The Annual Bob Dowden Dinner was held at the Great Palace, The Woodlands Texas. Scott Chene and his family received the Jack Weich Fellow Award for his father Ron Chene. Ron was Past Director of the Texas Lions Camp before his death in August 2014. Pictured left-right Scott Chene, Lions Camp Rep. Trish Wilson, Shannon Chene, Micah Chene, Marissa Chene, and Lion Member John Phillips. Lion Al Gerhardt provided the photo.

Ron Chene had many positions over his 30 plus years in the service of the Lions International Clubs. Ron joined the Tomball Lions Club in January 1982.  Over the years, he served in almost all board positions and special events chairman, such as the Annual Golf Tournament, Annual Car Shows, the Tomball Night, and the Tomball Chamber Christmas Parade.
During Ron's career in the District 2S2 positions, he was involved in a lot of positions such as Texas Lions Camp, District Representative for 5 area Clubs in Tomball, Spring, and The Woodlands.  He was also very active in the Texas Lions Light House for the blind.
The Texas Lions Camp was Ron's most favorite group that he loved to support, culminating in the District Director at the Texas Lions Camp.   Ron's son Scott Chene, on behalf of the Ron Chene family, received the "Jack Weich Fellow" award which is the highest Texas Lions Camp honor.  It was presented by Trish Wilson of the Texas Lions Camp.  Jack Weich was the founder of the Texas Lions Camp.
The Tomball Lions Club meets at noon at the Pecos Grilling Company restaurant on Highway 249  twice monthly. The club promotes pairing glasses with those who need help with their vision and sponsoring the participation of young physically-challenged campers for a week at the Lions' camp in Kerrville. Call 713-410-6542 or access for further information about membership in the Lions Club.