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Boys and Girls Club of Fontana receives 16 new iPads from Fontana-Rialto Elks | News

The Fontana-Rialto Elks recently used a grant from the Elks Foundation’s Community Investment Program (CIP) to purchase 16 new iPads for the Fontana Boys and Girls Club.

The CIP is providing $ 15.7 million in grants to Elks Lodges to build stronger communities nationwide, said John Fulton, Fontana-Rialto Elks Grants Coordinator.

“Our home will continue to use CIP grant funds to invest in our community and we look forward to building our partnership with the Fontana Boys and Girls Club,” Fulton said.

—– IN EXCEPT, outgoing Elks Lodge president Ramiro Salazar recently presented the Outstanding Citizenship Award to Elks Michael Welsh, founder and president of Working Dogs for Warriors.

This Rialto-based nonprofit group is “dedicated to helping our nation’s fighters by training and donating service dogs to veterans and first responders,” the organization said.

Wales and members of the “Warriors family” are also very active in the local community, from organizing Thanksgiving food and PTSD awareness events, to helping prepare care packages, to volunteering at Loma Veterans Village. Linda and Ronald McDonald House.

Each year, Elks Lodges across the United States recognize the “Citizen of the Year,” a person who has contributed in a special way to improving the local community, has shown leadership in the community, has contributed to volunteer service, and is recognized as a citizen. good versatile.



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