Tag: Sun Lakes Lions Club

Who do you trust?

Fred Garmeson With hurricane disasters in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean; earthquake in Mexico and fires in California, fraudulent disaster relief organizations are popping up daily. Who can you trust with your disaster relief donations? Lions Clubs International Foundation is a 50-year-old charitable 501(c)(3) organization. One hundred percent (100%) of donations to disaster…

Casino Night

PDG Lion Forrest B. Cheuvront, Jr. The Sun Lakes Lions Foundation Casino Night is January 27, 2018, at the Sun Lakes Country Club clubhouse from 5:00-9:00 p.m. Tickets will soon be available at $20.00 from any Sun Lakes Lions Club member. As always, the proceeds go to support Arizona Lion’s Camp Tatiyee campers. The ticket…

Sun Lakes Lions Club “Lion of the Year” PDG Larry Palmer

Lion Larry was named Lion of the Year.

PDG Lion Forrest B. Cheuvront, Jr. Lion Larry received his award from President Lorna Snedigar in July 2017, and a malfunction of camera operation is why he is just now being publicly recognized. He served the club as Chair for Lions Camp Tatiyee Casino Night fundraiser, chaired two Health and Wellness Clinics in Sun Lakes,…

Chandler SunBird Lions Christmas party

Members of the Chandler SunBird Lions Club celebrating Christmas with a potluck dinner and games.

On December 21, members of the Chandler SunBird Lions Club celebrated Christmas with a potluck dinner and games in the Clubhouse Ballroom. As an annual service project for Christmas, the Lions Club was able to provide gifts to the Hartford School of Chandler. On December 22, members were able to provide needy students with 102…

Packages from Home

Fred Garmeson The SunBird Lions Club will be collecting items for Packages from Home during the month of November. Donations can be placed in the collection box in the copy room area of the lobby. Packages from Home is a non-profit group that collects donations to be sent to our troops around the world. The…

Recycle hearing aids

Most people know that Lions recycle eyeglasses. But did you know that they also recycle hearing aids? Lions clubs collect, refurbish and recycle used hearing aids to help those that can’t afford them. If you have used hearing aids, please put them in a zip-lock bag, mark them for the Lions Club and turn them…

Recycle Hearing Aids

Fred Garmeson Most people know that Lions recycle eyeglasses. But did you know that they also recycle hearing aids? Lions clubs collect, refurbish and recycle used hearing aids to help those that can’t afford them. If you have used hearing aids, please put them in a zip-lock bag, mark them for the Lions Club and…

Sun Lakes Lions Club presents funds to local charities

Pictured (left to right) club President Lion Ruth Palmer, SLHOA No. 1 (Library) Genevieve Welch, SLHOA No. 1, General Manager Kelly Haynes, AZ Blankets for Kids and Child Spree Betty Manovsky, We’re Moving Forward Rhonda Alcorn, Austin Alcorn and Tara Pepiton, Foundation For Blind Children Catrina Frost, Neighbors Who Care Carol Bowers and Sun Lakes Fire Dept. CAP Dave Mattson. Not in attendance were AZ StandDown, HOBY, Herdt Scholarship recipients from Perry H.S. and Chandler/Gilbert Community College, Sun Lakes Anglers Club, Threads of Love, Veterans Administration Volunteer Services and Chandler Food Bank.

Sun Lakes Lions Club Foundation, a (501-c3 foundation) presented local charities their checks from 2014-2015 Lions year on June 4. Income raised for this purpose comes from private donations and the club’s Flag Program where over $60,000 was raised this Lions year. A Lions Year runs from July 1 through June 30, not January 1…

Invitation to local veterans

Forrest Cheuvront Sun Lakes Lions Club is offering local U.S. veterans a special opportunity to serve their community. The Involve a U.S. Veteran program is a nationwide initiative sponsored by Lions Clubs International that offers qualified U.S. veterans an entrance fee waiver when joining a local Lions club. Eligible veterans include retired U.S. military personnel…

Sun Lakes VFW supports Lions Club

Lions Club members Garner and Sully with Commander Peer

Cheri Almond Sun Lakes Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8053 works closely with philanthropic clubs within Sun Lakes that support our veterans. Sun Lakes Lions Club is such an organization with whom the VFW is proud to support. As a result of the Post’s support in ticket sales and volunteer work at the Lions’…