Lions District 7L Gov. John Collier installed the Hot Springs Village Evening Lions 2017 – 2018 officers. “We live in a time when there’s a lot of talk about superheroes, like those we grew up with in comic books. Well, tonight we’ll talk about superheroes in the Lions,” said Collier who then, as he introduced each new officer, handed them a photo of a superhero and told how each new officer fit the bill.
HSV Evening Lions President Gary Wokaty presents a $5,000 check to World Services for the Blind President & CEO Sharon Giovinazzo. WSB, in Little Rock, AR is one of the Evening Lions' primary charities.
**Larry Ketcham (center) received the Governor's Medal at the 2016 District Convention in Hope, Arkansas. Pictured with Larry are Past International President Jimmy Ross and Arkansas District 7-L Governor John Collier. Larry has held many offices with the Hot Springs Village Evening Lions, including President. He is currently the District Governor Elect for District 7-L.
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Jan Folstad of FOCUS, a program for Villagers with vision loss, receives a donation by the HSV Evening Lions in conjunction with our sister club in North Knotts, England. The presentation was made by Larry Bauer, past president of the Evening Lions.
**Evening Lions president Gary Wokaty presents a $3,000 check to Brad Baker, CEO Mid-South Lions. Mid-South Lions Sight and Hearing Services of Memphis, TN has provided the resources for more than 35,000 citizens from four area states (Arkansas,Tennessee, Mississippi and Missouri) to receive life-changing and sight-saving medical treatment to regain their sight. The HSV Evening Lions, now celebrating its 45th anniversary, has been a long-time supporter of Mid-South, which is a Lions State Project. Two past presidents of Evening Lions, Pete Beck and Larry Ketcham are Mid-South volunteers. They also are very active in HSV Lions Bingo, which allows the local club to support Mid-South’s eye-sight restoration work.