Town of Huntington - Highlights

6/19/2017 - Town Board Marks Lions Club’s 100th Birthday
Supervisor Frank P. Petrone and members of the Huntington Town Board marked the 100th birthday of the service club Lions Club International June 13 with a special program honoring the five Lions Club chapters in the Town.

Councilwoman Tracey A. Edwards, a member of the Melville chapter, moderated the event, which included welcoming remarks from Supervisor Petrone, comments from Council Members Mark Cuthbertson and Susan A. Berland, and the presentation of proclamations to each of the clubs: Cold Spring Harbor, Greenlawn, Huntington, Melville and Northport-Centerport.

The program also featured remarks from the chapter presidents, Lions District Governor Balan Nagraj, incoming District Governor Richard Irizarry, past International Director Steve Tremaroli and past International President Al Brandel.

Lions Clubs International is the largest service club organization in the world. Its 1.4 million members in more than 46,000 clubs provide humanitarian service in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the globe. Since 1917, Lions Clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired, championed youth initiatives and strengthened communities through handson service and humanitarian projects. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit

In the photo (l-r): Kevn Tagg, Greenlawn Club president; Lauren Hirschfeld, Huntington Club president; Councilman Mark Cuthbertson; Councilwoman Susan A. Berland; Supervisor Frank P. Petrone; Gabriella Guererra, Melville Club president-elect; Councilwoman Tracey A. Edwards; Cold Spring Harbor Club president Jeremy O’Brien; Northport-Centerport Club president Mary Jo McKay; District Governor Balan Nagraj; and incoming District Governor Richard Irizarry.