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Local Elks lend vets a hand

Photo By: Courtesy of Dom Garofano
Photo Courtesy Of Dom Garofano

The Palo Alto Elks Lodge donated 24 pairs of wheelchair gloves to patients in the Spinal Cord Injury unit at the Veterans Hospital in Palo Alto. The gloves are custom-made for veterans. Elks members donate the leather and a facility that employs workers with disabilities makes the gloves. Pictured above are, from left, Andrea Bolts, hospital staff member Los Altos resident Tom McCarthy, chief recreational therapist patients Phillip Malaisig, Mike Stout and Barry Paull and Dom Garofano of the Palo Alto Elks Veterans Committee.

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