Lion Steve Maggio Serves Jamestown Community for 20 Years

At the January Lions Meeting, a letter from Lions International President, Douglas Alexander, was read congratulating Steve Maggio for 20 years of service to the Jamestown community.

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Lions at Safety Village for Halloween 2021

Lion Cathy Cimo handing out Halloween candy to children

Lion Ron Wilcox handing out Candy to Children
This smile says it all
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Smith to Lead Jamestown Lions

Lions left to right: Steve Maggio, Ron Wilcox, Guy Ditonto, Ben Haskins, Chip Johnson, Jim Kress, Ang Cimino, Jeff Smith, Ann Akin & Laurie Marucci.

Jamestown Lion’s Club Elect New Officers

At the general meeting of the Jamestown Lion’s Club on April 13, 2021, members elected their new officers.

Steve Maggio, Past-President is passing the leadership of the club to Jeffrey Smith. In-coming officers are First Vice-President Ang Cimo, Second Vice-President Jim Kress, and 3rd Vice President Laurie Marucci. Secretary, Charles Telford Chip Johnson will be the Treasurer of the General Fund, with Bruce Gleason as Treasurer of the Blind and Benevolent Fund.

Members of the Board of Directors are Don and Diane Nelson, Ben Haskins, Ron Wilcox, Guy Ditonto, and Steve Maggio.

The Jamestown Lion’s Club mission is to assist individuals who are blind or visually impaired in the community.

Elected President Smith said, “The members have been meeting remotely and we anticipate being able to be meeting in-person as we continue to enjoy our fellowship as we help members of our great community.”

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Lions Provide Face Masks

sending face masks to our Lions visually impaired clients in this Corona pandemic

Jamestown Lion Laurie Marucci spearheaded a project to sew and send face masks to our Lions visually impaired clients in this Corona pandemic. Helping her in this effort, either by sewing or mailing, were Lion Lori Johnson, Lion Karan Murray, and Lion Cathy Cimo.

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Jamestown Lions Club Donates Bike Racks For Riverwalk

For those riding bicycles along the Greater Jamestown Riverwalk, there are four new spots to park your bike.

On Wednesday, city and Jamestown Lions International officials gathered at Panzarella Island near the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities to host a ribbon cutting ceremony by one of the four new bike racks that are along the Riverwalk.

Don and Diane Nelson, Jamestown Lions International board members; Chuck Telford, Jamestown Lions International secretary, and Steve Maggio, Jamestown Lions International president; joined Sam Teresi, Jamestown mayor; Jeff Lehman, city public works director; and John Williams, city parks manager; for the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Maggio said the donation is part of a Jamestown Lions International legacy project. He said along with the one at Panzarella Island, one is located at McCrea Point Park, another by the Jamestown Cycle Shop on the south shore of the Chadakoin River and the other is along the Riverwalk’s north shore of the Chadakoin River.

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