By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen
By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen
Published: 2017-07-06 01:38
Published: 2017-07-06 01:38
L to R - 1st row (on bench):  Mary Jane Gresham and Bonnie Linscott; 2nd row:  Grace Clower, Carolyn Collins, Cecil Spooner, Johnnie Collier, and Randy Collins; 3rd row:  Melissa Madsen, Harold Walker, Sonny Medlin, and Steve Johnson

In celebration of Lions Clubs International’s 100 years of service, the Snellville Lions Club donated a park bench that was erected on the grounds of Snellville City Hall.  

Photo by Emmett ClowerPictured right: L to R: Past Council Chair Grace Clower, Mayor Tom Witts, Vice President Lion Steve JohnsonAt the June 12th City Council Meeting, Snellville Lions Club was presented a Proclamation by the Mayor and City Council recognizing the centennial anniversary of Lions Clubs International and the donation of the bench by the local Lions Club to the City of Snellville.

Today, there are 1.4 million members in 47,000 clubs in over 200 countries and geographic areas around the world.  The Lions motto is “We Serve”, and members serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding.  

This legacy Lions bench will stand for many years as a symbol of the service provided by Lions here in Snellville and around the world.  For information on joining the largest service club organization in the world, contact Lion Carolyn Collins at 770-982-8193.