The three speakers at the Lions Club this week were Lions: Raymond Powell who told the Club about a famous man from DeSoto Parish. Kyle McDonald, graduate of M.H.S. and La. Tech, is the C.E.O. of Argent Bank and rang the opening bell for the N.Y. Stock Exchange this week. Kyle is the son of Mr. & Mrs. A.W. McDonald from Stonewall, La.
Jamie Rollins with Edward D. Jones talked about recent market developments and strategies to maximize investment profits. He described how Municipal Bonds are advantageous in markets like we are experiencing now.
And finally, Treasurer Richard Wilkinson presented Past President, and surprised, Van Reech a “Testimonial of Appreciation” for service done for the Club. Van started with the Lions in 2014 and has served as V.P. and consecutive terms as President. He and Lion Robert Powell host the bi-monthly club meetings.
Robert mentioned that Lion Cyndi Phillips, Community Dev. Dir. For ANECA Federal Credit Union, was honored by the Bossier Chamber of Commerce as 2022 Diplomat of the Year.
The Lions meet every second and fourth Tuesday for a catered lunch at the Clista A. Calhoun Center. The next meeting will be on Tuesday February 28th, and you are welcome to come by.