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Lions and food

There were some great Lions events last week in case you missed them.  Seems like Lions are great cooks.  There's always a breakfast or dinner going on.

The Gem Lions served the annual Buckaroo Breakfast to kick off the Gem/Boise County fair.  It was a beautiful morning at the city park in downtown Emmett.  The Lions served pancakes as big as your plate with all the other breakfast goodies. 

Then last Friday, the Kuna Lions made dinner for about 400 at Kuna Days.  Hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken-no one should have gone away hungry!  And no rain this year!

Getting ready!

Coming up next week are a couple more "Lions as Chefs" events.  The Caldwell Lions have their food booth again this year at the Caldwell Night Rodeo, which starts next week.  That is one crazy busy place to be and I don't think they'd turn down any extra hands!  Give them a call! 

The Capital Lions are serving breakfast and lunch to the Optimist football players and coaches and they could definitely use some help this year with several of their club members out of town.  If you have some time on Saturday, August 21st, contact Lion Tom Shores and offer your assistance.  Let's  all pitch in when we can.  That's what being a Lion is all about!

Know of another "food" event?  Tell us in the "Comments" below!


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