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!

Food For Others At Lions Meeting

Posted on August 3, 2022Comments are off

Hannah Wilson, Development and Communications Associate for Food-for-Others, gave a great talk to Fairfax Lions at their dinner meeting on August 2nd. Food-for-Others distributes food to 3000-plus families in our community every week. Learn more at:

Hannah speaks to Fairfax Lions Club

Lions brought non-perishable food, which Hannah happily accepted for Food For Others.

Lion Judith Richter-Murphy and Hannah with Food Donated for Delivery to Food for Others

Lion of the Year

Posted on July 29, 2022Comments are off

At the end of each fiscal year (in June), the Club President designates a club member whose personal effort and energy contributed significantly toward the Fairfax Lions Club mission: “We Serve.” That person is acknowledged as the Fairfax Lion of the Year. For Lions Year 2021-2022, the Fairfax Lion of the Year is Justin Haight.

Congratulations Justin, for this well deserved recognition!

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