Town to Honor LaVern Johnson
In honor of former Trustee Mrs. LaVern Johnson's lengthy and dedicated service to the Town, the May 2 Board of Trustees meeting agenda includes a resolution to change the name of Meadow Park to LaVern M. Johnson Park.
Mrs. LaVern moved to Lyons when she was six months old. She graduated from Lyons High School, and has since been actively involved in numerous civic endeavors, to maintain and enhance the quality of life for the residents of Lyons. With over 50 years of service in support of Town's parks and recreation functions, more than 13 years served as a Trustee, the founder of the Lyons Historical Society (dba the Lyons Redstone Museum), the Lyons Historic District, & the Red Rock Ramblers Square Dance Club, and an active member and leader of countless community events and celebration committees, Mrs. LaVern has played a significant role in shaping Lyons to the community it is today.
Join the Town celebrate the dedicated work of Mrs. LaVern at the May 2 Board of Trustees meeting!
A reception for Mrs. LaVern will be held following the Proclamation at the Restored Depot, across the Street of Town Hall from 7:30-9:00 p.m. All are invited.
Read Tribute for Mrs. LaVern in Lyons Recorder >>
Lyons Redstone Museum & May History Month
The Lyons Redstone Museum opens this weekend for May History month: Saturday, April 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Sunday, May 1, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., and each weekend during May. Following May, it will be open daily through October 2nd.
A reception featuring 50 pieces of art in the museum, and the 12 artists, will be held next Saturday, May 7th, from 5 to 7 p.m. Snacks will be served. The display will be up throughout the season. The Museum is also featuring the 2013 Flood Now Recovery Display and a Quasquicentennial Display.
The Quasquicentennial Envelopes (celebrating the 125th Anniversary of Lyons' Incorporation (4\6\1891-4\6\2016, with Lyons Postmark) are now for sale at various stores in Town, the Visitors' Center, and museum for $5.00 each. A once-in-a-lifetime Lyons Souvenir, with a sketch of old-time Lyons, its history, and several photos. Get yours, as a limited number will be sold!
Upcoming Board of Trustees Meeting
Monday, May 2
The next Board of Trustees meeting will be held Monday, May 2. The workshop begins at 5:30 p.m., and the meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.
View May 2 Meeting Agenda >>
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