July 2017 Meeting

Our July meeting was the Official Visit for our newly installed District 18L Governor Terry Rice. Our meal was BBQ from Rhino Ribs in Rome, Georgia.

Lion President Tim Dunn , Lion Past President Mike Henleben present Melvin Jones Fellowship to Lion Cheryl Henleben at the June 2017 meeting. 

Lion President Tim Dunn , Lion Past President Mike Henleben present Melvin Jones Fellowship to Lion Cheryl Henleben at the June 2017 meeting.

Lion Barb May receives the Lion of the Year Award 2017 for her dedicated service to the club.

Lion Barb May receives the Lion of the Year Award 2017 for her dedicated service to the club.

By the Numbers:

  • 2017 Special Olympics and Opening Eyes Screening at Emory University –  157 athletes screened; 92 pairs of prescription glasses and 65 pairs of sun glasses provided to the athletes
  • 315 pairs of eyeglasses collected since the June club meeting. Year to date 3,500 collected.
  • 4 vision assistance referrals since our June meeting through North Fulton Community Charities and the Drake House. Year to date – 66 persons referred.

Upcoming Activities:

Be sure to check our calendar on our website at Calendar

You can also access the calendar directly at Google at Roswell Lions Calendar at Google

Our calendar in  ICAL format

#WeServe #District18L #Roswelllions #Roswell #NorthFulton #Cobb

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February 2017 Meeting

Our guest speaker this evening was Janet Johnson, Cemetery Project Chair, Roswell Historical Society. Website http://www.roswellhistoricalsociety.org/. Janet updated us on two current projects Wreaths Across America and Old Roswell Cemetery.

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Lion Jonathan Crooks (l) inducted new Lion Leon Shelkoff (m). His sponsor is Lion Frank Beck (r).

 

 

By the Numbers:

  • 286 pairs of eyeglasses collected since the December club meeting
  • 4 vision assistance referrals since our December meeting through North Fulton Community Charities and the Drake House.

#WeServe #District18L #Roswelllions #Roswell #NorthFulton #Cobb

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LQ: Lions Quarterly January 2017 – Lions Club Video

Get ready to celebrate Lions centennial during our International Convention this summer in Chicago, June 30 – July 4, 2017.

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January 2017 Meeting

This evening we congratulated our 2017 Roswell Lions Club Peace Poster Winners: Charlotte Wilkins – Queen of Angels and Priyi Soneji – Elkins Pointe Middle School.

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Our guest speaker was Lion Diana Centofanti on Communication Technology Available for those with Hearing Issues.

By the Numbers:

  • 318 pairs of eyeglasses collected since the December club meeting
  • 4 vision assistance referrals since our December meeting through North Fulton Community Charities and a WWII veteran who currently resides at Roswell Nursing & Rehab Center
  • $270 collected in the Shoe Fund during the December meeting.
  • $475 collected and submitted to the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation for Whote Cane Campaign.
  • 10, 25 and 65 year Monarch Chevrons for service presented to our members.

#WeServe  #District18L #Roswelllions  #Roswell  #NorthFulton #Cobb

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No Meeting Tonight – Rescheduled for Monday, January 23, 2017

Our normally scheduled meeting for the third Monday of the month/tonight has been rescheduled for Monday, January 23, 2017  @7:00p.m. at  Roswell Adult Recreation Center, 830 Grimes Bridge Road, Roswell, GA 30075

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Vino 100 Fundraiser for Roswell Lions Club on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 430pm

Vino 100

Details

  • when -Sat, Jan 21, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • where –  Vino 100,131 S Main St, Alpharetta, GA, United States – next to Crust
  • Join us for another wonderful afternoon of fine wines, music, silent auction items and wonderful food- all for only $10. Roswell Lions Club is hosting Saturday, January 21st at the Vino 100 at 131 S Main Street Alpharetta. A wonderful tasting selection of 5 wines will be offered among the most recent offerings at Vino 100. Proceeds will help the Lions with purchasing needed equipment for the many eye screenings it holds free throughout Roswell and surrounding areas.Help us support a good cause AND have a great time for a great price!
  • Hope to see you there…for questions or to donate if you are not able to attend- contact Barb May 678-800-5086.

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Support Roswell Lions Night Out and Georgia Ensemble Theatre for the 2016-2017 Season

The 2016 – 2017 season will be our Sixth season having the Roswell Lions Night out with the Georgia Ensemble Theatre. Check back for specific dates and event information. Our Night out proceeds the opening of the play. Tickets for our special evening are available for sale. For more information email RoswellLionsGETNightOut@roswelllions.org

For more details about the Georgia Ensemble Theatre go to http://get.org

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For more information about Roswell Lions GET Night Out email RoswellLionsGETNightOut@roswelllions.org

For more details about the Georgia Ensemble Theatre go to http://get.org

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Fall Means Roswell Lions’ Apples and Fried Pies

Fall means our Annual Apples and Fried Pies Sale is here. Help us raise money to support our community projects.

Our apples and our fried pies are purchased from Mercier Orchards in North Georgia. The apples are packed in 20 lb. boxes and sell for $25/box. The fried pies come 12 in a box and we are limited to two varieties per box (6/6). Delivery is expected around the beginning of October

Apple varieties include:

reddelicious_appleRed Delicious – Crisp and sweet eating apple.

 

goldendelicious_appleGolden Delicious – Holds shape well and are especially good for pies and baked apples. Also good for slaws and sauces.

 

Mutsu AppleMutsu (Crispin) – A sweet tart apple. Holds shape well. Especially good for pies, baking apples, and applesauce.

Granny Smith Apple

 

Granny Smith – Good all purpose, tart eating and cooking apple. Makes delicious applesauce.

Fuji AppleFuji – An all-purpose cross between Red Delicious and Ralls Janet. Aromatic with a sweet tart flavor, crisp and juicy even after storage. Good eating apple.

 

Pink Lady –  Pink Lady apples are very firm and dense, with a tart flavor and effervescent finish. Bright white flesh that resists browning when cut.

 

Fried pies come with the following fillings: Apple, Blue Berry, Cherry, Peach, Pecan and No Sugar Apple. Our fried pies are a treat at $25/dozen. Only sold by the dozen in a box and no more than two varieties per box (6/6 if split). Very similar to the pies sold at The Varsity.

If you have questions about this fundraiser you can contact Lion Chris Wong at apples@roswelllions.org

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Steve Acenbrak Educated Lions About Upcoming T-SPLOST Referendum on November 8th Ballot

steveacenbrakOur speaker at the September 2016 meeting of the Roswell Lions was Steve Acenbrak, P.E., LEED AP, PWLF, Director of Transportation, City of Roswell. Steve educated us on the upcoming Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (T-SPLOST) referendum that voters will see on the November 8 ballot.

More details about T-SPLOST is available on the City of Roswell website at http://www.roswellgov.com/Home/Components/News/News/1457/1764?backlist=%2fgovernment%2fdepartments%2ftransportation

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2016-17 President’s Theme: New Mountains to Climb (Long Version)

2016-17 Lions International President Bob Corlew encourages Lions to climb mountains this year and achieve their service and membership goals. This video is available in all languages. Click the settings button on the bottom right hand corner of the video screen, click subtitles and choose your language.

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