Oregon Lions Club honors Brunner

Lions of Illinois Foundation Member Ron Fruit presents an award to Roger Brunner for his service to the Oregon Lions Club.

OREGON – The Lions Club honored one of its long-standing members April 3.

Roger Brunner’s service to the Lions Club was recognized by several Oregon Lions and community members at the Grove in Mount Morris.

Brunner’s service to the Oregon community and his many years of dedicated service to the Oregon Lions Club were acknowledged.

Oregon Mayor Ken Williams and Lions of Illinois Foundation member Ron Fruit were among those who were present to thank Brunner and present him with a Lions of Illinois Foundation Award.

In other club news, Lions for Literacy members gave away books to students attending Family Night on March 21 at Oregon Elementary School.

Renee Barnhart of the Ogle County Community Mental Health Board was the guest speaker at the Oregon Lions meeting April 11 at the Oregon Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8739. She explained how eight agencies use mental health dollars for the betterment of county residents in need.

The Oregon Lions Club held its annual dessert auction March 14 at the VFW in Oregon. Lots of tasty treats, baked by the Oregon Lions, were auctioned off by Oregon Lions member James Brown with the assistance of his wife, Karen Virnoche.

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