Lions Clubs hold zone meet­ing

Record Observer - - News - By DAN TABLER Con­tribut­ing Writer

Mem­bers of the four Lions Clubs in Queen Anne’s County held a zone meet­ing at Fish­er­man’s Inn, Wed­nes­day, Aug. 24, with Dis­trict Gover­nor Ben Cas­sell in at­ten­dance.

Cas­sell, who urged the clubs to at­tempt to re­cruit new mem­bers, noted that next year will be the 100th an­niver­sary of Lions In­ter­na­tional’s for­ma­tion. He is also an ac­tive mem­ber of the Kent Is­land Lions.

Zone Chair­man Dar­lene Cole­man con­ducted the meet­ing. She is also the sec­re­tary of the Sudlersville Lions.

She asked clubs present to an­nounce any fundrais­ers com­ing up. Queen­stown will be as­sist­ing the Queen­stown Vol­un­teer Fire Com­pany as it holds its an­nual fair on Sept. 9-10. The Sudlersville Club held a fundraiser re­cently, but will be go­ing all out in De­cem­ber for their an­nual Christ­mas Tree Sale. The club mem­bers will be sell­ing trees three week­ends in De­cem­ber: Dec. 2-4; Dec. 8-11; and Dec. 16-18.

All clubs in Dis­trict 22B, which in­cludes the nine coun­ties of the Eastern Shore, con­trib­ute to ex­penses of the All-Star Soc­cer Game for high school stu­dents to be held Nov. 22, at the Eas­ton High School sta­dium. This is the 24th an­nual Se­nior All-Star Game, and each player will be al­lowed to keep the uni­forms worn dur­ing the girls’ and boys’ games.

Also com­ing up in this area, will be the Lions Vi­sion Re­search Foun­da­tion Aim for Sight Sport­ing Clay Shoot. It will take place at Pin­tail Point, out­side Queen­stown on Satur­day, Oct. 15. Any­one wish­ing for more in­for­ma­tion on this event may con­tact Lion Dal Mann at 410-673-9085 or dmann@blue­crab.org.

It was an­nounced that the 100th an­nual In­ter­na­tional Con­ven­tion of Lions Club will be held June 30 through July 4 in Chicago.

The next zone meet­ing for the Queen Anne’s County clubs will be Nov. 30, also at Fish­er­man’s Inn.

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