The Trenton Lions Club held its Installation of Officers dinner meeting in June at the Westfield Activities Center. Past District Governor John Marshall (Plymouth Lions Club) officiated, swearing in the group’s new officers for the new club year.
Several awards also were presented to club members. Lion Janet Simms received the “Lion of the Year” award, and “Certificates of Appreciation” were presented to Lions Jerry Biskner, John Brannon, Tom East, Liz Travis and Steve Williams. Lion Norma Horvath was presented with the “Melvin Jones Fellow” award, which is the Lions’ most prestigious honor.
The Trenton Lions Club is affiliated with The International Association of Lions Clubs, which is the largest service organization in the world consisting of 1.5 million members in 208 countries. The organization’s motto is “WE SERVE.”
The Trenton Lions Club has been serving Trenton and surrounding communities for 61 years. Through their many fundraising events throughout the year, they provide access to eye examinations and glasses and also make arrangements to provide hearing aid examinations and hearing aids for those with financial needs.
They support the City of Trenton’s Lions Park; the Trenton Food Pantry; and provide scholarships to Trenton High School seniors. In addition, they also support Penrickton Center for Blind Children; Leader Dogs for the Blind; Lions Hearing Center of Michigan; Beaumont Silent Children; Lions Clubs International Foundation; Eversight Michigan; Bear Lake Lions Visually Impaired Youth Camp; Paws With A Cause; and Seedling Braille Books for Children.
The Trenton Lions Club wishes to thank everyone who made donations in support of their fundraisers throughout the year enabling their service organization to meet the needs of those less fortunate.
If anyone is interested in becoming a member of the Trenton Lions Club, contact Membership Chairman, John Brannon, at (734) 676-9121.