Installation of OCLC Officers for 2014-2015

Outgoing King Lion Sean Williams (right) congratulates the new Ocean City Lions Club King Lion Ken Robertson (left).

06/25/14 - At the June 25th Ocean City Lions Club meeting, the new King Lion and Officers were installed for the 2014-2015 year, which begins July 1st. The new officers are: Ed Grace - Tail Twister, John Topfer - Director, Ken Robertson - King Lion, Tom Elliott - 1st Vice President, Larry Schissler - 2nd Vice President, Jeff Quillin - Treasurer, Joe Schanno - Membership Committee Chair, and Jo-Anna Schanno - Secretary. Joe Schanno is also the incoming District Governor of 22-B.


Ocean City Lions Support the Boy Scouts of Worcester County

Picture: King Lion Sean Williams, Scout Brandon McKenzie and Scout Master Ken Nichols

06/11/14 - At a recent Ocean City Lions Club meeting, King Lion Sean Williams presented a check for $2,000 to members of Boy Scout Troop 261, to help them with their many community projects.


Ben Ogle Wins Ocean City Lions “Pride” Award

Picture: Ben Ogle (left) and Ocean City Lion Ben Dawson (right).

March 09, 2014 - Delmarva businessman Ben Ogle, financial advisor at Edward Jones in Ocean Pines, has received the Ocean City Lions' highest and most prestigious community service award, “The Pride” award. The “Pride” award is presented to individuals who make contributions to the OC Lions Club, who take interest in the club, and who help the Lions make our community a better place to live. These special individuals inspire us to live up to our motto, “We Serve.”

Mr. Ogle made generous contributions of greens fees during the Lions annual golf tournament on October 16, 2013 at the Ocean City Golf Club. With Ben’s help and contributions, the Ocean City Lions raised over $25,000 to help support their U.S. Forces Overseas Casualty Assistance Program of the Ocean City Lions Charities Inc., which supports our wounded troops from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.


Ocean City-Berlin Leo Club Gives Early Christmas Present to Diakonia

Picture – Top Row: Susan Blaney, Diakonia Volunteer Coordinator, Leo Tyler Keiser, Leo Collin Bankert, President, Claudia Nagle, Diakonia Executive Director, Leo Katie Bear. Kneeling: Leo Cloe Maykrantz, Nora Duke, Leo School Advisor, Leo Emily Cashman, Treasurer, Leo Grant Rosenblatt.

December 20, 2013 - The Ocean City-Berlin Leo Club presented a check and several boxes of food to Diakonia right before Christmas. After hearing that Diakonia was having a harder time this year getting supplies from area food pantries, the Leos decided to step in and help. For more than thirty years, Diakonia, located in West Ocean City, has been helping individuals and families in Worcester County and on the Lower Show by providing shelter, food, clothing and the resources to rebuild their lives. The Leo Club is a youth-based group sponsored by the Ocean City Lions Club and is based at Stephen Decatur High School. Every year the club assists the OC Lions in raising awareness and funds for their many eyesight programs. Also, every year the Leo Club helps fund the National Lions ‘Leader Dog for the Blind’ program.


Ocean City Lions Club Presents Check to the Stephen Decatur High School Cheerleaders

Picture: Left to right – King Lion Sean Williams, Cheerleaders, Karoline Cole, Cora Cox, Ciara Wright, and Karoline’s mother, Kathy

At our November 13th meeting, the Ocean City Lions Club presented a check for three hundred dollars to the Stephen Decatur High School Cheer Squad, to help them raise money for a very special trip in January.  The Cheerleaders have been invited, by the Universal Cheerleaders Association, to take part in the pre-game show at the Capital One Bowl, New Year’s Day in Orlando. Thirteen are planning to make the trip – if they can raise enough money. “We’re doing everything we can to raise money. We’ve been having a lot of fundraisers and benefits,” said Cora Cox, a senior member of Decatur’s varsity Cheer Squad,” We all really want to go and we appreciate the check from the Ocean City Lions Club.”


Ocean City Lions Club Presents Check to the Stephen Decatur High School NJROTC

In the picture: King Lion Sean Williams presents a check for $1,000 to the head of the Stephen Decatur NJROTC, Lt. Commander Kelly Reavy, Senior Naval Science Instructor.

The Ocean City Lions Club presented a check for $1,000 to the Stephen Decatur High School NJROTC at our November 13th dinner meeting. At the start of the meeting, members of the NJROTC Honor Guard presented the Colors of the United States of America.


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