Lions share steak feast

Saturday, June 1, 2019
Veteran Lion Matt Wages prepped rib eyes with special seasonings for the annual Steak Dinner at Scott Tech. Contributed photo

Community event draws crowd to Scott Tech

Area diners welcomed in the spring sunshine on April 27 as the Monett Lions hosted their annual Steak Dinner at the Scott Regional Technology Center.

Club members prepared snd served up their fare of a grilled ribeye steaks. baked potatoes, tossed salad, hot rolls, pies, and beverages. All steaks prepared for the occasion sold.

Profits from the fundraising venture go to a multitude of worthy endeavors supported locally and worldwide.

Lions are known for their motto, “Where there’s a need, there’s a Lion.” Lions are most widely known for their work in the area of vision. In recent years, Lions have broadened their scope of assistance to lend a helping hand in the areas of hearing impairment and diabetes prevention. Also recognized for their involvement In disaster relief, Lions are early financial responders in providing financial assistance to distressed neighbors around the globe.

Recently, flood-stricken residents of Nebraska, Missouri, and neighboring states were served by generous financial funding to aid in the early stages of rescue and relief efforts.

Josh Osterloh, at left, and Rick Minton assumed grill master duties at Lions Club Fundraising Dinner. Contributed photo

Lions do not forget their neighbors in need. Only two weeks ago, Monett Lions joined other District Six members to complete a full day of landscaping at Joplin’s Irving Elementary School. Damaged extensively by the Joplin tornado in 2011, Irving was beautified by the planting of numerous trees and spreading of almost a semi-truck load of mulch.