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Florence woman named to Lions Club Hall of Fame

June 19, 2018 GMT

FLORENCE, S.C. — Deborah Sorenson, a member of the Florence Evening Lions Club, has been elected to the South Carolina Lions Hall of Fame.

Her name has been entered into the permanent book of the Hall of Fame. The book is kept in the archives at the S.C. Lions Building in Columbia.

Sorenson was elected because of her distinguished service to the community, state and nation over a sustained period spanning a major portion of her lifetime, according to an announcement.

She personifies the drive and tenaciousness of a Lion by excelling in improving the quality of life for deserving individuals with humanitarian needs, the announcement said. The announcement added, “Sorenson’s service to and for others truly amplifies the Lions motto, ‘We Serve.’ Her distinctive and ongoing accomplishments reflect great credit to herself, family and Lions of the world.”

Sorenson is a retired nurse. She and her husband, Graham, have been married 41 years. They have a daughter and two grandchildren. She is active in Ebenezer Baptist Church.