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LION-HEARTED DONATION HELPS BROCK WOMAN MAINTAIN MOBILITY:

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LION-HEARTED DONATION HELPS BROCK WOMAN MAINTAIN MOBILITY:

Brock Central Lions Club members Leona Backman (left) and Kurt Honig deliver a brand new motorized wheelchair for Ridgeview Lodge resident Jeannine Handel on Feb. 24.

Handel, a cancer survivor now living with multiple sclerosis, said she reached out to the local Lions club with a request for help after being unable to walk due to recent hip surgery.

The club was able to tap into its reserve funds to purchase the chair with specific modifications for Handel.

Brock Central Lions club member Leona Backman said the club is always looking for new members to join and has begun to plan for upcoming fundraising once again after several years of challenges due to the pandemic. Dave Eagles/KTW