Watertown Lions Club

We Serve

  

Fund Raising Projects

Car Cruze Car show held in September for the project fund.  More... 

Christmas Tree Sale Purchase and sell Christmas Tress and accessories to the public. This sale is held on the first two weekends in December.   More... 

InkJet Recycling Collect used printer cartridges from members and send them in for rebates. 

Golf Tournament Started in 2006, this annual tournament is hoped to become a major fundraiser for the club. Members are asked to recruit sponsors in addition to working the event. Held in May.  More... 

Journey for Sight This is the district Journey for sight Walk-A-Thon held in April of every year along the scenic canal in Windsor Locks . Walkers solicit sponsors for their walk,with the proceeds being split between our club and D-23B. 

LaBonnes Receipts LaBonnes Market receipts are collected and sent in for rebates 

Fall Festival Hot Dogs and Hamburgers are prepared and sold to the public at this annual Town Festival. Food booth is setup by members.

Mints Mints are purchased and set out in local business establishments for purchase. This is a year to year event. 

Shred It Day Shred documents in exchange for a donation of food or money to the Watertown Food Bank.

Sight Saver Day Members stand at busy areas of town collecting donations from the public in April. Funds raised are donated to CLERF (CT Lions Eye Research Foundation)

Service Projects

Diabetes Awareness Work with people requesting diabetes related assistance. Help get the word out to members and the public on symptoms and dangers of Diabetes.

Fishing Derby This event is usually held in May for the Special Citizens of our town. Fishing for Trout is the highlight, followed by a lunch prepared and served by Lions.

Diabetes Shootout Lions set up at a Par 3 hole at Crestbrook Park and the Watertown Golf Club soliciting chances for a ‘closest to the hole’ award given at each course at the conclusion of the event. Proceeds go to Diabetes Research and Juvenile Diabetes Research. 

Hearing & Sight Conservation Assist the public with hearing and sight related request. Work with the schools to offer aid to those in need. 

Leo Club Advising and working with the Leo’s .Also helping to coordinate their fundraising and service projects. 

LifeLine Assist the public with LifeLine related request. 

Seniors Pancake Breakfast Plan and promote a pancake breakfast for the senior citizens of Watertown. Usually held in October.

Memorial Scholarships Work directly with high schools offering three $2,000 scholarships.  More... 

Peace Poster Contest Order the poster kit from LCIF and give to schools with instructions. Select winner , and then submit to district for judging. Easter Food Baskets Coordinates with area churches for a list of those in need of food at Easter.