Category Archives: Meetings

2015 Golf Tournament Oct 3rd

The 2015 Sissonville Lions Annual Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, October 3rd at Green Hills Country Club near Ravenswood beginning with a Shotgun Start at 10 am. As always, the proceeds of the tournament go to sponsor scholarships for deserving seniors at Sissonville High School. Cost is $55 per golfer.

Click Here for registration and more information on the tournament. For other information contact: Lion Keith Jones, P.O. Box 13395, Charleston, WV 25360 or phone (304) 984-9800 or email kjoneslaw@aol.com.

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Lions Bruce McClung and Ron Bennett Receive 15 Year Pins

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L. Bruce McClung (left) and Ron Bennett are seen after each received their 15 year Lions Club service pin sent by Lions International President Joseph Preston on behalf of 1.35 million Lions around the world. That’s 30 years of service to our community! Thank you Lion Bruce and Lion Ron on behalf of a grateful Sissonville community (November 11, 2014)

2014 Golf Tournament Photos


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Library Levy Topic of Meeting

DianaSlaughter6Diane Slaughter, chairman of the Sissonville Library Advisory Board, told the Sissonville Lions Club on September 23, 2014 that the upcoming Library Levy issue is sponsored by the Kanawha County School Board only because there are but two practical entities that can sponsor levies in Kanawha County: the school board and the county commission. She noted that all of the proceeds of the levy, if passed, will go to the library to make up for the short-fall caused by last year’s WV Supreme Court decision which stripped away the library’s portion of the county school board’s levy funds. That portion represented forty percent of the library system’s total funding and has caused such adverse actions as the reduction in staff and hours at the Sissonville Branch Library. The levy is on the ballot during the general election on November 4th.

Sissonville Public Service District Topic of Meeting

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Mark Kiser, left, receives Certificate of Appreciation from Lions Club President Tom Crouser

D. Mark Kiser, chairman of the Sissonville Public Service District, told the July 22, 2014 meeting of the Sissonville Lions Club that the district has started the process of engaging a professional engineer-consultant to evaluate the district’s facilities. Built originally in 1987, the facilities are in their third decade of service. “We need to obtain an evaluation to see what needs to be upgraded before a failure occurs. While I’m sure the results will be more than we can afford, it will help us prioritize our improvement needs.”

Some 1,700 customers are served by the district, mostly residential although it also treats discharges from two landfills in the area as well as businesses and schools. The current rate is $10.25 per thousand gallons of water consumed by the customer. The average residential customer uses some 3,300 gallons per month. Continue reading

Lions Presents Five $1,000 Scholarships

Scholarship RecipientsIt was recognition night on May 28, 2014 for the five Sissonville High School students presented with $1,000 scholarships by the Sissonville Lions Club. Pictured (left to right): Tom Crouser, club president; Brittany Harding, recipient; Shanna Casto, Sissonville High school counselor; and Clifford Cunningham, scholarship committee chairman. . Scholarship recipients were: Andriella Gill, Brittany Harding, Jerrod Coles, Stephanie King and Tiffany Thomas. Sissonville Lions Club has now provided some $35,000 of scholarships to local students. The club meets the second and fourth Tuesdays at 6:30 pm in Aldersgate United Methodist Church activities building.