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Cambridge Lions Club

We Are Knights for Sight

“We Serve” Cambridge, Ohio and it’s surrounding communities since 1924!

Cambridge Lions Ruff Truk Competition

Guernsey County Fairgrounds

June 11, 2016

7:30 p.m.



RUFF TRUK 2015 3



44th Annual Music & Comedy Show

“Chart Toppers”


March 30th, 31st,& April 1st, at 7:30 PM



Purchase Tickets On Line Here (credit/debit only)

Or purchase tickets at Country Bits (cash or check)

700 Wheeling Ave Cambridge Ohio 432-7241

Open Monday through Saturday 10a to 7p & Sunday 12-5



Cambridge Lions would like to express thanks to all the community for their help and support in making our 43rd Music and Comedy Show a success.  Special gratitude to Dunning Motor Sales for being our show presenter, all the show sponsors, and to those who placed business and patron ads.   We want to acknowledge our fantastic chorus who volunteered all their time and special appreciation to all of you who bought tickets and came to the show.  We hope to see you all again next year.  Congratulations to Thomas “Tom” Apel for being inducted into the Cambridge Lions Minstrel Hall of Fame.




OFFICERS 2015-2016
President: Charlie Fondale 1 Year Director: Gene Moore        John Davis
1st Vice-President: Brad Richert 2 Year Director: Ron Guthrie
Dana Carley
2nd Vice-President: Ralph Ray Past President: Barry Ross
3rd Vice-President: Troy Simmons Membership Chair: Herb Baier
Secretary: Tom Cahoon    
Treasurer: Rick Lisle    
Lion Tamer: Ralph Ray    
Tail Twister: Rick Casterline



Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization. We have 1.35 million members in more than 45,000 clubs  worldwide.

Lions are everywhere. We’re active men and women in more than 206 countries and geographic areas..

Lions have a dynamic history. Founded in 1917, we are best known for fighting blindness – it’s part of our history as well as our work today. But we also volunteer for many different kinds of community projects – including caring for the environment, feeding the hungry and aiding seniors and the disabled.

Lions give sight. By conducting vision screenings, equipping hospitals and clinics, distributing medicine and raising awareness of eye disease, Lions work toward their mission of providing vision for all. We have extended our commitment to sight conservation through countless local efforts and through our international SightFirst Program, which works to eradicate blindness. Cambridge Lions provide eye exams and glasses for low income citizens and school children of Guernsey County. In the last year we have purchsed over 100 pairs of eyeglasses totaling over $12,000.

Lions serve the disabled. Cambridge Lions volunteer and donate to Camp Echoing Hills Village for disabled people.

Lions serve diabetics. Because diabetes is the leading cause of blindness Cambridge Lions sponsors the South Eastern Ohio Regional Medical Center’s Diabetic Support Group. We help provide education and aid in medical supplies.

Lions serve youth. Our community projects often support local children and schools through scholarships, recreation and mentoring. Internationally, we offer many programs, including the Peace Poster Contest, Youth Camps and Exchange and Lions Quest.

Lions award grants. Since 1968, the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) has awarded more than US$700 million in grants to support Lions humanitarian projects around the world. LCIF was also ranked the number one nongovernmental organization in a 2007 study by The Financial Times.

Together, our Foundation and Lions are helping communities following natural disasters by providing for immediate needs such as food, water, clothing and medical supplies – and aiding in long-term reconstruction.

Lions are active. Our motto is “We Serve.” Lions are part of a global service network, doing whatever is necessary to help our local communities

Lions have fun! Cambridge Lions meet every Monday at noon in the banquet room of Mr. Lee’s Restaurant 2000 E Wheeling Ave Cambridge Ohio.

Cambridge Lions District 13G Hall of Fame

2002      Bob Jonard

2006      Francis Markley

2007      Tom Cahoon

2008      Ron Guthrie

2010      James Caldwell

2011      Howard Cherry

2013      Milton Law



Melvin Jones Fellowship Established in 1973, the Melvin Jones Fellowship (MJF) recognizes donations of US$1,000. With more than 371,700 Melvin Jones Fellows worldwide, the MJF program is the backbone of LCIF and provides 75 percent of the Foundation’s revenue.

  • DALE ROGERS                               1993
  •  WILLIAM CHANNELL                 1999
  •  FRANCIS MARKLEY                     2001
  •  MILT LAW                                      2009
  •  TOM CAHOON                              2010
  •  DAN LUSKEVITCH                        2010 
  • PAT CRAIG                                      2010
  • RON GUTHRIE                               2011
  • RALPH RAY                                     2012
  • BILL LILIENTHAL                           2014
  • OSCAR BROWN                              2014
  • BARRY ROSS                                   2015