TROY — Robert Dever has been installed as president of the Troy Lions Club.
Dever is well-known in Troy as the long-time head window clerk at the Troy Post Office. He joined the local Lions Club 5 years ago. Dever previously served as vice president and has worked on several of the Lion’s community service and fund raising projects.
“I have had some excellent people to follow in this office. I’d like to see the club grow both in membership and in our community service. Together, we can make that happen,” Dever said.
The Lions installation ceremony was held at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center to install all the officers for the 2016-17 year. Past District Governor Karl Cox of Springfield performed the ceremony. Also installed were Steve Kaplan — vice president and Tail-Twister, Sheryl Schlater — secretary, Doug Beitzel — treasurer, Ryan Subler — Lion Tamer, Joe Jackson — membership chair, Garry Brown — director, Jeff Feierstein — director and Bob Medley — Director.
Cox stressed to the local club that the Lions Club motto is “We Serve.”
“This usually refers to the club’s community service. However, these dedicated Lions are also serving through their leadership positions,” he said.
Dever takes the leadership role of the Troy Lions Club, which is a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to vision health. The club helps income-eligible individuals obtain eye exams and glasses. The club also performs pre-school vision screenings. In addition, the Troy Lions Club provides scholarships and supports many community programs. For more information visit, e-clubhouse.org/sites/Troy_OH or call 335-7345.