"Haste makes waste"...Andy Evans keeps things moving and working.
Local Lions Club Works Hard for Good Cause, LIVINGSTON, April 16, 2009 - On Thursday, April 16, 2009, the local Lions Club hosted their 4th annual fish fry fund raiser that raises funds for great causes. For seven bucks you could go enjoy a complete fried catfish dinner complete with 2 vegetables, cole slaw, iced tea, and desert. What makes this a particularly sweet deal is $7 is easily affordable and you can leave feeling full, and when you get home, your kitchen stays clean. Cars stream into the parking lot of First United Methodist Church in Livingston as hungry supporters make their way to the line. The line moves quickly because the volunteers are working fast to keep things moving so people don't have to wait. The whole event is driven by a team of volunteers who are all members of the Lions Club International. The sole purpose of the Lions Club is to strengthen its community. Some of the causes that the Polk County Lions Club support are:
Texas Lions Children's Camp & Lions Eye Bank Band Boosters Camp Invention Child Welfare Board Scholarships Special Rodeo (Handicap) Polk County Mission Relay for Life Red Cross Special Olympics Youth Baseball and Basketball
It's moves you to see these guys (of varying age groups) busting their tails with smiles on their faces serving in a cause that is greater than any one of themselves. You can learn more about the Livingston Lions Club by clicking this link. You can also read about last year's fish fry. Good job guys.
Joe Pedigo's ever present smile as he happily breads catfish.
Clarke Evans (right) does his part by perparing to go boxes. More people order "to go" than dine in.
Bid Smith (right) keeps prepared "to go" orders supplied as cars drive by to pick up food.
Volunteers work inside the kitchen for the dine ins.
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