Manchester Lions Club, since 1949.
Mission Statement of Lions Club International:
To empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs.
To be the global leader in community and humanitarian service.
The following are the 2019-20 Officers:
Ed Gorman - President
Dave Wolfenden - Vice President
Bill Rodny - Treasurer
Mary Gorman - Secretary
➤ Meeting LOCATIONs:
Business Meeting,1st Tuesday of the month (excluding July and August):
Arbors of Hop Brook
403 W. Center Street, Manchester, CT 06042
Dinner Meeting, 3rd Tuesday of the month (excluding July and August):
775 Main St, Manchester, CT 06040
Current Lions President, Ed Gorman
Manchester Lions Club projects:
An annual fundraiser with 100% of the proceeds going to FIDELCO Guide Dog Foundation. Almost $13,000 was raised for FIDELCO. Thank you to all who made it a success.
Save the date: Saturday April 4th, 2019 for the 24th Annual Fenix Memorial Bowling Tournament!
The 11th annual duck race was held Saturday June 8th, 2019. It was held at Charter Oak Park in Manchester, CT. Hundreds of ducks raced down the river-the first 5 ducks earned cash prizes ($5 per duck/ticket).
1st Place, $750 winner: Claudia P., 2nd Place $500 winner: V.E., 3rd Place $250 winner: Tim B., 4th Place, $150 winner: Tim O., 5th Place, $100 winner: David O.
Barnes & Noble Holiday Gift Wrapping
For 12 years the Manchester Lions Club has wrapped holiday purchases made by Barnes & Noble customers for donations. All proceeds go directly to fund community projects.
The annual fishing derby was held for both children and seniors at Salter's Pond on Saturday May 4th, 2019. The pond was stocked with 300 fish. Sponsors include: SBM Charitable Foundation, the Mayor’s Foundation for Children, and the Department of Leisure, Family, and Recreation.