New wheelchair is now ready for use at Coe Hill Legion

Nancy Campbell-Hubbard attended cuts the ribbon on a new lift at the Coe Hill Legion Jan. 29, 2012. At rear left is legion president Harold Nash, along with Marilyn Brickles. Photo: Robert Woodley

Submitted by Robert Woodley

COE HILL — Following a summer of delays, disappointments and lift equipment malfunctions the new lift at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 581 in Coe Hill has finally passed various tests and inspections was deemed ready for use.

At the regular legion monthly meal on Sun., Jan 29th the lift was put into service for the first time.

Nancy Campbell-Hubbard attended the dinner and required the use of the lift to easily enter the hall.

In the photo is Nancy legion president Harold Nash and Marilyn Brickles.  Marilyn was instrumental in the procurment of the Truillium grant which facilitated the branch being able to install the lift. She accompanied Nancy and had her cut the ribbon officially opening the lift for use.


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