Sixteen Groups Share in $5,000 worth of Lions’ Donations

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Lions Heather Huth and Dorothy Maynard laid a wreath at the cenotaph in Westport. In Newboro, Lion David Blair laid a wreath in behalf of the Westport Lions.

The Westport Lions Club held their semi-annual donation meeting on November 15th. Of the many organizations requested funding support, sixteen groups will split $5,000.

President Wayne Bent presented the idea of having a memorability chairperson. This member would be responsible for maintaining and updating a bulletin board, plaques, and banners.

Some upcoming events on our calendar for November are:

On Friday, November 24th, Lion Heather Huth and hopefully a little elf will be selling Christmas cakes for $10 and calendars for $20 during the Shop and Hop. They will be located at the parking lot of the Home Hardware from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

On November 28th our club is invited to the Athens Lions Club’s annual appreciation banquet for helping them supervise the gates at their Farmersville day. This year, in addition to great food and laughter they will be inducting new members.

Don’t forget to mark Saturday, November 24th on your calendars. Our annual Santa Claus parade starts at 2:00 p.m. from Macs Convenience store. One again we will be collecting either money or non-perishable food items during the parade for the local food bank.

 


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