Lions Clean Up Adopted Spot – Pickett Road

Posted on May 22, 2022Comments are off

On Saturday, 21 May, Fairfax Lions Pete Conklin, Ken Schutz, Judith Richter-Murphy, Greg and Karen DeRosa assembled for the annual road cleanup. Donuts and coffee were served first, then at 8:30am – one of the hottest days in May – Lions picked up litter and trash along Pickett Road.  Lions always have fun serving the community!

Lions Geared Up, for Picket Road Cleanup

If you are interested in helping provide service in our community, send us an email: [email protected] or leave a message at: 703-879-5795

 

71st Charter Night

Posted on May 20, 2022Comments are off

Fairfax Lions celebrated their 71st year of being a Lions Club, serving others. The celebration banquet was at Chantilly National Golf and Country Club, on May 15th.

Several Members of Fairfax Lions Club, 71st Charter Night….Our Mission – We Serve!
Club President Mike Greeley (left) Accepts the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award from Lion Jeff Root (right)

Free Camp for Kids with Cancer

Posted on May 5, 2022Comments are off

At our May 3 Lions Club meeting, we heard from Marcia Sheehan and Michelle Pearlstein about Horizon Day Camp in the Metro DC area. It provides summer camp and year round programming for children with cancer and their siblings – 100% free of charge. See: http://horizondaycamp.org

Michelle Pearlstein and Marcia Sheehan; Lions Jim Kaplan and Suleiman Alibhai

A key fund raiser to support Horizon Day Camp, is a “Horizon Walks” on  June 12, 2022 at National Harbor. See: https://www.sunrise-walks.org/metrodc

Contact information for Horizon Walks

Peace Poster Contest Winner

Posted on April 20, 2022Comments are off

Audrey Nagle, 8th grader at Rocky Run Middle School, won the Fairfax Lions prize for best Peace Poster. For 34 years, Lions have encouraged youth to create art posters reflecting peace. Audrey is this year’s winner.

Lions Help Sponsor a Great Cause and Have Fun!

Posted on April 11, 2022Comments are off

Sprout Therapeutic Riding Center does great work…it provides equine assisted activities and therapies to individuals seeking opportunities for growth. See: Sprout Therapeutic Riding Center

Fairfax Lions provide financial support to Sprout, and also participate in fund raisers – such as “Sipping for Sprout” held each year at Stone Mountain Winery in Leesburg.

On April 10, several Fairfax Lions and family members enjoyed the “Sipping” event.

New Member Joins Fairfax Lions Club

Posted on April 6, 2022Comments are off

Fairfax Lions Club welcomes its newest member Judith Richter-Murphy. At the Club’s meeting on April 5th, Judith officially became a member of the world’s largest service organization, Lions Clubs International. Judith was familiar with the good works of Lions Clubs from her early life overseas.

Lion Judith (Ctr) is flanked by her husband Dan (L), and sponsoring Lion Bill (R)

IT’S GREAT TO BE A LION !!!

If you are interested in helping provide service to others in need, or want to know more about the Fairfax Lions Club, send an email to: [email protected] or leave a message at: 703-879-5795

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