As winter wears on, spirits can get a bit down. That’s the kind of day it was for Ackley Volunteer Ambulance Service president, Joan Frazier.

Thinking the ringing of the phone was once again about her non-existent car warranty, Frazier answered it. A lighthearted voice on the other end of the line brightened her day with news that the Marion Metro Kiwanis wanted to donate a pediatric jump bag to the AVAS.

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