Apex Lions Love Loud!

On Saturday, April 1st, 2017 the Apex Lions Club partnered with Apex Baptist Church for an event called Love Loud.  This is a day where almost the entire church volunteers to serve the community to demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ.  This sounds a lot like the Lions Clubs Motto: “We Serve!”.  There are many… Read More »

Good Press!

Ever since the demise of the Apex Herald newspaper we have struggled to find ways to advertise our events.  But a while back we met by Bob Greene who runs a set of local websites dedicated to “good press”.  I say that because when we spoke with Bob he told us that he has a background… Read More »

2017 Fish Fry Re-cap

The 2017 Apex Lions Club fish fry was a success for our community.  Thanks to all who took time to eat with us on St Patrick’s day.  To all our volunteers from CAPA, BOY SCOUTS and PANTHER CREEK LEO’S who joined with our LIONS, we thank you. We fed over 700 people during the course… Read More »

Fish Fry – March 17, 2017

For over 30 years, the Apex Lions Club has held a Fish Fry fund raiser to make Apex a Better place to live and raise our families. It has been held at the CC Jones Building at 309 Holleman Sreet on the Friday following the third Thursday from the beginning. In the early years (1970’s)… Read More »

Camp Dogwood 2017

Since 1967, Camp Dogwood for the Blind & Visually Impaired has been a beacon of service to citizens from all over North Carolina. This summer destination provides a wonderful and therapeutic vacation retreat for persons with blindness and visual impairment. Every summer, up to 880 campers enjoy weekly stays with numerous recreational and entertaining activities.… Read More »

Veterans Administration – Health Services

This evening our guest speaker was Pete Tillman from the Veterans Administration. Pete is the Chief of Health Administrative Services at the Durham Veterans Adminstration Health Care System. Pete is a graduate of Northeastern University holding a Bachelors and Masters degree in Public Administration. Before beginning at the VA he spent four years as an… Read More »

Eye Screenings At Green Level Baptist Church

On Saturday, January 1st, 2017 the Apex Lions Club preformed Eye Screens in conjunction with the Dental Bus offered by Green Level Baptist Church. The eye Screens were offered from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. The Apex Lions Club performed about 55 eye screens approximately 12 of which were children. Of the 55 screens approximately… Read More »

Boys & Girls Homes

Lion Gary Greene from Aberdeen was our guest speaker this evening. Lion Larry also happens to be the Director of Civic Club Development for the Boys & Girls Homes of North Carolina. Several of us met Lion Larry in Greenville at the Mid-Winter Convention when we had the opportunity to present him with the donated… Read More »

2017 Mid-Winter Convention

The 2017 Mid-Winter Convention for NC Lions Districts 31 N & S was held in Greenville North Carolina January 20-21.  Friday nights activities included entertainment by The Seaside Band from Kenly, NC.  Two of the members of the band are Lions.   Saturday morning’s Tail Twister breakfast was attended by 128 and raised more than… Read More »

New Members & Brighter Visions

We had the privilege to install two new members into the club this evening.  Past District Governor (PDG) Lion Gene English from the Garner Lions Club performed the installation ceremony.  Lion Horace Johnson sponsored new Lion David Delehanty and Lion Hamilton Martin sponsored new Lion Don Grimes.  They are pictured in that order below.  … Read More »

Growing Again

Good news!  We are growing again!  In recent weeks and months we have had several Lions transfer into or join our club in Apex.  We did not have a speaker for the meeting this evening so we invited the three newest members to take a moment and introduce themselves to the club.  The first was… Read More »

Christmas 2016 Advent

As is our tradition at the Apex Lions Club we invited a pastor to speak at our last meeting of the year. We have done this for many years and enjoy hearing a Christmas message to end one calendar year and begin the next. This evenings guest speaker was Reverend Owen Barrow, Lead Pastor at… Read More »

Duke HomeCare & Hospice

At the Apex Senior Health Fair this year we met Diana Mitchell, MSW, from Duke Health. Diana is the Program Manager for Business Development for Duke Homecare & Hospice. She got her start in the industry in a round about way. She moved to New Orleans to start college after her father died suddenly in… Read More »

2016 Annual Banquet

Our club celebrated its 79th year at our annual banquet. We also like to use this banquet as a way of thanking the many people who are not Lions but who support us and help us throughout the year. So we had many scouts, parents and leaders as well as fair workers and volunteers, widows… Read More »

Office Scott James, Apex K-9 Unit

This evening’s speaker was Office Scott James of the Apex Police Department.  Scott became a policeman 10 years ago and worked for the Raleigh PD.  He attended a PeakFest event in Apex and really admired the town so he applied to the Apex PD and got hired about 5 years ago now.  Initially he worked… Read More »