Meetings

updated   5-4-17

WASHINGTON

LIONS CLUB

THE OLDEST CLUB IN THE DISTRICT

 PO Box 541, Washington, PA 15301

The club was chartered 1927, and sponsored by the downtown Pittsburgh Lions Club. There were only three Lions clubs in existence in Western Pennsylvania then, Pittsburgh, Donora and McKeesport.  

Chartered  August 10, 1927

THE OLDEST CLUB IN THE DISTRICT

                          Club Motto:  Honesty, Integrity, Charity                                    

Multiple District 14

                 Meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday  6 pm                      

Ramada Inn

West Chestnut St.

MAY Membership Meetings

Wed., May 10th

(Speaker will someone from the Pennsylvania Board of Gaming (not Game Commission)

@ 6 PM Ramada Inn, W. Chestnut St., Washington, PA

Wednesday, May 24

Scholarship Presentation Night @

Angelo’s Restaurant, N. Franklin Drive, Washington @ 6 PM

Please try to attend both these meetings!!!

Call Committee Ramada Inn has ask that the deadline from reservations for all meetings be Monday at noon.

So King Lion Sue will need reservations by Sunday evening.

Charity fund raisers:

* Nut sale 2016.. A profit of $7,729. (still have some outstanding payments) We have some left over inventory. If want some purchase nuts call Dick Shearer or Hans Pappenbrock

* Food Truck Event at the Meadows in May 27 & 28..

* Farmers Market Downtown from May 11 to October 12, Thursday each week 3-6 pm. (2 hour shift) Volunteers are needed for each week. If you can volunteer call Carol Broderick 724-344-3335 Hans Pappenbrock 724-554-1124. Sign up Sheet attached. Please volunteer for a two hour shift.

* National Road Festival Saturday May 20, 9am-5pm we will set up to sell Lemonade and brooms.

Miscellaneous:

Thanks to everyone who volunteered at Community Days. We sold $464 in nuts, brooms and garbage bags.

* Our Lions Pavilion at the park has been repaired by P&J remodeling. It looks Great!!

* Installation dinner, steak-fry and white elephant sale will be June 28, 6pm at the Lions Pavilion.

* Richard Shearer is planning a trip to Rochester this spring to see the dog training facility.

* PA Lions state convention, Seven Springs Resort May 18-21. Call Jim Balent at 724-338-4600 if you wish to attend.

Prayers

Get well wishes to Dewey Lese.

Lions Projects

Toaster Tongs: Call Lion Shearer for details

Brooms.: Available @ Wash.-Greene Blind Association , Dependable Electric, & Judson Wiley

Garbage Bags: large & kitchen bags) Dependable Electric, Ridge Ave.

Eyeglasses Recycling Program Give your used glasses to Lion Marano or drop off at Wash. Greene Blind Association, Check out the Washington Lions Club website: http://www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/washingtonpa/

Lions Reminder: Anyone wanting something in the newsletter please contact Lion Bill B. or Lion Mary Jo (email mjspina@verizon.net

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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What We Do

 

Fund Raising:  100% of funds raised goes to Charity

  • Selling Lions Brooms at West Washington Hardware
  • Selling garbage bags at Dependable Electric 
  • Selling Lions Toaster tongs
  • Lemonade stand at Summer Farmers Market
  • Selling Koeze's Nut products at Christmas

Service and Fun Activity

  • Donate to Wounded Warriors
  • Award $1000 scholarships to three local high school graduates
  • PonySupport the Pony World Series 
  • Sell concessions for Pony Baseball at the  Lion John Duskey Concession Stand at the Pony World Series
  • Sponsor 3 campers each year to Beacon Lodge
  • Donate to 2000 Turkey Fund
  • Maintain the Lions Pavilion at Washington Park
  • Give 4 awards to Washington Park School
  • Enter the Lions Float in Washington City Christmas Parade
  • Support the City Mission
  • Support Boy Scouts
  • Support Teen Challenge
  • Support Pittsburgh Childrens Hospital
  • Support Leader Dog and Puppy Dog Programs
  • Support Washington County Community Foundation
  • Donate to eye, cure for cancer, hearing and diabetes research
  • Collected 25359 used glasses since 2004 and sent them for repair and reuse.

 

What all Lions DO

Lions Clubs – Ready to Help, Worldwide

Whenever a Lions club gets together, problems get smaller. And communities get better. That's because we help where help is needed – in our own communities and around the world – with unmatched integrity and energy.

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Our 46,000 clubs and 1.4 million members make us the world's largest service club organization. We're also one of the most effective. Our members do whatever is needed to help their local communities. Everywhere we work, we make friends. With children who need eyeglasses, with seniors who don’t have enough to eat and with people we may never meet.

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In 1925, Helen Keller challenged Lions to become "knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness." And we accepted. Today, sight programs remain one of our defining cause

                                                

 

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