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 2018-19 Officers:
Dave Wolfenden - President
Michelle Wood - 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):
Adams Mill Restaurant
165 Adam's Street, Manchester, CT 06042
Current Lions President, Dave Wolfenden
Manchester Lions Club projects:
This is an annual fundraiser with 100% of the proceeds going to FIDELCO Guide Dog Foundation.
Save the date: Saturday April 6th, 2019 for the 24th Annual Fenix Memorial Bowling Tournament!
June 6th, 2018 was the most recent duck race, held at Charter Oak Park in Manchester, CT. Hundreds of ducks raced down the river-the first 5 ducks earned cash prizes for those who had purchased a ticket ($5 per duck/ticket).
1st Place, $750 winner: Steven B, 2nd Place $500 winner: Bob B., 3rd Place $250 winner: Ellen S., 4th Place, $150 winner: Jessica B., 5th Place, $100 winner: Jim B.
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 3rd, 2018. 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.