Gallipolis Lodge #107 Presents $8,500 in Cerebral Palsy Grants

Gallipolis Elks Lodge #107 Past Exalted Ruler Nelson Dray, South Central District Cerebral Palsy Chairman, presented Cerebral Palsy grant checks to Superintendent Pamela Combs, Guiding Hand School, Gallia County Board of Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities (MR/DD) and Kay Davis, Director of Education, Meigs County Board of MR/DD. 

The grants, which totaled $8,500, were provided by the Ohio Elks Association Cerebral Palsy Fund Board.

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Guiding Hand School and Meigs County MRDD each received a check for $400 to cover expenses for one of their students to attend a summer camp.   Guiding Hand School is going to use their grant money to purchase a Boardmaker Plus! for Windows and an assortment of games while Meigs Co. MRDD will purchase a giant, interactive smart board for the students.

This year, the Ohio Elks Cerebral Palsy Fund Board provided $229,800 to Cerebral Palsy treatment centers throughout Ohio.  Presenting the grants is PER Nelson Dray to Pamela Combs, on the right, and Kay Davis on the left.