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Greenville Eagles to Host Diabetes Research Benefit March 10

Proceeds benefit Diabetes Research Center

Greenville, Mich. – The Greenville Fraternal Order of Eagles #4321 welcomes the community to help give back Saturday, March 10, from 11 a.m. until midnight for an all-day charity benefit at the Greenville Aerie, located at 11690 S. Greenville Rd. Proceeds from the event benefit The Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center.

The Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center will be housed at the John and Mary Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building on the campus of The University of Iowa in Iowa City. The state-of-the-art center will host leaders in the field of diabetes research in an effort to find a cure for the disease. The F.O.E. has pledged to donate $25 million over a five-year period to fund research efforts. To date, the Eagles have given $15 million to the university to help bring an end to diabetes.

Greenville’s DRC benefit will feature drink specials, raffles, prizes and music by Jeff C. A wing-ding chicken basket dinner with fries and cole slaw can be purchased for an $8 donation.

Guests include Eagles Grand Trustee Chuck Lang, Michigan State Worthy President-Elect Bill Vettori and Michigan State Worthy Trustee and Diabetes Research Center State Chairman Mike Votsch.

The Greenville Eagles has maintained a presence in the community since 1993 and currently hosts more than 430 Aerie and Auxiliary members.

For information contact the Greenville Aerie at 616-794-2987, Dan Sanders at 616-824-9019 or Worthy President Bob Conner at 616-204-6351.

 

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