NC Lions make plans for October

NEW CUMBERLAND – The New Cumberland Lions Club held the regular meeting Sept. 24, with Lion Bill Staley giving the invocation and Lion Don Deemer leading the Pledge of Allegiance.

Becky Atkinson, Hancock County Senior Center Wellness coordinator, spoke about programs and services offered at the center.

The secretary’s and treasurer’s reports were accepted as read.

President Betsy Wells announced corrections were made to the directory.

The group will hold a paper drive Saturday, and papers may be left at the front of the Swaney Library by 9 a.m. Saturday.

The Adopt-a-Highway semi-annual clean-up will be held Oct. 12, beginning at 9 a.m. at the State Road Barn.

The District Governor’s Night is Oct. 22, and the walk-a-thon is scheduled for Oct. 19. Members are asked to meet at 9:30 a.m. The walk will begin at 10 a.m. Pizza will be available afterwards. Treasurer Jim Wells still has a few beef drawing tickets. Past District Governor Eva Dague will report on the Dan Dague Memorial Car Show at governor’s night.

Lion Russ Flanigan noted that several birthdays will take place before the next meeting and wished happy birthday to those lions. Flanigan also noted he and Lion Bob Manypenny visited the Calabash Lions Club in North Carolina while on vacation.

Lion Brian Webster made a motion to adjourn with a second by Lion Arland Lamp.

The next meeting will be Oct. 8 at the New Cumberland City Building.