Emmitsburg Lions (original) Formed August 1929

March 8, 2007 at 7:29 am | Posted in Emmitsburg, Emmitsburg Lions, Lions | Leave a comment

The original Emmitburg lions Club was formed in August 1929 as the second Lions Club in Frederick County Maryland. According the the Washington Post
“Emmitsburg Md., Aug. 16 A Lions Club the second in this county are a memberhip of 20 prominent citizens of this community formed a permanens organization at a meeting and dinner held in the Hotel stagie here last night. Representatives of the Frederick Lion Club which is sponsoring the local club assisted in the cermones.”

November 30th 1929 it was reported in the Gettysburg Star and Sentinel

“EMMITSBURG GLOB FORMED Charter Will Be Presented To EmmiUbnrK LIONS Club Tills Evening. Two hundred persons attended the banquet and ceremonies at the Hotel Slagle, EMMITSBURG. Tuesday evening, in connection with the pre- sentation of tblt charter to the new- ly-organiz…” The Charter night according to this account was Nov. 26, 1929.

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