The Port St. Joe Lions Club recently held its annual Officers & New Members Installation banquet at Ronnie B’s Restaurant.
New members welcomed into the club this year were Gulf County Sheriff Mike Harrison, Tyler Askew and Matthew Birmingham.
The club officers recognized during the event were Harrison, Mike McKenzie, Port St. Joe Mayor Mel Magidson, Askew, Jim Norton, Tom Gibson, Brendan Murphy, Steve Wich, Willie Ramsey, Jim Anderson, Jim Conway and Thom Baird.
Jim Conway earned special recognition for 10 years of perfect attendance; Jim Anderson received the “Back in the Day” award while Michael Hammond earned the “Incognito” award.
Charlie Norton was given “In Appreciation for Steaks” award for his “masterful production of the famous Charlie Norton No Man Left Hungry Steak Dinner”, a prime component of the club’s Annual Sportsmens Banquet.