Grampian Lions Club Discusses Upcoming Projects, Activities

GRAMPIAN – Upcoming projects and activities were recently discussed at a meeting of the Grampian Lions Club.

Members voted to approve a storage shed project, as one has become necessary to house the club’s property used for its various activities.

The shed, which will be owned by the club, will be located in the Grampian area.

Members will raise funds for its storage shed, beginning with a quilt raffle. The quilt will be pieced and quilted by the Bells Landing Quilters.

The drawing will be held June 15. Raffle tickets are now available at Dimmick’s Auto & Repair, Bells Landing, or through club members.

In other business, members announced its annual Pancake & Sausage Breakfast will be held April 13, from 6 a.m. – 10 a.m. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children.

Quilt tickets will be available at the breakfast. Tip cups will be placed on the tables for interested persons to donate toward the shed project.

Members also announced that its Children’s Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 1 p.m. April 20 at the former Grampian Elementary School.

The hunt will feature 2,000 candy-filled eggs, 40 small prize eggs and five large prize eggs. There will be allergy-free baskets available, plus chips and a drink for each child.

This year, the Easter Bunny will be on-hand to meet the children who will also receive a Ty Beanie and have a chance to participate in a free toy raffle.

Members also announced:

  • the annual Darrell Spencer Memorial Golf Tournament will be held June 15 at Eagle Ridge Golf Course.
  • the receipt of a $1,000 grant from the Clearfield County Charitable Foundation for its eye glasses and hearing aid project.
  • that Tucker Bell and John Bunnell each received centennial pins for sponsoring a new member. It was noted that Jim Bennett received a diamond centennial pin for the club’s growth.
  • that donations were received from the Curwensville Area High School Echo staff, Curwensville Little League and Laurel Hill Trout Farm fishing derby.
  • the purchase of a visual aid viewer for a local resident; the purchase of eyeglasses for a local resident; the provision of financial help for a family with medical needs; the provision of toys and prizes for the Curwensville Area Elementary Funfest and more.
  • the donation of 15-man hours to help with the relocation of a local resident.
  • that club-owned children’s games were loaned to the Curwensville Elementary Parent-Teacher-Council for its annual Funfest that benefits a special cause for the students.

For more information about the Grampian Lions Club, please call 814-277-6841 or 814-236-3755 or check out the Grampian Lions Club Facebook page.

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