MADISON — Five prospective new Leo Club members recently met at Treasures Primitives, 270 Main St., with enthusiasm and ideas about helping the community. The name of the new club is Madison Area Leo Club, according to a news release from the club. Members want other youth interested in making a difference in their community. They are welcome to join from Anson, Athens and surrounding towns.

Paula Beach, past district governor of Maine, said in the release “We are excited to engage the youth in the area and help them make a difference.” The club is sponsored by the Skowhegan Lions Club.

The Madison Area Leo Club will meet at 10 a.m. the last Saturday of each month at Treasures Primitives. Young people between 12 and 18 years of age, who would like more information about the club, can call Lions Robin Davis at 696-5122 or 696-8440, or Paula Beach at 634-5282 or 877-1987, or check out the Facebook page, Madison Area Leo Club.

Lions Clubs sponsor more than 5,700 Leo clubs in 140 countries. While helping others in their community, Leos develop leadership skills and experience teamwork in action. For more information about the Leo Club Program, visit the Leo Zone section of the Lions website at

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