PRESS RELEASE – On Sunday June 28, 2015 saw the members of the Leo Club of Castries changing the guard. Their ceremony took on a more youthful approach with a Church Service followed by a breakfast, lunch and club social.
The outgoing President Leo Tonia Philgence was pleased with the success that the club had accomplished through the year. She indicated that though the journey was rough, but as a team they were able to make it.
Leo Omar Celestin the President for the lionistic year 2015-2016 indicated that he has kept the theme “Building the PRIDE” from The last lionistic year as he saw it as ongoing.
He implored his team of Leos to continue to build on service to community while ensuring that it is done in a youthful and fun filled way. He asked that Leos add value to the projects so that they can become more meaningful to the community we serve.
Lion Bernice Augustin who served as the Leo advisor was awarded the Leo Advisor award from Lions Clubs International.
Leo Omar Celestin who served in the position of Vice President received the Leo of the Year award from Outgoing President Leo Tonia.
Leo Tonia Philgence captured the Outstanding Leo President District Award and the 100% President Award from Lions Clubs International.
The Leo club of Castries would like to express appreciation to the many Individuals, Agencies, Service Organizations, Other Lions and Leo Clubs and the Private and Public Sector Organizations who contributed to their success this year.
We look forward to your continued collaboration and support as we strive to serve the needs of the less fortunate in our community – Saint Lucia.
For young persons who are between the ages of 18 – 30 years and are service minded please come join us. We can be contacted at [email protected]