The Mason Lions club met Tuesday, December 3rd, for its regular weekly luncheon meeting. There were 29 members and two visitors in attendance. Among the visitors were two Mason High School seniors, Jackie Drazan and Emmie Schmidt.
"Boss" Lion Fritz Landers was responsible for the program and Secretary/Treasurer Gene Gammill read the minutes and gave the financial report.
The proceeds from the 5K/10K were distributed to the recipients who joined us for lunch. These recipients and the amount given are listed below, and pictured at left. The Lions Club would like to thank everyone who made this project a hug success.
Mason Cancer Society - $1,000
Mason Volunteer Fire Department - $1,000
Mason Ministerial Alliance Food Bank - $500
R. Clinton Schulze Scholarship Fund - $750
Patriot Hunters - $1,000
Puncher Club - $500
The Haven - $1,000
Bluebonnet CASA - $1,000
Pontotoc Volunteer Fire Department - $500
Loyal Valley Volunteer Fire Department - $500
Mason Senior Center - $1,000
Puncher Pete - $100
Mason County EMS - $1,000
Mason County Child Welfare Board (dual credit tuition assistance) - $1,000
Tom & Eva Tannehill - $200
Mason County Library - $200
McCulloch County Helping Hands - $300
Mason Boy Scouts - $200
Mason Girl Scouts - $200
Mason I.S.D. Mentor Program - $300
Llano Volunteer Fire Department - $250
San Saba Volunteer Fire Department - $250
Castell Volunteer Fire Department - $250
The club’s next meeting will be held next Tuesday, December 10th, at noon at Willow Creek Cafe. The program chairman will be Jess Irwin.
The Mason Lion’s Club promotes sight conservation in our community. Anyone who has used eyeglasses to donate may give them to a Lions Club member or put them in collection boxes at the local banks. Also, if anyone needs financial assistance with eyeglasses, please speak to a local Lions Club member.