Monday, March 16, 2020

Loads of Change cancelled for March


Sorry to say our Loads of Change for this Weds., March 18, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus state mandate. We're not sure if it will resume next month or not. Stay tune!

Friday, March 13, 2020

Dozens of kids' vision screened in March


Our Lions vision screening team has been busy so far this March:
3/3 - Children's Garden Montessori School off Bond Rd - 13 screened, 1 referred - Steve Calhoun, Elda Armstrong, and Candy Peters;
3/9 - Martha & Mary's Children's Learning Center on Front St - 6 screened, 3 referred - Steve, Karen Reitan, Diane Mayda, and Candy;
3/10 - Martha & Mary's Kids in Silverdale - 68 screened, 13 referred - Steve, Karen, Diane, and Sherri Burch.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Brown bag last 2 March meetings

Due to Covid-19 and fewer Lions attending meetings, Poulsbo Lions are asked to bring your own lunch to the March 19 and 26 meetings.

71 children screened this week

Poulsbo Lions have been busy screening children's vision. On Monday at a Montessori school, 6 kids were screened with one referred on. Tuesday, 65 kids were screened and 14 referrals made at Silverdale's Martha & Mary Early Learning Center. Many thanks to Lions Steve Calhoun, Diane Mayda, Karen Reitan, Elda Armstrong and Sherri Burch. 

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Coffee Oasis thanks us for $2,000 check

Thank you to the Poulsbo Lions Club for their generosity in granting The Coffee Oasis a check for $2,000! The Coffee Oasis is so appreciative of the Poulsbo Lions Club support and for our partnership in helping change the world for homeless youth.

Lion Dennis Tesch presented the check to this representative of The Coffee Oasis.

Club receives appreciation from American Legion for park work


Rich Solinsky of the American Legion presented Lion Linda Schwind with a certificate of appreciation Feb. 27 for support Poulsbo Lions gave last year with the Front Street park.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Welcome to the Poulsbo Lions Club

The best way to experience Lions Club is to join us for lunch. Stop by our Thursday meeting to visit with us and we'll buy your lunch and treat you to one of our guest speakers - just for seeing what we're all about.

Our Poulsbo Noon Lions meet Thursdays from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the Social Hall at First Lutheran Church on 4th Avenue. Email Linda Schwind, membership chair, at if you would like to attend or call Linda at (360) 649-8972.

For those who can't get away during the day, our Evening Pride Branch Club meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month at 7 pm in Gallagher Hall, next to St. Olaf Church, Caldart Avenue. Contact Dave Risley at or 360-930-2751.

Reserve your spot now

Monday, March 2, 2020

Family Easter baskets available

Vinland kids screened

Many thanks to Lions Steve Calhoun, Pauline Ostheller, Carol Ryan and Diane Mayda for screening the vision of 42 children at Vinland Lutheran a couple of weeks ago. Six kids were referred for further testing.

Starting to garden

Reitan hits membership milestone