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The Wauconda Lions Club was chartered in 1941 and has continued a long tradtion of supporting the community.  While Lions International focuses on providing vision services, the motto is "We Serve," and the Wauconda Club has always viewed its mission broadly.  We helped bring the first street lights to Main Street and were instrumental in getting the Village's first police car.  More recently, we sponsored a world record snowball fight and instituted the popular Aloha Wauconda celebration and present a Pirate and Princess Day in August!.

In addition to all the special needs we meet, here are just some of the other projects we support the following on an ongoing basis:

  • Wauconda/Island Lake Food Pantry
  • Scholarships for High School Students
  • Holiday Cheer for Seniors and disabled adults
  • Pirate and Princess Day
  • Aloha Wauconda
  • Calcutta - Reverse raffle
  • Candy Day
  • Vision and Hearing Screening
  • Diabetes AwarnessAssistance to people in need in the Community
  • Used eye glass collection
  • Support to American Legion Post 911 for Military benefits
  • Wauconda Fireworks Display
  • We send two children to Camp Lion each Year
  • International and National Disaster Relief
  • Park District Ball Parks
  • Co-sponsors of Blues, Brew & Burger Fest
  • Field Trip to Camp Duncan with the Special Education District of Lake Co (SEDOL) for several children
  • Participation in Hounds for Hadley in Winnetka, Illinois
  • Wauconda Future Business Leaders of America
  • Donation to South School in North Chicago so a class of 145 2nd Graders (who have no fine arts program in school) can see Seusical the Musical in Waukegan on May 8, 2013
  • Donation to Hunter Frey for his Eagle Scout project to beautify a Parking lot in Wauconda (with a bench and landscaping donated by Wauconda Lions
  • Continued support to Lighthouse International to aid the vision impaired

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World's Largest Snowball Fight Jan 29, 2005

Guinness Book World Record

 

 

 

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