Center Noon Lions Club Annual Fundraiser Underway


Members of the Center Noon Lions Club received the 2022 Chevrolet Colorado extended cab pickup from Ray Jones Chevrolet in Center at the clubs meeting last week. The truck and four cash awards will be given away at the East Texas Poultry Festival in Center Saturday, Oct. 8. Proceeds from the annual fund raiser benefit the many community projects and charities supported by the local civic club. (Buster Bounds photo) Click image to enlarge

August 1, 2022 - The Center Noon Lions Club Danny Foster Memorial Fundraiser is underway. The local civic club’s primary funding project in which a 2022 Chevrolet Colorado extended cab pickup and four cash awards of $250 each are given away is scheduled for Saturday, October 8 at the East Texas Poultry Festival in Center.  

Members with the Center Noon lions Club are accepting donations now for the fundraiser drawing. Proceeds will benefit the many community projects and charities supported by the civic club. Donations are $100 per ticket with a limited number of tickets available.

Tickets are available from any Center Noon Lions Club member, at The Light and Champion newspaper office at 137 San Augustine Street in Center, or Campbell Portable Buildings at Southview Circle in Center. The truck is on display at Farm Bureau Insurance on Hurst St. with tickets also available there.

The first ticket drawn October 8 will win the 2022 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck and the next four tickets drawn will receive $250 each.
 
Through their humanitarian efforts from fundraiser donations, the Center Noon Lions Club supports local charities, schools, children's eyeglasses, children with health problems as well as assisting with the building of baseball, softball and soccer fields. 

Details regarding the Center Noon Lions Club annual pickup truck fundraiser and ticket purchases can be obtained by contacting Stephen Gamble, Center Noon Lions Club Project Chairmen at 936-598-4640 or email at stockgam@yahoo.com or Leroy Newman, Center Noon Lions Club President at 936-675-2130 or email at tln4292@gmail.com.

The long running annual fundraiser was named in memory of Center Lions Club member Danny Foster whose dedicated efforts helped make the fundraiser a success.