Upcoming festivals, tourism on Lions’ speaker agenda for this week

Trish Krouse Hayes (left) and Johnnye Kennon speak to Lions Thursday.

Trish Krouse Hayes and Johnnye Kennon will be the guest speakers for this week’s Minden Lions Club meeting.

Hayes will speak about the Germantown Colony and Saturday’s Germantown Bluegrass Festival. She is a descendant of the original Germantown Colony settlers – the Krouse family. Hayes serves on the Friends of the Germantown Colony Museum Board and loves history and reminders of the sacrifices past generations have made.

Webster Parish Tourism Administrative Assistant Johnnye Kennon will highlight other upcoming events happening in Webster Parish over the next few months. Kennon has worked for the Webster Parish Convention and Visitors Commission for 13 years and is a strong supporter of the events, restaurants and retail shops that increase awareness and visitors to our wonderful parish.

The Minden Lions Club meets Thursdays at noon at the American Legion Memorial Home, located at 119 Pine St. in Minden.