- Special Sections
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A financial set back has only rallied the members of the Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) at Lodge #1906, Columbia City.
In less than a year, the group who had no funds to pay for its building insurance and to maintain the lodgeâ€™s operations, has sold the old property, reorganized its leadership and remodeled a former vehicle repair shop for its new location.
â€śItâ€™s great what they have done. The turnaround is remarkable,â€ť said Mike Cummings, an Aerie agent with the state Grand Aerie organization.
In April of 2013, Cummings was present at a meeting of both Aerie and Auxilary members.
To read the rest of this story, see the Feb. 17 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.