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Lions honor Newnam-Leus


Lions honor Newnam-Leus
SUSAN HODGES/Contributor— Floresville Lions Club member LaJuana Newnam-Leus has been honored by Lions Club District 2-A2, being inducted into the Herb C. Petry Jr. Hall of Fame for her service to the club, her church, and community.


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LaJuana Newnam-Leus of Floresville has received high honors from Lions Club International, District 2-A2, being inducted into the district’s Herb C. Petry Jr. Hall of Fame.

A member of the Floresville Lions Club since 1996, Newnam-Leus has been active since joining, maintaining 100-percent attendance for meetings. She has served the club in all officer capacities, including president, and also was named Lion of the Year.

Her service to the district has included terms as zone and region chairman, and Guiding Lion for the Floresville Leo Club and Stockdale Lions Club, among other duties. She is currently serving her fourth term as District 2-A2 secretary.

Newnam-Leus has received the Governor’s Appreciation Award and also received recognition as the District 2-A2 Lion of the Year, among many honors bestowed.

In addition to her Lions Club activities, this Hall of Fame inductee gives back to her community through the First Baptist Church of Floresville, where she has served in various capacities and leadership roles. These have included adult Sunday school director, church directory chairman, and more.

In 1998, Newnam-Leus was the first woman appointed to serve on the Floresville City Council. She has been a Floresville Chamber of Commerce officer, and is an advocate for children’s programs, health-related services, and educational programs. She has been recognized for her service and dedication to her city and community, being named an

“Ambassador of Floresville” and Floresville Citizen of the Year.

The Alamo Area Council of Governments also honored Newnam-Leus in the past as its Citizen of the Year.
 

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