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News & Announcements

 

 

1/26/2017

Lion Steve Ives Receives the Lions Prestigious Melvin Jones Fellowship

 

Florence Lion and Club Secretary Steve Ives was named a Melvin Jones Fellow at the Lions Mid-Year Leadership Conference in Louisville on January 13th . The award was made in recognition of Steve's world service and commitment and is the highest honor bestowed by the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF). The plaque was presented by upcoming Lions International President Gudrun Bjort Ingvadotter of Iceland. Our congratulations to Lion Steve!

 

 

4/13/2016

Lion Ferd Metzger Honored for six decades of Lions Club Service

 

Lion Ferd has been a member of the Florence Lions Club for 59 years. He has served on every Club Committee and office including the Secretary and President twice.

 

He has brought 25 great members to the world of Lionism. He started the Vision Screening in the Boone County Schools in 1958. An ongoing program that over the years has screened more than 100,000 students and has identified thousands with vision deficiencies.

 

Lion Ferd also was the force behind the Boone County Senior Eyesight Program that funds the Boone County Lions Clubs eyesight programs as well as convincing the Kentucky Legislators to pass a law to make mandatory eye examination of any student who enters an State funded school for the first time.

 

For his distinguished services, over the years, he has received numerous awards and recognitions including Life Membership, Life Patron, Finis Davis Fellow and Melvin Jones Fellow awards.

 

8/13/2014

 

Lion Keller Honored on 50th Anniversay in the Florence Lions

 

Lion Frank Keller was honored by the Club at the regular meeting on Augst 13th for having served in the organization for 50 years. Lion Phyllis Carlson took the podium to outline Frank's distinguishhed and impressive five decades in the Florence Lions Club, listing Frank's service in many of the club's offices, primarily as Treasurer which he held for over a dozen years.

 

Lion Frank joined the Florence Lions under the sponsorship of Lion Ferd Metzger in 1964 and immediately began to participate in the club's activities, taking on many chairmanships in the process.

 

Shown in the picture with current Florence Lions President Doug Braun, Frank received a plaque in honor of his anniversary and a standiing ovation from the club members as well as his wife, children and grandchildren who were present for the occasion.

 

Our heartfelt thanks and congratulations to Lion Frank.

 

4/11 & 12/2014

April 11th & 12th, 2014 - Kentucky Lions 43-T District Convention

The 2013 43-T District Convention will take place this year at the Doubletree Hotel at the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati Airport on Friday & Saturday, April 11th & 12th. Dinner and/or room reservations required. See here for detailed announcement from PDG Charyn Lonneman.

 

1/15/2014

Cincinnati Lions' 4th Annual Murder Mystery Dinner

The Downtown Cincinnati Lions Club invites all to enjoy drinks, dinner and a "Murder Mystery" event Saturday evening, February 15th. Door prizes, raffle and lots more. For more information and to make your reservations, click here.

 

11/18/2013

2013-2014 MD-43 Mid-Year Conference

The Annual Roy Caywood, Sr. Leadership Conference to be held January 17th, 18th and 19th, 2014 in Louisville. For a description, schedule and reservation information please click here for a downloadable and printable copy.

 

9/18/2013

New Florence Lions Website Launched

Florence Lions is pleased to present a new and improved web presence, designed to present the club not only to the public, but also to provide improved member communications through its club member section. This will improve cohesiveness between hall rental and special event chairpersons and eliminate the use of many thousands of email communications over the years. It will also serve to allow the general membership to be more informed on various manpower needs.


 

9/20/2013

Eyesight Raffle - $20,000 Potential

FLC Lion Kew Taybi has provided a letter describing the Patron's Fund which covers special eye surgery cases. To help meet this need, Lions of Kentucky have set up a raffle event to raise badly needed money. .....(read Kew Taybi's entire letter here)


 

10/09/2013

"The White Cane Story" - A Short History of the White Cane

 

FLC Lion Dave McClure forwards this interesting story of the origin of the familiar white cane which is used by thousands of people with vision impairment. October 15th is national "Sight Conservation Day"......(Read Here)


 

 

 

                   

 

 

Florence Lions Club, 29 LaCresta Drive, Florence, Kentucky 41042
General Information - 859-525-2263 / Hall Rental - Chuck Carlson: 513-623-1255 - florencekylions@gmail.com