Wednesday July 10, 2013

BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Lions are starting their 75th year of service to the Bennington area which includes the communities of Bennington, Pownal and Woodford. Through their various fund raisers, the Bennington Lions assist people who need financial assistance with their purchase of eye glasses and hearing aids.

The Club Officers are: back row, from left, Director, Jack O’Keefe; Director, Brian Steckley; lion tamer Rick Trombley; 3rd vice president, Kathy Gallett; 2nd vice president, Ray Bolton; 1st vice president, John Dunham; secretary, Adrian Lane; and treasurer, Kerry Ryan.

Front row, from left, director, Richard Wright; tail twister, Doris Alderman; Vermont Lions District Governor Tommy Walz; immediate past president, Ted Thomas and president, Henry A.P. Simpatico.