Next Business Meeting
Next Business Meeting: All business meetings have gone virtual. We continue to have our regular meetings via ZOOM web conferencing on the 1st Thursday of Every Month at 7PM.
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Stay safe and healthy during these challenging days.
Christmas Tree Sales – begin after Thanksgiving
Halloween Pumpkin Decorating and Lollipop Pull – Thank you….
Thank you to all that supported our Pumpkin and Decorating activity – the weather was perfect, we were fully booked out and raised some much needed funds to support local charities.
October 18th, 3PM – 5PM
Location: Agway, 157 Cottage Street, Franklin MA
2020 – Golf Tournament, September 1st
Our annual golf tournament will again be held at Franklin Country Club (www.franklincc.com) while supporting the Wrentham Lions Club Charities.
We understand that this year’s outing will be different than previous years, however requesting you join friends and neighbors (proper social distancing of course) for a day of golf on one of the most prestigious golf courses in the area.
There will be food, prizes and a guaranteed good time! All proceeds support the Wrentham Lions Club Charities. For this outing we are doing something different:
EVERYONE PLAYS THEIR OWN BALL AND we have reduced the price to $120 per player!
Tournament is Rain or Shine
Registration 7:00 AM
Start 8:30 AM
Lunch 12:30 – 2:00PM
Prizes During Lunch
We will have prizes for the top three teams, as well as “most honorable” team and “best golf attire” Your fee includes: greens fees, golf cart, coffee and doughnuts and meal choice of a boxed lunch (you may select that morning).
2020 – 2021 King Lion – Rick MacKeen
Following all social distancing protocols, the 2020-21 installation of officers for the Wrentham Lions Club took place on June 25th.
For the first time in the clubs history, the event was held outside and generously hosted by former King Lion & lifetime member, Tom Ketchum.
Rick MacKeen, was installed as the 2020-21 King Lion with Jim Dymek, handing over the gavel.
We thank Jim for his leadership through these challenging Covid-19 times and wish Rick MacKeen every sucess as the new King Lion for the 2020-21 Year
In addition to the installation of King Lion Rick, the following officers were installed:
VP — Michelle Kammerer
2nd VP — Steve Tiller
3rd VP — Scott Terrien
Treasurer — Lisa Munn
Secretary — Tim Munn
Membership — Jeff Hall
Tail Twister — Dan Vieira
Lion Tamer — Phil Costanzo
Leo Advisors — Wayne Burt / Lisa Munn
Public Relations/Webmaster — Ben Moore
Business Development — Dave Frye
Ex-officio – Jim Dymek
Term expires 2023 Dave Frye
Term expires 2022 Dan Vieira
Term expires 2021 Tim Munn
Permanent Members Bill Healey, Bill Skinner, Bob Giannetti, Tom Ketchum, Ross Palioca, Mike Wilbanks, Paul Strittmatter, Greg Stahl, Steve Langley
2020 KPHS Leo Club Scholarships Recipients
This year, the Wrentham Lions Club was able to offer six scholarships to King Philip High School Leo Club members. The recipients of this award each receive $200 towards for their future education. We wish them great success in their college career
- Owen Conlin, Hannah Mahoney, and Lilianna MacDonald of Norfolk
- Jack Denholm and Makayla Griffin of Wrentham
- Ryan Lacy of Plainville.
2020 Scholarships Recipients
Congratulations to the 2020 Wrentham Lions Scholarship Recipients. We wish you great success in your college career.
- Eugene “Skippy” Brooks Memorial Leadership scholarship – Alison Hitchen (Wrentham, KPHS Senior).
- Olive and James Damato Memorial Health Profession scholarship – Taylor Butler (Wrentham, KPHS Senior).
- Educational Opportunity scholarship – James Munn (Wrentham, Xaverian HS Senior).
- Phil and Mickey Scott Memorial Health Profession scholarship – Catherine DiGiacomo (Norfolk, KPHS Senior).
Thanks to the generosity of the scholarship donors, each recipient will receive a scholarships of $2000.
Wrentham Lions Club 2020 Scholarships
Applications due date EXTENDED to May 4th
Download the application form by clicking HERE
Applications in writing by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Wrentham Lions Scholarships – PO Box 486, Wrentham, MA 02093
$2000 WRENTHAM LIONS CLUB EUGENE “SKIPPY” BROOKS MEMORIAL LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP – Essay Required – All KPHS graduating seniors living in Wrentham, and in need of financial assistance, who have demonstrated extraordinary community leadership qualities in an officer level capacity with a KPHS, or local, service organization. Other criteria include – minimum 3.0 GPA (provide transcript); accepted and planning to attend a four year accredited college or university; one reference from a club advisor, a teacher, or an adult leader from a local service organization; a 500 word (maximum) essay as to the importance of community service and how it has impacted the applicant’s life. (Wrentham Lions selects recipient)
$2000 WRENTHAM LIONS CLUB OLIVE AN JAMES DAMATO MEMORIAL HEALTH PROFESSION SCHOLARSHIP – Essay Required – All KPHS graduating seniors living in Wrentham in need of financial assistance and pursuing a career in a health related field. Other criteria include – minimum 3.0 GPA (provide transcript); accepted and planning to attend a four year accredited college or university; a 500 word (maximum) essay on what influenced the applicant’s decision to pursue a career in a health related field. (Wrentham Lions selects recipient)
$2000 WRENTHAM LIONS EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP – Essay Required – All graduating seniors and other adult residents living in Wrentham and in need of financial assistance to continue their education. This scholarship can be used by graduating seniors as well as adults seeking to continue their education and/or to prepare for a new career. Other criteria include – accepted and planning to attend a certified and accredited school; a 500 word (maximum) essay on the purpose of the scholarship request. (Wrentham Lions selects recipient)
$2000 WRENTHAM LIONS CLUB PHIL AND MICKEY SCOTT MEMORIAL HEALTH PROFESSION SCHOLARSHIP – Essay Required – All graduating seniors living in Wrentham, Plainville, or Norfolk, in need of financial assistance, and pursuing a career in a health related field. Other criteria include – minimum 2.5 GPA (provide transcript); accepted and planning to attend a four year accredited college or university; a 500 word (maximum) essay on what influenced the applicant’s decision to pursue a career in a health related field. (Wrentham Lions selects recipient)
Jan 1st, 2020 – New Years Classic 5K
Thanks to all the runners in the 2020 Run – look forward to seeing you all again next year.
Come join us for the 20th anniversary of the New Year’s Classic at the Eagle Brook Saloon. This is the 20th annual Wrentham Lions New Year’s Classic 5K. The fun, low key 5K includes a hearty and delicious breakfast from our generous host, The Eagle Brook Saloon, a pair of running gloves or a buff and all of the race proceeds support the many local charities of the Wrentham Lions. Come out and get your New Year started out on the right (or left) foot with a great run and the supportive running community of the New Year’s Classic.
Good news!!!! Professional timing is back!!!! No long wait for results.
Your registration covers the run, our cool swag and best breakfast in town. On line registration is $30 and registration on race will be $35. We hope to see all our wonderful regulars back to join us and hope you’ll bring friends.
Pre-registration is available here
Dec 8th – Senior Christmas Party
Its that time of the year again – spread the word, the Wrentham Lions is excited to host their annual Senior Christmas Party on Dec 8th at 1PM – Food, Music, Dancing and some festive fun
October Meeting – New Inductee
At our October, we welcomed District Governor Dawn Norton-Rice who was present to induct our new Lion, Nicholas Tomasello to the Wrentham Lions Club. Nicholas was sponsored by Lion Richard Enegren.
Wrentham Day Raffle Winners
Thanks to the sponsors of our Wrentham Day Raffle and to all the winners.
|Ben Moore||Brian Flannery||Hamilton Beach FlexBrew Coffee Maker and Hamilton Beach Hand Mixer|
|Jim Killion||Brian Flannery||Wahl Home Pro Combo and Wahl Custom Flex Massager|
|Keith Langer||Brian Flannery||Wahl Home Cut Combo and Wahl Body Massage|
|Joshua Eldridge||Brian Flannery||Holmes Blizzard Oscillating Fan|
|MandyStritt||Brian Flannery||Hamilton Beach FlexBrew Coffee Maker|
|Donna||Brian Flannery||Blue Max Marine Q-Beam|
|Dave Srams||Brian Flannery||Lakewood 16” Oscillating Fan|
|Ed Lechak||Brian Flannery||Crock Pot Slow Cooker Triple Dipper|
|Peter Munn||Brian Flannery||Hamilton Beach Panni Press|
|Jim Dymek||Brian Flannery||Panasonic Water Jet and Flex Therapy Massager|
|Melissa||Luciano’s Route 1||Luciano’s Gift Card|
|Ed Lechak||Commonwealth BBQ Wampum Corner||$100 BBQ Gift Card|
|Duane McKerney||Wrentham Co-Op Bank Route 1A||$100 In Mass. Scratch Tickets|
|Sadie Bruno||James Breakfast and More Route 140||James Breakfast and More Gift Card|
|Deb Giguere||Westboro Toyota||Remote Car Starter|
|Ashley Walsh||Jim and Mary O’Malley||2 Red Sox Tickets vs. Baltimore OriolesSunday – September 29th.|
|Andrew Lentz||Supercharged||Supercharged Gift Basket|
Pancake Breakfast & Giant Banana Split
Thank you for coming out and supporting the Wrentham Lions club on Saturday Sept 7th. We had our first annual pancake breakfast plus our long running free Giant Banana Split – the day started dull but just as the Banana Split was ready – the sun came out to shine on what was a perfect Wrentham Day . #WeServe