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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

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.

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.

Over $15000 distributed to Charitable Organizations

Various charities will share a total of over $15,000 donated in November by the Chester Lions Club. The funds will be divided among area churches and synagogues for those in need, the Chester School Nurses Fund which administers the Chester

Daytop Leo Update: Summer 2016

On July 6, 2016, Daytop Leo Club members took part in their most recent project delivering blankets, pillows, sheets and towels to the Randolph Regional Animal Shelter. The Shelter expressed its gratitude for the numerous donations, which were contributed by Daytop residents, their families

2016 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 seven $5,000 scholarships offered by the Lions Club. This year the awards were presented

Chester Lions Serve Up CovLove!

On Monday June 20th, the Chester Lions traveled to Covenant House in Newark, NJ and serving dinner and visiting with residents, staff, and volunteers of the organization. Since 1989, Covenant House New Jersey has been providing food, shelter, immediate crisis

Chester Lions Give Major Gift at Installation Night

The Chester Lions Club installed its new slate of officers at the Madison Hotel, Madison Avenue, Convent Station on June 9th, 2016. For his second year, Warren Weinstein was installed as president of the Chester Lions Club. A resident of

Local Students Collect 100+ Pairs of Glasses

Students at Gill St. Bernard’s School in Gladstone, NJ collected over 100 pairs of glasses for their “Save the World” Unit program. A Spring Unit course is taken by all Upper School students each year. The class meets as a

First Vision Screening of the Year a Success!

Earlier this week, the Eye/Ear Foundation and the Chester Lions coordinated the first vision screening event for calendar year 2016. A total of 47 children were screened by a representative of the NJ Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired