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Foreword - PDG Olin Newby MD 18 State Historian

History of the Lions of Georgia - 1990 - 2000

Lionism of the 1990's started with a 'long' Lion past District Governor, C. L. 'Chuck' Wilson of the White County Lions club serving as Chairman of the Council. District Governors serving with him were Charles E. McDaniels 18E; Ben B. Poole, Conyers Bonaza, Jonesboro club; Wayne O'Neal 18A, Jasper club; M.C. Stowe,Toccoa club; Terry Foreman, Dougherty Lions club, Robert H. Bovee 18B, Port City club and Council Advisor, Lonnie V. Roberts, Hazlehurst club; Olin Newby of the Washington club was the Historian and William D. Bross was State Lion Tamer. Linda Selby served as Office Secretary.

It should be note the Lion Olin Newby served as State Historian for the entire decade of the 1990's as did William D. Bross serve as State Lion Tamer. Linda Selby served as State Office Secretary during the decade of the 1990's

During the nineties, the Lions of Georgia saw many accomplishments which will be mentioned later in the Historical Information presented.

The Lions of Georgia saw a decline in membership but with great anticipation the projects would be carried out to serve the people of Georgia. With the local projects that clubs carry out, the continued expansion of the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation, The Camp for the Blind, The Children's Eye Care Center at Emery University, as well as other outstanding projects as Recording for the Blind, Leader Dog and others.

The decade of the ninties saw the Lions of Georgia endorsing Lion Jim Ervin of the Albany club to be a candidate for 3rd Vice President of Lions International. Lion Jim was elected 3rd Vice President at the Lions International Convention, July 12, 1997 at Montreal, Canada. Serving on the Advisory Committee were PID Myers Banister, PID John Pearce, PID George Crumbley, PID Don Schmidt. District coordinators were PDG Bill Manner, District !; PDG Stan Bazemore, District B; District Governor Clark Lamb, District C; Bobby Reynold, District D; PDG Charles McDaniel, District E and District Governor Bill Shurling, District F.

The 1995 Council Vice District Governor Joe Reynolds, Roy Godwin, Herbert Hughes, Jim Porter, Don Morris and Beverly Roberts. Everyone was overjoyed that Lion Ervin was elected 3rd Vice President.

The nineties saw the moving of the State Office from Milledgeville to Eatonton near Linda Selb's home. This was done in 1991. Also the end of the nineties saw the election of Lion Jim Ervin as International President in San Diego on July 2, 1999. His theme was "A new Century of Service and Action".

As you can see in the following pages, the Lions of Georgia have been busy promoting Lionism and Serving their fellow man.

Table of Contents (All documents are in PDF format. )

Introduction

District 18-A

District Leadership

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Part 6

Part 7

Part 8

Part 9

Part 10

Austell Lions Club

Marietta Lions Club

Hapeville Lions Club

 

District 18-B

District Leadership

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

 

District 18-C

District Leadership

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Part 6

Part 7

Part 8

Part 9

 

District 18-D

District Leadership

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Part 6

Part 7

Part 8

 

District 18-E

District Leadership

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Part 6

Part 7

Part 8

Part 9

Part 10

Part 11

Part 12

 

District 18-F

District Leadership

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Part 6

Part 7

Part 8

Part 9

Part 10

Part 11

Part 12

Part 13

Part 14

 

Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind

 

Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation

Part 2

 

Leader Dogs for the Blind

 

MD18 Lions of Georgia Officers

 

Miss Georgia Lions

 

Past District Governors Association

 

Jim Ervin "Road to the Top"

 

Photo Album Part 1

Part 2

 

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