Diabetes Coalition of York

Lions Honor State Champion Runner:  Lion President Mike Sterner (left) presented two plaques to Spring Grove Area High School runner Laila Campbell at the club’s September 8 meeting.  The club hosted Laila and her family to recognize her for winning the Girls 3-A 100 and 200 Meter Dash events at the 2021and 2022 PIAA Track and Field Championships as a freshman and sophomore.  Laila is beginning her junior year at Spring Grove.

Lions Install New Officers:  Immediate Past President and Zone Chairman Lion Ron Bollinger II (right) hands the gavel to new President Lion Mike Sterner at the club’s July 14 meeting.   Lion Ron installed the new slate of officers for the 2022-23 Lion year.

Lions Honor Scholarship Recipient:  The club honored Brooke Shaffer, the 2022 winner of the club’s Fred Burns Scholarship, and her family at the club’s July 14 meeting.  Nadine Siar, Fred’s partner, and Fred’s daughter and grandson (left) presented Brooke with the $1000 scholarship check.  Brooke graduated from Spring Grove High School where she was class valedictorian.  She will be attending York College majoring in Business Administration and Human Resources.

Lions Award 36th Melvin Jones Fellowship:  Lion Mike Flory (left) congratulates Lion Mike Billet on becoming the club's 36th Melvin Jones Fellow at the club's June 23 meeting.  The Fellowship includes a $1000 donation to the Lions Club International Foundation to support the Foundation’s humanitarian efforts throughout the world.  

Lions Honor State Champion Swimmer:  Lion Mark Bortner presented a plaque to Spring Grove High School Senior Daniel Gordan at the club’s May 26 meeting.  The club hosted Daniel and his family to recognize him for winning the Boys 3-A 50 and 100 Yard Freestyle events at the 2021 PIAA Swimming Championships.  Daniel will be attending the University of Florida this fall.

Lions Support Senior Center:  Lion President Ron Bollinger II presented a check for $200 to Tammy Miller, Executive Director of Windy Hill on Campus at the club’s April 28 meeting.

Lions Support Local Four Diamonds Mini THON: Lion President Ron Bollinger II (left) and Lion Terry Lehr (right) presented a check for $500 to the members of the Spring Grove High School Mini THON team at the club’s February 24 meeting.  The Mini THON team visited the club to talk about their efforts to raise money to fight childhood cancer.

Lions Help Fund District Projects:  Lion President Ron Bollinger II (left) presents a check for $800 to Lion District Governor Daniel Brant at the club's January 13 meeting.  The money will be used to fund District 14C projects including: Pre-School Vision Screening, Beacon Lodge, Lions Club International Foundation, Leader Dog for the Blind, Sight Conservation and Eye Research, Hearing Research, Diabetes Awareness, and Lions Quest Life Skills Program.

Lions Help Local Families at Christmas:  Christmas Baskets Chairman Lion Dennis Myers (front row second from right) and 15 fellow Lions, with friends and family posed for a picture before delivering all the fixings for a family Christmas dinner to 24 needy families in the Spring Grove Community.  In addition to the dinners, the club also distributed canned goods and toys donated by the Spring Grove Elementary School, Kennie’s gift cards from an anonymous donor, and Giant gift cards from House of Brew.











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