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MY GOALS

THREE NEW CLUBS.... EACH CLUB TO HAVE 25 CHARTER MEMBERS FOR A TOTAL OF 75 MEMBERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fellow Lions,

 I have visited over half of the clubs in 29L. I want to thank al l the clubs I've visited for the warm reception they have shown Lion Ellen and me. I really look forward to visiting the rest of the clubs and meeting new
friends. Lion Ellen and I want to let 2nd VDG Linda know how sorry we are for her loss and she and her family are in our thoughts
and prayers.
 I want to let you know that we are a minus four in membership. We were doing so well at one point. We were a plus 1 and we were headed in the right direction. Let us not lose our focus and remember to “Ask One. ” I am hoping to install
new members when I visit. Please don't forget we have our third Cabinet Meeting at Cheat Lake January 18th and Leadership School in Flatwoods coming January 30–February 1.
Last but not least, start thinking about the 29L Conference
which will be March 14, 2015 at the McClure Hotel in Wheeling.

  Lion Ellen and I want to wish you and your loved ones a Very
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Remember: We are
celebrating the Birth of Christ!

Remember: "JUST ASK 1"

Your District Governor Eugene L. Saunders, Sr.

 

DISTRICT GOVERNOR LION GENE SAUNDER'S BIO

Lion Gene became a Lion in 2006. He served as club president in 2010-2011 and has served on the sight committee since 2006. He was “Lion of the Year” in 2007, served as Zone Chairperson 2011-2012 and 2012-2013, Second Vice District Governor 2012-2013 and First Vice District Governor 2013-2014. He is a Melvin Jones Fellow and a Leonard Jarrett recipient.

Lion Gene was born and raised in Moundsville. Graduated from Moundsville High School and attended Northern Community College. He was employed by Consol Energy for 38 years and retired as Shift Foreman.

He is married to his high school sweetheart (Ellen). They have four children (Edward Michael, Eugene Lee Jr., Evan Maurice and Ellicia Lynette), 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He is a member of the Wayman A.M.E. Church currently serving as head trustee.

Community Service:
. Member of Jaycees – 1970- 1980s
. Member of Salvation Army Advisory Board
. Member of the Police Civil Service Board
. Member of Ohio Valley Umpire Board and Mid Ohio Valley Umpire Board
. Has umpired baseball in Marshall and 0hio Counties for 40 years.
. Coached Flag Football and Basketball at McNinch Elementary School
. Owner/Instructor - Tae Kwon Do Studies (16 years)
. 5th Degree Black Belt (Tae Kwon Do Hall of Fame – 2011)
. Cofounded the Marshall County Panthers (1999). President of the Ohio Valley Youth Tackle Football Conference
. Member of the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce (Board of Directors
2010-2012)
. Dr. David L. Ealy Community Service Award
. Member of Moundsville City Council – 3rd Ward
. Vice Mayor – 2011- 2013
. Mayor 2013 and 2014
. Blood Donor (American Red Cross 1990-2013)