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updated   2-25-15

WASHINGTON

LIONS CLUB

 

 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.

Washington, pa



Upcoming  Events

March 11,  2015 @ 6PM

 Ramada Inn, West Chestnut St.

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Board Meeting

March 2, 2015

Southside Restuarant  6 pm

 

Misc.

LION SHEARER IS PUTTING TOGETHER A BUS TRIP TO THE LEADER DOG FACILITY.

.  Trip will be June 13 cost is $55 per person.  If interested contact Lion Dick Shearer

OUR MEETING PLACE WILL BE THE RAMADA INN.  EXCEPT FOR SPECIAL MEETINGS (STEAK FRY, VISITS WITH JOHN AND ANY OTHER).

 WE HAVE HAD TWO TRIAL MEETINGS AND THE FOOD AND SERVICE HAVE BEEN WONDERFUL.. .

Nut Sale is winding down.  Lion Shearer has indicated that we sold approx.. $60,000 of nuts.  (not our profit)

A special thank you to Lion Shearer for all he does in heading up the nut sale and to everyone who sold nuts. 

 

Just a reminder to Lion members who still owe dues, please get them to Lion Baxendell ASAP!!!

    Last  Metting

Lion members enjoyed an evening with Lion John Duskey at Hawthorne Woods.  John provided members with beverages,  Mary Jo  and Frank brought cupcakes, and Lion Bill Baxendell brought meatball sandwiches.  Lion John spoke to the group and shared some of the funny Valentines Days cards he received.  King Lion Hans reports that $355 was raised at the  last meeting White Elephant sell thanks to auctioneer Lion Dewey Lese.  Lion  Dick Shearer has some items left over from the nut sale at a reduced price.  The club received a thank you letter from the family of a 94 year old local woman for glasses and an eye exam.  King Lion also announced a future visit to a Range Resources well site.  King Hans also presented new member Lion Patty Pratt who informed members of some her life history.  

.King Lions Hans awarding new Lion Patty Pratt a membership certificate


Lion John Duskey

 

 

 

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What DO 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

  • Award $1000 scholarships to three local high school graduates
  • Host club members at summer Steak Fry
  • Host a Pony World Series Team for a picnic
  • Sell concessions for Pony Baseball at the  Lion John Duskey Concession Stand at the Pony World Series
  • Washjeff black tower logo.pngSponsors of W&J Lions Club
  • 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 Leader Dog and Puppy Dog Programs
  • WashingtonWildThings.pngPartner with The Washington Wild Things Professional Baseball Team  to support the Washington Food Bank
  • 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.

 

 

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http://www.district14mlions.com/news.html

 

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

Selling Premium Quality Garbage Bags at 

Dependable Electric Supply

                                                                   724) 225-4890

                                                                            221 Ridge Ave, Washington, PA 15301

Selling brooms at West Washington Hardware

485 West Chestnut Street  Washington, PA 15301

(724) 225-0910

Brooms are made in Freeport. Pa. USA

Left is porch/sidewalk broom $12,  right is kitchen broom $10

Brooms last a lifetime and monies from sold brooms helps eradicate blindness

Red handled kids broom and whisk broom:  $5

Lions sell toaster tongs

                                                           

 

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