The Great Barrington Lions Club has formed a specialty branch that will focus on serving area veterans and their families, and provide support to local VFW and American Legion posts.

An informational meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at the James A. Modolo VFW Post 8348, 800 South Main St.

This meeting is open to anyone in the tri-state area interested in joining the Lions Club and helping local veterans.

For more information, contact the club at or Denise Rueger, P.O. Box 682 Sheffield, MA 01257.