- March 9, 2023
The Ormond-by-the-Sea Lions Club has been busy lending a helping hand to the community this holiday season.
Lions Club President Greg Evans and Lions Mary Yochum and Bobbie Cheh helped prepare 200 Thanksgiving dinners at Hope Place for the homeless population on Nov. 24. Then, on Dec. 2 and 3, Lions and Alfie's Restaurant staff volunteered to raise funds for the Salvation Army the Publix in the Ormond Beach Mall in Ormond-by-the-Sea, according to a press release.
Cheh and Yochum also delivered toys to Beachside Elementary, thanks to a collection from the club and Alfie's Restaurant patrons.
On Dec. 12, 60 people attended the Lions Community Holiday Party at Alfies Restaurant. Donations were presented to Volusia County Fire Rescue, Florida Lions Foundation for the Blind, Florida Lions Diabetic Retinopathy Foundation and the Florida Lions Diabetes Foundation.
Lastly, Evans was Guiding Lion to the new West Volusia Action Team Lions Club, chartered on December 14 in DeLand. An induction of members, installation of officers and signing the Charter was held at LifePoint Community Church, and Second Vice District Governor Bob Armstrong, First Vice District Governor Vivian Henegar, District Governor Glenn Brown and Council Chair Penny Gregrich were all in attendance.