On June 16, the Austintown Lions and Lioness Clubs had their Installation of Officers banquet and the Austintown Lions 37th Charter Anniversary at Rachel’s Restaurant in Austintown with King Lion Bill Sywy presiding. Serving as Installing Officer was District 13- D Governor Elect Barbara Sorken from the Rootstown Lions Club.
Installed as officers for the Lions were President, John Susany; first Vice President, Bob Melcher; second Vice President, Jack Kochansky; Secretary, Harold Wilson; Treasurer, Larry Jensen; Tail Twister, Jim Banyots; Lion Tamer, Don Hoelzel; Membership Director/Public Relations, Bob Whited; 1-year Director, Glenn Ringer; 2-year Director, John Facemyer and Lioness Liaison, Larry Jensen.
For the Lioness Club it was President, Lori Stone; Vice President, Lou Skerkavich; Secretary, Teresa McCallen; Treasurer, Jane Grace.
Lion John Facemyer was presented the Lion of the Year award.