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The Pleasantville Lions

 

Lions International has an illustrious history dating to 1917.  Today, there are more than 1.4 million Lions in 190 countries and geographic areas worldwide.   The ideal is one of service to the community without regard to race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin or the personal interest of the member.   In 1925, Helen Keller challenged the Lions to a “crusade against darkness.”  Since that day, Lions throughout the world have been tireless in their help for the blind and the visually impaired. 

The Pleasantville Lions Club was chartered in 1931 with a strong emphasis on service to our local community, especially to the visually impaired and the critically ill patients at the Rosary Hill Home. The Pleasantville Lions Club raises money to support the Club’s various charitable activities.  The Club contributes to both local worthy causes and people in need worldwide.   

Membership in the Pleasantville Lions Club is by invitation and is open to men and women who believe that their involvement in the community can make a difference.   The Pleasantville Lions meet once each month at a local restaurant to plan their activities.    Guest speakers at these meetings include representatives from the various charities and organizations that receive assistance from the Pleasantville Lions.


 

Pleasantville Lions Serve The Community

 

  • GUIDING EYES FOR THE BLIND:   Funding for the Yorktown Heights Training Center for Guiding Eye Dogs.

  • VACATION CAMP FOR THE BLIND:   Funding and other support for the computer lab at the “Visions” camp.

  • SEE PROGRAM:  Scanning Eyes Early.  We provide volunteers to scan the eyes of pre-school children for potential eye problems.

  • EYE GLASSES:   Hundreds of used eye glasses are collected during the year and donated to “New Eyes for the Needy.”

  • BOOKS FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED:  Funding to expand the large print book and books on tape collections at the Mt. Pleasant Library.

  • ROSARY HILL HOME:  For more than 65 years, holiday gifts have been donated to the patients of Rosary Hill Home each December.  Located in Hawthorne, Rosary Hill is a non-sectarian care facility for the gravely ill.
 
  • RELAY FOR LIFE OF PACE UNIVERSITY:  Funding and promotion support.  We also provde the dinner for cancer survivors and their caregivers at Pace's cancer research fund raising event.  

  • HOLIDAY MEALS:  Holiday meals are donated to local families at Thanksgiving.

  • PLEASANTVILLE INTERFAITH EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY:  Food donations, funding and volunteers for this worthy organization that serves needy families in the Pleasantville area.

 

 

How to Join

 

If you would like more information, please print and complete the Pleasantville Lions Club brochure below and give it to a member of the Pleasantville Lions Club or mail to:

 

Membership Chairperson

Pleasantville Lions Club

P.O. Box 147

Pleasantville, New York 10570

 Click on the following link to see our brochure

Pleasantville Lions Club Brochure (PDF)

2014 - 2015 Officers

Lions Club of Pleasantville
 

Mike Cusack, President

Matt Jaros, Vice President 

Rob Billman,  Secretary

Brian R. Morrow, Treasurer

Bill Monroe, Recording Secretary


 


 


 

 

This site was last updated 04/20/2014