This month we lost a dear Lion -- PDG Jack Zimmerman -- Rest In Peace, Lion Jack!
MEET THE PENBROOK LIONS CLUB'S
You ask...What is the
PENBROOK LIONS CLUB?
The Penbrook Lions Club is a local organization made up of our neighbors – men and women who care about our community.
After reading through our website and reading our BROCHURE, are you interested in helping and serving others in the Penbrook (PA) area? ... Are you interested in making our community better for future generations? ... Would you like to visit a meeting? OR Volunteer to help with any of our projects or fundraisers and learn why WE SERVE ... Consider being a PENBROOK LION. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at email@example.com. For our Membership APPLICATION is attached here for your convenience.
The Mission Statement of Lions Clubs: To empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humaniitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions Clubs.
MEET OUR NEWEST LIONS
District Governor Lee Eisenhard inducted 2 new members, Pedro and Margarita Silva, who were sponsored by Lion Sylvia Mummert. Lion Sylvia was presented with the Sponsor of the Month yard sign.
MEET OUR LATEST "STUDENTS OF THE MONTHS"
At a recent meeting KL Carolyn honored their Students of the Month: February, Maya Ellison (center), an 8th grade student at Central Dauphin East Middle School, and March, LaNiya Grasty-Clark, a 5th grade student at South Side Elementary School. Their names have been added to the “Student of the Month” plaque which is on display at the Penbrook Community Building. (WATCH FOR OUR NEXT STUDENTS TO BE RECOGNIZED)
68TH CHARTER CELEBRATION
On March 13 we celebrated the 68th Annniversary of our Charter with a 1960's musical review.
MEET OUR MOST SENIOR LION
During the Penbrook Lions Club's 67th Charter Night Celebration, King Lion Vicky Dougherty honored Lion Neil Dimeler for his 50 years of service. Lion Neil is the longest-standing member in the club!
Donna Derrickson, a volunteer at the Butterfly House of Hershey Gardens, spoke about the Life of a Monarch Butterfly.
Lion Carmen was honored by DG Lee with a Pennsylvania Lions Fellow.
KL Carolyn was honored by IPDG Krista Griffith with a Pennsylvania Lions Fellow.
Lion Don Straw received a Melvin Jones Fellowship for his many acts of service for our Community and our Club.
At the 2013 State Convention in Valley Forge, PA, Lion Kathy was presented the Presidential Medal for Distinguished Leadership by International President Wayne Madden.
Penbrook Lions were Recognized by the 2011-2012 District Governor for their Service at the District Level. Standing (l-r): Lions Carolyn Cassell, Bill Fouse, Kathy Fouse, Eric Stentzel, Salli Miller and Immediate Past District Governor Dave McCluskey. Seated: PDGs Sarah and E. Paul Clark (Lion Paul passed away on November 13, 2012, 3 months after this photo was taken).
OUR CURRENT MEMBERSHIP IS 43 AND WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR NEW MEMBERS!!
Why not make LIONS a family affair!
Our Lions Club along with our Leo Club
have 3 multi-generation members!
Lions Vicky and Jeff and Leo Mary. Not photographed in this photo to complete this multi-generational family is our longest serving Lion Neil, his wife Lion Nancy, his sister Lion Dolores and their cousin Lion "Cappy"
Also not shown is Lion Carolyn Cassell and her son and daughter-in-law Lions Danny and Megan Cassell.
Lions have FUN, they travel and they learn!!!
Penbrook Lions, while serious about our commitment to SERVE those around us, also put a bit of FUN into our meetings. Here Lion Kathy was celebrating her 60th Birthday and we brought back the youth in us and everyone had to wear party hats!
Below show an Easter Bonnet Parade at one of our meetings.
In September, 2012, Lions Vicky, Carmen, Carolyn and Kathy and Leo Emily joined over 2,000 Lions, Lioness and Leos from around the country at the 2012 USA/Canada Leadership Forum in Tampa Bay, Florida. What a way to learn about this great organization, ways to put fun into meetings and how to better serve our community, while making new friends from all over the USA and Canada!! We highly recommend each Lion attend at least one Forum during your years in Lionism!
Lion Kathy and Leo Emily had the privilege of meeting International President Wayne Madden and his wife, Lion Linda.
If you are interested in learning more about the Penbrook Lions Club and how you can become part of this worldwide service club, please contact our Membership Chairperson, Lion Kathy Fouse at 695-0943.
Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization with more than 1.3 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.