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Chamber Awards Person of Year

Connie Emmons

March 18, 2016 Seymour, TN: The Seymour Area Chamber of Commerce presented Lion Connie Emmons the Person of the Year Award March 18 2016, at their sold-out dinner event.

The award recognizes her support of numerous community organizations, including school groups, the Lions Club, Live-It, and more.

She has been a member of the Tri-County Lions Club since 2009, and served as club president and District 12-N Lions zone chair.

Tennessee LLR a Success

January 17, 2016 Manchester, TN: The 13th Annual Lions Learning Retreat was held January 15-17 at the Manchester-Coffee County Conference Center. Past District Governor Ken Moffett (Tri-County Lions Club) chaired this year's event, which provided a full weekend of speakers, seminars, great meals, and exhibits to boost Lions service opportunities and involvement across Tennessee. With about 140 attending, it was one of the largest ever. Lion Ken has been associated with the statewide Lions Learning Retreat since it's inception as board member, steering committee, presenter and photographer on numerous occasions.

Green Star Presented

July 28, 2014 - Seymour, TN: Lions Club President Ray Valentine presented the District Green Star Award to Immediate Past President Keith McCord. The award recognizes the club's increased contributions for Lion Year 2013-2014. Congratulations for a job well done!

Green Star Award

Service Area Expands

March 16, 2016 - Seymour, TN: Did you know? The Tri-County Lions is now the only Lions Club serving vision needs in Sevier County, TN.

Since January, there are no other clubs in the county that includes the cities of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg. Tri-County Lions recently provided assistance to an individual in Gatlinburg. The club also provides vision services to regions of Knox and Blount counties in East Tennessee.

In order to efficiently serve such a widespread area, the club is asking for support from more community members, whether by becoming Lions to serve, or by supporting generously our service and fundraising efforts.

Map of Sevier County TN

[Note: In 2017, the Sevier County Lions Club was chartered to serve the Sevierville-Gatlinburg area. We appreciate them and congratulate them on their service to the area.]

Award Presented

Updated November, 2016 -- District Governor Paulette Bailey presented the Club's second Cetennial Service Challenge Award to Club President Sonya Rogers during her official visit.

October 26, 2015 - Seymour, TN: District Governor Fletcher Stephens of the Farragut Lions Club presented the Centennial Service Challenge Award from Lions Clubs International for hosting service projects that benefit Youth, Vision, Hunger and the Environment.

Accepting on behalf of the Tri-County Lions is President Keith McCord. The club was one of only four in District 12-N to earn this recognition.

Centennial Service Challenge Patch Presented

Club Funds Summer Reading Program

Check Presentation

February 8, 2016 - Seymour, TN: Club Vice-President Sonya Rogers is pictured as she presents a $200 check supporting the Friends of the Seymour Branch Library for their Summer Reading Program. Accepting on behalf of the Friends of the Library group is Lion Buddy Greene.

This annual gift provides activities for youngsters to keep them engaged in reading during the summer when school is out. The Lions Club has provided a Reading Action Program gift to the Friends of the Library for many years.

Lion Greene Receives Major Award

Buddy Greene

April 25,2015 - Seymour, TN: Tri-County Lion member HR “Buddy” Greene was selected Person of the Year by the Seymour Area Chamber of Commerce on March 27th. Chamber Chairwomen Rebekah Hill and Nancy Rickenbach presented Greene with the honor, saying, “... we received such an outpouring of support for this candidate, we could speak about him, his character, his good deeds, and how beloved he is in our community all night,” said Hill.

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