Kiwanis donate to Jeremy's Journey

Members of the Kiwanis Club of Inverness present Leon McClellan, vice president of M&B Dairy, with a check for $4,400 toward the June 12 Jeremy's Journey fundraising barbecue hosted by McClellan at the dairy in Lecanto.

On Saturday, June 12, Jeremy’s Journey fundraising barbecue, hosted by M&B Dairy vice president Leon McClellan, raised $26,935 toward the medical costs for an experimental brain surgery for 18-year-old Jeremy Schreifels who hopes this surgery will give him relief from a severe case of Tourette syndrome.

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Members of the Kiwanis Club of Inverness recently presented McClellan with a check for $4,400 toward the cost of the meat that was smoked, carved and packaged that day.

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