Thursday, June 18, 2015

June 13, 2015 Lions Service

We [provided the water for 40 runners to help raise money for a camp for children and siblings  whose parent or family member had cancer.   The camp and counselors are from BYU. Alena Christensen was the organizer for the Lindon  three mile race. 

Where their is a need there is a Lion.  Come join us and help make a difference is your community.

Monday, June 1, 2015

April Elections and May Meeting

April meeting - PLEASANT GROVE LIONS CLUB recently chose new officers for the 2015-2016 year.
Darlene Seely is the president;
Loraine Douglass - treasurer,
Sherry Hopkinson - secretary;
Jo Taylor - membership chairman;
Anne Fisher - Club Director, Public Relations;
Lorrie Jonas - past president. 

Lions clubs are committed to serve in their communities and are always looking for service-minded people to join with them. To find out more, go to:
       or call Jo Taylor (801) 580-3888.

We are fortunate to have Milt Taylor District Governor 2015-2016 for District 28T as a past president and member of our club.

May meeting - Jens Shumway, who attended HOBY (Hugh O Brian Youth Leadership) reported on his experiences and entertained us with his chello. Bob Ross, past HOBY program director also briefly spoke.

May was filled with activity as Girls State/Boys State candidates were chosen and two scholarships were awarded. Scholarship recipients are Cameron DeBuck and Ashlyn Grange. Girls State attendees from Pleasant Grove High are Anna Barnes, Madeline Dupaix, Tiandra Edwards, Kate Petty and Janelle Reid; Boys State from Pleasant Grove High are Vincente Carbajal and Jordan Long. We look forward to hearing reports from these students at future Lions Club meetings. We are pleased to be able to help with these exciting opportunities for the great students. We appreciate the support of community members who have contributed to our fundraising efforts, making it possible for us to help these students. Look for Pleasant Grove Lions Club entry in the Strawberry Days parade where some of these students will participate - we'll be looking for you!

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Dec. 20, 2014 - Christmas Food Boxes

Each Christmas season the Pleasant Grove Lions Club provides Christmas dinners to our friends whose lives we can bless.  We had the privilege of volunteers from the community join with us in this effort.  We want to thank each one for assisting us in blessing lives and making Christmas a season of service and bringing joy to others.  Making lives of people we know and perfect strangers better helps us all to be a better people.  As members of the Lions Club you have not only the privilege of serving in your community  but around the world as well.  We invite you to join Lions Club International and be a part of the largest global service club in the world with over 1,389,000 members in 210 countries.

2014 Pleasaant Grove Jubilee

Pleasant Grove Lions Club serving scone with jubilee sauce.  Best homemade scones in town.  We raise moneys to help with our eye glasses projects and scholarships.  The Lions Club is a wonderful way to give humanitarian service in your community.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Summer BBG with Scholarship winners - August 21, 2014

Once again this year The Pleasant Grove Lions Club provided scholarships for local high school students to attend Boys State and Girls State leadership programs.  There was an additional two scholarships to students that attended the HOBY  (Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership) program. 

The scholarship winners came to our summer barbecue and shared with us what they learned from the program they attended, how it has change their perspective on life and what they will do with what they've learned.

We are grateful as a Lions Club to provide such opportunities to well deserving high school students to attend these leadership programs.  They will be our future leaders.

Where there is a need there is a Lion. We encourage both young and old educated and not so educated to come and become members of the Lions Club where you can give back to your community and the world.  It is a privilege to do humanitarian service and help make the world a better place.

We are grateful for our heritage so let's play it forward for the next generation.

Lions clubs international is the largest global service organization empowering volunteers in community humanitarian service.  There are 1.35+ members and over 46,000 clubs in 208 countries.  There are more clubs in countries that there are nations in the United Nations. 

Come join us for a better tomorrow.

See contact information on the right side of this blog.

Jason Golling - Boys State

:Aliah Eberting - Girls State
Elisyn Hong - Girls State

Christina Edwards - Girls State
Madeline Wood - HOBY

Alexis Jacobs - HOBY