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2016 District 3-H Convention
Some images from the convention:
District Governor Troy Jenkins
Troy Jenkins joined the Stillwater Noon Lions in October of 2001,
and has served as Lion Tamer, Director, Vice President, President, and is in his third year as the Membership Chair of that club. He also serves as the liaison to the Stillwater eLions branch club.
During his time with the club, he has also chaired the club’s Valentine’s Day Dinner, the 2012 tree-planting campaign, White Cane (four times), and Cowboy Cadillac (twice), and leads their involvement in the Thursday Night Community Dinner at Stillwater’s First United Methodist Church.
Troy formerly created and edited the club’s newsletter, the SNL Pride. which was runner-up in the state newsletter contest in 2012, 2013, and 2014. Troy also spent nearly two years as the Executive Director of the Oklahoma Lions Service Foundation before returning to the for-profit sector in October of 2013. He currently works as a Solutions & Production Specialist for B&C Business Products in Stillwater and Cushing.
Troy has also been involved with Lions on the district and state level. He served as a Zone Chair for three years, and is currently the District Governor Elect for District 3-H. Troy is in his fifth year as the District 3-H IT Chair, and his third as the State Chair of that Committee. He manages the websites and Facebook pages for the Lions of Oklahoma, District 3-H, and his own club. He helped create and chaired the District 3-H Disaster Relief Committee in 2012, and is in his third year as the state Disaster Relief Committee Chair. Troy currently serves as a Member-at-large of the Oklahoma Lions Boys Ranch (a position he also held in 2011), and has been very involved with the transition from group home to Foster Care Community.
Troy was named Lion of the Year for the Stillwater Noon Lions in 2011 and 2012. He received International President’s Letters of Commendation in 2011, 2014, 2015, and 2016, and an International Presidential Medal in 2012. In June of 2013, the Stillwater Noon Lions honored him with a Melvin Jones Fellowship.
Troy has lived in seven other states (two of them twice), but currently lives in Guthrie with his wife of over 17 years, Juli Alan. Over the course of their marriage, they have managed to accumulate numerous dogs, cats, horses, and miniature donkeys, as well as a tank of fish. In his spare time, Troy enjoys cooking, movies, music (listening and playing), and when he finds the time, golfing.
Lions Disaster Relief
Recently, the 3-H Disaster Relief Team had the opportunity to visit the dedication ceremony at the Plaza Towers Elementary Memorial. The District 3-H Lions contributed $20,000 to make this project a reality. Pictured, from left, are PCC Tom Cummings, 1st VDG Troy Jenkins, Governor Mary Fallin, and DG Jacque Mooney.
Lion's KidSight USA
The Lions of Oklahoma are very excited to be a part of this great new initiative! We are one of a handful of states that are already up and running, with five SpotVision units available to any club in the state that has gone through training on use and procedure. Check out the national program here. For information on the Oklahoma Lions' program, to schedule training, or to reserve equipment, contact the state office at 405-947-6540.
Check out the 2014-2015 3-H Peace Poster Winner!
This year's winning entry comes courtesy of Jade Osborn, a 13-year-old eighth-grader from Cushing Middle Schools. Jade was sponsored by the Cushing Lions.
"Peace is something that keeps a person calm and feel [sic] relaxed."
Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization with more than 1.4 million members in approximately 46,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.