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District 20 K2
Oyster Bay Lions Club

New York United States

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Club Address:P.O. Box 251 Oyster Bay, New York 11771
Club Tel:(516) 922-2967
This Page address: http://oysterbayny.lionwap.org

bulletWhen: 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month
bulletWhere: Call (516) 922-2967 for information.

Name Office Tel Home Tel
President Shirley Wendler
1st Vice President John Palmer
Secretary Rudy Sobers
Treasurer Paul Chirichella
Membership Chairman Doug DiRossi

Upcoming Events:

Annual Fishing Tournament for the Physically Challenged

September 2008

Serving Our Community

OUR CLUB:

The Lions Club of Oyster Bay was chartered in 1948. We are a non-denominational group of men and women of all ages, from all walks of life, brought together in the common interest of serving our community in the spirit of Lionism.

WE SERVE:

Lions Clubs International is the world's largest and most active organization dedicated to community service. Nearly 1.4 million Lions members in 190 countries and geographic areas answer the needs that challenge the communities of the world. Lions tackle tough problems like blindness, drug abuse prevention and diabetes awareness. Our motto is "We Serve".

WE SUPPORT:

Guide Dogs for the Blind, Scholarships for Local High Schools, Fishing Tournament for the Physically Challenged, Eye care & eye glasses for the needy, Long Island Eye Bank, Lions Journey for Sight Walk, Habitat for Humanity, Doubleday Babcock Senior Center, Visions Camp for the Blind, Boys & Girls Club - OBEN, Lions Diabetes Education Center, CSAC, Celia Flower Pantry, Visiting Nurse of Oyster Bay, Camp Sunshine, Diabetes Education Summer School, and more!

MAJOR ANNUAL EVENTS:

  • Annual Fishing Tournament for the Physically Challenged - we charter a fishing boat & provide a BBQ & day of fun for the physically challenged.
  • Annual Pancake Breakfast - fundraiser is held at the Doubleday Babcock Senior Center.
  • Annual Fundraiser at the Oyster Festival - we sell Oyster Stew, Kielbasa, Corn on the Cob and Onion Rings.
  • Spring Benefit - The 3rd Annual Spring Benefit in April 2007 at Seawanhaka was for the benefit of Lions "Campaign SightFirstII" and other worthy causes.
  • LIONS OBJECTIVES:

  • Create and foster a spirit of understanding among the peoples of the world.
  • Promote the principle of good government and good citizenship.
  • Take an active interest in the civic, cultural, social and moral welfare of the community.
  • Unite the clubs in the bonds of friendship, good fellowship and mutual understanding.
  • Provide a forum for the open discussion of matters of public interest; provided, however, that partisan politics and sectarian religion shall not be discussed.
  • Encourage service-minded people to serve without personal financial reward, and to encourage efficiency and high ethical standards.
    • Activities :

    Lions Clubs bring people together...for friendships...for a better tomorrow.

    Annual Fishing Tournament for the Physically Challenged - we charter a fishing boat & provide a BBQ for a day of fun with the physically challenged:


    We sponsored a Habitat for Humanity home on Long Island:


    We sponsor guide dogs for the blind. This is Teddy, named for Oyster Bay's most famous resident - Teddy Roosevelt, at her "graduation" on August 15th, 2005, with her new owner - Amanda Shirley. In 2007, we sponsored another guide dog, who is currently in training.


    Want to Know More?

    Call:
    (516)922-2967

    Write:
    Oyster Bay Lions Club
    P.O. Box 251
    Oyster Bay, New York 11771

    E-mail:
    oblions@aol.com

    Join us for one of our regular meetings. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month. Call for details.

    2007-2008 Officers and Directors:

    President - Shirley Wendler
    1st Vice-President - John Palmer
    2nd Vice-President - George Mudford
    3rd Vice President - Cynthia Mudford
    Secretary - Rudy Sobers
    Treasurer - Paul Chirichella
    Lion Tamer - Ginny Williams
    Tail Twister - Michael Corssen
    Director - Jerry Lalonde
    Director - Jerry Mavros
    Director - Doug DiRossi
    Director - Michael Aquilino
    Director - Doreen Ottaiano

    Would you like to make a tax-deductible donation?

    The Oyster Bay Lions Club Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. You can send checks to:
    Oyster Bay Lions Club Foundation
    P.O. Box 251
    Oyster Bay, New York 11771
    Please indicate if you would like your donation used for a specific cause. All amounts gratefully accepted.

    Corporate or Individual Sponsors - full or partial - needed for:
    - Annual Pancake Breakfast - $600
    - Annual Fishing Tournament for Physically Challenged - $2,000
    - Annual Oyster Festival Fundraiser expenses - $5,000
    - Guide Dog sponsorship - $6,000
    - Annual Spring Benefit expenses - $10,000

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    Page created at 2004-06-26 and Last updated at 2008-08-02.