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By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Members of the Madison Lions Club sold rolls of candy for a fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 6.
The candy drive was held from 10 a.m. until noon at Winn Dixie.
Tim Dunn and Wesley Reeves related to this reporter that the Lions Club will soon be holding the drives once a month.
The next Lions Club candy drive is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. until noon at Winn Dixie.
The Lions will also be accepting donations of old eyeglasses during the drive.
(Madison, Florida)– An installation ceremony will be held on June 28 at Noon at Shelby’s Restaurant for incoming officers of the Madison Lions Club. Jay Lee was elected as the club president for 2011-2012. Lee has been an active member of the Madison Lions Club for the past 4 years.
The Rev. Lee Monroe FerDon was elected to serve as the club secretary and Tim Dunn will serve as treasurer. The club’s vice-president will be Tom Moffses. Jim Catron will serve as “Tail Twister” and Wes Reeves will renew his role as the club’s “Lion Tamer.”
According to Lion President Jay Lee “I am looking forward to leading various projects and continuing the Madison Lion Club’s commitment to serving the community.”
Since the club’s chartering in 1949, its members have worked on a variety of projects in the local community, such as providing eye glass exams and glasses for those who can’t afford them and assisting with other vision needs, Proceeds from past fundraising events have gone to provide clear vision for many folks in the Madison Community.
The Madison Lions Club has 16 members and meets on Tuesdays at noon at Shelby’s Restaurant. Lions clubs are a group of men who identify needs within the community and work together to fulfill those needs. For more information or to get involved with the Madison Lions Club, please contact The Rev. Lee Monroe FerDon at 850.929.7527 or e-mail at email@example.com.
Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with nearly 1.35 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in 200 countries and geographical areas around the world. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit the Web site at www.lionsclubs.org.