The Mason Lions club met Tuesday, September 18th, for its regular weekly luncheon meeting. There were 31 members and three visitors in attendance.
Lion Thom Canfield was responsible for the program and "Boss" Lion Pat Reard introduced Nancy Wooldridge and Karen Welch who spoke about 2nd Chance Animal Rescue.
Nancy said that their mission statement was to advocate for the humane treatment of animals and stray animal control, facilitate a spay and neuter program, prevent abandonment of animals, and provide public education in animal care, behavior and humane treatment of animals.
Karen passed out flyers with ways in which the public can help, which include becoming a member, volunteering at the City pound, becoming a foster family for a dog or cat, donation of food and supplies, and sponsoring a dog or cat.There will be a drawing for a free spay or neuter in October. There will be a booth at "Ole Yeller Days" where you can learn more info, or call 347-6929 or 347-5598.
There was a question & answer session at the end of the presentation.
The club’s next meeting will be held next Tuesday, September 25th, at noon at Willow Creek Cafe. The program chairman will be Michael Cope and the program will be the 4-H Judging Team.
The Mason Lion’s 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.