Tag: Sun Lakes Lions Club

Sun Lakes Lions Club annual Casino Night

Lion John Peterson In late January, the Sun Lakes Lions Club hosted its annual Casino Night at the Sun Lakes Country Club. Over 400 guests were treated to a fun-filled night of gambling. Assistance was provided by Harrah’s Ak Chin Resort and the Sun Lakes Lions Breakfast Club. After earning reward dollars, the participants then…

2018 Sun Lakes Lions Peace Poster Contest winners

Lion John Peterson On December 6, the Sun Lakes Lions Club hosted its Lions International Peace Poster awards ceremony. This program encourages young people ages 11 to 13 to create a poster depicting “Kindness Matters” for this year. Locally, 15 students in the Chandler Unified School District submitted posters for evaluation. Our club agreed to…

SLLC president presents Melvin Jones Fellow Awards

SLLC President Larry Palmer is shown presenting a Melvin Jones Fellow to Lion Ray Born. The Melvin Jones Fellow is one of the highest awards bestowed to a Lion. The plaque states, “Melvin Jones Fellow presented to Ray Born for Dedicated Humanitarian Services and signed by the current Lions Clubs International Foundation Chairperson.” Lion Ray…

Sun Lakes Lions Club’s 2018 – 2019 officers

DGE Ray Clark installed the Sun Lakes Lions Club’s 2018-2019 officers at a covered dish supper held in the Administration Building of Sun Lakes United Methodist Church. Left to right are Secretary/Treasurer Ruth Palmer, Second VP Lorna Snedigar, President Larry Palmer, DGE Ray Clark, Lion Tamer Jack Rahman, 2yr Director Pat Hollander, 1yr Director Ray…

Sun Lakes Lions Club donates AFMA/Sun Lakes Community Assistance Program “Lock Boxes”

Brian Curry Sun Lakes Lions Club President Larry Palmer presents a check to the Arizona Fire & Medical Authority/Sun Lakes Community Assistance Program Coordinator Scott Jaeger to be used to purchase 12 “lock boxes” for financially-strapped Sun Lakes residents. The actual lock boxes will be purchased at the fire district’s station and then donated to…

Sun Lakes Lions Club makes annual donation to NWC

  Brian Curry “There is no organization that does more to help the citizens of Sun Lakes and South Chandler and in a variety of life-altering ways than the wonderful Neighbors Who Care. You are a lifeline, a safety net and you truly live up to your name with the programs and services you provide,”…

Arizona Blankets 4 Kids

  Mac Davey Sun Lakes Quilting Ladies, a small group of dedicated sewers, have delivered over 4,700 quilts for Arizona Blankets 4 Kids since starting in 2001. These quilts are distributed to seriously ill and traumatized children, along with very needy children. Very often, this blanket will be the first item a child has ever…

Lions Club “Melvin Jones Fellow” award

  PDG Lion Forrest B. Cheuvront Jr. Past President Lion Lorna Snedigar presents a “Melvin Jones Fellow” award to Lion James Hodge for his service in Lionism. A Melvin Jones Fellow is one of the highest forms of recognition bestowed upon a Lion. Melvin Jones was born on a cavalry outpost at Camp Thomas, AZ,…