Boyd Lunney’s 50 years of Lionism honored

The Cape Elizabeth, Maine Lions Club honored one of their own on February 2nd as club members congratulated Boyd Lunney on 50 years of devoted service to Lionism. Duke Goranites (left), first vice district governor for the Maine Lions, was present and joined Cape club President Kim Brooks (center) in presenting Boyd Lunney (right) with a plaque.

Boyd Lunney joined the Cape Elizabeth Lions Club in March 1959 and was club president 1963-1964. During his tenure he was given the District Highest Growth Award and received “Outstanding President’s Award” for most efficient club. In 1965 he moved to Manchester, N.H. and transferred to the Manchester club, and served as secretary of the Derry Club and was zone chairman. In 1971 he returned to Cape Elizabeth and held many board positions including club secretary in 1985 and 1986. He also served as Deputy District Governor in Maine. Boyd Lunney has assisted and worked at the original Lions carnivals and many Family Fun Days. He was also involved in the renovation and addition of the kitchen when the Bowery Beach Schoolhouse was given to the club as its clubhouse.



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