Fish Fry – March 16, 2018

The Apex Lions Clubs annual Fish Fry will be held on March 16 this year.  The C C Jones building located at 309 Holleman Street in downtown Apex provides a great site for our annual fund raising event. Serving will be from 11:00 am until 7:00 PM. You can come in sit down to enjoy… Read More »

Blue Lights College

Last month we missed both of our regular meetings due to snow.  This month we made up for lost time! We began our meeting by installing a new member.  Lion Kathy Faber is the daughter of Lion Barbara Faber, Lion Gil Faber (deceased) and sister of Past District Governor Wayne Faber who had the honor… Read More »

Deja Vu All Over Again

For the second time this month we have to cancel our meeting due to snow!  Hopefully we will be able to meet on the first Thursday in February!!  Stay safe and warm between now and then.  

No Meeting Tonight!

Well, it does not take much snow to wreak havoc around this part of the country!  But with bitter cold temperatures and snow all over the roads, we have decided to cancel the meeting for this evening.  Please keep warm and rest up for next meeting!  

2017 Christmas Message

As has been our tradition for many years, this evening’s speaker brought a Christmas message. Pastor John Mark Harrison, lead pastor at Apex Baptist Church shared the story of Mary’s Song of Praise from the gospel of Luke.  Mary in her song of praise expressed how she was humbled that God would use someone like her… Read More »

80th Anniversary Banquet

This year represents our 80th anniversary.  It was 1937 when we were sponsored by the Sanford Lions Club and our charter was established in Apex.  For our special celebration we were visited by District Governor Steve McLaurin and Past International Director Lacy Presnell.  District Governor Steve opened our meeting and gave us a great amount… Read More »

Leos Roadside Cleanup

On Thursday November 2nd the Panther Creek Leo Club did a road side clean up project.  The club does this project 4 times a year. The area assigned is on McCrimmon Parkway in Cary within walking distance of the school.  Pictured here are some of the Leos cleaning up McCrimmon Parkway.

2017 Peace Poster Contest

This year we brought back the Peace Poster contest.  Lion Joe’l Lynde contacted Thales Academy and was able to find an Art teacher there that was excited about having her students participate.  The theme this year is: “The Future of Peace”.  Pictured below are the first runner up and the winner of our club contest. … Read More »

New Member Installation

We are excited to welcome our newest member – Lion Greg McGrew.  Greg is a leader in Boy Scout Troop 209 and will be our new scout liaison.  Greg is an attorney by trade and works in corporate mergers and acquisitions.  Welcome Lion Greg!

2017 Parks Bond

This evening Lion Larry Jordan introduced our guest speaker. John Brown, Director of Parks & Recreation in Apex happens to be a long time friend of Larry. In fact, Larry was the Mayor of Apex in 1986 when John was hired. But tonight John was here to inform the club about the 2017 Parks Bond… Read More »

Stand By Me, NC

Our guest speaker this evening was John Poetzsch who spoke to us about his passion to change how people view mental illness.  Here are his remarks: “Damaged by a Dysfunctional System, Determined to Alter It” That was the title of a newspaper article that caught my attention a year ago. The article was about two… Read More »

Apex Night Out 2017

What an amazing event this year!  Once again we setup our special tent and provided free eye screenings to anyone who wanted one.  This year we had a line the entire night from 5 pm – 8 pm.  All told we did 101 free eye screenings and made 19 referrals.  Special thanks to the members… Read More »

Giving Grill

Apex Lions Club and Whole Foods in Cary teamed up on Saturday September 30th for a Giving Grill in front of Whole Foods, with all proceeds going to the Western Wake Crisis Ministry. Apex Lions Club members along with a representative from Western Wake Crisis Ministry were on board to answer any questions about Western… Read More »

Southern Wake Quilters Guild

This evening our guest speaker was Deirdre Jersey, president of Southern Wake Quilters Guild. Here are some of her remarks. Southern Wake Quilt Guild was organized about 7 years ago to educate quilters, provide some fellowship just like Lions, and also to serve the community, just like Lions. How can quilters serve the community? We… Read More »

Apex Helps Hurricane Harvey Victims

The Apex Lions Club approved $1,000 in relief funds to be sent directly to the Dickinson Texas Lions Club.  As we have done multiple times in the past, we are sending relief funds directly to a Lions Club because we know that 100% of those funds will be used directly in the aid individuals and… Read More »