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Newsmaker: Roger Thomas

Roger Thomas, 73, of Harmony, Beaver County, is the 2012-13 recipient of the Heart of a Lion Award given annually by the Ambridge Lion’s Club in recognition of community service. Thomas collects eye glasses that the Lion’s Club ships for needy people in other countries.
Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
 

Age: 73

Noteworthy: The Ambridge Lions Club presented Thomas with its 2013 Heart of a Lion award for public service. Thomas delivered discarded eye glasses each month to the club for shipment to needy people in other countries.

Neighborhood: Harmony Township.

Family: Wife, Ruth, and two adult sons, Ian and Rod.

Education: Bachelor's in political science and American History, Mount Union College; master's in state and local policy making, University of Arizona; doctorate in law and theology, Southwest University.

Occupation: Substitute teacher Central Valley Middle School.

Quote: “This honor from the Lions is simply a recognition of years of mutual service. The joy of service is that all glory goes to God.”

— Bob Bauder

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