Lions Manure Sale is Saturday |

Lions Manure Sale is Saturday

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The Lions club Great Garage and Manure Sale will be Saturday May 3 at the intersection of 395 and County Road on the old Copleand Lumber yard.

The finest manure from the Storke Dairy where it is processed and hauled into town will be sold by the bag for $1.50 and a pickup load for $25 also available is a 3- to 4-yard dump truck load for $50 which will be delivered within a reasonable distance. Deliveries will be made in the orders of sales so you may get the orders in early.

The garage sale items will be ready by 8 a.m. Saturday morning. Donations for the sale are requested and appreciated. A Lions Club member will pick up articles and the number to call is 782-2887, Jim Peddicord.

all of the profits from all Lions Club projects are kept in a separate account and must be spent only on projects that benefit the community.

The Lions Club support many activities, primary of which is the Lion’s Eye Foundation and related items. Eye examinations and glasses are provided for the needy. Serious eye problems are treated by the foundation hospital in San Francisco.

The Canine Companion program provides seeing eye dogs for those in need. There is also a summer camp for some under-privileged young people known as the Dat So La Lee Camp. The Carson Valley Historical Society has been the recipient of many donations. Three scholarships amounting to $1,500 are given to a female, vocational and wrestling student.

A check for $2,000 was recently given to the City of Refuge being built. The Douglas County Food Closet receives a monthly donation in addition to several special projects.

Some of the other fund raising projects are the Mother’s Day Breakfast, the flag program where brackets are installed and flags put out nine times a year, and many barbecues for individuals or organizations.