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Wayne Lions' Mission

“We are a group of service-minded people who take an active interest in the civic, cultural, social and moral welfare of our community.  We wish to work together to serve our community without thought of personal financial reward. With this common purpose in mind, we also create and strengthen the bonds of friendship, good fellowship and mutual understanding of our members. Finally, we aspire to the highest ethical standards both within our group and as we conduct our daily business.”

Meet Our Newest Member!  

Clancy the Seeing-Eye Puppy

Wayne Lions Club is participating in the Pennies for Puppies Program, and is now the sponsor of Clancy, a loveable Chocolate Lab.  Clancy will spend 12 to 14 months living with a family as part of The Seeing Eye's Puppy Raising Program.  Then, he will return to The Seeing Eye for formal training as a seeing eye dog.  If he completes the program successfully, he will be matched with a person who is blind, and they will train to work as partners.

"Surely you will find kind people everywhere ready to help you when they know that you...bring help to people who wait in darkness for a friend to guide their feet into pathways of usefulness."

- Helen Keller


Clancy, Seeing Eye Dog sponsored by Wayne Lions

Our next fun Event is coming up soon!

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Our Beefsteak Dinner and Tricky Tray

Please come to our Beefsteak Dinner and Tricky Tray.  Order your tickets online now by clicking on this link.

Wayne Lions Sponsors Service Dog

The Wayne Lions Club has committed to $5,000 to sponsor a Service Dog with the Seeing Eye Foundation, Morristown NJ. The first installment donation was made on January 23rd to Don MacGowan from The Seeing Eye by King Lion Marty Bookman. Don came to our meeting with George, his Ambassador Dog.


Annual Peace Poster Prizes

Given to Two Wayne Middle School Students

King Lion Marty Bookman from the Wayne Lions presented $50 Peace Poster prizes to each of the winners of their respective Wayne middle schools. This worldwide art contest for young people encourages them to express their vision of Peace. This year's theme  is: The Future of Peace. Astrid McGraw (L), 8th grade at George Washington Middle School won first place for her school and was also the 3rd place winner for the NJ Lions District 16N. Jodi Kim (R) 7th grade at Anthony Wayne Middle School won first place for her school.

Wayne Lions Peace Poster Prize

Recent Events


Wayne Health Fair - October 21, 2017


There was a great turnout at the Wayne Township Health Fair on Saturday, October 21.  We used our Welch Allen Spot Camera to check the ophthalmic health of many Wayne Residents!



On October 17 and 18 we sponsored an event in conjunction with California Pizza Kitchen. We gave our family, friends and neighbors the opportunity to "Go out to dinner with the Family and provide a charitable donation AT THE SAME TIME!" Twenty percent (20%) of each participants' bill was donated to the Wayne Lions. 


Flyer for FUNraiser at California Pizza Kitchen

Past Events


2017 Annual Golf Outing

On Monday, October 2, we held our Annual Golf Outing!

Thank you to all the golfers, sponsors and support staff that helped make our outing a great success yesterday. The weather was PERFECT... We raised an estimated $4,200 (exact number to come). 100% of these funds will be sent back to the community to help the less fortunate.




VideoEye Machine Donated to Wayne Public Library

On November 15, the Wayne Lions Club presented the Wayne Public Library with the donation of a VideoEye Machine. This machine relays the image of any item (book, small objtect, etc.) to an LCD screen.  This enables people with visual impairments the ability to view the image with greater ease, representing an improvement in quality of life.The device was made available to the Wayne Lions by Wayne resident Ms.Fran Juchniewicz.  Her late husband Leon used the device to help him read.

Wayne Lions Donate a VideoEye Machine to Wayne Public Library

















Wayne Lions Make a Donation to

St. Joseph's School for the Blind


Dave Feinhals, St. Josephs School for the Blind, Paul Ciavarella Wayne Lions President


The Wayne Lions presented Saint Joseph's School for the Blind with a $1,500 donation. The funds will be used to support specialized services to individuals with visual impairments across New Jersey. Pictured left to right below are David Feinhals, Executive Director, Saint Joseph's School for the Blind and Wayne Lions President, Paul Ciavarella.

Find out more about St Joseph's here:


Lions Donate Golf Carts to Laurelwood Arboretum

Wayne Lions and Lions District 16N donate Golf Carts to Laurelwood

The Wayne Lions and Lions District 16N recently had a dedication for the carts that they donated to Laurelwood Arboretum, Wayne Nj. The carts allow people to enjoy a tour of the 34 acres that are meticulously maintained mostly by dedicated volunteers. The newer cart was named "Francis" because the Lions purchased it from Pope Francis after his US tour. Pictured from left to right are Wayne Lions , Paul Ciavarella, Lions Rich Chitum, Mario Rosellini, Laurelwood Gardens VP Jim McQue, Lion Joe Csentsits, Lions District Govenor Jack Romano, Lions Dennis Brubaker and Joe Hallock.




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