WEBMASTER: LION DAVE ICE
Newell is famous for it's Fiesta ware, it sits on the banks of the Ohio River, It's 3 miles south of Chester and 5 miles north of Mountaineer Casino Gaming Resort. Newell was established in 1905. And across the Newell Bridge lies East Liverpool, Ohio Newell is unincorporated community
NEWELL LIONS CLUB HISTORY:
Sponsored by Weir Cove Lions Club ( known as the Weirton Lions Club) chartered January 22. 1947. With 29 members President Harold Gregory, Incorporated May 7, 1948. Albert Logston, the only member to serve District Governor. The first Fund-Raiser Drive, was a scrap metal drive. First Eye Case care project was an Eye Testing Machine, to be used in the Newell Schools. First Major Community Project was installation of a basketball court at the playground in town, which the playground is still being used.
Installed street marker sign to qualify for home delivery of mail. Helped organization and building of Newell Memorial Football Field. Repaired and painted playground equipment, built and replaced picnic tables at the park, along with cutting grass at Clark Field and Playground.
Present members consist of 49 members, Meeting and Activities are held at the Newell Lions Den, 510 Washington Street, Newell, West Virginia, every 1st. & 3rd. Monday of every Month at 6:30pm. Board Meeting are held every 3rd. Thursday of every Month at 7:00pm.
Lion Deloris Wilson was the first woman to join.
Lion Jody Smith was the woman President in 1996 to 1997
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