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The Taneytown Lions Club - District 22W - Region IV - Zone 1

Serving the Community, the World and Lionism since 1947

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The Taneytown Lions Club was organized June 24, 1947, sponsored by the Union Bridge Lions and chartered September 9, 1947 with 29 charter members.  The club continues to serve the community with many service projects, donations to worthy causes, and help in times of need.  We support Lions number one priority of Sight Conservation and aid to the visually impaired with significant contributions to the Maryland Eye Bank, Lions Vision Research Center (LVRC), and Leader Dog Program.  We have helped many needy individuals locally with eye exams and glasses.  Lions everywhere are proud to proclaim that 100% of all proceeds from fundraisers are donated.  Administrative costs are absorbed by dues and internal club activities.

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Look for our food trailer at the following events:
Taneytown Concert in The Park - July 21
Taneytown Memorial Park

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 TANEYTOWN LIONS QUARTERLY DRAWING

                                TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2018

6:30 PM
43 MEMORIAL DRIVE
FIREMEN'S ACTIVITY BUILDING
TICKET PRICE - $10.00
Thirty cash prizes ranging from $10 to $200
Including a dinner of fried chicken, baked beans,
make your own sandwich (ham, cheese, pickles),
pretzels, chips, soft drinks and more.
All proceeds for community betterment.

 

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2018/2019 Board of Directors

 

 

Front row, from left, Don Williams (Treasurer), Wayne Sherfey (Membership Chair), Linda Sherfey (Immediate Past President), Paul Garver (President), Charles Spielman (1st Vice President), Larry Heltebridle (2nd Vice President), Ken Dallwig (Secretary)

Back row, from left, Dan Wilhide (2 Year Director), Fern Haines (1 Year Director), Kent Eitemiller (LCIF Coordinator), Daniel Carl (Lion Tamer), Liz Eitemiller (Service Chair), Debby Granahan (Tail Twister)

Not Shown: Rosemary Orner (3rd Vice President), Jim Haines (1 Year Director), Gary Smith (2 Year Director)

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YOUTH OUTREACH NIGHT- MAY 22, 2018

The Taneytown Lions Club honored honored 9 area youth sports and arts organizations on their “Youth Outreach Night”  This is an annual event where funds collected over the year from several club fund-raisers are donated to Taneytown area youth organizations.  In most instances the funds received by the organizations will go toward scholarships that will enable children to participate who otherwise could not afford to do so.  In addition to the donations, Taneytown Parks & Recreation Director Bob Mitchell expressed his personal appreciation for the dedication and time given by all the volunteers that make up these organizations.

Recipients of this year’s donations, as seen in the photo along with club presenters, were as follows (left to right):

Shane Gladfelter – Eagles Elite Cheerleading, Linda Sherfey – Taneytown Lions Club President, Ricky Krebs – Taneytown Lions Baseball, Gene Bertrand – Taneytown Area Basketball, Bill Rose – Taneytown Youth Soccer and FSK Jr. Eagles LaCrosse, Steve Turner – Taneytown Monarch Softball, Dave Pittman – FSK Jr. Eagles Football, Bob Mitchell – Lions Past District Governor and Director, Taneytown Parks & Recreation.   Although not present, donations were also made to the following organizations: Carroll Field Hockey and Carroll Youth Competitive Art League

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DONATIONS NIGHT- MARCH 27, 2018

The Taneytown Lions Club honored 12 area non-profit organizations on their “Donation Night”  This is an annual event where funds collected over the year from several club fund-raisers are donated to  non-profit organizations that provide needed services to the residents of Taneytown and Carroll county.

Recipients of this year’s donations, as seen in the photo along with several club presenters, were as follows (left to right): Lions Club Director Clara Kalman, Lions Past District Governor Bob Mitchell, Eric Marstellar (Shepherd’s Staff), Maryann Turner (Caring and Sharing), Jim Haines (Taneytown Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance Squad), Linda Ryan (Mission of Mercy), Shirley Haines (Taneytown Ladies Aux), Janice Kispert (Rape Crisis Intervention), Gene Pryor (Literary Council of Carroll County), Don Rowe (Arc of Carroll county), Joe Weikel (Carroll Hospital Foundation and Carroll Hospice) and Lions Club President Linda Sherfey.Not Shown: Sandy Crouse (Taneytown Heritage Museum)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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