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.

Wake Monarch Academy

Our special guest speakers this evening were Leah and Jimmy Wright from Wake Monarch Academy.  There is a pretty good chance that you have never heard of Wake Monarch Academy but that is only because they have not actually opened their doors just yet.  The current projected opening is 2020.  This new High School will… Read More »

How (not to) get scammed

The special guest speaker at this weeks meeting was Justin Nemmers. Justin specializes in Product, Marketing, and Sales leadership focused on delivering exceptional customer experiences. He is also the son of one of our members, Lion Pat Nemmers. As the title says, the subject was all about how not to get scammed. The sad reality… Read More »

New Member – Again

This evening we installed Tom Minford as our newest member. Tom was actually a member of the Apex Lions Club many years ago. But he moved a way for several years and let his membership in Lions lapse during that time. Now he is back in Apex and has rejoined the Apex Lions Club. We… Read More »

What To Expect At the ER

This evening we had a visit from Amy Short, MSN, RN, NE-BC. Amy is the Director of Emergency Services and Invasive Cardiology at WakeMed Cary. She joined WakeMed Hospital in 2006 and she holds a Masters degree in Nursing Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington and is a certified nurse executive. She is… Read More »