Buckhannon Elks Make Donation

Submitted photo The Buckhannon Elks Lodge No. 1736 presented a $1500.00 donation to the B-UHS Backpack Program to help kickstart the program for the 2018-2019 school year. The donation was made possible through the Beacon and Anniversary Grants the lodge applied for and received from the Elks National Foundation Grant Program. The Backpack Program is in its first full year at the high school and distributes bags of nutritious food and snacks each Friday to students who qualify for the program. Pictured from left are Teresa Knight, guidance counselor; Katie Yeager, guidance counselor and Backpack Program coordinator; Donna Matthews, Lodge ENF Grants chair; Michael Livesay, Exalted Ruler of the Buckhannon Elks Lodge No. 1736; and Eddie Vincent, B-UHS principal.