Cherokee County Herald - - COMMUNITY NEWS -

Chero­kee County will have many vis­i­tors next week. Peo­ple will be com­ing from many parts of Alabama — as well as from other states — to at­tend the 2017 Dis­trict 34-A Lions Clubs con­ven­tion. In­ter­na­tional Di­rec­tor Bruce Beck and his wife and fel­low Lion Erin will be ven­tur­ing from Pal­isades, Min­nesota.

Lo­cal Lions mem­bers know that Chero­kee Coun­tians will ex­tend a warm wel­come to all of the vis­i­tors en­coun­tered at var­i­ous sites in the Land of Chero­kee. Lions mem­bers will be show­ing off spe­cial sites March 10-11.

A re­cep­tion will be held at the se­cret atop the mountain at Sand Rock. A break­fast will be held at the Mu­seum. A busi­ness meet­ing and lun­cheon will be held at the Cham­ber of Com­merce meet­ing room. Ex­cur­sions to Chero­kee Rock Vil­lage, Corn­wall Fur­nace Veter­ans Memo­rial Park, Lit­tle River Falls and Canyon, Canyon Cen­ter, Or­bix Hot Glass will be avail­able. If weather per­mits, a flight over the canyon will be a treat for the win­ner of a draw­ing from names of peo­ple who have do­nated to Alabama Lions Sight projects. A din­ner at the Judge’s House (Lind­sey House) — com­plete with a gi­ant birth­day cake — will help the con­ven­tion at­ten­dees cel­e­brate Lions Clubs In­ter­na­tional’s 100th an­niver­sary!

by Anne Shu­maker

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