The Lions Club installed new officers for the 2023-2024 year at this week’s meeting which was held at the Mansfield Female College Museum. The new officers are President Jamie Rollings with Edward D. Jones; Vice President Dr. Scott Taylor with Mansfield Eye Clinic; Secretary Treasurer Richard Wilkinson, Purchaser for the DeSoto Parish School Board; Tail Twister Robert Powell; and Lion Tamer Van Reech. Outgoing President Terri Byrd is proud to be handing the gavel over after a successful year for the Club.
The Club was again invited to apply for the prestigious State Club Excellent Award whose winner will be in contention for The National Club Excellence Award.
Lion Raymond Powell told the Club of his two recent awards one the Mansfield First Baptist Church for his 74 years as a Deacon and a news segment of Channel 3 celebrating him as DeSoto Parish’s last surviving WWII Combat Veteran.
The Lions meet every second and fourth Tuesday for a catered lunch at the Clista A. Calhoun Center. Everyone is welcome to come by.