New Board Directors appointed at Ruimveldt Lions Club

first_imgAs the new fiscal year begins in July for the Ruimveldt Lions Club, a new Board of Directors, who were elected, were welcomed last Saturday to their newly appointed positions during an installation ceremony and dinner meeting at their den in Festival City, North Ruimveldt. These Directors are now tasked with overseeing the management of the club.From right: Past District Governor, Lion Sean Noel handing over the gavel, a symbol of the President’s authority, to Lion Daryl Adams, the newly installed PresidentAt the ceremony, Lion Adams, an anaesthetist by profession, was presented with the symbolic gavel, as he was elected President of the club, along with Debbie-Ann Thompson filling the crucial role of Club Secretary.During his acceptance speech, Daryl Adams noted that the motto for the year will be “Progress through shared vision, commitment and active participation”, which places much emphasis on more meaningful community projects, and recruitment of younger members to ensure the viability of the club in its future.In addition to the auspicious installation ceremony, the Leo Club of Ruimveldt (a sponsored youth project of the Lions Club) also held its installation ceremony which saw medical technologist, Shamar Khan accepting the leadership for the group, and the introduction of new members to the youth project.Being in existence for more than forty years, the Ruimveldt Lions Club is a part of a larger network of the world’s largest service organisation that is Lions Clubs International.Lions clubs, wherever they exist, function under the motto, “We Serve”, as the organisation seeks to aid in the upliftment of the less fortunate in society.last_img read more

Man, woman die after car hits building

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week — From wire reports INDUSTRY — A man and a woman died Sunday when the 1996 Mazda four-door they were in crashed into a building, authorities said. The collision at Valley Boulevard and Turnbull Canyon Road was reported at 12:44 a.m. Both people died at the scene, said Sgt. William Cassidy of the sheriff’s Industry station. It was unclear who was driving, said Lt. Cheryl MacWillie of the coroner’s office. The allegedly speeding car apparently hit a berm and went airborne, crossing railroad tracks and crashing into the building, she said. The names of the dead, both 45, were withheld pending notification of their next of kin, MacWillie said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more