VIP Lions Club to hold inaugural dinner

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 25, 2014

The newest Lions Club in Andalusia will hold its inauguration on Sunday evening.

In April, it was announced that a new kind of civic club was coming to Andalusia, and that the unique group was targeting people who could see.

Organizer Wanda Sasser-Scroggins said they wanted to start something innovated.

Sasser-Scroggins has been involved in the Covington County Blind and Low Vision Outreach Group and the annual Extreme Experience Retreat, which will be held from Sept. 28 through Oct. 1 at Blue Lake Camp.

The new club, which is called the Andalusia VIP (visually impaired persons) now has some 27 members, is sponsored by the Andalusia Lions Club, and meets on Thursdays at 6 p.m., in cyberspace.

“Please join us in celebration of the Covington VIP Lions Club and Extreme Experience Retreat participants inaugural dinner and ball,” she said.

“We have live entertainment H20,” she said. “They perform on the Harriet II in Montgomery.”

Cost is $15 per person, and those who wish to stay overnight can pay $30 per person for a double occupancy room at Blue Lake.

Breakfast is $7 per person.

Additionally, volunteers are needed to serve as sighted fishing guides on Sundat at 8 a.m., for the first VIP Alabama Lions Fishing Tournament, also to be held at Blue Lake.

Other activities include:

• Motorcycle rides at 2 p.m.;

• Beep-Ball, which is hosted by the Andalusia Lions Club, at 3 p.m.;

• Opening ceremony will be at 5 p.m., at Oakwood Chapel;

• The inaugural dinner and ball will be at 6 p.m.

For more info, call Sasser-Scroggins at 334-428-3335.