Monday, July 28, 2014

Mayor Ritenauer talks to Lions about Lorain

Mayor Chase Ritenauer gave Lorain Lions a comprehensive of present and future plans for the City of Lorain at the July 17 noon meeting. You will note the Lorain Lighthouse pin on the mayor's lapel, presented to him after he first spoke to the club a few days after his election of mayor in 2011. President Kim Worden presented the mayor for an updated Lorain Lions Lighthouse pin, which the mayor also said he would be delighted to wear.

Palace program director visits Lions

Andrew Lipian, new program director for the Lorain Palace Theatre, gave an informative talk on what's happening at the Palace at the July 24 Lorain Lions meeting. He also "rocked the house" with his inspiring saying of  the "Pledge Allegiance to the Flag" and a rousing rendition of "God Bless America" to end the noon meeting. Well done!

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

LIONS HELP BLIND FIRELANDS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT NEEDING STEM CELL TREATMENT TO RESTORE SIGHT

ABOVE:  Lion President Kim Worden (right) presents $2,000 check to Andy Schworer (center) and his mother, Erin Schworer at our July 10 evening meeting.  You can learn more about Andy and check out what events are planned on his Facebook page: www.facebook.com/eyesforandy and you can donate to his cause at GoFundMe.com at www.gofundme.com/4isk9s.

LIONS MARCH IN LORAIN INTERNATIONAL PARADE



LIONS SERVE SPRUCING UP ELMWOOD CEMETERY ON JUNE 28








Thursday, June 26, 2014

LIONS PRESIDENT BRUCE DISO PASSES THE GAVEL TO INCOMING PRESIDENT KIM WORDEN

ABOVE: Incoming Lorain Lions President Kim Worden (left) receives the gavel from outgoing President Bruce Diso (right) at the June 26 lunch meeting.  Lion Kim thanked Lion President Bruce for the great job he did as president this past year and Lion Bruce received a big Lions applause.

LORAIN AUTHOR KELLY SAGERT RECOUNTS THE STORY OF EMMA GATEWOOD

Kelly Boyer Sagert, local Lorain writer and author of books and plays, told Lions the inspiring story of Emma Gatewood, credited with saving the Appalachian Trail, at our June 26 luncheon meeting.  Kelly wrote a script for a play about the elderly Ohio woman who was the first woman to ever walk the entire length of the Appalachian Trail that was performed locally by True North Cultural Arts and will be performed again this coming November in Akron.  The story is being filmed for a PBS documentary.