Signal Mountain Lions Club Presents 2 Checks As Part Of "We Serve"

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Pictured are (L-R) King Lion Jim Fields, Earl Hereford, Katy Murphy, Paul Jensen, Nancy Tryon and Tom Blewett
Pictured are (L-R) King Lion Jim Fields, Earl Hereford, Katy Murphy, Paul Jensen, Nancy Tryon and Tom Blewett

As part of the "We Serve" our community, The Signal Mountain Lions Club presented checks this past Saturday to the Ms. Katy Murphy, director of the Bachman Community Center in Walden, and to Mr. Chris Cole, a representative of the Hamilton County Lions Sight Service Association. 

The Signal Mountain Lions raise the money throughout the year through its barbecues, car raffle and Thanksgiving and Christmas turkey sales.  It addition to the grants for these two agencies, the Club supports annual student scholarships, The Tennessee School for the Blind, Signal Mountain Welfare and other service projects.   

The funds for the Backman Community Center will go toward needed maintenance of the facility. 

The funds for Hamilton County Sight Service Association will be used to purchase new glasses for low income Hamilton County residents.


Pictured are (L-R) Paul Jensen, John Behrmann, Nancy Tryon, Earl Hereford, Chris Cole and Tom Blewett
Pictured are (L-R) Paul Jensen, John Behrmann, Nancy Tryon, Earl Hereford, Chris Cole and Tom Blewett

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