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2021 Owensboro Soap Box Derby Racers

We had 11 racers from Owensboro who participated in the 83rd FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby (Kierra Johnson, Jacob Leonard, Ryan Locher, Brayden Locher, Addison Locher, Halee Jo McDaniel, Zack Gordon, Dawson Gordon, Benji Edds, Drew Meyer and Sadie Meyer). Of those 11 racers, 5 of them placed in the top 8 as follows (pictured from left to right):

  • Jacob Leonard - Rally Masters - 8th Place
  • Brayden Locher - Local Stock - 4th Place
  • Sadie Meyer - Rally Stock - 2nd Place
  • Ryan Locher - Rally Masters - 3rd Place
  • Drew Meyer - Local Super Stock - 5th Place


Note: Dates are tentative and subject to change due to the coronavirus crisis.
Derby Race Schedule
  • July 21-23 - National Super Kids Classic Race and activities, Akron, OH
  • July 23 - 84th First Energy All-American Soap Box Derby Race and National Super Kids Classic finals, Akron, OH
  • August 13-14 - Summer Rally Race
  • September 10-11 - Fall Rally Race
  • Note: Open track/practice: first Saturday of the month (March 5 through November 5)

 

MEETINGS

1st & 3rd
Tuesdays
Noon
Briarpatch
2760 Veach Road



Upcoming Activities
September 20 - Regular meeting at Briarpatch at 11:30 AM; SPEAKER: Dave Farley, Managing Attorney, Kentucky Legal Aide
September 20 - Region 3 Zone 1 Meeting at Daviess County Fair Grounds, 6 PM
September 26 - Lions Club Board Meeting at Briarpatch, 6 PM
October 1-2 - Owensboro Lions Club participation in SAVI Blindfold Bowling Tournament at Southern Lanes
October 4 - Regular meeting at Briarpatch at 11:30 AM; SPEAKER: Robyn Mattingly, Audubon Area Community Services
October 7 - Eighth Annual Drive 4 Sight Golf Scramble (for Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation), Juniper Hill Golf Course, 800 Louisville Road, Frankfort, KY 40601. Registration/lunch 11 AM to 12 PM (Eastern). Information: JenniferHunt@kylionseye.org, 502-583-0564 (office), 270-999-4887 (cell), or visit https://www.kylionseye.org/golf
October 18 - Regular meeting at Briarpatch at 11:30 AM; SPEAKER: Tish Correa-Osborne, Girls Inc. CEO
October 22-23 - Baseball pitch booth at Reid's Apple Festival
October 24 - Lions Club Board Meeting at Briarpatch, 6 PM
November 1 - Regular meeting at Briarpatch at 11:30 AM; SPEAKER: TBA
November 15 - Regular meeting at Briarpatch at 11:30 AM; SPEAKER: Chris Joslin, Executive Director Bluegrass Hall of Fame and Museum
November 28 - Lions Club Board Meeting at Briarpatch, 6 PM
December 6 - Owensboro Lions Club Christmas Party, more details soon. (No regular meeting)
December 10 - Breakfast with Santa (more details soon)
May 19-22, 2023: 2022-23 - State Convention, Clarion Hotel, Lexington, KY



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2707 Breckenridge Street
STE 1
Owensboro, Ky. 42303





Motto


We serve.



Vision Statement

To be the global
leader in community
and humanitarian
service.



Larry O'Bryan was awarded the Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow in July 2015 for his outstanding contribution to the Lions and community.
Larry O'Bryan was awarded the Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow in July 2015 for his outstanding contribution to the Lions and community.

Mission Statement

To empower
volunteers to serve
their communities, meet
humanitarian needs,
encourage peace and
promote international
understanding
through Lions clubs.

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