Monthly Archives: July 2015

Lions Awarded for Dedication and Hard Work 2015

The following awards were given to club members for their dedication and hard work for Bethany Lions and our community:

“Lion of the Year” – Anne McDonnell
“Lifetime Achievement” – Don Duman
“Lifetime Achievement” – George McDonnell
Longevity Awards
5 years = Nasreen Kahn
Alex Dembski
Anne Dembski
Mary Ellen Diotalevi
20 years = Kim McClure Brinton
25 years = Craig Stahl
45 years = Russ Von Beren

100% Meeting Attendance = Anne Dembski, Bruce Hescock, Janet Hescock and Stu Horton

New Member and Sponsor Recognition

Mena Argentari – sponsored by Janet Brunwin
Linda Dubosar – sponsored by Janet Brunwin

Bethany Lions Club Annual Installation of 2015-2016 Officers

. On June 19th, Anne Dembski was sworn in as President of the Bethany Lions Club for the 2015-2016 year by Bethany resident and Zone Chair and 2nd Vice-District Governor Elect, Shaukat Kahn. Anne serves as Assistant Executive Director at the Bradley Home in Meriden and has been a very active Bethany Lion.

2015 – 2016 Bethany Lions Officers are:

President Anne Dembski
1st Vice President Sal Ferrante
2nd Vice President Paul Magda
3rd Vice President Steven Ryan
Secretary Janet Brunwin
Treasurer Jim Tirrell
Tail Twister Janet Hescock
Lion Tamer Bruce Hescock
Membership Chair Alex Dembski

Bethany Lions Scholarship Winners 2015

Bethany Lions Club Scholarship Night 2015 was held on June 9th at Lakeview Lodge. Five Bethany high school seniors who are college bound received scholarships; they are:

Daniel Wivagg received $3,000, the Russell and Janice von Beren Community Service Award. He will be attending WPI
for Mechanical Engineering in the fall.

Arvene Golbazi received $2,000 and she will be attending Boston University as a bio/premed major.

Victoria Liu, received $2,000 and she will attend Wellesley College to study Molecular bliology

Jordan Young received $2,000 and he will attend UConn with a major in nursing.

Douglas Rives received $2,000 and he will attend WPI majoring in Mechanical Engineering