Manila Business Women and Depot Committee donate to Lions project

Saturday, April 27, 2002
The Manila Business Women and the Depot Committee presented checks to the Lions Club for the park restroom project underway. Pictured form left are: Front - Terry Carr, Lion president; Janella Caraway, Business Women president; Joann Bennett, Depot Committee president; Calvnita Halfacre, Business Women vice president and depot treasurer. Back - Lion members Jerry Hitchcock and Tracey Reinhart. (Town Crier photo/Revis Blaylock)

The Manila Business Women and Depot Committee made donations to the Manila Lions Club for the construction of restrooms at the Manila City Park.

The Manila Business Women gave $250 and the Depot Committee gave $500.

Lion Club President Terry Carr thanked the women for their support.

Carr said the estimated cost of the project is $12,000. He said the restrooms will be handicapped accessible.

He praised the community businesses, organizations, and community for the support they have shown toward this project.

Representing the clubs were Business Women President Janella Caraway and Vice President Calvnita Halfacre and the Depot Committee President Joann Bennett. Mrs. Halfacre also serves as treasurer on the Depot Committee.

"We are glad to be a part of this project. We are proud of the Lions Club and the work they do in the community," Mrs. Caraway said.

"If there is anywhere your money is spend wisely it is at the park for the benefit of the children and the community," Mrs. Bennett said.

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