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Snacks For Underprivileged Children

The Apex Lions Club continued with our service of providing snacks to children who do not have money to purchase them. While the federal government helps with regular meals they do not provide snacks mid morning or afternoon. At times the teachers have needed to use their own money to provide snacks for these hungry… Read More »

The Public Staff

Christopher J. Ayers has served as Executive Director of the North Carolina Utilities Commission Public Staff since July 1, 2013 and currently serves as President of the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates (NASUCA). Prior to joining the Public Staff, he practiced law in Raleigh, North Carolina with the law firms of Poyner Spruill… Read More »

UNC Health Foundation

This evening we were visited by Abby Verchick from UNC Health Foundation. Abby is the Assistant Director of Development. Our club has been making donations to UNC Children’s Hospitals for several years so it made sense to invite Abby to tell our members a bit more about how that money and those gifts are used.… Read More »

2022 Christmas Message

Our custom at the Apex Lions Club is to have a local pastor bring a Christmas message at our last meeting of the year. So this year was no different and we were visited by Laura Catherine from Apex United Methodist church. First she shared an update on Lion Larry Jordan. He is currently dealing… Read More »

Christmas Spirit

For our first meeting in December we had a special guest. Scout Duncan Stewart from Troop 204 in Cary came to present. For his Eagle project he lead an eyeglass collection and his team collected a total of 975 eyeglasses for us to recycle! Way to go Duncan!! Next we had our own Lion Chip… Read More »

Thanks For Another Successful State Fair!

To all who came by and supported The Apex Lions State Fair Food Booth … THANK YOU for making this year’s project a great success.  It was our pleasure to have you join us. To our repeat customers, it was so nice to see you and know that you were able to come out to the… Read More »

Apex Lions – WWCM Turkey Distribution

Once again we partnered with Western Wake Crisis Mission to do a food distribution. This time it was Thanksgiving Turkeys and groceries. As you can see from the attached photo we had quite a nice showing of members – and even a few potentially new members – for this event. In all we served about… Read More »

2022 Banquet

After a very successful State Fair project this year we had a wonderful evening of celebration at our 85th annual banquet! Lion Dave Delehanty presided and Lion Horace Johnson served in his usual roles as emcee and host. Horace began the meeting with introductions of members and guests and then proceeded to give a bit… Read More »

Geocaching

Tonight our own Lion Paul Dean provided an informative presentation on the fun outdoor activity known as Geocaching. Geocaching is a type of global treasure hunt of people looking for caches, or hidden stashes of objects. Paul explained that there are hundreds of geocaches all around Apex and that finding them is a great way to get outside and look for them in… Read More »

Apex Economic Development Update

We got another update from Joanna Helms, Director of Economic Development for the Town of Apex this evening. She has been a guest speaker a few times before so it was good to have her back again for some new information. And she had plenty of new information to share! She started off by reminding… Read More »