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Mason Lions Roar
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 • Posted November 4, 2009

The Mason Lions Club met Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 for its regular weekly luncheon meeting. There were 39 members and 6 visitors in attendance. Among the visitors were 2 Mason High School Seniors, Casey Kruse and Zach Hudson.

Lion Ron Freytag was responsible for the program and introduced Murray Meyers who spoke about The History of Environmental Thought in America.

The club's next meeting will be held Tuesday, October 27th, at noon at Zavala's. The program chairman will be Thom Canfield and the program will be on the Texas School Ready Project.

The November 17th program will be Roy Cooper and his gun collection.

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.

The Mason Lions Club met Tuesday, October 27th 2009, for its regular weekly luncheon meeting. There were 34 members and 6 visitors in attendance. Among the visitors were 2 Mason High School Seniors, Roddie Castillo and Jayton Henrich.

Lion Thom Canfield was responsible for the program and introduces Megan Bierschwale, who spoke about the Texas School Ready Project. T. S. R. P. encourages shared resources among government-funded public and private child-care programs including non-profit and for-profit child-care centers, public school districts and Head Start. Key ingredients include: a partnership among child-care and early education programs, implementing a teacher training program, using research-based state approved curriculum and implementing a quality rating system to certify early childhood education programs as getting children ready for formal schooling. The Mason Area is served by Kathy Loeffler, along with San Angelo, Brady, and Llano. Megan is the teacher at Steady Steps.

Henry Breen was welcomed as a new Lion, his sponsor is Nolan Donop.

The club's next meeting will be held Tuesday, November 3rd, at noon at Zavala's. The program will be the monthly business meeting.

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.

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