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Naches Lions Club

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Naches Lions Club
P.O. Box 488
Naches, WA 98937

 

Membership

Current Membership 26 - Cost of Annual Membership $80.00

Membership is open to anyone 18 and over. Applicants must be invited by current members. We hold annual open house meetings to recruit new members.

The privilege of being a Naches Lion entitles a person to one dinner each month (Lunch is off the menu!  It also entitles a person to vote at meetings and it entitles a person to work with some GREAT members of our community at community service projects and fundraisers.

About the Naches Lion's Club

The Naches Lions Club is a service organization chartered by Lions Club International with over fifty years of service to the Naches Valley. The Lions Motto is "We Serve" and we do! Sight and hearing projects are a major interest of Lions Clubs. We can tap into Lions Multiple District funding for major sight and hearing projects. Most sight and hearing projects are paid with funds generated in the Naches community. Our Club sponsors Sportsman's Days, a community function that allows other organizations to raise funds.

Activities

Each month brings a different service project, From Christmas Decorations to Easter Egg Hunts, from collecting funds for the Sight Foundation (White Cane Days) in May to operating Indian John Hill Coffee Stop in the spring or summer. The Club sponsors and maintains a cabin at Camp Prime Time, a camp near Clear Lake for families with special needs children. The planning for Sportsman's Day and running the event is our major activity. To raise funds for our local projects, scholarships, eye exams, glasses and hearing aids, we recycle newspaper from bins at Slims and Suntides.

Sportsmans' Days Celebrations in Naches held each September.

Each year the club organizes Sportsmans Days. Sportsmans' Days promotes the greater Naches community and allows nonprofit groups to earn money. The event also provides a great time of community fellowship, which far exceeds the value of the money brought in during that weekend.

Regular monthly meetings are held:

Second Tuesday Lunch Meeting, noon at the Apple Cart Deli, 220 Naches Ave. in Downtown Naches 
Third Tuesday Board Meeting 6:30 am at Kathy’s Sticky Fingers, Downtown Naches
Final Thursday 6:00 Dinner Meeting at the Margaret's Apple Cart Deli, 220 Naches Ave. in Downtown Naches 

Naches Lions Club Speakers Series

The first talk in this series will be by Speaker: Jack Roth, "Boys in the Boat"
February 1, 2017
Naches Valley High School
101 W. Fifth Street
Naches - Map
7:00pm

If you are interested in giving a talk at the speakers series, please contact one of the Naches Lions leaders below.

Club Leadership

Our club leadership goes from July 1 to June 30:

President: Jim Gillie  jcgillie53@gmail.com
Secretary: Paul Kauzlarich pkauz46@gmail.com
Treasurer: John McGowan Johnmcgowan1@clearwire.net

 

Last updated February 1, 2017

 

 

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