The Range Lions club is gearing up for their warmer weather projects as well as recognizing those who have given decades worth of service.
At their regular monthly meeting at the Range Lounge on Monday, 2nd Vice District Governor Joseph Maki of District 10 gave a presentation on the importance of Lionism in our local community.
Maki also recognized several longtime serving members with a certificate and chevron pin, including Jackie Niemi for 40 years, Dave Jukuri for 30 years, and for David Wisti and Paul Saaranen for 15 years each.
The Range Lions plan to pick up litter along M-26 from Painesdale to South Range on Monday, May 20th as part of Phase 1 of the Michigan State Highways “Adopt A Highway Project.”
They also made plans for their annual Fourth of July promotion. Tickets can be purchased in advance from any Range Lions club member.
Donations were made to Eversight of Michigan and to Project Kid Site in the amounts of $100 and $50 was donated toward the purchase of flowers for the Village of South Range beautification project.