31 10, 2013

Don Mitchell And Friend

October 31st, 2013|Fund Raisers|0 Comments

Singing “If I Could Read Your Mind” by Gordon Lightfoot

31 10, 2013

Len Leger, Don Mitchel, And Kathy Kapron

October 31st, 2013|Fund Raisers|0 Comments

Ode to Emil Fries

The Emil Fries Story

  • Born blind in 1901 in Brewster, WA
  • Learned to tune pianos at WashingtonStateSchool for Blind
  • Worked his way through University of Washington by tuning pianos ($4 each)
  • Married Nettie Fried, one of the people who read his textbooks to him
  • Upon UW graduation returned to WSSB to teach piano tuning.
  • In 1949, WSSB discontinued vocational programs, so Emil started a school.
  • In September 1949, the PianoHospital opened to teach blind and visually impaired students the skill of piano tuning and repairing. Ken Serviss, who eventually managed the school, was in the first class.
  • In 1965, Emil made the PianoHospital a non-profit […]
28 04, 2013

Health Benefits Of Strawberries

April 28th, 2013|Fund Raisers|0 Comments

Fresh Strawberry SaleEveryone knows that strawberries are delicious! However, did you know what a nutritional powerhouse they are? Here are eight reasons to include strawberries in your diet.

Diet: One cup of strawberries contains over 13% of the RDA of dietary ?ber, yet only 43 calories. Strawberries help keep digestion regular, lower blood pressure and curbs overeating.

Antioxidants: Strawberries contain a chemical compound called phenols. It is known that when phenol-rich foods are consumed, the body’s uric acid levels increase, which serves as an antioxidant agent.

Anti-In?ammatory: The phenols in strawberries also […]

22 04, 2013

Doug Smith From Three Together

April 22nd, 2013|Fund Raisers|0 Comments

22 04, 2013

Secret Performer

April 22nd, 2013|Activities, Video|0 Comments

Rick Giles was the secret performer at the recent Spring Benefit Concert.  Enjoy his performance!

29 03, 2013

Spring Conference 2013

March 29th, 2013|Awards|0 Comments

Fort Vancouver Lions wins many Awards

This year in Lionism was fantastic for the Fort Vancouver Lions.  We took first place in the Website contest and participated in the Tall Tale and Achievement Speeches.  Two members of our club were also awarded the International President’s Certificate of Appreciation award for the hard work put into chartering the LEO Legends this year.  Overall we had a fantastic year in service!

14 12, 2012

Membership Growth Award

December 14th, 2012|Awards|0 Comments

Fort Vancouver Lions won an International Membership Growth Award for the 2011-2012 year.  Our club had the most new member growth in the United States.  Here is an article in the Columbian.

8 11, 2012

VA VA Voom

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Va Va Voom

8 11, 2012

Christmas Concert Performers

November 8th, 2012|Fund Raisers|0 Comments

Mark Hanson

Doug Smith

Three Together

27 10, 2012

Club Website Award

October 27th, 2012|Awards|0 Comments

Fort Vancouver Lions placed 1st in the Club Website contest at the District Convention this year.  The website was created and maintained by Lion Dotty of the Fort Vancouver Lions who regularly updates the information to keep not only the members appraised of what the club is doing, but to also allow the community to see a glimpse of the great projects our club does for the community.

Club Website Award Club Website Award ~ Fort Vancouver Lions recieved 1st Place