Jordan speaks to Lions Club

Published 11:47 am Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Judge Dave Jordan speaks to the Lions Club.

The Flomaton Lions Club played host to Escambia County District and Juvenile Judge Dave Jordan as the featured speaker at their recent fundraising event. Jordan described the responsibilities of his office as district and juvenile judge.

Among the responsibilities he described were the Family Drug Court, which he founded five years ago in partnership with the Department of Human Resources, Hope Place Family Resource Center and the Southwest Alabama Department of Mental Health.

Among the other items of business were reports of the success of the Pancake Supper held on Aug. 2 in Flomaton . This event was a fundraiser designed to provide financial assistance to eligible students in the Flomaton School System. There was a total of $ 1,500 earned at the supper and a donation of $ 1,000 was made to the Flomaton School System. Mr. Scott Hammond was there to accept the donation.

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Additionally, it was announced that the Flomaton High School has established a LEO Club, which comes under the aegis of the Flomaton Lions Club and based at the Flomaton High School. The sponsor of the LEO Club is Ms. JJ Hagan and the mission of the

LEO Club is to develop leadership skills in high school students and to help them become more conscious of helping others.

Hagan, on behalf of the LEO Club, was presented a donation of $ 150 by the Flomaton Lion’s Club.