Meetings

 

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."

                         - Helen Keller



It's Great to be a LION!

The East Hanover Lions Club serves the township community in Dauphin and Lebanon counties as well as state, national & international causes. Our motto is:

"WE SERVE"


$1000 Jonas J. Walmer Service Scholarships were awarded to a student from Northern Lebanon High School and Lower Dauphin High School.

Please note: All upcoming events and meetings are subject to change/cancellation depending on the virus mandates.

Business meeting for April 13 at St John's Church at 6 PM. No dinner meeting for April.



MEETINGS & EVENTS - OUR "YEAR IN REVIEW"

March 26, 2021 - Easter Bunny Drive Through at Grantville Vol Fire Co 

Lion Nancy Gamber wore the lion costume, Lion Paul Kasper and Lion Lisa Lugovich wore bunny ears.

They handed a bag of candy to all the children who came in a car to the drive through. 

  

 

March 9, 2021 - Business Meeting

East Hanover Lions will participate in the East Hanover Township Drive Through Easter Bunny event on Saturday, March 27 at the Grantville Fire House. 300 bags of candy were made after the meeting to be given to the children. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alana our Peace Poster winner with her certificate and poster. 

December 8,2020 - Business Meeting

Alana's Peace poster was awarded 2nd place in District 14-T in the International Peace Poster contest.

Lion members will assist with Wreaths Across America placing of wreaths at Fort Indiantown Gap cemetery on Dec 16-18.

Coats were provided to East Hanover Elementary School (Dauphin Co). Clothing and toys were provided to children at East Hanover Elementary School (Lebanon Co.) and Penn National Track. Lions wrapped the gifts after the meeting. 

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November 10,2020 - Business Meeting

 

Megan  from East Hanover Twp was selected to represent our club for the Miss Hummelstown 2020. Judging will be held November 21. 

3 different locations were set up in October for collection of donations for the White Cane fund. Thanks to Kerm Katzman and members who participated. 

Peace poster made by Alana was presented to the club and will be delivered to District 14-T to represent East Hanover Lions. Judging will be done on November 15 at the Cabinet meeting.

Two students and their families were honored at the meeting for their outstanding achievement this trimester at their East Hanover Elementary School (Lebanon and Dauphin Co.) 

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October 13, 2020  - Business Meeting

After our business meeting, Candy bags were made to distribute at the Grantville Fire Co. Trunk-Treat night on Thursday, October 14, 2020 at 6 PM. (This is due to no Grantville Halloween parade this year will have this event.)

 

 

 

 

 

Candy bags being assembled by members.

 

 

 

 

           

Lions dressed up for Trunk-Treat at Grantville Fire House, Grantville.

 

 

 

       East Hanover Lion at the Trunk-Treat at Grantville Fire House.

 

 

 

 

 

Lions handing out treat bags during Trunk-Treat night at Grantville Fire House.

 

We will be participating in the Lions International Peace Poster contest this year. 

White Cane donations will be taken at 3 locations: Filling Station, Skyline Restaurant, and Karns Market.

September 8, 2020 - Business Meeting

Meeting was held at Grantville Fire Co. Carnival Pavillion at 6:00 PM.

Road clean up is held on weather permitting days and organized by Lion Don. 

August 11, 2020 - Business Meeting

Meeting was held at Granville Fire Co, Carnival Pavillion at 6:00 PM.

July 14, 2020 - Business Meeting

Meeting was held at Grantville Fire Co Carnival Pavillion at 6:00 PM.

June 23, 2020: Awards were presented:

Lion of the Year - Paul Kasper.

2020 lion of year

 

Presidents's Award - Linda Spatz

Students of the Trimester from East Hanover Elementary School in Lebanon County and Dauphin County

2020 June students of trisemester

 

February 1, 2020: Indoor Yard Sale. Club members searched attics and basements and donated items for two tables - proceeds to benifit club projects. We also sold food to vendors and bargain hunters.


January 28, 2020: Dinner Meeting. Nancy Erhlich presentation - Penn State senior students senior projects

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Honoring our elementary student of the month East Hanover Elementary School

Jan 2020 student of the month

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Road cleanup occurs monthly as needed: Lions Eileen & Paul were part of Lion Don's crew.


December 2019: Business Meeting. "Wrap party". Wrapping clothing and toy gifts for area children in need. (purchased with proceeds from our 50's Dance)


December 7, 2019: American Music Theater Christmas Show. Our annual trek to a great show!


 

Old eyeglass and hearing aid collection boxes are available at the following area locations:

East Hanover (Dauphin Co.) Township building

Glenn's Auto Service

Grantville Post Office                                                                   

Shell's Lutheran Church

St. John's United Methodist Church



 

History of the East Hanover Lions Club

 

.The East Hanover Lions Club was chartered in 1951. Recently, the original charter document was found along with a listing of the charter members and their occupations.

 

Lion Weez, widow of charter member Jonas J. Walmer

holds the original charter.

 

List of charter members

 


 

 

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