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THE MOUNT AIRY LIONS CLUB

P. O. BOX 503

MOUNT AIRY, NC  27030

 

THE MOUNT AIRY LIONS CLUB WAS FOUNDED ON JUNE 7, 1938 WITH 21 MEMBERS UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF DR. T.C. BRITT, PRESIDENT.  FOR 74 YEARS THE CLUB HAS BEEN SERVING THOSE IN NEED IN MOUNT AIRY.  WITH MANY PROJECTS RANGING FROM BRUNSWICK STEW/YARDSALES TO SELLING BROOMS, THE LIONS CLUB IS COMMITTED TO BRINGING THE SERVICES OF LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL TO OUR COMMUNITY.  THE CLUB IS ESPECIALLY DEDICATED TO SERVING THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED BUT REACHES OUT TO VARIOUS NEEDS OF OUR COMMUNITY AS WELL.

OVER THE YEARS, THE CLUB HAS SUPPORTED THE NEEDS OF OUR VISUALLY IMPAIRED FRIENDS BY PROVIDING EYE CARE, HOSTING SUMMER COOKOUTS AND CHRISTMAS DINNERS, DELIVERING CHRISTMAS GIFTS, AND SPONSORING CAMP DOGWOOD CAMPERS.  THE CLUB HAS RESPONDED TO COMMUNITY NEEDS THROUGH PURCHASES OF HEARING AIDS, PURCHASES OF EQUIPMENT FOR THE SURRY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT AS WELL AS DONATING $10,000 TO REEVES COMMUNITY CENTER FOR THE RENOVATION OF THEIR FACILITIES.  RECENTLY THE CLUB DONATED $10,000 TO THE JOAN AND HOWARD WOLTZ HOSPICE HOME IN DOBSON, NC.

IN SUPPORT OF THE BROADER SCOPE OF LIONISM, THE MOUNT AIRY CLUB PARTICIPATES IN DISTRICT AND STATE ACTIVITIES AND MEETS THESE MONETARY GOALS.  THE CLUB IS PROUD TO HAVE FURNISHED TWO DISTRICT GOVERNORS, JOHN R. HAMILTON, 1973-1974, AND DR. WILFORD LYERLY, 1987-1988. THE CLUB HAS PROVIDED LEADERSHIP OUTSIDE OF LIONISM AS DEMONSTRATED BY THE ROLE PLAYED IN ESTABLISHING A COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN SURRY COUNTY.  THE MOUNT AIRY LIONS CLUB, A PRINCIPLE BACKER OF THE COLLEGE, APPOINTED LIONS WILL MONDAY, B. H. THARRINGTON, FLOYD (FLIP) REES AND JOHN HAMILTON TO GO TO RALEIGH TO LAY THE GROUNDWORK WITH STATE OFFICIALS.  LION MONDAY TOOK IT UPON HIMSELF TO SEE THE COLLEGE BECOME A REALITY.  TODAY THE CLUB ANNUALLY AWARDS SURRY COMMUNITY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS TO TWO DESERVING HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS IN OUR AREA.

OFFICERS:

PRESIDENT - ROGER KECK

SECRETARY/TREASURER

ASST. SECRETARY - JIM COWLES

ASSISTANT TREASURER - BILL JOE WOODRUFF

LION TAMER - BILL DRESSMAN

TAIL TWISTER - DEAN SIMMONS

ASST. TAIL TWISTER - FRANK HUFFMAN

MEMBERSHIP CHAIRMAN - BILL JOE WOODRUFF

CHAPLAIN - RUSSELL VASS

DIRECTORS:

(Terms expire 2017)

BILLY SMITH

FRANK HUFFMAN

(Terms expire 2018)

DAVID MCCULLOUGH

BILL DRESSMAN

RUSSELL VASS

CURRENT MEMBERS:

LION TOMMY BARKER

LION THORNTON BEROTH

LION J. A. BRYANT, JR.

LION MICHAEL CLARK

LION JIM COWLES

LION DANIEL DIXON

LION WILLIAM DRESSMAN

LION ZACHERY EDWARDS

LION PHILLIP FULK

LION TRUDY HUFFMAN

LION FRANK HUFFMAN

LION ROGER KECK

LION JOHN MARTIN

LION DAVID MCCULLOUGH

LION JOHN REES

LION DEAN SIMMONS

LION BILLY SMITH

LION GINA STARBUCK

LION TOM STARBUCK

LION DAVID TAYLOR (AT LARGE)

LION RUSSELL VASS

LION BRAD WALKER

LION BILL JOE WOODRUFF

 

 

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