Lions Club cleans up highway

NEW CUMBERLAND – The New Cumberland Lions Club met Oct. 8.

Lion Russ Flanigan gave the invocation, and Lion Joyce Young led the Pledge of Allegiance. The previous meeting’s minutes were corrected, and the treasurer’s report filed for audit.

Lion Bob Manypenny reported the pulled pork fundraiser at the River Fest was successful and the Oct. 5 paper drive yielded around 13,000 pounds of paper. The final pulled pork fundraiser will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Swaney Memorial Library parking lot.

Lion Brian Webster reported the Oct. 26 Walk-a-Thon will be held in memory of District Gov. Jack Harris, killed in an accident en route to a Lions conference. All the money raised will go to the West Virginia Sight Foundation, and sponsor forms are available from Webster.

The District Governor Night will be held Oct. 22, with hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m.

The community Halloween party will be held immediately after trick or treat, which is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 31, at the New Cumberland City Building.

A zone meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Newell Lions Den.