Bryan Noon Lions Support Radio Mash
Sunday, December 4 from 12 to 2 PM, BNL Club representatives assisted with the Radio MASH toy drive for children in the Brazos Valley. In addition to volunteering 10 hours of volunteer time we presented a check for $250 to help purchase toys. Thanks to Lions Frank Clark, T. Powell, Bill Bullock, Marjean Neve and Trent Clark for helping receive toys, prepare orders for organizations distributing the toys and helping the event reach its goal for the year.
Palace Theater Project
On Friday, September 2, a group gathered to dedicate the improvement of the Palace Theater (open air facility) in Downtown Bryan. Involved in the dedication were: LR: Lions Bernie Acre, Wayne Dicky, Stephanie Sales (Sales Foundation), Ben Hardeman, City Councilman and Sandy Farris, Exec. Director of Downtown Business Association. About 25 people were present for the occasion and credit was given to each of the groups that partnered in the project.
This plaque which is plainly visible in the reception area on the wall. Improvements at the facility include: updating of paint on walls, removal of a dead tree and enlarging the reception area with cement and brick paving, addition of a large fan, improved electrical wiring and the addition of a garden area around a portion of the reception area and along the 26th Street side of the property. BNL Lions and the Stephanie Sales Foundation were mainly responsible for the garden area. Note: Xeriscape Concepts were used in planning and development of the garden area. This means that the principle of the use of plants adopted to the area and their low water use. Plants are grouped according to their water use demands, additionally, drip irrigation is being used and it provides moisture at the plant root level and at a level just below the surface. The concepts are environmentally sound. Stop by sometime and take a look at the project.
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