Dixon LC 2DIXON, Ky. (5/22/19) — A Webster County Lions Club induction ceremony was held recently at the Webster County Senior Services Center in Dixon.

Ronnie Oakley, Tracy Henry and Jenna Jerger were inducted as new members by club advisor Noel Hardwick. Sponsors Kenneth Reynolds and Cindy Watts assisted in the pinning of the new members. 
 
Nominations for 2019 officers were presented. Those elected include:

President — Cindy Watts
First Vice President — Brian Reynolds
Second Vice President — Shawn Vanlue
Treasurer — Doug Watts
Secretary — Jimmy Horne
Immediate Past President — Ray Ligon
Tail Twister — Elaine Vanlue
Lion Tamer — Kenneth Reynolds

Regional chairman Bill Brown presented the Webster County Lions Club with the Centennial Service Award in recognition of achieving the service challenge goal for 2017-18. Pictured left to right are advisor Noel Hardwick, Watts and Brown. Out of 18 clubs in the region, the Webster County chapter was the only one to receive this award, club members reported.

The Centennial Service Challenge was launched 2014 by the Lions Clubs International as a pledge to benefit 100-plus million people through projects impacting youth, vision, hunger and the environment. Lions honor the long standing tradition of service.

Since the club’s chartering in 1969, its members have worked on a variety of projects in the local community, such as Kidsight and Blessings with Water. The Lions club provides free eyeglasses and eye surgeries to those in need. If individuals or someone they know needs help, contact a club member to determine eligibility.
 
The Webster County Lions Club has 38 members and meets 6 p.m. the third Monday each month at Webster County Senior Services Center. Lions clubs are a group of men and women who identify needs within the community and work together to fulfill those needs, members said.

For more information or to get involved with the Webster County Lions Club, call Noel Hardwick at 270-907-0050 or 270-339-7460. Announcements and service project updates are listed at Facebook.com/WCLionsClub.
 
Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with more than 1.3 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit www.lionsclubs.org.

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Pictured left to right are Kenneth Reynolds, Ronnie Oakley, Tracy Henry, Jenna Jerger, Cindy Watts and Noel Hardwick.

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