Over 30 Lions Club members from across the Denver metro area attended the quartly meeting. District Governor Jack Russalesi presided over the meeting. The main topics were membership, community outreach, social media presence and financial responsibility. The meeting was followed by a lite lunch provided by D'Deli.
Golden Lions Christmas Brunch
The Golden Lions Club celebrates the Holiday Season with a Christmas Brunch and the induction of two new members Wendy Renee and Kris Flaherty. Over 80 Christmas gifts for children were collected and will be donated to the Golden Christian Action Guild. The Golden High School's "24th Street Singers" put on their Christmas program to everyone's delight. Merry Christmas from the Golden Lions Club
Win a 2016 Harley-Davidson Road King
The Golden Lions Club held its 6th Harley Davidson Road King Motorcycle Raffle during 2016. The drawing was held at 8PM October 29, 2016 at the Buffalo Rose Saloon, 1119 Washington Ave., Golden CO.
Lions Clubs International (LCI) is partnering with Anthem Foundation for "Lions-Anthem Volunteer Days", a month-long community service event taking place in 17 U.S. cities this October. Lions-Anthem Volunteer Days is a special opportunity to:
Engage Lions and Anthem associates in service events focusing on health and wellness
Increase the impact and visibility of community service nationwide
Give back to our local communities
This is the second year the Golden Lions Club participated with Anthem on a project for the Family Tree Organization. This years' project was to cleanup an overgrown area in the backyard area at the Karlis Center. Bushes were trimmed or removed, ground cover and crushed granite laid down.
As part of the partnership, Anthem Foundation donated US$250,000 to the Lions Clubs International Foundation. The funds will be used to support Lions-Anthem service projects and the Volunteer Days event, and for "Lions-Anthem Foundation Healthy Heroes Grants" to support Lions' health and wellness programs.
The Golden Lions Club is proud to be a part of the growing corporate social responsibility movement by partnering with Anthem Foundation, Anthem Inc. and its national network of dedicated associates. To see more pictures, Click here.
The Golden Lions Club were hard at work installing three "Iron Rangers" in Golden History Park. The Iron Rangers are heavy steel containers used to receive donations from the public. One was installed next to each entrance in the park. The donations will help with the fundraising requirements of the Golden History Park. The Golden Lions Club also funded the purchase of the Iron Rangers.
4th of July Festival
The Golden Lions Club had another sucessful 4th of July Festival. Burgers, brats, pulled pork sandwiches, chips and soft drinks were provided by American Legion Golden Post 21. Over 270 prizes, donated by local businesses, were won in the Golden Lions 4th of July raffle with Kelley Trucking winning the Superbowl XXXIII John Elway signed football and Jenn Warner winning the $1000 first prize.Click here for a list of donors. 3 great bands furnished live music all day and a great fireworks, sponsored by the City of Golden, concluded the festivities.
Golden Lions Present Scholarships to Three Golden High School 2016 Seniors
The Golden Lions Club presented $2000 scholarships to three Golden High School seniors who were selected from over 20 candidates submitted by administrators and teachers. Rebekah Anderson will attend Montana State University and study environmental science, Dylan Johnson will attend University of Utah and was at the school participating in the national debate competition, Lindsey Thorsheim will attend the University of Colorado and is enrolled in the Leeds School of Business.
Picture (Left to right) are Lion Peter Keppler, Rebekah Anderson, Lindsey Thorsheim, Lion Ed Dorsey, Dylan Johnson, Lion Mike Klis.
Golden Post Office Food Drive
The Golden Lions Club, along with the Young Professionals from the Golden Chamber of Commerce, sort and transport food collected by the Golden Post Office to the Christian Action Guild in Golden. Over 19,000 lbs was processed.
Foothills Art Center Cleanup
The Golden Lions Club participated in the spring cleanup of the grounds of the Foothills Art Center. Trees were trimmed, ground up into mulch and redistributed amongst shrubs and flowers. Also helping were staff and volunteers of the Foothills Art Center and Colorado School of Mines students.