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Thrift Store: Remember the Thrift as you do spring cleaning.  Tell your friends about us!  Open Wed 10-2, Sat 9-3. Stop by and say hello! Call Harry Lynd @ 508-682-3103 for more details. Visit the Thrift Store page.

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Club Newsletters
Easton Lions July 2015
District 33S Newsletter Page

 

We work with many local organizations to help support our mission and events. If you would like to become a sponsor, please e-mail our president, Dennis Gutman.

 

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by Nancy Sullivan

Lions at Work Around the World

Whether Lions work with partners or locally in communities, we do a world of good. Our International Foundation recently approved (August 2014) almost US $10 million in Sight First and Lions Quest grants for projects around the world. In addition to these grants, LCIF (Lions Club International Foundation) continues to support humanitarian projects and disaster relief efforts.

As reported in the International Foundation’s Monthly letter (8/28/14) by Chairperson, Lion Barry J. Palmer: "Just a few weeks ago, China was hit with a terrible earthquake.  More than 600 people died because of the disaster and a large number of people were injured.  What made the situation even worse was that more than 40,000 homes were damaged or destroyed! That means that more than 40,000 families are in need of help.  I am proud that Lions are there to help them."

"LCIF immediately issued a $250,000 Major Catastrophe Grant through the Disaster Relief Fund, allowing Lions to provide food, water, blankets, medicine and other necessities to people in need.  With clubs in more than 200 countries, LCIF is ready to help whenever Lions or their communities are in need, regardless of their location.  The road to recovery can be a long one, but Lions will be there for as long as needed while homes are rebuilt and communities put back together in China."

The Sight First Advisory Committee also met in August 2014 and awarded 26 grants totaling $US $8,063,304.00.  As part of the grants awarded, Sight First will continue working with the (Jimmy) Carter Center to control trachoma and river blindness in Ethiopia, Mali, Niger and northern Uganda; provide cataract surgeries in Nepal and Sri Lanka; conduct further blindness prevention research; support a diabetic retinopathy program in the United States and more.

Our Club touches the lives of people in need around the world through our donations to LCIF. Because our Club has given to the Disaster Relief Fund, we accrued enough credits to be able to sponsor an additional Melvin Jones Fellow this past year. 

(View the full list of grants awarded online at Lions Club International Foundation.) 

 

LCIF 2015-16 President's Letter

Please take a moment to read International President Dr. Jitsuhiro Yamada's 2015-16 theme letter on dignoty, harmony, and humanity, click here for the PDF version or visit the LCIF site.

Eyes on the Web-LCI 100 Years

Our Club’s Facebook cover highlights the LCI 100th anniversary logos and medallions all Lions clubs strive to achieve in our communities. The anniversary tagline fits well with what we have been doing in Easton since 1931, "Where There’s a Need, There’s a Lion"!...

Wings of Hope Co-Founder Speaks at Club Meeting

At our May 27th meeting, our club had the honor of welcoming, Kristin Harrison and her husband, from Easton Wings of Hope as our evening’s guest speakers. Easton Wings of Hope is a coalition of concerned community members hoping to reduce youth substance abuse...

2015 Lions Scholarship Awards

The 2015 scholarship and toolship awards will go to Kevin Dias, Katherine Kudcey, Olivia Mileika, Emily Morgan, Lily Vinacoor from Oliver Ames and Madeline Blackburn and Nicole Morawski from Southeastern Regional Vocational-Technical High School.

Melvin Jones Fellows Nominated

In 1917, Melvin Jones, a 38-year-old Chicago business leader, told members of his local business club they should reach beyond business issues and address the betterment of their communities and the world. Jones' group, the Business Circle of Chicago, agreed. After contacting similar groups around the United States...

Coming Events

 

Have a Safe Enjoyable Summer!!

Aug 19 • BOD Meeting • TBD

Sep 9 • 1st Club Meeting 2015-16 • 6:30pm

Oct 5 • Golf Tournament • 10:00am

Our Mission

We are dedicated to serving the Easton community, to stimulate community spirit, encourage personal development, to provide financial and material resources to benefit our community and the Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund's goal to fund research related to the prevention and cure of eye-related diseases.

 

 

President's Message

President turns over command.
The year ends with mixed emotions. As Easton Lions, we have mixed emotions today-a mix of contented accomplishment for our efforts this year, mixed with sadness over the loss of a great Lion leader - William "Bill" Richardson, a brother Lion of more than 30 years...

 

How to Become a Member

If you’re interested in volunteering, leading projects, networking and having fun – you can do all of this and more as a Lions club member. As a Lion, you’ll perform volunteer work to improve your community. For additional information you can e-mail one of our our Membership Committee leaders.

Thrift Store

The Easton Lions Club Thrift Store is located in the Grange Hall at the junction of Route 138 and Elm Street in North Easton. The store is a fantastic place to pick up items for your home or college dorm room.

New items arrive weekly, open year-round:

  • Sat 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Wed 10:00am-2:00pm