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Cherokee Village Lions Club meet to install new officers

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Lion President Amy Driesel receiving the Melvin Jones Award. [Order this photo]
The Cherokee Village Lions' Club met on July 24 at Words Afterwords in Hardy for the annual Installation of Officers. After dinner, the keynote speaker, PDG Lion Rich Fischer, encouraged the club to continue its efforts in helping those in need and spreading the word about who the Lions are and what the club does.

Lion President Amy Driesel presented awards to several members of the club who were instrumental in assisting the club in its community projects in the past year. Driesel gave a special award to Lion Helen Hanggee for turning 100 during her presidency. Crystal Cornea Awards were given to Lion Nancy French, Lion Jamie Schultz, and Lion Richard Dye. The Silver Cane Award was given to Lion Sylvia Dye. The Dalstrom Award was given to Lon Marge Rogers. PDG Lion Rich Fischer awarded Lion President Amy Driesel with the Melvin Jones Award for her service as President.

After the awards were received, PDG Lion Rich Fischer conducted the installation of the 2012-2013 officers: President Lion Doug Driesel, 1st Vice President Lion Nancy French, 2nd Vice President Lion Sylvia Dye, Secretary Lion Vickie Rice, Treasurer Lion Marge Rogers, Lion Tamer Lion Harlan Rogers, Tail Twister Lion Bonnie Helland, Director Lion Danny Schultz, Director Lion Marc Herring, Director Lion Emmett Griffith, Director PDG Lion Wally Schultz. The Membership Committee includes Lion Jamie Schultz, Lion Richard Dye, and Lion Dean Watts.

Cherokee Village Lions Club group photo. [Order this photo]
Under Lion Amy Driesel's leadership, the CV Lions' Club was an enjoyable experience for all involved. Her commitment to helping those in need, and her kindheartedness came through in every project the Lions' Club was involved in. The club is grateful for the time and energy she put into her work.

The Lions Club is an international organization whose motto is to serve, every day, everywhere. As the local Cherokee Village chapter, we strive to promote and host events that benefit our communities and residents. If you are interested in learning more about the organization that brags a large number of members worldwide, including celebrities such as Doctor Oz, please attend a meeting or call us.

We meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month at 5pm at Words Afterwords in Hardy. You may call Lion President Amy Driesel at 257-5967 or Lion Secretary Vickie Rice at 856-2983.

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