New Freedom Lions Club

 

 

 

  Welcome to the New Freedom Lions Club

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Meetings

Dates: The 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month, September through June. No regular dinner meetings in July & August

Location: The New Freedom Community Center, 150 East Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349

Time: 6:45 to 7:00 PM Meet and Greet with refreshments 7:00 PM Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

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Fund Raising

The primary fundraiser for the New Freedom Lions Club over the past 76 years has been the annual New Freedom Lions 4th of July Carnival. Today, the net profits are in the $30,000 to $35,000 range. 

Projects Supported:

Diabetes Awareness,  Leader Dog Program,  ForSight Vision, Lions Beacon Lodge Camp, District Governor’s Project,  Rose Fire Company, Rose Ambulance Service,  Paul Smith Library in SYC,  New Freedom Community Center,  SYC Community Services, SYC Food Pantry, South Central York County Senior Center, New Freedom Gardeners,  New Freedom Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, H. O. P. E. (Help for Oncology Problems and Emotional support), 4th of July Holiday Parade and fireworks, New Freedom Heritage Association, Girls Scouts, Boy Scouts, Six $1000 Scholarships to Susquehannoch High School Seniors, Eye Glasses/Eye Exams to the needy, Lions Recycle for Sight Program, Susquehannoch  Leo Club, as well as other local charities .

 Note: SYC = Southern York County

Eye Glass Donations

  Please donate your old and unused eyeglasses to New Freedom Lions Club for recycling.

  Drop box locations: New Freedom Post Office, Paul Smith Library of SYC,

                                                                    Saubels Market (Shrewsbury) and YMCA (Shrewsbury)

 

Club Membership

 Currently (January 2014) 51 members

Membership Categories Defined

Active:  A member entitled to all rights and privileges and subject to all obligations which membership in a Lions Club confers or implies

Member-at-Large: A member of the club who has moved from the community and desires to retain membership in the club

Associate: A member who holds his primary membership in another Lions club, but has a residence or is employed in the conferring club’s community

Affiliate: A member who is not able to fully participate as an active member of the club, but desires to support the club and its community services

 Dues

Active members: $200.00 annually

This includes International & District dues, cost of meals, fees for special or social events and the annual Zone 14-C Social.

 All other members: $130.00 annually. This includes International & District dues. When able to attend a dinner meeting or social event, the member is required to pay the per-person charge.