Lions install officers at banquet
SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Austintown Lions and Lioness clubs installed officers and celebrated the Lions’ 37th Charter Anniversary at a banquet June 16 at Rachel’s Restaurant in Austintown. King Lion Bill Sywy presided. District 13-D Governor-elect Barbara Sorken, from Rootsown Lions Club, was the installing officer. Officers, sitting from left, are Bob Whited, membership and public relations; Jim Banyots, tail twister; Sorken; Lori Stone, Lioness president; Lou Skerkavich, Lioness vice president; and Teresa McCallen, Lioness secretary. Standing are Harold Wilson, secretary; Sywy; Larry Jensen, treasurer and Lioness liason; Bob Melcher, first vice president; Jack Kochansky, second vice president; Don Hoelzel, Lion tamer; Glenn Ringer, two-year director; and John Facemyer, one-year director. Below is Sywy, left, presenting the Lion of the Year award to Facemyer.