Thursday, November 30, 2017

Peace Poster artists receive gift cards, certificates

Budding artists Delaney Moench of Kingston Middle School (top) and Wren Mason-Todd of Poulsbo Middle School receive certificates and gift cards for their second and first place prizes in the Peace Poster contest, respectively, at our noon meeting today. Wren's peace poster placed first in our zone (C4), and went on to take first in our District C. Congrats to both girls!

Gateway kids screened

Poulsbo Lions screened the vision of 45 kids at the Gateway School Nov. 28 and 29. Thanks to Lions Steve Calhoun, Sherri Burch, Dottie Ridgeway, Pauline Ostheller, Candy Peters, Ann Best, and Karen Reitan

Annual Bellringer Fund kicks off holiday season

Poulsbo Lions Raab Foundation Bellringer Fund is underway and with a $35,000 goal! Started the day after Thanksgiving, $2,450 has been donated to date.

In the past 10 years, more than $275,000 has been used to assist those less fortunate in the NK community with one-time needs such as a tank of gas, paying a utility bill, etc. In addition, we've provided food baskets before Christmas.

How to donate? Mail a check to Poulsbo Lions, POB 1244, Poulsbo, WA 98370; or drop off your donation at The Herald office; or visit and click on the DONATE button from the comfort of your home. Thanks!

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

We're hosting this holiday concert

Come and listen to local musicians perform beautiful music in a Holiday Concert sponsored by Poulsbo Lions. The concert is free, though cash and food donations for Fishline Food Bank are requested.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Ask a Lion to wrap your gifts

Poulsbo Evening Pride Lions are wrapping presents for donations at Barnes & Noble in Silverdale November 27, 28, and 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Donations support community service projects.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

Poulsbo Middle student wins district prize

Our Poulsbo Lions peace poster entry has once again won the District C peace poster contest! The winning entry is being mailed to Multiple District 19 to compete for the bigger prize. Our winner is the sister of last year's winner - Wren Mason-Todd, who is a 12-year-old 7th grader at Poulsbo Middle School.

Little steps can take you a long way

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Vinland kids' eyes screened

Poulsbo Noon Lions screened the vision of 29 Vinland Elementary kids (with 2 referrals) Oct. 31. Many thanks to Lions Steve, Pauline, Carol and Sherri.

Decades of service for group of Poulsbo Lions

This group of Lions has spent many years of their lives in service to others. Today they received honors for their years in Lions: (l to r) Pat Burch, 2nd vice district governor giving out the awards, Scott Puhn (40 years as a Lion), President John Macdonald, Andy Hento (40 years in Lions), Zone Chair Ginger Shields, Kent Lord (10 years as a Lion), and Lynnea Heerman (10 years as a Lion).

Also hitting milestones as Lions but not present at today's meeting: Elda Armstrong (20 years), Bob Springer (15 years), Dale Anderson (55 years), Warren Tytler (55 years), Jim Almond (40 years), Linda Schwind (10 years), and Kay Pursey (10 years). It's GREAT to be a Poulsbo Lion.

deRuyter earns blue vest

Congrats to Lydia deRuyter on earning her permanent blue vest. Her sponsor is Steve Calhoun, center. King Lion John Macdonald is on the left.

Starting to garden

Reitan hits membership milestone