Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Elks Lodge makes donation to the library


February 11, 2021

Pictured above are members of the Elks Lodge #2883 Carole and Bret Hankins, Ken Humoreys, Don Johnson, Travis McKissack, D'Ann Walmsley and Walton Dunn; and the Lewis County Public Library Board members Glena Sikes, Judy Bryson, Joan Talley, Patsy Griner, Austin Carroll and Kathryn Kozlinski. Presenting the check is Director Nash, left, and Grant Coordinator Bennett, right.

The Lewis County Elks Lodge gave a $4,500 donation to the Lewis County Public Library during the library's board meeting last Thursday.

The proceeds were a part of a COVID-19 relief grant that the Elks had secured, said Elks Lodge Grant Coordinator Brandy Rippeto Bennett.

The library plans to use these funds to purchase to ten additional wifi extenders to enable Internet outside the walls of the library and into the parking lots adjacent to the library. It will also be used to purchase ten new mobile hot spots with their waterproof cases, making wifi available to kids who otherwise would...

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