Friday, March 31, 2023

Shred your documents Saturday

 Come get rid of that much needed “spring cleaning” document clutter!


 

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Another 33 stuffies collected for Mary Bridge Children's Hospital

Poulsbo Lions collected another 33 new stuffed animals for Mary Bridge Children's Hospital. If you have one you want to donate, please take it TODAY to John L. Scott Real Estate on 10th Avenue in Poulsbo. #marybridge #teddybearforkids #poulsbolions # WeServe


 

Montessori kids get vision screened this week

Poulsbo Lions screened the vision of 16 children at the Children's Garden Montessori School of Poulsbo, referring three on for further testing. Thanks to our vision team - Steve Calhoun, Karen Reitan, Laurie Sarver and Kim DeArton. #visionscreening #kidsight #poulsbolions #WeServe


 

Drab to fab: Amazing variety of speakers at our meetings

 

Bill Austin was today's speaker. It was great to hear about how Poulsbo went from drab and gray to the colorful fun storefronts we have today, with murals and an English phone booth.

If you would like to hear some wonderful speakers you are invited to attend any Thursday meeting from 12:15 to 1:15 pm at Vinland Lutheran Church, 2750 NW Finn Hill Road.
April speakers include Kate Ebert, Poulsbo middle school art teacher, the Poulsbo fire chief, our own Gil Williams' trip to Japan, and the new parks and rec director.
 

 

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Japanese Lions welcome our own Gil Williams

 

Poulsbo Lion Gil Williams met with fellow Lions—including fellow Lion and Chiba Mayor Shunichi Kamiya—while visiting Chiba Japan.

Williams took a variety of Poulsbo Lions Club items including pins and banners, and will share his adventures with us on April 20 at our regular meeting, if you'd like to join us! We meet from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at Vinland Lutheran Church, 2750 NW Finn Hill Rd., Poulsbo. Coffee and water are available.

27 new animals collected for kids at Mary Bridge

Another 27 new stuffed animals were collected at our Poulsbo Lions meeting today! We're trying to really load up Mary Bridge Children's Hospital so each and every kid will receive one. If you'd like to help, please drop new (with tag) stuffed animals at John L. Scott Real Estate, 10th Avenue, Poulsbo. #marybridge #Easterstuffies #poulsbolions #WeServe


 

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Last week to collect new teddy bears for kids at Mary Bridge Hospital

Only a week left for us to collect new stuffed teddy bears and the like for kids at Mary Bridge Children's Hospital! Last week, we collected 29. You may drop off new (with tag) teddy bears at John L. Scott Real Estate on 10th Avenue in Poulsbo. Our deadline is March 29. Thank you!


 

Monday, March 20, 2023

Fishing derby set for April 29


Mark your calendars for our Hooked on Fish free fishing derby for kids up to age 12! It's set for Saturday, April 29, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Horticulture Pond by Poulsbo Middle School on Hostmark. Lions are purchasing $1,000 worth of trout to stock the pond just a few days before the derby! We'll have extra fishing poles, tackle, bait, fish cleaning and all the help you'll need. Please share! #hookedonfish #freefishingforkids #poulsbolions #WeServe

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Vision team screens sight of 46 kids this week

Our vision screening team went to Silverdale Lutheran Preschool this week to screen 46 kids and refer 15 on. Thanks to Lions Steve, Kim, David, Pauline, Dan, Sherri and Karen. #visionscreening #poulsbolions #kidsight #weserve


 

Loads of Change helps 41 people with laundry

Poulsbo Lions served 41 unhoused/low-income people Wednesday during Loads of Change at the Village Laundromat to the tune of $624.25. We appreciated the $193.25 in donations we received, as well as the jugs of laundry pods. We washed 110 loads, and dried 110 loads, as well.

Many thanks to Lions Ray and Ria McMahon, Dennis Tesch, Dennis Deitch, Dave Damazo, Lee Metcalf, President Pat Osler, Terry Blais, and helpers Desiree and Liz. #loadsofchange #helpingthehomeless #cleanlaundry #poulsbolions #weserve
 

 

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

New photo calendar raises $3,000 for club

 

Our very first NK Photo Calendar raised more than $3,000 for Poulsbo Lions to put back into the community. We're hoping to do even better with our 2024 calendar.

We're looking forward to seeing your photos! #photocalendar #nkphotosonly #poulsbolions #weserve #fundraiser
 
 


Friday, March 10, 2023

55 kids get vision screened at Martha & Mary

Poulsbo Lions screened the vision of 55 children at Martha & Mary in Poulsbo on Monday and Tuesday. 10 children were referred for further care. Our team included Karen Reitan, Elda Armstrong, Dan Holt, Steve Calhoun, and Laurie Carson. #kidsight #visionscreening #poulsbolions #WeServe


 

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Many Poulsbo Lions hit major milestones

These Poulsbo Lions have been Lions for a combined 165+ years! They recently received milestone chevrons - Elda Armstrong (25 years), Michelle Grenier (10), Andy Hento (45!), and Kent Lord (15). President Pat Osler (10) and Linda Schwind (15). And Scott Puhn hit 45 years also! These are amazing people and amazing Lions. You can be a Lion too!

Come to our next meeting Thursday from 12:15-1:15 pm at Vinland Lutheran Church, 2750 NW Finn Hill Rd, Poulsbo. Coffee and water are always available. #itsgreattobealion #poulsbolions #WeServe #milestones #chevrons

Scott Puhn

Elda Armstrong, Michelle Grenier, Andy Hento and Kent Lord

President Pat Osler and Linda Schwind

 

Sunday, March 5, 2023

58 kids screened at Silverdale daycare

 Poulsbo Lions screened the vision of 58 kids at Silverdale's Martha & Mary last week, referring 14 of them. Thank you Lions Steve Calhoun, Karen Reitan, Sherri and Pat Burch. #visionscreening #kidsight #poulsbolions #WeServe


 

Friday, March 3, 2023

Poulsbo Lions grow by one

 Poulsbo Lions welcomed new member Kim DeArton at Thursday's meeting. Kim's sponsor is Laurie Sarver. Kim is a retired science teacher. She moved to Poulsbo last June, and was newly married in December. She's ready to jump into service! #newLion #poulsbolions #WeServe #beaLion

 


Thursday, March 2, 2023

Seeking terrific photos and new stuffed animals and help with upcoming events

 Poulsbo Lions are currently collecting new teddy bears for Mary Bridge Hospital, seeking photographs of the NK area for a fundraising calendar, and planning for upcoming events like White Canes and Viking Fest. We invite YOU to help out! We meet tomorrow (Thursday) from 12:15-1:15 pm at Vinland Lutheran Church, 2750 NW Finn Hill Rd, Poulsbo. Bring lunch if you want. Coffee and water are available.



 

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Come and see what our club is up to

 You're invited to come visit our weekly Thursday meetings. We meet from 12:15-1:15 pm at Vinland Lutheran Church, 2750 NW Finn Hill Rd, Poulsbo. Bring a lunch! Coffee and water are available.

We are collecting new teddy bears for Mary Bridge Hospital, and seeking photos of the North Kitsap area for our fundraising calendar. We also have events such as Hooked on Fish fishing derby, White Canes and Viking Fest coming up.

Come and make a difference!

Starting to garden

Reitan hits membership milestone