Lion President Vic Whadford opened the meeting by calling on Lion Billy Watson for the invocation, Lion Jim Richings led the singing and all Lions repeated the pledge to the flags.

Visitors were Roosevelt Birmingham, Jerry Castillo, Boots Burfoot and Norma Daniel.

The Rusk Lions will be holding their annual banquet on Thursday, June 30th at 6 P.M. at Fratelais in Jacksonville.

Lion Charlie Burfoot introduced Connie Parsons on "Help Beautify Rusk, a Proud Community on the Move".  For more information you may contact www.ruskchamber.com.

A page of pictures was passed around with many 'before and after' scenes of various  locations in Rusk showing how just a little upkeep can make a difference.

Rusk citizens are asked to please help by making a donation of $1, $2, or $5 to your water bill each month.

Recently Rusk Lions Club Scholarships were given to Alex Perry, Haley Fourd and Raysha Sadler.

Jeannie Pyler who is a well known gardener with our area spoke to us concerning how beautiful flowers help to upgrade your home, especially roses.  She said the flowers not only add beauty to a place, but also add a sweet smell.  We realize that Tyler is known as the City Rose Garden of Texas and we are very proud of them, however we should strive to become a flower city as well.  We enjoyed the program.

Please visit our Lions Club any Thursday at noon on Hwy. 84 W.

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