Annual Peace Poster Contest

Each year, Lions Clubs International sponsors a worldwide Peace Poster contest asking students to create a picture of their vision of the years theme. The Lions Clubs of St. Mary’s County come together with our community partner, the St. Mary’s County Arts Council, to sponsor the local contest.


Thank you to all who participated in the 2018 Annual Peace Poster Contest!

Winners of the St. Mary’s County Lions Clubs’ 2018 Peace Poster Contest were announced at an artists’ reception, Saturday, November 10.

The theme this year is KINDNESS MATTERS, and the students’ posters reflect their interpretation of this theme. The winners are Seth Sachs, 7th Grade, Margaret Brent Middle School; Faith Sampson, 7th Grade, Kings Christian Academy; Alexys Perdomo, 7th Grade, Esperanza Middle School; and Clara Pham, 7th Grade, Little Flower School. Their winning posters from this local competition will be forwarded to the next level of competition where they will compete with students from Calvert, Charles, Montgomery, Prince Georges and St. Mary’s Counties, and the District of Columbia. 

Lexington Park Lions Club Peace Poster Contest 2018 Winners

Also recognized this year, are two Honorable Mention posters by Isabelle Michalski, 7th Grade, Little Flower School, and Leila Floyd, 8th Grade, Esperanza Middle School.

St. Mary’s County Lions Clubs, working with our community partners, St. Mary’s County Arts Council, Studio R, and Red Chalk Studios in Virginia Beach, sponsored the contest for all County students ages 11, 12, and 13. Our judges this year are Nell Elder (St. Mary’s County Arts Council), Todd Burroughs (St. Mary’s County Public School Supervisor of Instruction for Fine Arts), Jane Rowe (Opal Gallery), Lions Anne Hodges and Dana Davis.




We play an active role in various committees and activities in the Maryland counties of St. Mary’s, Calvert, Charles, Montgomery, and Prince George’s, and Washington, DC. Our primary focus is providing a variety of services to those with vision impairments, however, our efforts have expanded to include serving those with hearing loss and those suffering from childhood diabetes.We have pledged unselfish service to the Lexington Park community and to those less fortunate than us.

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Chartered in 1946, the Lexington Park Lions Club is part of Lions Clubs International. We fall under the organizational guidance of District 22-C, which encompasses the Maryland counties of St. Mary’s, Calvert, Charles, Montgomery, and Prince George’s, and Washington, DC. Members of the Lexington Park Lions Club represent a cross-section of the St. Mary’s County farm, business, government, and retiree communities.

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