Friday, June 24, 2016

Allegany County Shrine Club makes donation

At their June 23, 2016 meeting at the American Legion in Shinglehouse Pennsylvania, the Allegany County Shrine Club and Ismailia Kart Corp present Buffalo Ismailia Shrine Center, Illustrious Sir, Potentate, Kristopher Sheetz (center) with two checks representing a donation of $5,000 to the Shrine Hospital for Burned and Crippled Children in Erie, Pennsylvania. Pictured are, L to R, Treasurer James Erwin, Potentate Kristopher Sheetz and Allegany County Shrine Club President Randy Hartwick. Shriners support 22 hospitals, 18 orthopedic hospitals and 3 burn hospitals and one hospital that provides orthotic, burn and spinal cord injury care. This year Shriners will spend over $700 million dollars for their hospitals, but no child, parent or guardian is ever charged a single dollar for treatment. If you know of a child needing their help call 716-674-8666.