One Step Healing

Our guest speaker for this evening was Pastor Kevin O’Brien from One Step Healing Ministry.  He is celebrating 25 years of sobriety this year and came to share with us the story of how he got sober but more importantly how is has been healed of alcoholism by the saving grace of Jesus Christ.  … Read More »

Apex Lions Fish Fry

For the past 40 plus years, March has brought the community together to enjoy a great meal and fellowship. Fried Fish, homemade cole slaw, boiled potatoes, hush puppies and homemade desserts are served. A long standing tradition to raise funds to help make Apex a great place to live and raise our families. The Fish… Read More »

New Eyeglass Donation Boxes

Eagle scout candidate Derek Curry showed us his Eagle scout project this evening. He will be building some new wooden eyeglass donation boxes for us. The one pictured above is a smaller model for demonstration only. The real ones will be 16″ x 16″ x 16″ and have a 4″x 2″ slot in the top… Read More »

Christmas Message 2019

Pastor John Utley served as an Assistant Pastor in Wilson, NC before being called to pastor the people of Pleasant Plains in February of 2017. He has completed a Bachelor of Arts in Bible, Masters of Divinity, and has a Masters in Education Administration. He has also completed certification in the American Association of Christian… Read More »

Fiona

One of the most fullfilling things about being a Lion is to be involved in stories like this one. At the end of September we were contacted by Lucas Strobush who was reaching out to us in need of some assistance. His daughter, Fiona, is an adorable 4 year old little girl who was diagnosed… Read More »

District Governor Visit

First Vice District Governor Allen Swaim was our guest speaker this evening. He was representing our District Governor Mark Bateman. Because the district has gotten so large it is necessary for the Vice District Governors to assist in the annual visits to ensure that all clubs can be reached. Lion Allen has been a lion… Read More »

Annual Banquet 2019

This year the Apex Lions Club celebrates our 82nd anniversary! We have so much to celebrate and be thankful for. Lion Horace was our master of ceremonies as usual. We began by introducing our widows, CAPA and Scouts. After that we enjoyed a meal and then Lion Horace shared some of the accomplishments we have… Read More »

Eagle Projects & Peace Posters

There were two features at this evenings meeting. First we had an Eagle Scout candidate, Anthony, present his Eagle Project. Scout Anthony is currently a Senior at Apex Friendship High School. He has been a scout since the 1st grade so basically all his life! Although he did have some struggles choosing an Eagle Project… Read More »

2019 State Fair Almost Here

Well here we are less than two weeks away from opening day to the N C State Fair.  The Apex Lions have been a part of the N C State Fair for over 70 years.  Back in the beginning it was saw dust floors and little round stools to sit on.  We have a couple of the… Read More »

Tales From The Graves

This evening our special guest speaker was none other than the Ambassador Of Apex, Mr. J.C. Knowles. J.C. is also a historian and quite a story teller as well! Since we are approaching the Halloween season, J.C. decided to share his stories from the graveyards of North Carolina. He shared a slide show of about… Read More »

Apex Night Out

Once again the Apex Lions Club participated in Apex Night Out by providing FREE Vision Screenings to anyone who wanted one. It was a very warm night – unseasonably warm for October – but people were there and many got screened. We actually did 54 screenings and made 7 referrals. We did suffer some damage… Read More »

Free Vision Screenings – Passage Home

Volunteers from the Apex Lions Club teamed up with volunteers from Apex Baptist Church and The Passage Home in Raleigh this past Saturday, September 28th for the Community Block Party. Free Vision Screenings were offered to everyone. We used our screening camera and performed a total of 25 screenings and made 8 referrals to see… Read More »

Apex Lions Charitable Fund

A few years ago the Apex Lions Board of Directors began the process of establishing a 501(c)3 charitable non-profit organization to associate with our Lions Club.  Last year we were granted the 501(c)3 status for the Apex Lions Charitable Fund.  Note that all Lions Clubs are considered 501(c)4 charitable organizations but 501(c)3 is a much… Read More »

Apex High School Relays 2019

Our first order of business was to present a check to Coach Roy Cooper for the proceeds from this year’s Apex High Relays. Committee Co-Chair James Herndon presented the check. Coach Cooper thanked us for our support over the years, said this event was one of the largest in NC. This was the 40th year… Read More »

No Meeting Tonight!

We have decided to cancel this evening’s meeting based on Hurricane Dorian. Please stay home and stay safe.