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Cheque, award presentations highlight Aylesford Lions Club dinner meeting


AUBURN, NS - A recent Aylesford and District Lions Club dinner meeting was highlighted by several cheque and award presentations.

There were seven clubs in attendance for the March 21 dinner, including host Aylesford; Kingston, Berwick, Coldbrook, Lawrencetown, New Germany and Deep Brook-Waldeck. There were approximately 60 Lions and 12 special guests on hand.

The dinner meeting was called to order at 7 p.m. with introductions of the head table, including a special note to District Governor Rhonda Trickett’s club visitation. After the singing of O Canada and the Lions Roar, guests were invited to the buffet.

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The meeting featured a short District Governor’s agenda speech by Trickett, followed by several award presentations. Aylesford Lion Rod Lesley received a 25 years chevron for service and acting King Lion Jan Chipman gracious accepted the District Governor’s pennant and pin on behalf of the Aylesford and District Lions Club.

Acting King Lion Jan, Baby Lion Crystal and Lion Secretary Joy also received a District Governor’s pin and Lion Brian received a Lions International Centennial Gold Pin as a Baby Lion Sponsor during the centennial year.

The meal was breaded chicken breast smothered in a tomato sauce with melted parmesan cheese, accompanied by white rice and a medley of mixed vegetables. Dessert was homemade black forest cake with mounds of icing. Large fresh dinner rolls, with tea, coffee or apple juice tied everything together.

After the dinner was over, the tables were cleared and thank-you’s given to the cooks and the Scouting cleanup crew, cheque presentations were made in no particular order.

Deanne Corkum and Colleen Baker of Scotiabank Greenwood also made a cheque presentation matching funds raised at a very well attended fundraising dinner that took place back on March 5.

Door prize and 50/50 draws were made and Lions Danny and Brian held a bottle auction. Acting King Lion Jan thanked the District Governor, all visiting Lions and guests for coming out and wished everyone a safe journey home.

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