Maury Leo Club purchases items for Jefferson Park

The Maury Middle School Leo Club, sponsored by the Lions Club of Dandridge, recently received an $800 grant from the Literacy Association of Tennessee. The Leos used the grant to purchase Amazon Fire tablets with an e-book subscription, Echo Dots and headphones for residents at Jefferson Park in Dandridge with visual or hearing difficulties – to enable them to continue to enjoy books electronically. Seated in the center are Frances Watson and Delores Cate. From left, kneeling, are Naomi Hurdle, Charleston Berger, Lucas Havely and Kadence Plachecki. Standing in the second row, from left, are Shane Scurry, Ivy Maples, Mia Mitchell, Rosemary McManaman, Jefferson Park Director Roger Mynatt, Leo sponsor Elaine Browning, District Leo leader Peggy Chandler and Sasha Messer. In the third row, from left, are Robert Mcmanaman, Gabe Dunn, Zander Gamble, Leo sponsor Marie Suttles, Dandridge Lions Club president Steve Crooke, Roby Murphy and Dylan Whitaker. – RONNIE HOUSLEY | THE STANDARD BANNER

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