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Grace Qiu Wins Lions Youth Speech Contest!

November 28, 2023

Worcester Academy Sophomore Moves on to

Region 1 Contest in January!

Grace with Lion Sue Ash, Youth Speech Chair

King Lion Burton Christensen, Mahika Macharla, Veronica Njuguna, Gerry Qiu, State Rep.

Kate Donaghue, Grace Qui, Lion Sue Ash


Satwik Dash of The Mill Pond School

Takes 1st Place in Dare to Dream

Peace Poster Contest

Moves on to District 33A Contest on November 30, 2023



Akshadha Raj of The Mill Pond School Takes 2nd Place

Shobhana Ramesh Kumar Jayachitra of Gibbons Middle School

Takes 3rd Place

King Lion Burton Christensen with Our Winners!

Congrats to All Who Participated in our Peace Poster Contest!

Click This Link to See all of the Entries:



Congratulations to Westborough Lion, Dr. Khuong Nguyen!

Awarded by both LCIF and Past International President for

Humanitarian Work at LCI Convention in July!

Past International Director and LCI Convention Chair, Joyce Middleton

Presents Dr. Nguyen with a Certificate of Appreciation

from Past International President, Brian Sheehan

4th Highest Award Given by an Intenational President!


Past District Governor and LCI Parade Chair, Babe Mainini

Presents Dr. Nguyen with a Melvin Jones Fellowship:

Highest Honor Given by LCIF for Humantarian Efforts!



Congratulations to Erica Sato!

8th Grade Student at Gibbons Middle School

Whose Peace Poster was Chosen as 'Best in State' 2022-23


DG Marianna Riemer Presents Erica with Her Award

On May 31, 2023 at the Millbury Senior Center


Westborough Lions Club is Awarded 3rd Place

In 'Best Small Club' in District 33A


DG Marianna Riemer Presents King Lion Burton with Award

At Final Advisory Meeting in Millbury on May 31, 2023


Congratulations to Our New Member

Lion Terry Raymond

Inducted on Wednesday, May 17th, 2023!

L to R: King Lion Burton Christensen, Lion Roberta Brown,

Lion Terry Raymond, and Zone 2 Chair: Angelo Cavaliere


Congratulations to WHS Senior, Danna Garcia

Our 2023 Post-Secondary Education

$1,000 Scholarship Recipient!

May 17, 2023

L to R: King Lion Burton Christensen, Danna, Lion Sue Ash


Another Successful Scholarship Fundraiser!

The Westborough Lions Rubber Duck Derby!

Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 11 a.m. at Mill Pond Spillway

Lion Roberta Brown Serves As

Duck of the Day at the Big Race!

Click This Link to Watch a Short Video of the Derby by Westborough TV:

See Derby Page for More Info


Clear Path for Veterans Mobile Canteen

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

March 24, 2023 at the Westborough Senior Center

Providing Meals to Our Veterans in Need

L to R: King Lion Burton Christensen, District Governor Marianna Riemer

Harvard Lion and Project Lead: Bill Johnson, and Jeremiah Jones from Clear Path

Westborough Lion and Club Treasurer, Wayne Teres, at the Clear Path Event


Celebrating Our Local, District 33A, and State

Peace Poster Winner Erica Sato at the

District 33A Mid-Winter Conference in Southbridge

Saturday, February 18th, 2023

The Sato Family with Erica, King Lion Burton Christensen, CT Tony Ash,

33A Peace Poster Co-Chair Diane Seely, Zone Chair Sue Ash,

Past Presidents Guido Lonardo and Zone Chair Angelo Cavaliere


Westborough Lions Tony and Sue Ash

Named Melvin Jones Fellows at

District 33A Mid-Winter Conference

Saturday, February 18, 2023

MLERF VP John Riemer, 33A DG Marianna Riemer, Zone Chair Sue Ash,

CT Tony Ash, Lion Brenda Block, PID Bob Block from IL


It's the Best Time of the Year!

2023 Rubber Duck Derby: Saturday, April 15th

Adopt Your Ducks for the Race Today:

All proceeds fund a $1,000 College Scholarship for a Westborough Student & Support Our Other Charitable Causes


2023 College Scholarship Application

Now Available on Club Projects Page


Westborough Lions

Holiday Celebration at Sachi Japanese Steakhouse

December 14, 2022

Back: Secretary: Dr. Khuong Nguyen, Angelo Cavaliere, Sue Ash, Tony Ash

Front: Guido Lonardo, King Lion Burton Christensen, Ron Pallisco, Treasurer: Wayne Teres


Erica Sato Wins MD 33 State Peace Poster Contest!

GMS Student Moves On to International Contest in February!

Erica and Her Poster Depicting Lead with Compassion


Congrats to Our 2022

Youth Speech Contest Winner:

Ananya Vel from WHS!

L to R: Past President & Zone 2 Chair: Angelo Cavaliere, Ananya Vel, King Lion Burton Christensen

Congrats to All Participants in This Year's Contest:

These WHS Students are the Best!


Congrats to our 2022-23

Peace Poster Winners:

1st Place: Erica Sato Gibbons Middle School

L to R: Lion Susan Ash, Erica Sato, King Lion Burton Christensen

2nd Place: Abhi Ayodhya Gibbons Middle School

L to R: Lion Susan Ash, Abhi Ayodhya, King Lion Burton Christensen

3rd Place: Simran Kumar Mill Pond School

Best of Luck Erica as Your Poster Now Competes

 Against 45 Other Clubs in District 33A on Nov. 30th!



Westborough Lions at Westborough Lives Event

September 11, 2022 at Westborough High School

'We Serve'

L to R: Past President Ron Pallisco, District 33A Zone 2 Chair: Angelo Cavaliere, 

King Lion Burton Christensen, Seated, District 33A Cabinet Treasurer: Tony Ash


Westborough July 4th Block Party 

Lions Dunk Tank

June 24, 2022

Police Chief Jeff Lourie Takes a Turn in the Tank!

While Terri the Bear and a Fan Look On!

Great Town-Wide Celebration!

Happy Birthday America! 


Memorial Day Parade: May 30, 2022

District 33A Cabinet Secretary: Sue Ash, Zone 2 Chair: Angelo Cavaliere, Treasurer: Wayne Teres, King Lion: Burton Christensen, Secretary-Elect: Dr. Khuong Nguyen, District 33A Cabinet Treasurer: Tony Ash



Westborough Lions Club Celebrating 25 Years

April 29,1994 - April 29,2019


Westborough Lions Celebrating Their 25th at Arturo's Ristorante!

Joining the Celebration are 1st VDG Colleen Oncay, PDG Babe Mainini,

Region 1 Chair Cindy Mainini, and Global Leadership Chair Marianna Riemer


You Can Make A​ Difference

Since 1917, local Lions clubs have offered people just like you the opportunity to give something back to their community. Today, with over 1.35 million members in over 206 countries and geographic areas, Lions have expanded their focus to help meet the ever increasing needs of our society.

As a member of The Westborough Lions, you become aware of the needs of our coummunity and have the advantage to effectively make a difference. Our District provides volunteers with project management assistance, leadership training, personal development opportunities and organized fundraising programs. Being a Lion empowers you to help in a way that no one person could alone.

Now more than ever, people with vision problems, the environment, our senior community, our youth, and the disadvantaged locally and around the world need your help. By participating in the Westborough Lions Club, you can help meet pressing needs in our community and around the world.

Local and District Lions Charities include:

  • Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund - Supports Research in Boston & Worcester
  • Sight and Hearing Fund- Provides grants for eye and hearing related needs
  • Lions Club International Fund-Supports projects for blindness, clinics, & natural disasters
  • Barton Center for Diabetes Education-camping and educational programs for children with diabetes 
  • NEADS-Training cener for Assistance Dogs in Princeton, MA
  • Lazarus Program-Organ and tissue donor program

​The Westborough Lions Club was re-established in 1994 by citizens with a sense of commitment to the community and the desire to make a difference. Since then, with a small but dedicated membership, the Club has raised and donated back to the Town and various Lions causes, tens of thousands of dollars in cash, goods, and services.

The Westborough Lions have provided or supported:

  • Local Boy Scout Troops
  • Barton Center for Diabetes Education Campership Scholarships
  • Medical Equipment to the Westborough Senior Center
  • Service Dogs for Local Citizens in Need 
  • Reading Machine for the Library
  • Free eye examinations, eyeglasses, and hearing aids for local residents
  • Eyeglass Recycling, over 2000 pairs donated to Volunteer Optometry Students for Humanity (VOSH). 
  • Middle School Peace Poster Contest
  • Statewide Youth Speech Contest for High School Students
  • The Town Fourth of July Celebration (Dunk Tank)
  • Peabody Essex Museum Pass at Westborough Library
  • Free Vision Screening
  • Hurricane Harvey Relief
  • The Bridge
  • Hope Unending

The Westborough Lions have donated over $11,000 to the Mass Lions Eye Research fund since 2000. See how this amazing fund has prevented and cured eye-related diseases. To learn more, please visit

  Recycle Your Old Eyeglasses, Sunglasses, and Readers!        

 We have donation boxes located at:

  • The Westborough Spectacle Shoppe
  • The Westborough Library
  • Reliant Medical at Bay State Commons
  • Westborough Senior Center
  • Westborough Eye Care in the Rotary

LET US HELP YOU! If your organization has a special need, or you know of someone who does, email any member. We wil consider any reasonable request.




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