Amherst Lions recently installed Bob Gibson (right) as King Lion (president) for this term. Outgoing King Lion Brian McGuigan (left) hands over the gavel. Last term, the club donated more than $30,000 toward local charities, participated in 55 service activities and contributed more than 4,000 hours of local community service. (Photo by David McBee)
When the Vietnam War's Moving wall visited Amherst July 19-23, several Lions signed up to perform guard duty in the field, including Lion Ollie Holt who served a tour in Vietnam with New Hampshire National Guard's 197th Field Artillery. The Moving Wall was last in New Hampshire in 2017.