Friday, November 30, 2018

32 more preschoolers get their vision screened

Our vision screeners were at it again Nov. 26 and 27 when they screened the sight of 32 kids at Ridgetop Lutheran Preschool. Many thanks to Lions Steve Cahoun, Sherri Burch, Carol Ryan, Dottie Ridgeway, Candy Peters, Dori Swokowski and Karen Reitan!

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018

Lots of trees being planted this weekend

NK third-graders receive free dictionaries

Did you know our Poulsbo Evening Pride Branch Club gives all of the 3rd graders in North Kitsap a free dictionary? Kids love it. Here are just a few of their thank-you cards.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Screeners receive thanks from Suquamish early learning centers

Women from Suquamish and Little Boston Early Learning Centers brought gift bags to some of our vision screeners, who saw 180 kids in early October. As a result of the visit, they bought their own screening machine and we're teaching them how to use it. Lions from left to right: President Steve Calhoun, Sherri Burch (middle), Karen Reitan and Pauline Ostheller. The bags say "Thank you for helping us 'see' how awesome you are!"

KMS Leo receives peace poster award; Ostheller honored too

Lion Karl Ostheller presented a certificate and gift card to Kingston Middle School student Sophia Brown at Thursday's meeting. Sophia created the winning Peace Poster for her school. Then KMS art teacher Diane Stewart presented Karl with a certificate! He's the go-to guy for all of the Leo Clubs in North Kitsap.

Congrats to KMS student Sophia Brown for winning the Peace Poster contest for her school! Lion Karl Ostheller holds her $50 gift card prize at yesterday's meeting. Sophia was there with her dad.

KMS art teacher Diane Stewart prepared a speech and certificate to thank Lion Karl for all that he does for the Leos and Peace Poster contest. He's the best!


Tuesday, November 13, 2018

First year of Firehouse Garden nets 400+ pounds of veggies

More than 400 lbs of veggies went to Sharenet from Evening Pride Branch Club's Firehouse Garden in its first season. All but one of the raised beds has been winterized. The lone bed has been planted with garlic. Sharenet could also use warm jackets!

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Newest Lion receives blue vest; Settle receives Diamond Centennial Award

Fun gathering today! Our newest member, Kelley Vincent, has already earned her blue vest and Tom Settle earned a Diamond Centennial Award pin for Lions he's sponsored over the years. Also, our own Linda Schwind was our program - she spoke on women veterans (we have several in our club!).

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Branch club raises $90 with paint & sip

Evening Pride Branch Club raised $90 with a Nov. 6 paint & sip function at The Slippery Pig. Participants got to paint this fall scene on a wine glass while enjoying a beverage!

Monday, November 5, 2018

Lions provide info at Salmon Viewing Days

Lion Karl Ostheller manned a table for our Poulsbo club at Salmon Viewing Days at Fish Park November 3. President Steve Calhoun was with him (he took the photo!).

Sunday, November 4, 2018

$525 netted for pediatric cancer fund-raiser

Lion Ginger Shields served pancakes at the Applebee's breakfast fund-raiser for pediatric cancer Nov. 3. $525 was raised.

1st vice District Governor Pat Burch with wife, Sherri and Zone Chair Marjie standing together for childhood cancer "family support", District Governor's Sharon Sikes signature project.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Vincent is our newest Lion

Welcome to Kelley Vincent, our newest Lion and a student at Olympic College! She was a North Kitsap High Leo back when Jim Stark was the advisor too.

Leos gather items for food bank on Halloween

North Kitsap High Leos Tammy, Aranya, Levi and Tim collected for Fishline on Halloween this year.

Starting to garden

Reitan hits membership milestone