The Volunteer Committee of Kinsloe House Board of Directors is hosting an interesting program on Aug. 22 at 12 noon with a group of dancers giving members a presentation on dance fitness. There will be three members of “Shall We Dance” to present the program.
The Volunteer committee consists of Clara Hickerson, chairperson with members of the Board of Directors of Kinsloe House helping her.
These dance routines will show the members how we can still be fit when we get older.
Please make your reservations by Monday, Aug. 20. Cancellations must be made by 12 noon on Aug. 20.
Come enjoy a really interesting program
Dawson Lions Club
Dawson Lions Club has elected officers for the rest of 2012 and up to June 30, 2013. President is Jim Meredith, first vice president is Pat Phagan, second vice president is Amy Gibbs, third vice president is Jackie Freeland, secretary/treasurer is Violet Bumpers, Tail Twister is Jo Maxwell. The Board of Directors members are Jo Maxwell, Jim Meredith, Dwain Spruiell and Norman Summers.
At the July meeting plans for the year were discussed and goals were set. Dawson Lions will continue to support Dawson ISD, the scholarship fund, glasses for the needy, friends of youth, Dawson Community, and work on various fund drives and recognize the work of club members.
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