Since 1917, local Lions clubs have offered people just like you the opportunity to give something back to their community. Today, with over 1.4 million men and women in more than 180 countries, Lions have expanded their focus to help meet the ever increasing needs of our society. As a member of the New Providence Lions Club, you become aware of the needs of our community and have the advantage to effectively make a difference. Being a Lion empowers you to help others in a way that no one person could alone. Now more than ever, you can make a difference by participating in the New Providence Lions Club. Please join! The New Providence Lions Club donates 100% of every dollar we collect!
NP Lions Club had two significant projects for the betterment of our community completed this fall. First, we rebuilt the back deck for William (Billy) Totten, a long standing member of the club and the President of the Union County Blind Association. Second, we sponsoring a pancake breakfast fundraising event to benefit Lucas Reilly. A young boy in New Providence that requires a significant amount of medical attention.Our Holiday party had record attendance. The annual 50-50 was a big success and we appreciate everyone's support.
Looking into 2014, we start off with being honored by the Borough of New Providence, in Grateful Appreciation and Recognition of your generous support of borough events and activities. The Suburban Chamber of Commerce named the New Providence Lions Club as the volunteer organization of the year.
Next on our agenda we are teaming with the NP Community Service Association on a Pasta & Meatball dinner at the NP Senior Center Celebrating their 60th Anniversary on March 29th. (More Information). Second, we have our annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 12th. Third, we have our involvement in the annual New Providence Memorial Day Parade on May 26th, where the community of spirit shines so bright. Fourth, we have our annual Golf Outing, on June 2nd, an action packed fun day where friends and supporters share great experiences, golf, food and prizes.
Meetings are held at the Chimney Rock Inn located on Valley Rd. in Gillette, NJ 07933. We meet the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM. New Providence Lions Club, P.O Box 854, New Providence, NJ 07974