Iron River Lions Club "We Serve"
|Next Regular Meeting
May 4, 2016--Chamber After 5--VFW
Iron River Lions Club will host a “Business After 5” gathering at the Iron River VFW. The evening will include a social gathering at 5:30 p.m., a lasagna dinner at 6:00 p.m. At 6:30 p.m. guest speaker Carrie Linder, Aging and Disability Resource Manager from the Bayfield County Aging and Disability Resource Center of the North (ADRC) will speak on the topic of “Creating an Aging Friendly Community: What Everybody Should Know”. Lions Clubs 27-C2 District Governor, Greg Krug will be visiting that evening, so following the program will be a brief Lions Club business meeting. Anyone interested is invited to attend. Reservations are necessary and can be made by contacting Faith Pittsley at 715-372-8447. A $5 donation is suggested to help cover the cost of the dinner.
Special Blueberry Mtg--May 17--7:00
Iron River Lions gather on the first Wednesday of each month. 7:00PM at the VFW club in Iron River, Wisconsin. Dinner meetings are held occasionally on the third Wednesday of the month.
First Ramp Project Completed
Dick and Marilyn Woerle inspect their new ramp.
Richard Woerle is a Korean War Air Force Veteran who has faced significant health issues. As a result, there was a need for an access ramp to be installed on his house. The Iron River Lions Club developed a program to install ADA compliant access ramps within our service area. Program chair, Jeanne Joseph, contacted the Bayfield County Veterans Service Officer, Kevin Johnson, seeking a funding source. Kevin, in turn, contacted Bong-Hofstedt American Legion Post Adjutant, Chad La Lor. The Poplar Legion Post raises funds through a winter “Warrior Ride.” They were able to provide needed funds to purchase the bulk of the required material. The remaining amount was donated by Iron River Building Supplies where the project lumber was purchased.
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Dates to Remember
July 21--Blueberry Talent Show
July 23-24--Blueberry Festival
September 17--Golf Scramble
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October 30 found many of the Iron River Lions serving at the Community Center. The occasion was the fourth annual Veterans Recognition Lunch ("brunch" this year). All five branches of the armed forces were represented and saluted with the playing of their respective anthems by Ray Levine who also provided a prelude and background music.
A Magic Night
We support our history
Lion Ernie Pittsley presents our donation to Leila Hoefling, President of the local museum society.