Grenfell Lions' Club news

President of Grenfell Lions Chris Moran with Rochelle Longhurst and her baby, and Assistant Principal Brent Cartwright with the new Front Row To Go system.

President of Grenfell Lions Chris Moran with Rochelle Longhurst and her baby, and Assistant Principal Brent Cartwright with the new Front Row To Go system.

The Australian Lions Hearing Dogs Inc in conjunction with the Grenfell Lions Club Inc presented a portable ‘Front Row To Go’ system to the Grenfell Public School.

Lions Terry Carroll and Chris Moran presenting Assistant Principal Brent Cartwright, Rochelle Longhurst and Principal Andrew Hooper with the new Front Row To Go.

Lions Terry Carroll and Chris Moran presenting Assistant Principal Brent Cartwright, Rochelle Longhurst and Principal Andrew Hooper with the new Front Row To Go.

This system valued at $1,800 requires no instillation and may be moved to wherever it is required.

Completely portable, FrontRow’s award-winning classroom audio systems and school AV solutions help 15,000 plus schools worldwide communicate effortlessly with students, groups, and devices.

Features of the new device include:

* Room-filling sound quality in a single unit

* The precision-mounted two-speaker line array reinforces and spreads more sound energy throughout the listening zone, making it able to cover an entire classroom.

* Optimize speech clarity.

The simple 3-position OptiVoice switch controls a sophisticated 12-band equalizer, pre-programmed to optimize speech clarity by emphasizing speech frequencies most critical to comprehension

* Table stand attachment

* Integrated handle for transport

* Optional built in battery for outdoor amplification

* Auxiliary audio input for computer, MP3 players

* Two channels for more dynamic teaching

Some time ago a parent, Rochelle Longhurst on behalf of the school approached Lions Hearing Dogs for the system to assist hearing impaired children at the school.

The 'Front Row To Go’ system.

The 'Front Row To Go’ system.

Rochelle is also Practice Nurse at the Weddin Street Doctor’s Surgery.

President Lion Chris Moran and Secretary Lion Terry Carroll made the presentation to the Grenfell Public School Principal Andrew Hooper, Assistant Principal Brent Cartwright and Rochelle Longhurst.

All three thanked the Lions Hearing Dogs and the Grenfell Lions Club for their donation and continued support of the school.

A similar fixed system was presented to St Joseph’s School some years ago.

For more information about Lions Hearing Dogs visit the website at https://hearingdogs.asn.au.

You can also find out more via their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/australianlionshearingdogs/.