The Mason Lions club met Tuesday, April 15th, for its regular weekly meeting. There were 32 members and one visitor in attendance.
Lion Pat Reardon was responsible for the program and introduced Pam Kruse, Superintendent of Mason I.S.D., who spoke about happenings in the Mason schools.
Pam said that Mason Elementary School was one of 25 elementary schools in Texas to be nominated for a National blue Ribbon School. They were nominated by Texas Education Agency for their scholastic achievements.
Superintendent Kruse also spoke about the new Junior High wing that is in the planning stage. She said that, hopefully, work could start in September 2014. This wing will be approximately 15,000 square feet and will house 11 regular classrooms and two science classrooms, and, one special education classroom.
Ted Smith, Elliott Courtright, Glenn Ruthven and Gaylon Thorn all received their ten year member pins.
The club’s next meeting will be held next Tuesday, April 22nd, at noon at Willow Creek Cafe. The program chairman will be Glenn Ruthven.
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.