Red Oak Lions Club
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Red Oak Lions Club elected new Officers for 2014-15. BACK: John Hawkins-1st Vice President, Ralph Nelson-Tail Twister, Jerry McAlister-Director, Fred Smith-President, Don Newman-Treasurer, O.D. Gaither-Director, Pete Anderson-Lion Tamer. FRONT: Al Alturo-2nd Vice President, Alice Conway-Past District Governor, Patty Alturo-Immediate Past President, Melanie Petersen-Secretary,Helen Davis-Membership Chair. NOT PICTURED: Charles Daubitz-Director, Eva Richardson-3rd Vice President, Reed Pierce-Chaplain

Lions Club members Patty Alturo and Pete Anderson and ROISD Education Foundation Members Lynne Grandstaff and Jessica Sanchez work the serving line at the Chili Supper Feb. 

Lions Club Student of the Month for Feb. 2014, Hunter Tate shown with his parents, Farrah and Travis Tate, his brother and teacher, Theresa Gossett

Red Oak Lions Club President, Patty Alturo and Treasurer, Don Newman present check in the amount of $1200 to ROISD Education Foundation. This donation amount was raised from the Chili Supper held Feb. 1. Foundation Board Members FRONT: Karen Miller, Lynne Grandstaff, Monica Ball-President BACK: Megan Perdue, Annette Adamcik, Bill Vansyckle, Jessica Sanchez, Jerry Watson, Julian Howard, Dr. Scott Niven.

Costume /Contest Winners Ages 13+

Costume Contest Winners Ages 8-12

Costume Contest Winners Ages 4-7

Costume Contest Winners Ages 0-3

Costume Contest Judges Scott Lindsey, Donna Hugley, Pete Anderson

Trunk or Treat

Charles & Dortha Daubitz and Patty Alturo give out candy at the Red Oak Festival

Jerry McAlister helping set up for costume contest.

Red Oak Lions Club Skeet Shoot Tournament
Tournament Organization Team -John Hawkins, Melanie Petersen, Pete Anderson. 

Kerrville, Texas 2013

Jerry, Carol and Don

Over 20 years of Lion's Club services.

Student of the month April 17, 2013.

Lion Patty, Pete, Melanie and Jerry Mc had a fun day at the Business Extravaganza.

Red Oak Record                                                                                                                                                            Each month the Red Oak Lions Club recognizes an outstanding fourth grader from Red Oak Independent School District who are chosen by their teachers.                                                                                                                       The student, their family and teacher are invited to have dinner with club members where they receive a recognition plaque and a $50 Walmart gift card. At the March meeting of the Club Roberto Mercado of Shields Elementary was named Student of the Month. His teacher, Kristi Pickard introduced Mercado to club members by saying "Robert is an extremely hard worker who gives his best effort to everything he does. He is polite, respectful, and responsible. Robert is the kind of student that every teacher would love to have in class. I am honored to call him one of my kids."  Mercado lives with his parents, Roberto III and Gabriela, six year old brother, Apolo and his dog, Shorty.  His favorite subject in school is Science, his favorite book is "Maximum Ride: The Final Warning." He enjoys exploring his back yard and playing with his dog and would like to be an anthropologist when he grows up.

 Old Town Christmas (City of Red Oak in Old City Park)

O.D. Gaither has served in the Red Oak Lions Club for over 50 years.

Student of the month.

Red Oak Police Officers enjoy Pancake Breakfast Nov. 3

Members of the Red Oak Parks & Recreation Commission meet at Pancake Breakfast before working on their project of the day.

Red Oak High School National Honor Society and ROTC students volunteer at Pancake Breakfast Nov. 3

Lions Club Trunk or Treat entry wins "Cutest" category at the Red Oak Fall Festival

Lions Patty Alturo, Camille Pierce, Melanie Petersen and Eva Richardson worked together to keep hot pancakes ready for customers.

Lion Tim Kelty helps out by washing dishes

Red Oak High School students from ROTC and NHS volunteered their time to help.



Texas Civil Defense

 Members attend annual Christmas Party. 

Camille Pierce and Dortha Daubitz received tenure pins at the Red Oak Lions Club Meeting Aug. 21. Pierce for 15 years of service and Daubitz for 20. 

Lions Club members conducted two vision clinics in conjunction with Red Oak Independent School District in 2011. The Club provided over 100 eye exams and over 70 pair of glasses to local children who could not otherwise afford them. 

Honor Student

Each month during the school year the Red Oak Lions Club recognizes an outstanding fourth grader from Red Oak Independent School District. These students are chosen by their teachers. The student, their family and teacher are invited to have dinner with club members where they receive a recogntion plaque and a $100 Walmart gift card.

Caption for Picture: Student of the Month for September Austin Sims.                                                                       Back row: Richard and Darlene Sims, Margaret Myers, Meredith Clanton-teacher and Ed Myers. Front row: Clayton and Austin Sims       


Parks & Recreation Commission Chairperson, Ginny Lindsey receives $250 donation from Red Oak Lions Club vice president, Patty Alturo. This donation was given to help with the City Wide Easter Egg Hunt Apr. 5.

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