Touchstone Story: Feeding the Hungry

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
feeding-hungry

Lions have long been deeply involved in the global effort to relieve hunger. It’s a big fight: poor nutrition contributes to the death of more than 3 million…

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Touchstone Story: Making a Mark

Friday, November 18, 2016
Touchstone Story Making a Mark

The earliest civilizations left behind clues that revealed what mattered to them, in the form of artifacts or buildings that have stood the test of time: pyramids rising…

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Carterton Lions Club Honors City’s Founder with Legacy Project

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Carterton Lions Club honors Caterton, NZ philanthropist and founder Charles Rooking Carter with a statue.

On a trip to Belgium several years ago, Carterton, NZ, Lions Club secretary Allan Renall had an epiphany. Witnessing a large group of people in a town square…

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Touchstone Story: The Impulse to Serve

Friday, November 11, 2016
touchstone story

Melvin Jones had been a member of the Business Circle of Chicago, a lunch club for business men, for several years when he began pondering a question: “What…

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Touchstone Story: Melvin Jones

Thursday, November 3, 2016
Melvin Jones

Melvin Jones was a dreamer, a doer and a pragmatist. He was an energetic, extroverted salesman who in private hours would reread Shakespeare. What better man to found…

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