The LaGrange Lions Club
The Lions had their last in person meeting on March 10 of this year. Because of ZOOM they have been able to have two board meetings. The shelter in place made it to where that had to cancel their fundraiser event scheduled in April, so they made a donation of $1500 to the healthcare workers at our local hospital in that they paid the money to Dairy Queen and provided deserts to the hospital staff.
According to President Lindsay Fenn, “We also hosted a canned food drive at LaGrange Personal Aid on May 8 (maintaining all safety precautions and social distancing requirements) to help boost the food banks supply. Our Club donated $1,000 that day and several carts full of canned/non-perishable foods, and we had a ton of donations from the general public, including another $665 in cash donations.”
At this time they don’t have any plans to resume in person meetings until sometime in July. They are in constant contact with their members and continue to honor their regular donations to the local charities. Once regular meetings resume, they will have two ballrooms at the Country Club instead of one so that they can space out and practice social distancing.
Meals for a time will be individual instead of buffet style, but these Lions are eager to do what it takes to help the community that they serve by not only meeting, working, but practicing safety as well.
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