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Assisting Hands

Our guest this evening was Brianna Olsen, owner of Assisting Hands in Cary. Assisting Hands is a Home Care company which provides a wide variety of services for their clients. More specifically they provide non-medical personalized services to meet their clients needs. The services offered are things like persona hygiene and grooming, meal preparation, medication… Read More »

2023 Joint Meeting

Every year we like to have a combination joint meeting and Jungle Prowl with the Fuquay Varina Lions Club. The Apex Lions Club sponsored that club many years ago and we have made it a tradition to get together in Apex to celebrate annually. This year we had a really good sized crowd and we… Read More »

“BOLO” Human Trafficking!

In case you did not know “BOLO” means “Be On Look Out”. And that is what we learned about in this weeks meeting. In particular, we learned about how to look for signs of Human Trafficking from Jodi Wahba from ShieldNC.org. We started with a definition: Human trafficking involves the use of force, fraud or… Read More »

2023 Scouting Update

In addition to our regularly scheduled speaker we had some visitors from both Pack 312 and Troop 209 both of which we chartered. Cub Master Mike Worley presented the update from Pack 312 first. Membership has stayed consistent at around 52 cub scouts with 15 leaders. Eight of the nine Webelos are joining Troop 209… Read More »

A Very “Moving” Presentation

Okay, it’s probably not what you were expecting based on that headline. Our special guest this evening was Chris Thurman, Relocation Specialist with All American Relocation, Inc. Chris has been in the industry for over 20 years and is considered an expert in the field. He also teaches Realtors how to get their clients prepared… Read More »

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 »