The Savannah Lions Club had its annual fish fry Thursday, June 1.
The club was honored to have Past District Gov. Stan Kopp present to install new club members, to install new officers for the 2017-18 year and finally to present a Melvin Jones Fellowship Award.
Club officers installed for the new year were Past President Larry Messmore, President Rod Estep, 1st Vice President Marj Pond, 2nd Vice President Steve Bailey, 3rd Vice President Patrick Miller, Lion Tamer John Calhoun and Tail Twister Katie Willeke. Also installed were Kevin Reidy as club treasurer, Linda Bailey as club secretary, membership chairperson, Debbie Reidy; and, board of directors will be Dave Pond, Jim Bernhard and Steve Willeke.
Kopp installed three new club members. Those new members are Linda Roney and Linda and Mike Hickey.
Kopp presented to Lion Jim Bernhard the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award. This award, named for the founder of Lions Clubs International, recognizes outstanding individuals who embody the humanitarian ideals consistent with the mission and
The club will begin its new year of Lionism in September 2017.