Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Glade Sun

June 25, 2014

Pontius is Lions Club's first female president in 38 year history

CROSSVILLE — Fairfield Glade Lions Club installed the first lady president in their 38 year history at the June 16 meeting. Carol Pontius has been a very active member ever since joining the club nearly five years ago and has maintained perfect attendance. She served as club treasurer for two years before being elected as second vice president and then first vice president this past year before being elected president. She also served as District 12-0 cabinet secretary for one year. She received the Melvin Jones Fellow Award, the highest honor conferred by the Lions Club International Foundation.

Pontius is also very active in community activities. She served on the Fairfield Glade Community Club board of directors for three years and as president for two years. She is a member of the Art Guild in FFG, treasurer of the Ladies Club and treasurer of the Resident Homeowners Association. Pontius has lived in Fairfield Glade since 1994 and has a BBA in accounting from Eastern Michigan University.

She commented, “I cannot perform the duties of president all by myself, so here is a list of the elected officers who have pledged to help me.”

1st Vice President Ed Froehlich

2nd Vice President Fred Mundt

Secretaries Margo Wilson/ Bob Garwood

Treasurer Duane West

Lion Tamer Bill McCay

Tail Twister Tim Tewalt

Benevolence Director Bob Garwood

Membership Committee Marty Smith, Cathy Muldoon, Charlie Straight   

3 year Directors Keith Pontius/ Sue Tewalt

2 Year Directors Bob Cover/ Cathy Muldoon

1 Year Directors Robert Schneider/ Virginia Schneider            

Phyllis Fiedler remains historian and Ventita McAlvey continues to serve as chaplain along with an even larger list of program chairpersons to carry out community programs.

The Fairfield Glade Lions Club is the largest in membership in the State of Tennessee with 120 members. They are also one of the most active with programs to help our community. Meetings are held at the Druid Hills Country Club on the third Monday of each month starting at 6 p.m. Please call membership chairman 484-6784 to make a reservation or ask any questions.

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