Wisconsin Lions News

Why not be a part of Giving Tuesday?
Swnews4u - ... Soldiers Grove Lions Club is sponsoring a Deer Hide Collection at Royal Bank, Gays Mills, McCormick's Bar & Grill, Rolling Ground, Bill McCormick's residence in Rolling Ground, and TazZee's Wonder Bar, Soldiers Grove. All proceeds from the deer hides will be used for the Wisconsin Lions Camp to ...

Lions Clubs collecting deer hides to raise funds for camp
La Crosse Tribune - Area Lions Clubs are collecting deer hides again this year as part of a statewide campaign to raise money for the Wisconsin Lions Camp, a summer ... The deer-hide collection program began in the seven-county 27-D2 Lions Club district in 2001, with 90 hides collected in the district, out of 2,249 ...

Neshkoro Lions kick off Hides for Kids Campaign
Waushara Argus - The Neshkoro Lions Club has place trailers at five locations around ... If any one is interested in more information regarding the Wisconsin Lions Camp ...

Community Connection: Lioness Club raising money to help community thrive
Kenosha News - One hundred percent of our proceeds are donated back to community groups, including Hospice Alliance, Wisconsin Lions Camp, the National ...

The DeForest Lions Club recognized World Diabetes Awareness Day by giving away bottles of water at DeForest and Windsor businesses. The bottles of water were labeled with WLF Diabetes Awareness stickers and were well received by business owners and their customers!

Wisconsin schools reject controversial scholarship
KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 - WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. (WMTV) - A high school in Wisconsin is no longer accepting a $500 scholarship from a local Lions Club after a stipulation ...

Kids Halloween 2017
The Avoca-Blue River-Muscoda Lions Club along with the High School chapter of the Leos hosted their Annual Kids Halloween Party Sunday October 29th. A variety of games were played such as the skill testing Fishing Game, the spooky “Ghost” Bowling and the ever popular Balloon Pop among others. And the best part of course was that winners were awarded candy treats as their prizes. During breaks in the action, a few of the party goers took the time to color pumpkin pictures and try out maze games. The party concluded with a costume contest populated by princesses, vampires, cowboys and other assorted spooky creatures. Prizes were awarded to the first and second place winners.

Waupun Lions learn about service dogs from owner of Jessiffany Canine Services
Fond du Lac Reporter - Prior to moving to Wisconsin,he trained dogs for military use at Lakeland Air ...

Citizenship requirement leads Wisconsin Dells school to drop Lions Club scholarship from program
Baraboo News Republic - A local service organization's annual scholarship won't be available to a Wisconsin Dells student this school year because the scholarship's ...

Area Lions Club withdraws high school scholarship over citizenship requirement
Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3 - WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. - High school students in Wisconsin Dells are missing out on an opportunity to receive hundreds of dollars to go toward their ...

Cans for Greg campaign sends disabled kids to camp
WLUC - For seven years, Maccoux has used the money from the communities' returnable cans to send kids to the Wisconsin Lions Camp where Maccoux used ...

Cane Days funds help support Lions Club efforts
WiscNews - The Beaver Dam Lions Club would like to thank the community for their ... crossing guards, Wisconsin Lions Camp for campers with special needs, ...

Smith: Watchers on lookout for female cougars in Wisconsin
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Writing about mountain lions in Wisconsin is often met with rejoinders and references to female night club patrons. The line usually goes like this: "All ...

Donated deer hides can help campers with disabilities
Monroe Times - ... the Brodhead Lions Club at 608-558-1198 or visit the Wisconsin Lions Foundation website at www.wlf.info. Hides will be collected until Dec. 10.

DeForest Lions in Action, garbage pickup Saturday, October 21st. Left to right: Lions Al Johnson, Road Cleanup Chair Dick Leverentz, Lion Dale Olson, Lion Erling Isley, Lion Kim Overcash, and Lion Gary Overcash. Missing in the photo, because someone had to take the picture, Lion Bert Freeman.

Lions President Alan Johnson (left) presents Bob Blankenhagen from the DeForest Area Needs Network (DANN) with a check for $1,500. DANN is a not-for-profit organization that helps local families in need.

Lions President Alan Johnson (center) presents Bob Mathwig and Dave Lahaye from Norskie Nibbles a check for $1,000. Norskie Nibbles is a volunteer program to feed children over summer break. In 2017 over 6,700 lunches were served.

Lion President Alan Johnson (left) receiving the 4 Diamond Club Excellence Award certificate from 2nd Vice District Governor Conrad Dryer.

Erling Isely (left) and Conrad Dryer - 2nd Vice District Governor of 27-D1 (right) present Lion Gary Overcash with the Melvin Jones Award - Congrats Lion Gary!.

Marshall Lions Help Fight Diabetes
In November, DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH, the Marshall Lions Club is joining Lions Club International in its fight against diabetes. Starting this year, local Marshall Lion volunteers will maintain an information table at our Marshall Community Library, 605 Waterloo Road, Marshall, on Tuesday, November 14, WORLD DIABETES DAY. They will also distribute informational door hangers throughout Marshall on Saturday, October 28.

Over thirty million people, young and old, have diabetes, with over seven million undiagnosed, which leaves them at risk for loss of feeling in hands, arms, and legs with more severe problems such as heart, kidney problems, even potential blindness (diabetic retinopathy) far too common.

While diabetes often starts without symptoms, it is more prevalent in obese and aging people, and sadly, diabetes can strike anyone, anytime. Lions Club International has adopted diabetes as a long-term commitment. More information is available at Diabetes Programs.

In joining Lions Club International in this annual effort, the Marshall Lions Club hopes to grow the campaign and bring awareness to our community. In the future the local group is planning diabetes screenings and other activities supporting diabetes awareness and education.

Visit the Marshall Lions Club web-site for further information about Marshall Lions' activities. For further info contact Mel Stark, Marshall Lions, (608) 655-4847.

Merrill Lions sponsor Honor Flight
Merrill Foto News - The Merrill Lions recently sponsored a Never Forgotten Honor Flight for Merrill ... received a huge reception at Central Wisconsin Airport and in Washington ... The Merrill Lions learned from the Buntrocks that the Honor Flight was an ...

District Fun Facts
In 2016-17, the average Lion in 27-D1 benefited 245 people (up from 174 the prior year)! Our Lions reported:
  • 3,148 activities
  • 89,267 Lion hours
  • 556,739 total people served.
We also won the Statewide Centennial Eyeglass Challenge by collecting over 65,505 pairs of eyeglasses and averaging 28.98 pairs/member! We will be celebrating this win at the 2018 District Convention March 10-11 at the Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells.