Thursday, January 28, 2016

Lion Marshall Dimacchia Honored by Lions in New Pilot Dogs, Inc. Facility

ABOVE: Carmen Januzzi (center), sister of deceased Lion Marshall Dimacchia, was invited to the January 28 Lions luncheon to  participate in the presentation of a $1,000.00 donation by the Lorain Lions Club President Lion Dan Smith (right) to Ohio Pilot Dogs, Inc. Executive Director Jay Gray (above left).,  The donation is part of the efforts of the Lions Clubs of Ohio to raise funds to build a new facility for Pilot Dogs, Inc. at their main campus in Columbus, Ohio that will help the organization improve and streamline their work of training dogs to assist the visually impaired.  Lion Marshall will be memorialized on the Wall of Honor in the Lions Den room at the new facility.  Lion Marshall was sponsored as new member of the Lorain Lions Club by Carmen's husband, Lion Al Januzzi, in May, 1998,  and greatly enjoyed and valued his years as a member of the Lions.  Marshall passed away on November, 2015.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Bascule Brewery Owner Discusses Promising Future in Downtown Lorain

Chris Kambouris, owner of the new Bascule Brewery and Public House in the former Eagles Building in downtown Lorain, spoke to the Lorain Lions at our January 14 luncheon meeting.  Chris, who is partnering with Fred Lozano to open the new microbrewery in a few months, spoke about the great opportunity the riverfront location offers.  The description of the craft beers is tantalizing and we'll be looking forward to enjoying them!

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Second Vice District Governor Visits Lorain Lions

Second Vice District Governor Greg Hess with Lion President Dan Smith at the Thursday, Jan. 7,  Lorain Lions Club meeting at Rebman's On the Avenue. A good time had by all!