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Giving Seniors A L.I.F.T.

For dessert this evening, thanks to the birthday of one of our members Lion Pat Nemmers (and her willingness to provide a very nice cake to share) we celebrated the birthdays and anniversaries of our members in the month of August. At tonight’s meeting our guest speaker was Joyce Loebsack, Joyce is a Geriatric Care… Read More »

District 31S Awards & Installation

On Saturday, July 28 at the Pilot Lions Club we celebrated the 2017-2018 club year with our awards banquet.  Immediate Past District Governor Steve McLaurin shared some of his experiences and thanked the team for all the hard work that was done this past year.  It was a very good year for our district in… Read More »

Can You Hear Me Now?

Our special guest speaker this evening was Shelby Jordan.  Shelby is the daughter of one of our newest members and the grand daughter of a long time member of our club.  Shelby shared her passion for an organization called the Starkey Hearing Foundation.  As a recent graduate of UNC Wilmington and a member of Delta… Read More »

2018 Officer Installations

Thursday, June 21st was Officer Installation night.  This is the meeting where the club officers for the upcoming year are properly installed with an official ceremony.  Our incoming president, Past District Governor Wayne Faber asked Past District Governor Sandy Scarlett from the Durham Lions Club to perform our installation ceremony and she graciously accepted and… Read More »

Insightful Visionaries

We had a very busy meeting this week.  The first order of business was to vote on the incoming slate of officers and directors.  The vote was unanimous and we plan to have our installation at our next meeting on June 21st. After that Lion Wayne read a thank you letter from the Apex Police… Read More »

Vision Screenings At Apex Friendship High School

On May 22, we had the opportunity to participate in the Apex Friendship High School Health Fair. The Apex Lions Club participated as a Vendor in this event with our Eye Screening Machine.  We enjoyed sharing about our club and what we do for our community! All in all 54 people had their eyes screened… Read More »

2018 Touch A Truck

For the third time this month the Apex Lions Club performed Free Vision Screenings.  This time at Apex Touch A Truck.  This is an event that brings all sorts of vehicles into one place where kids can climb on them, honk their horns, ask questions and see them up close.  They even flew in a… Read More »

Boys & Girls Homes of North Carolina

You may not know this but Lions all over North Carolina support the Boys & Girls Homes of North Carolina. Some portion of every members dues goes to support this wonderful organization. And many clubs and individuals give above and beyond that because of the impact that this organization can have in people’s lives. This… Read More »

Apex Lions Club Presents $2,000 Check to Canine Program

  The Apex Police Department held its annual awards ceremony on May 17, 2018. During the awards ceremony Lion Horace Johnson presented the Department’s Canine program with a check for $2,000 which was raised during the Apex Lion’s Club annual Fish Fry. The funds will be used for bullet proof vests for both Rocky and… Read More »

Free Vision Screenings at Latino Festival

The Apex Lions Club teamed up with our newly sponsored Wake Southwest Centennial Lions Club friends from Holly Springs to do free vision screenings at the Latino Festival in Cary, NC on Saturday April 12th.  It was a very hot day and the sun was beating down on us the entire time.  But we still… Read More »

2018 Peakfest

Saturday May 5 was a beautiful spring day for Lions to be serving their community. Eleven Lions and a Lions “helper” participated in the annual Apex Peakfest to perform vision screenings, provide information for recycling used eyeglasses, discuss what Lions do, sell Lion brooms and recruit new members. While we were a bit disappointed that… Read More »

2018 North Carolina Lions State Convention

This year the North Carolina Lions State Convention was held in Greensboro at the Airport Marriott. The special guest was Immediate Past International President Chancellor Bob Corlew. He is currently the Chairperson for Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) which is the financial support organization that works with Lions Clubs International. Lions Club International Foundation was… Read More »

2018 Apex Lions / Apex High School Relays

What a great day working the Apex Lions Relays. The Apex Lions Club partnered with Apex High School back in 1979 to create the Relays for area schools to compete in. This year 44 schools from around the area participated. The teens we met were so polite and excited to be apart of the event!… Read More »

Apex Economic Development

Joanna Helms, Economic Development Director for the Town of Apex was our special guest speaker this evening.  Prior to being hired as the first Economic Development Director in Apex Joanna spent 21 years doing the job in Goldsboro.  But since she grew up in Apex and even attended Apex High School she was ready to… Read More »

Donation To Camp Dogwood

This years Fish Fry proceeds were allocated in part to Camp Dogwood.  Camp Dogwood is a camp for the blind on Lake Norman which is owned and operated by North Carolina Lions, Inc.  Lions and clubs from all across North Carolina contribute to maintain this amazing facility and service for the blind. Thanks to the… Read More »