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Spring Cleaning?

Remember the Thrift Store: As you clean out your house, garage, and attic this spring, keep the Thrift Store in mind.  We have just the place for all those good usable items. Best drop off times: Sat: 8:30-9:30am or Wed: 9:30-10:30am. Call Harry Lynd @ 215-407-6936 for more details.

Junk Day Apr 25 at DPW:  For large items like mattresses, scrap metal, televisions, computers, and more, stop by the Annual Easton Lions Junk Day and Easton DPW Hazardous Waste Clean-up day on Saturday, April 25th from 8:00am-12:00pm. Call Henry Narsasian @ 508-238-9409 for more details.

2015-16 Proposed Officers: The proposed slate of officers for 2015-16 were first announced at the Club's general meeting, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Final vote will occur at next general Club meeting. View list here...


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Easton Lions March 2015
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September 2014

by Matthew Cioffi

In September, the Easton Lions launched an updated responsive website that works on screens big and small.  Navigating our old website on a smartphone or a tablet was a struggle at best.  Our old site was designed for a standard sized computer screen and looked great, but everyone these days are on their cellphones and tablets.  To view our old site on a smartphone you had to scroll all over the place to see the content because it didn't fit on the small screen.   It was difficult to find out who we were and what we did.

Over the summer Matthew Cioffi, Sally Zussman and Kathy Shafer worked to move our website to a responsive platform which shapes content automatically to fit the viewing screen size.  At first glance, responsive websites look much like traditional websites. But when they are displayed on devices of different screen sizes, they seamlessly shrink or expand content to fit.  The new website is more enjoyable to view, has less clutter, and it's easier to see on a smartphone without having to zoom in and out to get to it. On larger screens like tablets and personal computers, the site expands with more features.

Our primary domain name is now www.eastonlions.ORG instead of .COM. Using .ORG reflects the fact that we are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.   We also added new content (more to come) and restructured old content to take advantage of the responsive design.  The home screen uses the slider to highlight coming events and other projects that are important to the club.  One of the new “What We Do”content pages highlights our eyeglasses recycling program, which was created in consultation with Bob Farrand and includes the places eyeglasses, may be dropped off.  It also integrates links and videos to the Lions Clubs International resources page including a video about the program.  We are also working to add more images to the content pages and to enhance the content of pages about our club and about what we do. 

When you visit our redesigned site, please feel free to make suggestions for additional content or features you’d like to see added or changed.  Our sight will continue to get better with your help!  If you’d like to get more involved with updating content on our website, please contact Matthew Cioffi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 508-897-9771.

Coming Events

 

Apr 8 • Recognition Night • 6pm @ Easton Country Club

Apr 22 • BOD Meeting • 5:30pm

Apr 22 • General Club Meeting • 6:30pm

Apr 25 • Junk Day/DPW • 8-Noon

May 1-3 • State Convention-Mansfield

May 13 • Induction Night/Meeting • 6:30pm

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

As the robins arrive and the snow recedes (hopefully by June) , the Easton Lions can take great satisfaction and pride in the results of the Auction Fundraiser and in the continued outstanding performance of the Thrift store team.  The Auction, under the overall Project leadership of Nancy Sullivan, coordination of  all the functional "Captains",...

 

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