Rotary grant funds backboard

Julie Harjung, president of the Saranac Lake Volunteer Rescue Squad, demonstrates the use of the inflatable backboard the Rescue Squad uses to more comfortably and safely transfer a patient to a rescue vehicle. Helping on left is Rotarian Brad Varner and in the role of patient is Aiine Kline. The backboard was purchased through a grant from the Rotary Club of Saranac Lake. Grant applications for nonprofit organizations in the Saranac Lake area are being accepted until March 15 and can be found on the club’s website at (Photo provided)