Culpeper Mid-Day Lions held the area Bland Competition on February 7th, 2016. A nice crowd attended the event held at Culpeper Baptist Church in Culpeper. A picture of the winners is attached to this post. Philip Grotz won 1st Place in the instrumental competition. Edwin Cutright was 2nd place instrumental. In the vocal competition, Emma Butler won 1st place and 2nd place went to Lindsey Sanders. Overall ten total contestants were apart of the competition. The top place finishers will move on to the Area competition that will be occurring in March.
With more than 15 Lions involved and help from James and Eddie at Peppers Grill, The Culpeper Mid-Day Lions shared Christmas with just over 90 children in Culpeper County. Each child was given a budget of $60 to shop for themselves, family or friends. Each child was also feed brunch by Pepper’s Grill. The counsellors and teachers of each elementary school was represented during the event. Thanks to everyone who helped and made the event a huge success. This event took place on 12/12/2015.
Lion Bruce Hundley (seated at right) enjoys watching local children shop at Walmart as part of the Lions Christmas Shopping program. This year the club donated almost $6,500 in gifts and meals to local families in need.
Lion Rev. Bob Donnelly with the school nurses that assist the Culpeper Lions Clubs with sight and hearing screenings and help to ensure that all Culpeper School System students have glasses whenever they are needed.