One of the means of communications for the Wimberley Lions Club. This club has about 172 members. The Wimberley Lions Club generates annual donations budget between $118,000 and $170,000 through its Market Days the first Saturday of the month, March - December. In addition to this blog please go to shopmarketdays.com and visitwimberley.com. These community oriented Websites provide essential information for the Lions Market Days and the latest club news.
Sunday, January 17, 2010
Lion Pioneer Kaye Cook passed away
One of the last Charter Members of the Wimberley Lioness Club passes away. Kaye worked on Lion projects with her husband, Lion James. when women were not permitted in Lions. Past District Governor Dave Slider presided over the Wimberley Lioness Club Charter Night during his term as District Governor in 1985. Kaye was one of its leaders. Lion Kaye continued her leadership role as the Lioness club merged with the Wimberley Lions Club. Kaye worked on the Donations Committee and wrote the club newsletter for many years. Kaye was recognized by her club by her Outstanding Lion Award, Life Membership of Texas Lions Camp, and being named a Melvin Jones Fellow.
Kaye did not restrict her volunteering to the Lions, she worked with the Crisis Bread Basket as a volunteer, a recruiter of volunteers, and as a member of their Board of Directors. Kaye was an active member of the Chapel of the Hills Church and served on its Benevolent Committee.