This Lions den is always busy (several functions combined into this one story)
I am writing this to let you know that The Norwich Lions have not been sleeping in the den. I have included a you tube video with the song that states otherwise. Watch the video if you wish and then continue on to the photo essay which will show you some of our recent activities. I have combined several meetings into one story with the photo caption explaining the event.
The Lion King (In The Jungle The Mighty Jungle The Lion Sleeps ...
A primary mission of the district is to "UNITE the clubs (of district 45) in the bonds of friendship, good fellowship and mutual understanding". Toward that end the Traveling Lion competition was created. Please note that nothing in these competition rules says that you should hide your good silverware before the neighbors come to visit...
There are five (5) Lions to be captured in this contest. One Lion will be a district wide Lion that can travel anywhere in District 45. Four Regional Lions will travel throughout their respective regions.
For the purpose of this contest the Host Club is defined as the club conducting the meeting and who has the Lion before it is awarded to the Traveling Club.
King Lion Warren accepting Sir Charles II, the Lion ,from past District Governor Joe Wilson
Our Lions club logo
Warren Thayer being sworn in by Past District Governor Joe Wilson
New Lions Club officers for FY 2019
LIon Phil Wheeler receiving the Hero of Olongapo award
Warren and Phil
Could the baby in the photo be a future Norwich Lion? (time will tell)
A little serious conversation going on here
Lion King Warren Thayer introduces Dana Michalovic of the Good Neighbor Health Clinic as our guest speaker during a recent meeting
Guest speaker tells it like it is
That "Demo" is not at his seat (must be taking the pictures)
A few questions are asked from the floor
Sir Charles formally being presented to the Heartland Lions Club at their meeting a month ago in Royalton VT.
No one asked Sir Charles if he wanted to be transferred
2018 Lions Xmas party at Jessie's Restaurant
King Lion speaks to club members
Table 4 again
Henry Scheier presents awards to Cheryl Brush and Fran De Gasta
What is the Melvin Jones Fellowship? That question is best answered in terms of individuals whose lives have been enriched by humanitarian projects. Projects made possible by donations to Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) for the Melvin Jones Fellowship Program.
The fellowship, which was created in 1973, takes its name from the founder of Lions Clubs International (LCI), Melvin Jones. It is an honor--not an award.
The fellowship was established as LCIF’s highest form of recognition to acknowledge an individual’s dedication to humanitarian service. • Fellowship donations are largely responsible for successfully launching the Lions’ aggressive global attack on preventable and curable blindness--the LCIF Sight First program.
The Melvin Jones awardees display their awards
If you are interested in becoming a Lion please contact Jay Van Arman , Demo Sofronas Richard Neugass, Harjit Rakra and Sean kenny.
My "about Norwich" Logo