(Ken Curto photo) Pictured left to right: Art Olson, Conductor Bill Hohlt, Larry Dunton, Paul Johnson, Bob Marcum, Melissa Brown and Mark Bechtel.

(Ken Curto photo)
Pictured left to right: Art Olson, Conductor Bill Hohlt, Larry Dunton, Paul Johnson, Bob Marcum, Melissa Brown and Mark Bechtel.

The Ely Lions Club will celebrate their 90th birthday on Sept. 12 with a charter run on Nevada Northern Railroad.  There will also be a barbecue dinner following the charter train ride.

The charter train will depart at 3 p.m. on Sept. 12 with a passenger capacity of 140. There will be a “train robbery” and liquid libations will be available during the train ride. The train should return by 5 p.m. and a barbecue buffet and program is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. at the NNRR barbecue plaza. Tickets for the charter train run are $25 and the barbecue dinner tickets are $35. Tickets can be purchased from Art Olson, Melissa Brown, Glenn Terry or any Lions Club member.  Please call Melissa Brown at 775-293-1999 for information and tickets.

The Ely Lions Club was chartered in 1925 and has proudly been serving Ely and White Pine County for 90 years.  Their prime focus has been helping those who need glasses, serving breakfast and the annual Punkin Chunkin  celebration.

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