Kenmore Lion Receives Awards

On Tuesday June 18, 2019, PP Lion MJ Silliman presentied Lion Ginny Pingrey with a Lions International President’s Certification of Appreciation for her outstanding devotion to Kenmore Lions Club for the past ten years. Lion Ginny also received a Centennial Gold Award for sponsoring new Lions Ralph MacVittie and David Saxer.


Kenmore Lions Celebrate 90th Anniversary!

On Tuesday June 4, 2019 the Kenmore Lions Club celebrated their 90th Service Anniversary and Officer Induction ceremony with a Banquet at Sean Patrick's Restaurant.

Fellow Lions from various Lions Clubs of District 20-N and our "Twin Lions Club" from Ft. Erie Canada joined in on the celebration. Lions Clubs Past International Director Lion Edward Cortes was the guest speaker and inducted Lion Barb Elliott as President and the new officers for 2019-2020.  Lion MJ Silliman was presented with the Lions Clubs International Melvin Jones Fellowship Award for her dedication and leadership in her service to the Club and her 2-years of being Club President. Lion Beverly and James Grimes were awarded the New York State Robert J. Uplinger "Distinguished Service" Award for their years of providing outstanding service to the Club as chairmen of various Club projects and for serving as Lion Tamer for the Club. Lions Joe Argenio and Ginny Pingrey were both awarded Presidential Certificates of Appreciation for their dedication and efforts in their many assignments as Kenmore Lions. Town of Tonawanda Supervisor Joseph Emminger presented the Club with Proclamations outlining 90 years of service to the Community. Congratulations and thanks to the Committee for making this celebration such a success.  

Awardees at the 90th Anniversary Banquet Awardees at the 90th Anniversary Banquet Awardees at the 90th Anniversary Banquet

Centennial Service Challenge pinAlso at the banquet, District Governor Lion Jeff Jarvis presented each Kenmore Lion with the "Centennial Service Challenge Medal". The Club fulfilled the requirements set by LCI for service projects in our Centennial Year 2017. LCI President made the following statement regarding the challenge: “The Centennial Service Challenge highlights the important humanitarian work we do and our impact in communities around the world.”


Memorial Day Parade

On May 27th, the Kenmore Lions Club took part in the 2019 Tonawanda Memorial Day Parade.

The Lions Club float in the parade