The Tullahoma Lions Club has recognized community members for their support for the organization and its mission to enhance the quality of life of Tullahoma residents.

The Lions Club held its 74th Award Banquet and Annual Installation on Tuesday, June 4, at the Tullahoma Lions Club Building on Country Club Drive.


Awards presented

The Lions Club expressed appreciation and presented awards to the Walmart Vision Center, Walmart Optical, Eye M.D. Ophthalmology and Eye Associates Optical.

The News was also among the organizations receiving a club appreciation award.

The club also presented awards to Robbie Williamson, Emily Raths, receiving for Sharon Lockhart, John Nicoll, Sydney Hoehl, Woody Reasonover and Skip Wilmore.


Officers for 2019-2020

The organization welcomed its new officers.

Carl Webster will serve as a president. The new officers are Allan Davis, Michael Cunningham, Norman Willmore, J. Ray Joellenbeck, Tom Redford, John Brandon, Bob Johnson, Dale Smith, William Comer, Richard Kulp and Jasper Smith.


Serving the community

The Lions Club of Tullahoma has served the citizens of Tullahoma and middle Tennessee since January 1945.

The club works to enhance the quality of life of Tullahoma residents.

The objectives of the club include providing: eyeglasses to residents of Tullahoma who meet certain poverty guidelines; hearing aids for citizens meeting certain poverty guidelines; eye surgery, in conjunction with the Middle Tennessee Lions Sight Service, for those residents meeting poverty guidelines for residents without insurance; eye screening for Tullahoma City Schools’ students as part of the state-mandated health screening for public school students; eye screening for students in preschool programs and private schools.

Members of the club meet at 6:30 p.m., the first and third Tuesday of the months at the Tullahoma Lions Club Building, 407 Lions Club Lane.

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