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Chester Lions Sleep Out with Covenant House

Newark, NJ.  On Friday, March 22, members of the Chester Lions Club  participated in the Covenant House Sleep Out to support homeless youth.  Lions Chris Sammond, Fred Laforge and Gerd Stabbert joined the Covenant House staff, the youth that they

Chester Lions celebrate Oktoberfest

Leslie Ruse, Morristown Daily RecordPublished 9:36 a.m. ET Sept. 30, 2018 | Updated 9:57 a.m. ET Sept. 30, 2018 The Chester Lions hosted their 20th annual Oktoberfest and Antique Car Show featuring German food and traditions. Leslie Ruse, Morristown Daily Record Every

2018 Scholarship Applications Available

The Chester Lions Club is accepting applications for its annual scholarship initiative. High School seniors residing in the Morris County towns of Chester, Mendham and Washington Township are encouraged to apply for one of five available $5,000.00 scholarships. Candidates will

2017 Lunch with Santa a Success!

On Saturday, December 9, children from the community enjoyed an afternoon full of merriment and magic at the Chester Lions Club’s annual Lunch with Santa. Over one hundred children and their families attended this year’s free event at the Community Presbyterian Church on Main St.

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2017 Scholarships Awarded

The Chester Lions Club received numerous applications for its annual scholarship initiative. High school seniors residing in Chester, Mendham and Washington Township, Morris County, New Jersey, applied for five $5,000 scholarships offered by the Lions Club. This year the awards

Lions Celebrate New Year with Installation of New Officers

At La Strada Ristorante, Randolph, the Chester Lions Club recently installed its new slate of officers that will carry on the traditions of Lionism. This year Casper J. Meijer, a long standing member, was installed as the new president of

Appraisals Event Held

The Chester Lions Club held their second annual Appraisals & Hors d’oeuvres fundraiser in early May at the American Legion Hall in Chester, New Jersey.  Marilyn Visakay, A.M., ASA, of M. Visakay Appraisals was on hand to provide verbal appraisals.

Eye-Ear Screenings Continue

On May 10 and 20, 2017 the Chester Lions Club coordinated free vision and hearing screenings at the Marian Manor Retirement Home in Caldwell and House of Prayer Health Fair in Newark. During the Caldwell event, nineteen senior citizens were

Chester Lions Club Distributes $9,000 to Local First Responders

Providing assistance to local organizations has always been a key objective of the members of the Chester Lions Club. This tradition continued during a recent meeting of the Chester Lions Club Board of Directors where the Lions designated $9,000.00 for