Spotlight on Lion Volunteers Who Are Making A Difference
Enterprise Recognized Outstanding Veterans in Enterprise on Nov. 7, 2019, during the Veterans Tribute Progam at the Enterprise Civic Center. The nominees this year were John Cappadoro, Jim McDonough, Eric McLean, Scott Pittman and Steve Resteivo. (Names in bold are also members of Enterprise Lions Club.)
Maj. (Ret.) Conrad Stempel (pictured left) received the Veteran of The Year Award.
Stempel served in the U.S. Army from 1967-1983. He served as commander in the 3rd Infantry Division’s 1st Battalion, 64th Armor and the 2nd Armored Division’s 1st Battalion, 66th Armor.
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Wednesday, June 26, 2019, Chris Jones, outgoing 2018-2019 ELC President, presented Warren Bowron, incoming 2019-2020 1st Vice President, with the prestigious Melvin Jones Award.
Lions Clubs International recognizes outstanding individuals by bestowing on them an award that is named for its founder, Melvin Jones. This Fellowship Award is the highest form of recognition and embodies humanitarian ideas consistent with the nature and purpose of Lionism.
Jones and the members of ELC recognize the exemplary service Bowron has given to the Enterprise Lions Club and to the communities of Enterprise, Ft. Rucker, and the surrounding area, he is a model of what it means to be a Lion. Now, the challenge goes out to fellow Lions to follow the model set by the dedication of Lion Bowron, to live by our motto: "We Serve".
June 6, 2019
Ft. Rucker Wiregrass Chapter of Association of US Army (AUSA) presented a check in the amount of $1,000 to WWVC at the quarterly luncheon. The luncheon was held at the Enterprise Civic Center. Tim Laster (center) received the check on behalf of WWVC. The much appreciated donation was presented by Chapter Treasurer, Sam Macmaster, SGM (Ret), and Chapter President, Mark Jones, COL (Ret) (right).
Learn more about AUSA and the quarterly luncheon event at the following links.
AUSA Ft Rucker Wiregrass Chapter
AUSA Check Presentation Article
WTVY-AUSA Luncheon Keynote Speaker
May 22, 2019
The staff from First Command presented a donation of $1000 to the Wiregrass Wounded Veterans Committee at a meeting of the Enterprise Lions Club. The funds will be used to help build a dock at the Wounded Warrior Retreat on Ft. Rucker. Pictured are First Command staff Sarah Caballero, Angela Grumbach, Jeff Luther, Conrad Stempel representing the WWVC, and Corey Lessman of First Command. Lions President Chris Jones is in the background.
The Enterprise Lions Club's Boll Weevil 100 Wounded Veterans Project received a donation from the Above the Best Chapter of the US Warrant Officers Association. CW4 Jeff Turner Association member, left, and Chapter President CW5 James Rathburn, second from left, presented the check to George Baum, second from right, Chairman of the Wounded Veterans Project Steering Committee. Bob Cooper, right, Commander of Post 6683 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and member of the Project Steering Committee, was also on hand for the donation. Proceeds from the activities will support Lions Club projects and wounded veterans. For more information and registration click the "Boll Weevil 100" button at www.enterpriselionsclub.com.
The Enterprise Lions Club's Boll Weevil 100 Wounded Veterans Project recently received a donation from Chapter 393 of the Alabama State Council of Vietnam Veterans of America. James Sasnett, left, Chapter Treasurer, presented the check to George Baum, right, Chairman of the Wounded Veterans Project Steering Committee. Proceeds from the activities will support Lions Club projects and wounded veterans. For more information and registration click the "Boll Weevil 100" button at www.enterpriselionsclub.com.
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