The Mason Lions Club met Tuesday, September 8th, for its regular weekly luncheon meeting. There were 36 members and 0 visitors in attendance.
Lion John Copeland was responsible for the program and he spoke about his "Forty Years In Alaska-In One Night." John told of the many changes his life and career took from being stationed at Ellmendorf Air Base to working there and other places in the area as a civilian. He said he went from a blue collar worker to a white collar worker, back to blue, then to white and last back to blue. He told of the extreme weather conditions he had to endure and about the beautiful scenery and the abundant wildlife in Alaska. John said he enjoyed his time in Alaska but, proud to be a Texan now and said that will never change.
The Club's next meeting will be held Tuesday, Sept. 15th, at noon at Zavala's. The program chairman will be Elliott Courtright.
The Mason Lions Club has an ongoing program to recycle used eyeglasses 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 to afford appropriate eye care.