New Freedom Lions Club
Welcome to the New Freedom Lions Club
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: 6:30 PM Dinner is catered by Tasteful Occasions
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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.
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)
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
Active members: $280.00 annually, payable in $140.00 increments on the 1st of September & April.
This includes International & District dues, cost of meals, fees for special or social events and the annual Zone 14-C Social.
All other members: $135.00 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. (Currently $8.00 for regular dinner meetings.) Tasteful Occasions caters regular dinner meetings.