Voice for Joanie in New Milford recently received a donation of $875 from the Newtown Lions Club. Voice for Joanie, now in its 27th year, helps the victims of Lou Gehrig’s Disease (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), six of whom reside in Newtown. The organization has directly supported 1,050 people. VFJ also supplies information and answers to queries from throughout the United States and Internationally. Above, Frank Ruiz, president of VFJ, left, receives the donation from Kevin Corey of the Newtown Lions Club.