. Mattson was recently presented the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award by the Elverson-Morgantown Lions Club.
The presentation was made at a joint dinner meeting of the Elverson-Morgantown Lions and Lioness clubs held at Ludwigs Inn. Presenting the award was Guy Hadden, president of the Elverson-Morgantown Lions Club. The club gave a $1,000 donations in her name to the Lions International Foundation.
Since 1989, Millie has been a charter member of the Elverson-Morgantown Lioness Club. She will serve as their president beginning in September 2001. Other offices she has held include: Lion Tamer, Tail Twister, 1s Vice-President, 2nd Vice-President and 3rd Vice-President. She has also served on the Board of Directors.
Mattson has been involved with both Lions and Lioness clubs. She has participated in White Cane Day, ElMor's Nite at the Races. When it comes to selling tickets for various event, Millie is second to none as their top salesperson.
Millie and her husband, Woodie are the former owners of the Heritage Restaurant. They have served the Lions dinners for approximately 17 years and the Lioness Club for 11 years.
Last year they retired from the restaurant business. However, she decided to get into the travel business and now runs Millie's Travel Group, formerly known as the Heritage Travel Group.
Millie has two daughters, Karen Reider and Patti Mattson-Hanigan and two stepsons, Bob and Bill Mattson. She has seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Mattson has always enjoyed traveling, and, it should come as no surprise, has traveled all over the world.
When she finds time to relax, she enjoys reading, knitting and walking.