The Austin Capital City Lions Club in Austin, Texas provided an opportunity for women to become involved in humanitarian service through LIONISM November 12, 1977(certified).  Lion G.W. McConico was founder and assisted by Lioness Cecile Banks.  The Austin Capital City Lioness/Lions Club grew out of the Capital City Lioness Club that was chartered in 1977.
The body voted on May 12, 2004 at the home of Lioness Gertrude E. Britton to become a Lions Club.  The founders were Lion Willie Hargrove and Lion Clarence McClure assisted by Lion Albert Walker.
Twenty-nine members make up the original roster as CHARTER MEMBERS, namely:
  Estella Akins                    Bea Della Jones
  Shirley Alexander             Lillian Kerley
  Patsy Anderson                Nuralee Lee
  Cecile Banks                    Maydee Lindsey
  Bessie Barrow                  Jewell Massie
  G.E. Britton                     Susie Mayo Mayes
  Roberta Calahan             Maxine McClure
  Lola Carter                      Petronella McConico
  Billie N. Chambers           Evelyn McKee
  Bettye Damon                   Mable Myers
  Etta Ferguson                   Carolyn Rigby
  Angela Glascoe                 Maery Lou Street
  Clara Hunt                       Doris Wilhite
  Shirley Jenson                   Etta Winchester
The Austin Capital City Lioness Club was chartered as Austin Capital City Lioness/Lions Club on June 23, 2004 at the Fellowship Hall of Wesley United Methodist Church in Austin, Texas.  Later, the club changed its name to Austin Capital City Evening Lions Club.                   


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