|Evening Lions Club marks 55 years of service in BG|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Friday, 15 May 2009 07:53|
The Bowling Green Evening Lions Club recently celebrated 55 years of service and fellowship at a dinner meeting at the Elks Lodge in Bowling Green.
Lions Club President Sandra Metzger reviewed the accomplishments of the last year and the numerous service and fund raising projects, including Christmas Food Baskets, poinsettias for nursing homes, eyeglasses for the needy and 2,800 recycled eyeglasses.
During the dinner, a slide show of Lion awards, donations, parties and community service projects was shown covering the club's 55 years.
The entertainment was based upon the "Golf Outing" theme of the night.
Ed Metzger was the master of ceremonies for the program and provided golf commentary for the putting contest, won by Lion Vice Deputy Governor Jay Deutschman and Dr. Bob Goulding.
Max Church presented the club's annual donations to District, State and National Eyecare and Eye Research foundations, plus the Lions International relief foundation LCIF.
Jim Frobose presented perfect attendance awards to many members, with the longest of 38 years going to Glen Gamber.
As a part of the evening's celebration, the club started a non-perishable food collection project for the local food pantry. Attendees received a raffle ticket for food donations.
Guests included District 13A Governor Dr. John Moates and his wife, Joanne.
|Last Updated on Friday, 15 May 2009 08:26|
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