The Lascassas-Milton Lions Club was honored July 24 with special guests, among them newly elected Lions Club International Second Vice President Robert Corlew III.
Corlew is in line to become Lions International president for the 100th anniversary of the organization. His wife, Diane, is a member of the Lascassas-Milton Lions, while he is a member of the Murfreesboro Noon Lions. The Corlews have traveled extensively for several months during his campaign for international second vice president. He is retiring as chancellor of the Rutherford County Chancery Court at the end of August.
The Lascassas-Milton Lions were also surprised with a visit from John Hopkins, owner of Fate Sanders Marina on Percy Priest Lake. The annual Lions Fish for Sight Charity Tournament, conducted by the Lascassas-Milton Club, is held at Fate Sanders the last Saturday in April. The marina recently scrapped a number of steel boat hulls, and Hopkins donated proceeds of $2,830.80 to the Lascassas-Milton Lions to assist with the many projects the club supports. Hopkins was accompanied by Mike Lorance, a fisherman, newspaper columnist and book author who happens to be blind and who is a strong supporter of Lions Fish For Sight and a good friend of the club.
The Lascassas-Milton Lions meet the first and third Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the old Lascassas school.