|ABOVE: At our April 24 luncheon meeting, Lorain County Clerk of Court, Ron Nabakowski, presented a very informative explanation of the need and value of public transit and its role in supporting people who need to get to jobs and job training. Issue 11, a .065 mil levy on property, is on the ballot on Tuesday, May 6 and will enable the Lorain County Transit Authority to add much needed routes and improve schedules. It will cost the average home owner less than one penny a day.|
|Tony Gallo, new Executive Director of the Lorain County Chamber of Commerce, spoke to Lions on Thursday, April 17. He talked about his roots in Lorain and his focus for the Chamber, which includes, among many areas, increasing membership among Black, Latino and women's businesses.|
|Darryl Tucker, Managing Editor of The Morning Journal, gave an informative presentation about the new approach to the Journal's news coverage and talked about his background in newspaper work at our April 10 luncheon meeting. We hope Darryl will pursue his thoughts about joining the Lorain Lions!|
Lions Barry Buck (ABOVE) and Ken Cromer (BELOW) were each presented with awards at the April 10 luncheon meeting by Ohio Lions Eye Research Foundation (OLERF) Trustee and PDG Myron Amstutz. The awards were for leadership in promoting eye research and consisted of a very nice plaque and a leadership pin. The Board of Directors recommended the awards which were made possible by the generous donations of our club to OLERF this past year of $1,600. PDG Amstutz summarized the work of OLERF made possible by the donations in his remarks prior to presenting the awards.