Camden Lions Club welcomes its first female president, Kesha Hayes

Kesha Hayes has taken on the role and hopes to further help her community.

CAMDEN, South Carolina — The Camden Lions Club officially named its first female president, Kesha Hayes.

“You know, it’s amazing for me to do ‘herstory,’ you know the story, but it also says we’re more inclusive and involving those who are different than what we did before,” Hayes said. . “And if I can make a difference in my leadership by being a woman, that’s what matters.”

The Camden Lions Club is a local chapter of an international organization that works to serve these people free of charge. “We focus on serving people who are blind, we offer eye screenings and vision services.”

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They also provide other services. “We also do things in partnership with other local community entities. We serve the homeless, with food or by donating clothing items.”

Now, Hayes hopes to expand those services in the coming weeks.

“We’re also going to have a solid base, to give to the elderly,” Hayes said. “I’m glad I can be president because, you know, that’s what I like.”

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For those wishing to help those in need, there are bins located in Camden Town at Food Lion, Piggly Wiggly, Goodwill and Food Lion Plaza in Lugoff.

Charles P. Patton