Burton speaks at Lions Club

Jimmy Mock, (right) president of the Jefferson Lions Club, introduced speaker David Burton, (left) facilities manager for Jackson County, who presented a program on the new agricultural facility in Jackson County to the Jefferson Lions Club.

In a recent meeting of the Jefferson Lions Club, at the Jefferson City Club House, David Burton, facilities manager for Jackson County, presented information on the new muilti-use agricultural facility in Jackson County.

Burton stated that it is a 38,000 sq. ft. facility located off County Farm Road across from Lamar Murphy Park and in front of the Jackson County Fire Training Center and is owned and operated by Jackson County.

He said this area will be equipped with all amenities necessary to properly prepare livestock for showing, and it has bleachers seating 300 people for the Show Arena. This area can be used for other purposes such as large meetings, performances, banquets, parties and dances. There is even a conference room that can accommodate up to 100 people for civic organization meetings, parties, training and education classes, recitals and small performances.

He also stated it has a 1,460 sq. ft concession and a kitchen area.

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