BY MELANIE WADE –
The Mena Lioness Lions awarded their annual charitable contributions to local organizations at their monthly meeting on November 9, held at Limetree Restaurant. Each year, Lioness provide several organizations with donations, as well as funding other community needs throughout the year.
This year, beneficiaries of the Lioness contributions were: CASA of the Ouachitas, Clarice’s Room of Hope, Salvation Army, and Fresh Start Pregnancy Resource Center. The Lioness will also present their annual donation to the backpack program this week as that annual campaign kicks off with the Harvest of Hope Radiothon, being held on Friday, November 19th from 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. on KENA 104.1 FM.