Community Press Release – Buchanan-Galien Lions April Update

Buchanan-Galien Lions April Update

Submitted by Jerry Flenar, Written by Alice Kring

Happy Thursday Fellow Lions!

April is a month to celebrate Volunteerism!  As Lions our Motto is “We Serve”  we are all volunteering almost daily.   But each and every one of us deserves to be appreciated for everything we do in our daily lives to help make our world, our community and our club better.  THANK YOU!

Our club was honored a lot at the District Convention last Saturday with the following awards,  District Peace Poster winner, District Leo Club of the Year (second year in a row), District Club of the Year and our own Lion Mark Tumbleson won District publicity/newsletter editor of the Year.  We also were honored for 100% participation for the districts projects.  I was so proud of our club because we continued to grow and serve our community year after year.  Thank you to each member for your dedication you give the club, because it does make a difference in a lot of ways.

The White Cane Collection is coming up next week.  Attached are the assignments if you are unable to come to your during assigned please come whenever it is convenient for your schedule.  If you are unable to work and would like to make a donation that would be wonderful!  Questions please call Lion Mark Nixon 269-266-2823 or Lion Alice Kring 269-470-0571.

Our next regular meeting is scheduled for May 12th at 6:00 p.m. at the Legion.  Our speaker will be Sarah Martin, PA from Beacon Health Dermatology Department and Lest We Forget “Women in the Military” will give a short presentation also.  We will be having elections at this meeting also. Nomination list is attached.  This is our last regular meeting of the year.  Please make sure you attend.

Our annual dinner will be on June 9th at Lion Brian Fisher’s home at 1417 Deer Path, Buchanan, MI 

Looking forward to seeing you all soon!

Lion Alice

“We Serve” is our motto – 87+ years strong – and proud to serve in the 2020 Nicest City in America – Buchanan, MI!

About Buchanan-Galien Lions Club: Buchanan-Galien Lion’s Club has been serving the community for more than 75 years. We meet the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at the Buchanan American Legion Hall – to learn more about becoming a Lion, contact us. Lions are men and women who volunteer their time to humanitarian causes. Lions extend their commitment beyond sight conservation through countless local efforts that include youth outreach programs, improving the environment, building homes for the disabled, and, through their foundation, provide disaster relief around the world.

Contact: Jerry Flenar,, 269-695-3000

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