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Mason Lions Roar
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 • Posted June 10, 2009

The Mason Lions Club met Tuesday, June 2, for its monthly business meeting. There were 31 members and no visitors in attendance.

"Boss Lion" Denwood Butler was responsible for the program and Secretary/Treasure Gene Gammill read the minutes and gave the financial report for May.

The 5K-10K fun and the Mop & Broom Sale were discussed. The board set up a recognition fun to be used as a discretionary fund to put money raised back into the community.

The Lions Club will have a hamburger Lunch on June 19th, more information to come later. This lunch will help the Lions Club raise funds to help make donations to the following organizations:

Texas Lions Camp, West Texas Lions Eye Bank, Texas Lions Eye Bank, Texas Lions Foundation, Lions Club Foundation, Leader Dog School for the Blind, Acuna Eye Clinic, Texas Lions Eyeglasses Recycling Center, and Texas World Services for the Blind.

The Lions Club would like to give a Special "Thank-You" to Leret Hemphill for putting the U.S. Flags out around the town square on Memorial Day. Grandmother Mary Hemphill helped him out, also.

President- Chris Dyer

1st V.P.- John Gammill

2nd V.P.- Kirby Groves

3rd V.P.- Pat Reardon

Sec/Tres.- Gene Gammill

TailTwister- Chuck Bearden

1yr. Directors- Wilburn Shearer & Larry Spell

2 yr. Directors- Elliott Courtwright and Harold Hoerster

Past President- Denwood Butler

The club's next meeting will be held Tuesday, June 9th, at noon at Zavala's. The program chairman will be Charles Reichanau.

The Mason Lions Club has an ongoing program to recycle used eyeglasses to people who need them. Used eye to people who need them. Used eyeglasses may be given to any Lion or left in collection boxes at any of the local banks. Also, please contact any Mason Lion if you know of anyone in our community unable afford appropriate eye care.

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