Thursday, June 19, 2014

Woodward Honored Posthumously for Work with Ms Eye Bank

Mike Flynn with the Mississippi Eye Bank joined the Louisville
Ada Woodward w Lion Harry Tabor
Lions Club on Tuesday evening (June 17) to honor a former member. Richard Woodward was presented posthumously with the Samuel B. Johnson Legacy Fellowship Award for his work as a Lion and as a board member of the Mississippi Eye Bank from 2006 – 2008. Said Flynn, “Richard left a legacy of fighting to eliminate site loss and to foster transplants.”

Woodward, who passed away in February of this year, was a kidney transplant recipient himself. Along with his wife, Ada, Woodward was a long standing member of the Louisville Lions Club.

Louisville Lions with Ada Woodward (wife of Richard) and the Samuel B. Johnson
Legacy Fellowship Award