Mabel Lions Club member celebrates 50 years of membership

PHOTO COURTESY OF SUSIE MUNROE Don Gjere was honored at the Mabel Lions Club Family Night in August. Lions Club President Mike Munroe presented Gjere with a lapel pin and certificate for being a Half Century Member in the Mabel Lions Club. Donnie joined the Mabel Lions Oct. 1, 1969, and has been serving the Mabel community for 50 years.

PHOTO COURTESY OF SUSIE MUNROE At the family night, Don Gjere and Luke Vatland boiled corn using a steam engine.

PHOTO COURTESY OF SUSIE MUNROE Many of the Don Gjere family members were able to join in celebration of this milestone event. The Mabel Lions will also be celebrating their 75th anniversary in November. The Mabel Lions Club was chartered in November 1944.