The Duncan Lions Club arranged for Nick Charlie, who has had his right leg amputated, to acquire a used electric scooter to replace his old wheelchair. Pictured, from left, is Lion Lawrence Joe, Charlie and Lion Denny Adrian. (Submitted photo)

Duncan Lions Club arrange for an electric scooter for man with disability

Board member Lawrence Joe saw a need and filled it

When Lawrence Joe saw Nick Charlie struggling around the community with his manual wheelchair, he wondered what could be done to help.

So when Joe, a board member of the Duncan Lions Club, was approached by Paul Wheeler, who had an electric scooter that was used by his mother that he wanted to donate, Charlie came first to mind.

“The Lions like to take care of needy people and Nick, who has had his right leg amputated, really needed this scooter so we arranged it for him,” Joe said.

“He was really thankful.”

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