Regular Meetings: 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 6:00 PM (First Christian Church, 1130 N. Main St. unless otherwise announced). When in doubt, check our calendar of events on this website. NOTE: Serving line opens at 5:45 PM. EVERYONE is welcome to come visit and join our active club.
Our next meeting is July 26th at the First Christian Church on North Main Street. Former Walkertown Lions will discuss programs they were doing in Walkertown relating to vision and schools. See you there.
Congratulations to Financial Pathways of the Piedmont as they were named the winner of the 2016 Excellence in Business award in the Non-Profit category by the Triad Chapter of the Risk Management Association. Our own Lion Peter Laroche is the President and CEO of this organization. Congrats Peter.
The following Lions were presented with longevity pins at the last meeting. Congratulations to them for their many years of service to the Lions:
10 years - Charlotte Waddell (2006)
15 years - Betty McAdoo (2001)
45 years - Norman Bennett (1971)
50 years - Dr. Bob Dalton (1965)
A big CONGRATULATIONS to Lion Clarence Lambe Sr as he celebrates his 50th year as a Kernersville Lion. He joined the Lions way back in July 1966. Way to go Clarence!
A great B*I*G* Kernersville Lions welcome to our newest members:
Lion John Holpe is a retired local government official and a former Lion from the disbanded Spring Hope Lions. Lion John volunteers at the Chamber of Commerce. His sponsor is Bill Apple.
Lion Jeff Peterson is a designer and he and his wife Patricia are active members of Main Street UMC. Jeff is a former Lion from Urbana, IN. His sponsor is Marvin Bare
Lion John Largen is a retired sales representative for R H Barringer Distributing (you know, the Budweiser beer guy). John and his wife Cindy are natives of Kernersville and are active members of MSUMC and have 2 grown sons and 3 grand children. His sponsor is Marvin Bare.
Vision Screening Chairperson Debbie Warren has almost finalized our vision screening schedule for this Fall. Dates were sent out to members via email and are also listed on this sites Lions calendar. Please review and advise Lion Debbie which ones you CANNOT make. Otherwise she will expect you to show up and help. Thanks Lion Debbie for you usual good job in coordinating with the schools.
Lion Marvin reports that our night at the Dash game will be Thursday, August 4th at BB&T Field. Club will cover Lions tickets but if you want to bring a guest, the cost is $11.50 each. Please let him know if you plan on attending.
We have Lions Club collection boxes at 11 locations through out the Kernersville area to collect cell phones, hearing aids and eye glasses. The Lions listed beside the location have agreed to pickup collected items periodically and bring to Lion Jerry Medford for transport to Camp Dogwood. If a new box is needed, please let Secretary Marvin know ASAP.
Lion Larry has some new smaller boxes for collecting eye glasses. If you want to replace a larger one with a smaller one, please contact him.
Kernersville Library Marvin Bare
Winston Eye Associates Bob Reed
Crisis Control Ministry Jim Barrett
Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Service Lowell Parker
East Forsyth YMCA Leon Cameron
Garber Eye Associates Bill Apple
Harper Eye Care Larry Martin
Wal-mart Larry Martin
River Landing at Sandy Ridge Art Drennan
Mrs Winner's Chicken Larry Martin
Captain Tom's Seafood Larry Martin
Hawthorne at the Meadows Marvin Bare
Happy Birthday to the following Lions:
Jul 11 Ken Ringeman
Jul 29 Charlotte Waddell
Jul 30 Clark Bunting
Happy Anniversary to the following Lions and spouses:
Jul 3 Peggy & Peter Laroche; Deborah & Bill Maurer
Jul 20 Susan & Bill Apple
Jul 24 Henrietta & Jim Barrett
Jul 30 Brenda & Bob Hicks; Carolyn & Jerry Medford
Lions Longevity for the following Lions:
Jul 2010 Debbie Warren
Jul 2001 Betty McAdoo
Jul 1988 Rick Pierce
Jul 1966 Clarence Lambe Sr.
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