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Hudson BackPack Program receives over $1K

From left to right are: Meat raffle committee co-chair Lion Sally Gaeu, President of the Lions Club and chair of the meat raffle committee Justin Reischel, and BackPack Program Director Marge Wopat. Photo courtesy of Dan Gaeu

The Hudson BackPack Program was recently presented $1,254 by the Hudson Lions Club. A recent meat raffle raised $654, with an additional $600 budgeted from funds raised through the club's annual Community Garage Sale and annual calendar raffle.

Funds raised at the Lions upcoming meat raffle at Uncle Mike's Em Pour E Yum on Dec. 13 will be contributed to Big Brothers/Big Sisters.

Hudson Lions Club members meet on the second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Pizza Hut. Citizens interested in helping Lions "serve those less fortunate than ourselves" are invited to attend the meetings and join the organization. More information about Lions and their projects can be found at