Sharing Ideas

Sometimes things just don’t work out and we don’t get a speaker scheduled for a meeting or the speaker is unable to attend at the last minute. Tonight was one of those nights. So we “scrambled” and went around the room asking for Lions – particularly those who had been at other clubs previously –… Read More »

Simple Gifts Community Garden Returns

This evening our speaker was Carl Suff from Simple Gifts Community Garden. Carl has been instrumental in helping find a new location and getting the garden “rebooted”. Once upon a time Apex had a Community Garden called Simple Gifts. It began as a ministry of Apex United Methodist Church (and it still is) but was… Read More »

Free Vision Screenings at Peakfest 2023

Last year we were unable to provide Free Vision Screenings at Peakfest because our screening camera was in the shop getting a new battery. But this year we were once again able to perform this valuable service for the public. Pictured above is part of the team of volunteers who helped at Peakfest In 2023.… Read More »

2023 Apex Lions Relays

The Apex Lions Relay Event was the biggest turn out we have seen yet! Thanks to Lion John and Lion Robert the T-Shirts sold out in record time! We had two tables selling this year so we could cover both gates and new banners to hang on the canopies to help advertise! The concession stand… Read More »

Apex Senior Center Activities

Our speaker this evening was Meghan Rushing from the Apex Senior Center. Meghan is the Recreational Program Supervisor for Senior Programs 55+. She has always had a passion for serving older adults. Prior to coming to Apex she was the Program Coordinator Assistant at the Orange County Department on Aging where she planned special events,… Read More »

Serving Elementary Students In Apex

In March, The Apex Lions Clubs restocked Salem Elementary and Olive Chapel Elementary schools with snacks for the underprivileged children who cannot afford to purchase snacks during snack break.  This is a program started last summer at Salem Elementary and then expanded to include Olive Chapel Elementary. Not only does this program provide nutrition to… Read More »

It’s Fish Fry Time

The Apex Lions club has teamed with CAPA (Citizens Assisting Police of Apex) to host the Apex Lions Annual Fish Fry. This is a long standing event to raise funds to go back into the community of Apex. That tradition will continue. Both the Lions and CAPA strive to make Apex A Better Place to… Read More »

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 We started with a definition: Human trafficking involves the use of force, fraud or… Read More »