Thanksgiving Food Baskets

Posted on November 25, 2022Comments are off

On November 21, a team of Fairfax Lions delivered 60 bags of food (2 bags made up one family “food basket”) to qualified families in Fairfax City, wishing all “Happy Thanksgiving.“

Fairfax Lions worked with our partner “Main Street Child Development Center” to identify the families and distribute the food baskets. 

Fairfax Lions with Carol Lieske (Director, MSCDC – 2nd from left)

Fairfax Lions Club New Member

Posted on October 5, 2022Comments are off

Maureen Johnson became a new Lion and a member of Fairfax Lions Club, at the Club’s October 4th dinner meeting.

PCC Bill Bartlett (L) conducted induction ceremony for new Lion Maureen Johnson (R), with Sponsor Lion Pete Conklin (C)
Lion Maureen introduces herself to Fairfax Lions Club.

Its GREAT to be a Lion, we always say when we welcome a new member!

Boy Scout Eagle Project

Posted on October 5, 2022Comments are off

Connor Carrico, a student at Flint Hill High School, told Fairfax Lions about his Eagle Scout project. The project will build a trail for visually impaired campers at the Northern VA Lions Youth Camp.

Club President Lion Greg DeRosa thanks Eagle Scout candidate Connor for his presentation. The image behind them, is an overhead view of the path the trail for vision impaired campers will take at the Northern VA Lions Youth Camp.
Connor with father Todd, at Fairfax Lions Club meeting

Fairfax Lions Support Canine Companions

Posted on September 30, 2022Comments are off

Two Fairfax Lions attended “Dog Fest” in Reston on Sept 24th. Dog Fest raises money for Canine Companions – which provides trained service dogs to adults, children, and veterans with disabilities…FREE of charge.  Dog Fest activities included service dog demonstrations, music, games, speeches and activities for kids. 

Lions Harry and Karen Parker presented a $1000 donation from Fairfax Lions Club.  Dog Fest raised a total of $10,450 for Canine Companions.

 

Harry and Karen Parket Present $1000 Check for Canine Companions

City of Fairfax Councilmember Visits Fairfax Lions

Posted on August 17, 2022Comments are off

Sang Yi, two term councilmember spoke at our dinner meeting on August 16th. Sang updated us on city developments such as the new Amazon Fresh store  and various projects to better the community.  Sang also gave us insight on how the Council works together and his focus on policy and a strategic review of  infrastructure and development plans for Fairfax City.

Councilmember Sang Yi Speaks to Fairfax Lions Club

It was also a distinct pleasure to meet a guest who is interested in joining our Club to help us perform our mission of service in our community. Maureen Johnson is originally from Zambia and is a resident of Fairfax County.

Membership Director Pete Conklin, Maureen Johnson, President Greg DeRosa

Volunteer of the Year

Posted on August 4, 2022Comments are off

In a City of Fairfax ceremony on August 3, Lion Justin Haight was recognized as the “Volunteer of the Year” from Fairfax Lions Club. Past Lions President Mike Greeley announced Justin’s selection, and Fairfax City Mayor David Meyer presented the certificate.

Past President Lion Mike Greeley Announces Lion Justin Haight as Volunteer of the Year
(L to R) Mayor David Meyer, Lion Justin Haight, Al Leightley (President ISCC), Lion Mike Greeley

We congratulate Lion Justin on this honor!

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