Corey Woolsey
Mount Vernon Lions Club members Bob Beste, new President Jessica Hansen and Ken Rudibaugh are looking for new members that want to help them serve the needs of Mount Vernon.
Lions Club needs members, donations to survive

The Mount Vernon Lions Club has a long standing tradition of service to the community.

But that service provided by the club is in jeopardy, with the club in need of not only more donations, but a new influx of members.

One issue with membership, according to past president Ken Rudibaugh, is that those involved with the club over the years are getting older.

“We need young members,” said Rudibaugh. “We have 18-20 members, but only five or six to do the work.