Sunday, April 29, 2018

Lots of Lions hit Bremerton for spring convention

We're proud of Lion Steve Calhoun for getting up in front of everyone at the MD19 Spring Convention Saturday to give an achievement speech about vision screening. Lions Larry Linn and Carol Ryan were there along with many other Poulsbo Lions. And Pat Burch won the 50/50 & $1,000!

Lions Larry Linn and Carol Ryan

Lion Steve giving his 5-minute achievement speech on vision screening.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Fishing derby hooks lots of kids and Lions

Poulsbo's Bradley Ryan, 6, shows off his 20" trout. It's his 3rd year in a row of catching trout at our annual fishing derby.

Poulsbo Lions Pat Osler, Dennis Deitch and Rick Wright set up fishing poles at the tackle table.

A handful of Leos are on hand to sell donuts, coffee, hot chocolate and water. From left to right: Eli Machen (NKHS), Gemma Clohesy (KHS), Nate Blanchard (NKHS Leo president), Emalee Borgh and Wren Mason-Todd (both PMS).

Ben, Ryan and Sophie Harris of Poulsbo took home 4 trout this morning. Ben said he caught 10, but released 8.

Poulsbo Lions and royalty

It was a beautiful, sunny morning as people lined the trout pond near Poulsbo Middle School.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Our Leos sort donated eyeglasses

Our Leo clubs have been doing a fabulous job sorting used eyeglasses collected every other week at places like Walmart and Poulsbo Eyecare Center. We get at least one big trash bag full every other week!

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Evening Pride meetings feature speakers

Miss West Sound Natalie Myers, 19, talked to Evening Pride Branch Club members tonight about her platform, "Bringing People Out of the Darkness - Suicide Prevention." Myers is competing for Miss Washington with a goal of landing in the top 5. The next EP meeting is May 3 with Trish from the Poulsbo Garden Club as the speaker. The public is welcome to attend!

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Silverwood kids get eyes screened

39 kids at Silverwood School got their vision screened April 11 by Poulsbo Lions Dottie Ridgeway, Dori Swokowski, Karen Reitan and Steve Calhoun.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Lord receives two awards

Congrats to Lion Kent Lord! He received a centennial excellence award as president for 2016-2017 from Sandi Dahlquist, as well as completed all three legs of the Lions Journey to receive a certificate from Pat Burch, our 2nd vice district governor!

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Many hands make light work

We need YOU! Join our Lions club as we clean up the cattails and weeds around the pond by Poulsbo Middle School today after our meeting (around 2 pm) off of Hostmark Street.

Bring gloves, tools or a wheelbarrow. You're invited to attend our noon lunch meeting on us! Today's program is Kitsap Fresh. Hope you'll show up! We meet in the Social Hall at First Lutheran Church on 4th Avenue.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

More than 500 kids screened thus far in 2018

With the vision screening of 9 preschoolers last week, that brings our club's total to 311 kids for the last quarter and more than 500 kids thus far in 2018! Chairman Steve Calhoun is doing a bang-up job for our club and for the children and their families in our community.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Completing the journey

Congrats to these Poulsbo Lions for completing all three legs of the Lions Journey - Kent Lord (not pictured), Sandi Dahlquist, Karl Ostheller, Sherri Burch and Jay Dahlquist. They were awarded these certificates at tonight's Zone C-4 meeting.

Monday, April 2, 2018

More kids screened

71 kids at the Martha & Mary Childcare Center had their vision screened March 27 by Poulsbo Lions Greg Supancheck, Pat Burch, Larry Linn, Karen Reitan, Dottie Ridgeway and Steve Calhoun.

On April 3, Poulsbo Lions screened the vision of 12 kids in the Martha & Mary Learning Center. One child was referred for vision correction. Many thanks to Lions Steve Calhoun, Eric Thanem, Carol Ryan and Marilyn Kover.

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Another successful hunt

Happy Easter! We're sharing some photos of the Raab Park egg hunt yesterday. Many thanks to the Poulsbo Lions and Leo club students who helped out!


These Lions helped with parking (left to right): Steve Calhoun, Dennis Deitch, Pat Burch and Andy Hento.

Starting to garden

Reitan hits membership milestone