Meetings

THE WESTSHORE LIONS CLUB was started on September 16, 1996.  We are a small club and encompass the communities of Bay Village, North Olmsted and Westlake. We are a growing Club and are very enthusiastic that the Westshore Lions Club can again be one of the service leaders in our communities.

MEMBERSHIP: Membership in this club shall be any person, of legal age and good moral character and good reputation who has been invited good nvited by a sponsor who is a member of theWestshore Lions Club in good standing.

MEETINGS: Starting March 5, 2015 we will be meeting the first Thursday of the month from 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM, in Porter Library located at 27333 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, Ohio  44145.

SPEAKERS:  We have quarterly educational sessions, inviting speakers to come in and present from various areas of the community.

DUES:  Annual dues are $75.00.

PROJECTS:  Recently we provided financial assistance to our local communities that suffered from the effects of Hurricane Sandy, giving out $2,000 in gift cards to Walmart. 

We will be working on a "Safety Bucket" project for Westlake Schools starting in March of 2015, we have been asked to provide 270 "Safety Buckets" for each classroom.

The Club supports the Mission of the Lions, e.g. collecting used eyeglasses and hearing aids. We provide assistance to financially restricted members of the Community to obtain eye glasses, eye exams, and cataract surgery through the Lions Eye Clinic located inside St. Vincent’s Charity Hospital, as well as hearing aids through the Lions Hearing Aid Bank.

FUND RAISING:  The Westshore Lions Club sponsors many types of fund raising events including Dining to Donate events at Applebee's Resturants.  All monies made at these events is used towards our projects and are subject to our status as a 501(c)(4) not-for-profit organization under the IRS Code.

 

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