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Top Dog!

We received the following from Leader Dogs earlier today. This is just one of many examples of how your support goes to aid the blind and visually impaired in Apex and around the world. Greetings, Apex Lions, What a year it has been so far! Thanks to your unwavering dedication, Leader Dogs for the Blind… Read More »

North Carolina Is Also First In Forestry

Durning our February meeting our own Lion Paul Dean, who is a retired professional forester, provided us with a presentation titled North Carolina: Birthplace of Forestry in America. We learned that North Carolina besides being historically known as the state being “First in Flight” and “First in Freedom” we are also known as “First in… Read More »

Fish Fry 2024

The Apex Lions Annual Fish Fry is set for April 5, 2024.  The Fish Fry has been held for over 40 years by the Lions.  Apex Lions Club was chartered in 1937, making Lions the oldest Service organization in Apex.  With a focus on the sight-impaired, we also address numerous needs in our community, throughout… Read More »

Support For Tray Cromwell

This year our Fish Fry will benefit the family of Tray Cromwell. Tray and his family were our guests at tonight’s meeting where they shared the story of how we got here. Tray is the youngest grandson of Carl and Linda Cromwell (members of our club). Carl is a recent past president and was instrumental… Read More »

Leader Dogs – Beth Slade

Our guest speaker for this evening came all the way from Michigan! She had already planned to be in North Carolina for our Mid-Winter Convention so we asked her to visit our club as well while she was here. Lion Beth Slade is the Director Of Philanthropy For Lions Engagement at Leader Dogs For The… Read More »

2024 District Governor Visit

It’s always good to have a visit from the District Governor. For our first meeting of the new year we had just that. DG Lorraine Dixon visited us in Apex and shared some of her thoughts and vision for this year. Her focus is on vision and she shared her reasons why. Her Grand daughter… Read More »

A New Christmas Tradition

This year we decided to start a new Christmas Tradition. Since we will no longer have a State Fair celebration as an opportunity to invite spouses to a banquet dinner we have decided to make our second meeting in December a full on Christmas Party! So Lion Joe’l had a fun time decorating the room… Read More »

A Twist On Our November Traditions

Normally for our second meeting in November we have a State Fair celebration. This hear we did things a little different. Past District Governor Allen Swaim visited our club to give us a word of encouragement. Since we learned the news that the State Fair was tearing down “restaurant row” and we would be losing… Read More »

A Little Warmth On A Cold Night In Apex

Our guest speaker this evening was Nancy Panko. Nancy is an author and a founding member of NC Scribes which was started 12 years ago and is now based in Fuquay Varina. There are currently 15 members and ten of those have written 61 stories in Chicken Soup For The Soul. Sincen there are hundreds… Read More »