Lions Club of America

Wes King, past District Governor, Lions Club 36-E, presents check to Dogs for Better Lives’ (DBL) President and CEO Blake Matray. Lions Clubs International Foundation was the first to commit to supporting the new Second Training Facility. In background is the rough-out for the north kennel wing. (11/21/17)

“We’re pleased to see Lions Clubs International Foundation support this critical project. It’s exciting to also see Lions Clubs across Oregon and California rally together to champion for this project. We expect it will allow DBL to improve the lives of many more future clients,” noted Wes King, past District Governor, Lions Club 36-E.

DBL is in the midst of major expansion with groundbreaking on a new Second Training Facility taking place in November 2016 on the 18,850 sq. ft. 40-kennel building. The new facility is expected to be completed in late Spring 2018 and will further complement DBL’s existing 22-kennel building.

“We’re ecstatic about this grant award and very appreciative of Lions Clubs International Foundation’s continued commitment to our important work and support of our critical growth,” stated Blake Matray, Dogs for Better Lives President & CEO.

Making a difference every day, everywhere… and they have sure made a difference for Dogs for Better Lives! The Lions Club motto is “We Serve.” Lions are part of a global service network, doing whatever is necessary to help their local communities. To visit the Lions Club website, click on their logo.


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