by Advantage Solutions. The Data Council’s IX-ONE platform is the ... industry’s leading suppliers, brokers, distributors and retailers. The Data Council will become a ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... August 16, 2017 , ... In ... They celebrate 30 years in business this year, and they’re marking the milestone ... space to serve their patients. , It stands to reason that, given ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... August 16, 2017 , ... Modern Consulting Insurance & ... program. Partnering once again with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City, ... area’s very own American Idol. With all proceeds benefitting local worthy causes, donations ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... ... Paul Vitenas, MD, FACS , is honored to announce that he ... the nation’s top physicians, in a variety of specialties. This marks the fourth year ... Connolly’s coveted ranking. , Castle Connolly is the nation’s trusted provider of information on ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/2/2017)... , Aug. 2, 2017 ... Who,s Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Professional in ... Key Account Manager at Turing Pharmaceuticals, AG. Her ... troubleshooting and relationship building.                ... more than 25 years of experience as a ...
(Date:8/1/2017)... 2017   CerSci Therapeutics , a non-opioid drug ... , has received notice from the National Institute on ... (NIH) that it has been awarded a Direct-to-Phase II ... in 2017 with an additional $1,000,000 to follow in ... application of their lead non-opioid drug candidate CT-044 to ...
(Date:7/28/2017)... July 28, 2017 Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. ("Hill-Rom") ... third quarter ended June 30, 2017, and updated its ... For the fiscal third quarter, Hill-Rom ... $0.68 per diluted share in the prior-year period. These ... $0.39 per diluted share primarily related to the non-cash ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: