The Fulton Lions Club recently hosted a joint meeting with the Oswego Lions Club and Lions 20-Y-1 District Governor Dr. Kerry Brown, said David Guyer, Fulton president. Ã‚Â Dr. Brown also inducted two new members into each club.
Newly inducted members and their sponsors receive recognition at the recent joint Fulton-Oswego Lions Club meeting with guest, Lions 20-Y-1 District Governor Dr. Kerry Brown. From left: new Oswego Lion Mike Henderson; new Oswego Lion Paul Warren, Oswego President Bob Bateman, Dist Gov. Kerry Brown; Fulton President David Guyer, new Fulton Lion Sean Green, new Fulton Lion Theresa Stephens and her sponsor and husband, Fulton Lion Robert Stephens. Oswego Lions President received the organizationÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Melvin Jones Fellowship Award that evening from Oswego Lions Past President Karen Hammond. A Melvin Jones Fellowship is the highest honor that Lions International can bestow, Hammond said. This award recognizes a personÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s commitment to humanitarian service.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Fulton inducted Sean Green and Theresa Stephens, and Oswego inducted Mike Henderson and Paul Warren, Ã¢â‚¬Å“ Guyer said. Ã¢â‚¬Å“ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s always wonderful to welcome new members into our clubs, and it was an honor to have our district governor perform the inductions.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Fulton Lion Robert Stephens pins the Lions Club pin on his wife, Theresa, whom he sponsored as a new member at the recent joint meeting of the Fulton and Oswego Lions clubs. Paul Warren, in background, was inducted that evening as a member of the Oswego club.
The Fulton Lions Club hosts a number of annual events, such as the Labor Day Duck Derby and Lions Loot to raise funds for helping the visual and hearing impaired in the Greater Fulton community. In 2008-09, the club provided more than $9,000 in free eye exams, eyeglasses, and hearing aids, Guyer said.
For more information on the Fulton Lions Club visit www.FultonLionsClub.org, and for more information on the Oswego Lions Club, visitÃ‚Â www.oswegony.lionwap.org.