43rd annual Lions Clubs of District 13-D Convention

HUDSON — During the 43rd annual Lions Clubs of District 13-D Convention at the Clarion Hotel, Don Crockroff, former kicker with the Cleveland Browns Football Team, was a special guest at a tailgate party on March 13 and the speaker at a noon luncheon on March 14.

During the business session, the following members of various clubs were elected to district offices: Donald Heldman of East Liverpool, district governor; Jeff Snyder of Magnolia, first vice governor; and David Gauch of Crestwood, second vice governor.

Past International Director Scott Storms from Windsor Locks, Conn., was the speaker at the grand banquet on March 15.

The three-day event included entertainment by Miller South Junior High Choir; by Mike Hemmelgarn, juggler and ventriloquist; and by Carole Starre-Kmieck, who presented a “Famous American Women” program.

Convention co-chairs were Past District Governor Tom Kirkbride and his wife, Nancy, of Lisbon Lions Club.