April 13, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 87

Lions events continue despite weather hiccups

IRON BELT, Wis. — “The weather threw a little curve to us,” said Sandy Larson at the district Lion Club convention at Whitecap Mountains Friday afternoon.

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BOB TRACZYK, left, treasurer of the Hurley Lions Club, and Rick Deluge, of the Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin, stand in front of the Lions Eye Bank display at the district Lions convention at Whitecap Mountains Friday afternoon. April is Donate Life Month, according to Deluge. The convention continues today.

Larson, Lion’s Club District Convention Chair, is attending the conference for Lions across Northern Wisconsin. She is from Rhinelander.

Some of the speakers scheduled for the weekend cannot make it due to the spring snow storm, said Hurley Lions Club treasurer Bob Traczyk.

Another speaker, scheduled to present at the Hurley K-12 School on Friday about the Lions Club’s leader dog program, had to cancel due to illness, Traczyk sa...