The Genoa Lions Club has chosen to partner with Walnut Grove Vocational Farm in Kirkland whose mission is to provide employment training for adults with special needs. The Genoa Lions Club is selling fall Mum plants grown at Walnut Grove as its fall fund raising event. The Genoa Lions Club will use the proceeds raised to provide eyeglasses or hearing aids when a member of the community has been identified as having a sight or a hearing impairment and does not have the financial capability to purchase the needed instruments. The Genoa Lions club partnership with Walnut Grove Vocational Farm will help both organizations achieve its missions’ to help those in need.
From Saturday, September 9, an eight inch locally grown mum plant can be purchased from a Genoa Lions member or by calling 815-784-4865 to order plants. If requested, the mum plants will be delivered to those living within the Genoa-DeKalb community.