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Ormond Beach Observer Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 9 months ago

Ormond-by-the-Sea Lions Club wins excellence award

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by: Jarleene Almenas News Editor

The Ormond-by-the-Sea Lions Club won the Club Excellence Award for 2018-2019 at the Winter District Advisory meeting in Lake Alfred on Jan. 19.

Joining almost 100 Lions from across Florida were First Vice District Governor Greg Evans and his partner in service, Katie Hamlin. Co-President Mary Yochum, Second Club Vice President Colleen O’Connor and Past President Bobbie Cheh also attended. 

District Governor Helene Thompson made the award announcement and presented Cheh with a pin for her vest and a patch for the club's banner. Zone Chair pins were also presented to Evans and Yochum. 

The Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of every month inside Alfie's Restaurant at 1666 Ocean Shore Blvd. For information, call 441-4421.

Rotary Club receives citation

The Rotary Club of Downtown Ormond Beach recently received the Rotary Citation for its inaugural year, under the leadership of Past President Joyce Pepin. 

The citation was awarded for the club's increasing membership, sustainable service projects, donations to the Rotary Foundation and for raising awareness of Rotary in the community. Past District Governor Brent Coates presented the award to Pepin, on behalf of the club.

The Rotary Club continues to search for new members. To learn more, visit RotaryClubofDowntownOrmondBeach.com

Reel in the Fun

Registration is currently open for the next Reel in the Fun, a free kids catch and release fishing tournament hosted by the city, at Central Park On Saturday, Feb. 16.

According to a press release, participants must live within incorporated Ormond Beach. The deadline to register is Wednesday, Feb. 13. Each team in the fishing tournament will be made up of one adult and up to two children, who must be between 4-12 years old. Prizes and awards will be given.

To register, visit the Leisure Services Registration Office at 399 N. U.S. 1. The office is open Monday-Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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