Year: 2014

84 Preschoolers Screened for Vision

On behalf of the NJ Eye Ear Foundation, the Chester Lions Club, NJ visited the Leaguers.Inc Preschool in Newark. With the help of the NJ Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 84 children had vision screenings today. Over the

Oktoberfest Beers Announced

This year the Chester Lions are proud to be serving: Becks OktoberfestHacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest Paulaner Oktoberfest Weihenstephan Oktoberfest Don’t forget to mark your calendars! Sept. 27 & 28 noon to 8pm. Rain or Shine!

Several Donations Made in July

Several donations were recently approved by the Board of Directors of the Chester Lions Club. A long time relationship established with Covenant House continues with a $500 donation helping youngsters who are in distress.  In addition, $1000 has been designated

“Mark Twain Himself” Social Event – Join Us!

  The Chester Lions Club Presents Richard Garey in An Evening with “Mark Twain Himself” This wonderful performance will take place on Saturday, October 25, 2014, 7:30 PM. Join us at the Black River Playhouse,on Grove Street in beautiful Chester,

Chester Lions Subsidize Community Hope’s Annual Getaway

Community Hope, founded almost 30 years ago by Carmela Lunt and Eileen Griffith, has created a brighter future for those in our communities disabled by mental illness. In support of their effort, the Chester Lions Club has donated $3,500 to

Chester Lions Support Roxbury Social Services

The Chester Lions Club is excited to contribute $1,000 towards a unique fund raiser supporting Roxbury Social Services. The 13th Annual Children’s Carnival will take place at Horseshoe Lake this year, 72 Eyland Avenue, Roxbury, NJ, 07876 on Sunday August 3rd, 2014, 3:00pm

48th Slate of Officers Inducted

The Chester Lions Club installed its new slate of officers at Primavera in Stirling, NJ. on June 26, 2014. This year the new president of the club is John LeFand, a life member of the club who has received numerous

2014 Scholarships Awarded

Every year the Chester Lions Club offers numerous $1,000 scholarships to High School Seniors residing in Chester, Mendham and Washington Township in Morris County. The awards are based on academic success, school and community service and leadership skills. Extenuating circumstances are also considered.

May is Eyeglass Recycling Month!

One of the most important aspects of eyesight conservation is collecting used eyeglasses to help those in need.  The Chester Lions Club support all eyesight projects.  It is estimated that the eyesight of one-fourth of the worlds population can be

The Chester Lions Club recently contributed funds to two notable organizations. The Association of Blind Athletes of New Jersey provides a vital service to active adults who participate in organized sports such as power lifting, archery, equestrian, swimming and skiing.