The Columbus Noon Lions is 55 members strong. The club was chartered in 1921 and has a rich history of serving the people of the Columbus area.
Education scholarships were two graduates from Columbus. Recepients were Adam Smith, a graduate of Scotus High School. He will be attending Wayne State. The second recepient was Lucas Briggs, a graduate of Lakeview High School. He will be attending UNL. Congratulations to both of our recepients!!
Our Club mourns the loss of our fellow Lion, Ralph Eickhoff. Lion Ralph passed away on August 27th at the age of 97. He had served as President and Treasurer of the Columbus Noon Lions Club. He also served as District Governor from 1974-75 and from 1988-89. He served on the Nebraska Lions Eye Bank and the Nebraska Lions Foundation. He was a Melvin Jones Fellow and was presented this year with a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow. He was Lion of the Year in 1976. He will be missed by his fellow Lions.
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