Meetings

 Noble County Courthouse

April 2019

Meetings & Programs: 

April 15                       6 pm at the Kountry Kitchen

May   6                        6 pm at the Kountry Kitchen

May 20                        6 pm at the Kountry Kitchen

 

 

Important Dates

April 20     Easter Basket Raffle at Bunny Breakfast-Fire Station 8-10am

                 Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Albion Lions 10am

                 Please sell raffle tickets – see Bonnie 564-8160

April 20    Fish Fry event 4-7 pm at Central Noble School in Wolf Lake, IN

 

Donations and announcements:

Leader Dog for the Blind

2018 -2019 $563.27  and counting

2016-2017 $1054.68

2015-2016 $714.07

 

 

$500 Scholership made to a Central Noble Student Hailey Norrisin 2017

 

 

History of Albion Lions Club

    Albion's Lion Club charter night was December 9,1952 and held in the old Albion High School gymnasium. The first meetings were held at the Schnetzlers Restaurant, located near the present Post Office on Orange street. The first President was James Girard.

     Some of the early projects were helping in the purchase of land for Chain-O-Lakes State Park. Building of tennis and basketball courts were the new High School is now. Three school crossing light, paying for glasses for students with families unable to afford them.

     Money was raised for these projects by holding pancake suppers, chicken barbecues, citrus fruit, popcorn, light bulb and broom sales.

 

Recent History

1995 Ladies joined the Club

2002 Club had 50th Anniversary

2003 Sponsored a LEO Club

2006 Lions 5K Run

2012 Dedication of Hidden Diamonds Pavillion to Dave Knopp

2012 Club had 60th Anniversary

2014 Helped raised funds for Town Splash Pad

 

 Current Members

39

 

 Fun Fact:

We have collected over 9,800 pairs of glasses in 2011

We have collected over 8,900 pairs of glasses in 2010

 

Our District 25-B has 1,580 members in 61 clubs

 

"Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional"

 

 

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