Donald Bamburger, President of the Mattapoisett Lions Club, one of 45,000 Lion’s Clubs around the world, announced the recipient of 2013 Mattapoisett Lion’s Club Award of Excellence in the amount of $5,000.
This year’s recipient is Colleen Packard, a senior at Bishop Stang High School who will be attending George Washington University in the fall and will be majoring in chemistry. She is recognized for her work in community service, her goals when she completes her studies and her academic record.
Funds for this award were raised through the efforts of the Mattapoisett Lions at their annual Harbor Days Arts and Crafts Festival and other events throughout the year. For information on how to join the Mattapoisett Lions Club, please go to www.mattapoisettlionsclub.org. The Mattapoisett Lions Club Awards Committee includes Helene Rose, Deborah Lariviere, Bruce Boren and Ron Ellis.