updated   11-3-17




 PO Box 541, Washington, PA 15301

The club was chartered 1927, and sponsored by the downtown Pittsburgh Lions Club. There were only three Lions clubs in existence in Western Pennsylvania then, Pittsburgh, Donora and McKeesport.  

Chartered  August 10, 1927


                          Club Motto:  Honesty, Integrity, Charity                                    

Multiple District 14

                 Meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday  6 pm                      

Ramada Inn

West Chestnut St.

November Membership Meetings

Board Meeting, Monday, Nov. 6 @ The Legacy Rest. @ 6 PM

Regular Meeting Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 – 6 PM @ Ramada Inn.

Calling committee please call Bobby Kendall Monday by noon for reservations 724-328-0758

Joint Service Club Luncheon Tuesday, Nov. 14. 11:30-1, ,Rossan Center, W&J College. Reservation deadline is past. We will be honoring one of our members with the Community Service Award. If you would like to attend it is a first come basis. Just go to the College, cost $16

No Regular meeting on the Nov. 22

Thanks to John Duskey hosting our last meeting.

We had a great turn out. We always enjoy visiting. Also we would like to offer our condolences to John for the passing of his friend Edna.

Farmers Market

Broom and Lemonade sales for 2017 are $2300.

Thank you to everyone donating time and effort at the Farmers Market.

Christmas Events

Christmas Parade, Friday, Dec. 1. Bill Baxendell has offered his truck for the parade.

Christmas Party-Wed., Dec. 13 @ the Ramada Inn, More info to follow. Santa will be attending!!

Christmas gifts for needy kids will be donated again instead of the adult gift exchange. Those who wish to donate $15, contact Bill Baxendell.

Fund Raiser

· Nuts are in: Richard Shearer has brochures and order forms. All members are encouraged to contact family, friends, work colleagues, neighbors and businesses to make the 2017 nut sale a success.

· Nut Sale at the Washington Crown Center- Dec. 2, 9, 16 & 23. Sign up sheet below! Please sign up and send back to Or call 724-663-5471

Lions Projects

Toaster Tongs: Call Lion Shearer for details

Brooms.: Available @ Wash.-Greene Blind Association , Dependable Electric, & Judson Wiley

Garbage Bags: large & kitchen bags) Dependable Electric, Ridge Ave. & Wash. Greene Blind Assoc.

Eyeglasses Recycling Program Give your used glasses to Lion Marano or drop off at Wash. Greene Blind Association, Check out the Washington Lions Club website: Anyone wanting something in the newsletter please contact Lion Bill B. or Lion Mary Jo (email


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What We Do


Fund Raising:  100% of funds raised goes to Charity

  • Selling Lions Brooms at West Washington Hardware
  • Selling garbage bags at Dependable Electric 
  • Selling Lions Toaster tongs
  • Lemonade stand at Summer Farmers Market
  • Selling Koeze's Nut products at Christmas

Service and Fun Activity

  • Donate to Wounded Warriors
  • Award $1000 scholarships to three local high school graduates
  • PonySupport the Pony World Series 
  • Sell concessions for Pony Baseball at the  Lion John Duskey Concession Stand at the Pony World Series
  • Sponsor 3 campers each year to Beacon Lodge
  • Donate to 2000 Turkey Fund
  • Maintain the Lions Pavilion at Washington Park
  • Give 4 awards to Washington Park School
  • Enter the Lions Float in Washington City Christmas Parade
  • Support the City Mission
  • Support Boy Scouts
  • Support Teen Challenge
  • Support Pittsburgh Childrens Hospital
  • Support Leader Dog and Puppy Dog Programs
  • Support Washington County Community Foundation
  • Donate to eye, cure for cancer, hearing and diabetes research
  • Collected 25359 used glasses since 2004 and sent them for repair and reuse.


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