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Welcome to the Poquoson Lions Club Web Site

Poquoson Lions Club Mission Statement LinkWelcome to the Poquoson Lions Club website.  This site is designed to provide information about the Poquoson Lions club to members, potential members, those seeking assistance, and those interested in knowing more about Lions. This site provides a calendar of events, our monthly newsletter, club committees, as well links to other useful Lions websites and information.

Presidents Message

Fellow Lions,

I have greatly enjoyed being a Lion over the years. Our organization is focused on serving both our local community and the Lions organization. Our service is known and respected.  One of the hallmarks of our local organization is our respect for every member’s contributions, whether large or small. As Lions we do what we can – and enjoy serving with each other as a group.

Projects such as South Lawson Park are tangible signs of what an organization like ours can accomplish as we work together.  I look forward to having a great year with all of you,

Lion Charlie Harris
President, Poquoson Lions Club 2014-2015

Meetings held the 1st and 3rd Thursday at 6:30pm at the Poquoson Community Center, 49 Odd Road in front of the Poquoson High School

Club Slogan:  Liberty, Intelligence and our Nations Safety
Lions Motto:  We Serve

 

 

 

Our club is part of District 24D, Region I, Zone B.  Region I includes the Peninsula and Northern Neck and is further divided into three Zones.  Zone A consisting of Gloucester and the Northern Neck; Zone B consisting of Williamsburg, Poquoson, York County, and New Kent County; and Zone H consisting of Hampton and Newport News.  You will find links on this website to the Region 24D website, the Poquoson Leos Club and either links to the websites of the other 13 Lion’s Clubs in Region I or a listing of when and where they meet and how to contact them.  We have also included the same information for the Matthews Lion’s Club, which our club originally sponsored.

Lions Years of Service

The Poquoson Lions would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge our Members of the Month
for their years of service to the community and the Poquoson Lions Club. Thank you.
For July 2014 For August 2014
  • Ray Baker - 14 Years
  • Dave Moore - 16 Years
  • Ray Carmines - 63 Years
  • Skip Banton - 2 Years
  • Chris Williamson - 1 Year

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Poquoson Empty Stocking Fund Donation

To get the holiday giving season off to a good start, the Poquoson Lions Club made a recent donation to the Poquoson Empty Stocking Fund.  The Empty Stocking Fund accepts money and gift donations to help those in need during the Christmas holiday season.  Monetary contributions allow for the purchase items ranging from toys, clothing and shoes to bed linens, blankets and pillows.  The Poquoson Lions are proud to make a $1000 donation to this very worthy cause run by former City Councilman Frank Krieger and his wife MaDonna Kreiger. Accepting the donation is Frank Kreiger, left, from Lion Kathy Feigh of the Poquoson Lions Club.

COMMUNITY NEWS

We wanted to report that seven Lions were at South Lawson Park on November 13th to continue our beautification project. We helped Dominion Power where we could with their bollard project, then we installed two new Trex benches that we received from our plastic bag recycling efforts.  We put one down by the pond and the other by the swing sets.  After that we walked the park picking up any trash we could find.  Public Works took the trash bags away for us.  Lion Kathy will check to see why the benches we received from Trex are different. The bollards installed by Dominion Power really make the park look nice. Click here for more photos.

LIONS INTERNATIONAL NEWS
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Lions Clubs International will celebrate 100 years of service in 2017! I’m inviting you to be part of this special moment in our history by supporting a new global service initiative to celebrate our Centennial.
The Centennial Service Challenge encourages Lions around the world to serve 100 million people by December 2017. Every club can play a part in reaching our goal. Here’s how you can join the Centennial Service Challenge:
  • Host service projects throughout the year that impact Youth, Vision, Hunger or the Environment.
  • Report your service activities through the Service Activity Report on MyLCI.
  • Earn a Centennial Banner Patch with a progressive gemstone design for each year your club participates.
As Lions, we know that a single act of service can change a life. But when 1.35 million members come together to serve, we can change the world.
Learn more about the Centennial Service Challenge, and share it with your club today. Then start planning your next service project to help us meet our goal of serving 100 million people. There’s never been a better time to serve than now!
Together in service,
Joe Preston
Your International President

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Click here for information on how to join one of the World's Largest Community Service Organizations


Meetings held the 1st and 3rd Thursday at 6:30pm at the Poquoson Community Center, 49 Odd Road in front of the Poquoson High School
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