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Lioness Raise $10,000+ for Local Charities

carla-mosleyClose to 100 were in attendance for the annual Mena Lioness Lions fundraiser where over $10,000 was raised to benefit several area organizations. The auction was held at the Ouachita Center on the campus of Rich Mountain Community College on Tuesday, September 29, for the second year in a row to an enthusiastic crowd. Throughout the year, the Lioness club donates to many organizations including CASA, the countywide Backpack Program, Clarice’s Room of Hope, Coats for Kids, PCDC, Foster Parents Association, Salvation Army, 9th Street Ministries, and the Single-Parent Scholarship Fund. They also give a $1,000 scholarship to a Polk County high school senior each year to aid in college expenses. The 2015 recipient of the scholarship was Rachel Buck who is now attending Arkansas Tech.
Last year, the Lioness Lions raised $22,029.77 throughout the year. President Carla Mosley said the Lioness Club wishes to thank the community for their continued support and also to the District Lions that came from around the State to attend the annual event.

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