Pediatric Diabetes Research/Education Fundraisers on July 8th at Tri-City Speedway!

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Pediatric Diabetes Research/Education Fundraisers

Friday, July 8, 2011

Tri-City Speedway

 

Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary #3638 (Florissant, MO) and Tri-City Speedway have teamed up together to raise funds for the PEDIATIC DIABETES RESEARCH/EDUCATION on Friday July 8th, 2011.

 

The Auxiliary will donate the funds made at this event to St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation so that it remains in the metropolitan area.  Drivers will be making collection during the course of the evening as they pass through the stands with their helmets.  Additional there will be a table set up in the midway to provide information on Pediatric Diabetes, Children’s Hospital Family Resource Center, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

 

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation

The Department of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine and St. Louis Children’s Hospital have been at the forefront of endocrinology, metabolism and diabetes research since 1920s.  St. Louis Children’s Hospital was the first pediatric institution in the United States to utilize insulin to treat children with diabetes mellitus.

 

Beginning in the late 1960’s, we were one of the first pediatric programs in the country to combine patient care, research and training efforts across endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.  This approach has now become a standard format at other pediatric academic medical centers.

 

Fraternal Order of Eagles

 

Is over 100 years old and each year its members work to raise money for local and state charities as well as Internationally for

HEART – ALZHEIMERS DISEASE – PREVENTION OF CHILD ABUSE

CANCER – GOLDEN AGE ISSUES – PREVENTION OF DRUG ABUSE

KIDNEY – CHILDRENS DISEASES – D.A.R.E. PROGRAMS – DIABETES

 

Presently, for Diabetes the Internationals Order is sponsoring the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center that is affiliated with the University of

 

F.O.E. Auxiliary #3638 would like to thank sincerely Tammy Gundaker and the staff of Tri-City Speedway and St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation and staff for making it possible for us to hold this event.  And most importantly all race fans and anyone that chose to participate to make the event successful.  We will welcome any donations (or inquires regarding membership in our Order) at

 

Florissant F.O.E. Auxiliary #3638

P.O. Box 1275

15245 New Halls Ferry Rd

Florissant, MO 63031

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