Lions Club comes back to Elizabethton
Published 9:10 am Tuesday, July 7, 2015
A new Lions Club will come to Elizabethton on July 9.
In honor of the occasion, 32 men and women will celebrate the charter night of the Elizabethton Lions Club at Carter at Main Restaurant at 6 p.m.
During the ceremonies, Past International Director Bill Watkins and Immediate Past District Governor Ed Gibbons will present members of the new club with their official charter. Members of the Johnson City Lions Club, who sponsored the formation of the Elizabethton Lions Club, will also be on hand to congratulate members of the new club.
“I am proud to welcome these men and women into Lions. Elizabethton will be proud to have such a fine group serving their community,” said Gibbons.
The Elizabethton Lions Club will meet on the second and fourth Thursday’s at noon at Carter at Main.
Lions Clubs are a group of men and women who identify needs within the community and work together to fulfill those needs.
Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with 1.4 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas around the world. Since 1917, Lions Clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world.
For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit the Web site at www.lionsclubs.org.