Hardscrabble Lions met March 8 at Bruce Township. President Mark Ferguson called the meeting to order. Secretary and treasurer’s reports were approved. Lion Donna Mikolajczyk received a Silver Centennial Membership Award for sponsoring a new member. The dog park will have a grand opening this spring. After a report on the February free lunch, members learned the next one is from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 14. It will be open to the public.
Battle of the Bars will be Friday, April 6, at Carbo’s and Cali’s. All proceeds will benefit Streator Unlimited, the dog park, diabetes awareness and other community projects.
The District Convention will be Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21, at the Holiday Inn and Suites in Bolingbrook. The club will serve treats Thursday, July 26, at Camp Lions in Hudson. There will be a short meeting and meal before. The installation banquet will be in June. Details need to be finalized. Walldogs will be in Streator during June. They need housing, volunteers, food and supplies. The website for Streator’s events is streatorwalldogs.com.