Year: 2012

Chester Lions Team with Gates Foundation

Each year millions of children are exposed to measles and the many significant complications associated with the disease. The Chester Lions Club recently participated in the Lions Measles Initiative sponsored by the Lions Clubs International Foundation. To aid in this

$1000 Donated to Covenant House

Support of good causes has always been uppermost in the Chester Lions Club’s effort to help those in need. One of the most endearing relationships is that between the Chester Lions Club and Covenant House. Before she passed away, the

Chester Lions Support Long Valley K-9 Unit

The Chester Lions Club has approved a contribution of $2,000 towards the acquisition of a K9 and the requisite training program that is being planned for the Washington Township Police Department. Officer Michael Thompson, with the approval of the Chief

The Chester Lions Club sends its deepest sympathies to those affected by today’s tragic events in Newtown, CT. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the victims.

Lunch with Santa- Fun for Everyone!

This past weekend the Chester Lions Club hosted their annual Lunch with Santa at the Chester Fire House. This free community event welcomed 150 excited children and their parents, over 2 sittings, to meet the guy in the big red

Lunch with Santa First Sitting Filled!

The first sitting for Lunch with Santa is filled! But don’t worry, we still have spots available for the second sitting. Lunch with Santa will take place on December 8th. We will have two seatings, one at 11:30am and the

Cooking with the Troops Postponed

Due to Hurricane Sandy, Cooking With The Troops has worked with Lyons Hospital to reschedule the lunch until after the Holidays. More information will follow.

Registration Open for Lunch with Santa!

Early registration is open for this year’s Lunch with Santa!  Lunch with Santa will take place on December 8th. We will have two seatings, one at 11:30am and the other at 1:30pm at the Chester Fire House, Hoffman Hall on

Chester Lions Food Pantry Trick-or-Treat a Success!

The Chester Lions Club collected items for the Chester Food Pantry at the Chester ShopRite on October 27, 2012.  ShopRite patrons  showed overwhelming generosity, donating large quantities of foods that will be distributed to families in the area.  As the holiday season approaches

Fairmount Fire Co. speaks at dinner meeting

  Special thanks to firefighter Rich Mistkowski of the Fairmount Fire Company in Long Valley for being our special speaker at the October dinner meeting. Mistkowski spoke about fire prevention, the tender squad, and other ways these volunteers protect our community.