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Rotary presents hearing testing device

Posted April 15, 2016 at 1:39 pm

Maryville Rotary Club presented a diagnostic audiometer to Horace Mann Laboratory School, Maryville. School nurse Cara Shell tells the students during the presentation the importance of protecting their hearing while Maryville Rotarian Tye Parsons delivers supporting information. The testing device will be used in the fall of each school year. Maryville Rotary garnered a district supplied grant through the organization amounting to nearly $1,000 for the donation.

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