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Clubs Activities Brief – July 2014

Miss Cape Resorts




Community Hope, founded almost 30 years ago by Carmela Lunt and Eileen Griffith, has created a brighter future for those in our communities disabled by mental illness.


In support of their effort, the Chester Lions Club has donated $3,500 to subsidize Community Hope’s Annual Getaway for the disabled in several Morris County residences. The three day trip is the only opportunity for many of them to experience a holiday. The organization creates a bright future for individuals recovering from mental illness and substance abuse by providing housing and services in a dignified, respectful and person-centered way. Emphasizing wellness and recovery, the programs focus on helping individuals set goals and strive to meet them. Residents attend rehabilitation programs, volunteer their time or secure employment.


Those interested in the Chester Lions Club’s continuing effort to help others can contact Phil Savell at 908 879 6543 or visit our website at




District Governor Henry Harrison attended the Miss Cape May County pageant and discovered the winner, of the Crown for Miss Cape Resorts Outstanding Teen wanted to meet him. She presented her platform of Inspiring Volunteerism through Lions Clubs.

Grace Herdelin, 15, is a Leo at the Haddonfield Memorial High School. Her Grandfater is an associate at Bridgeton Lion Club. Governor Henry invited Grace and her family to be a guest at his Cabinet Meeting.



The Avalon Lions Charities Foundation is proud to announce the inaugural First Summer Charity Concert will feature the B-Street Band, the ultimate Bruce Springsteen tribute band. The B-Street Band has been the nation’s ultimate Bruce Springsteen tribute band since 1980. The concert will be held at Avalon Community Hall at 30th Street and the beach in Avalon on Saturday, July 26th. Doors open at 5:30pm for dinner; the concert begins at7:00pm and runs until 10:30pm.


Tickets will cost $35 per person and includes a BBQ dinner and Ice Tea. Beer, wine and other refreshments will be available for purchase. Additional music by DJ Bobby G (Music for All Occasions From Then & Now). All proceeds of this effort will support Family Promise of Cape May County, helping families who experience homelessness.


Tickets are on Sale Now!


By Phone: call Bob Hoesly at (610) 999 1224, or Jim Collins at (215) 704-2123

By Location: Pudgie Pelican, 3258 Dune Drive Avalon, NJ

By Mail: Avalon Lions Charities Foundation, Inc., PO BOX 365 Avalon NJ 08202. $35 per ticket payable to Avalon Lions Foundation, Inc.


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Neptune Lions Club will be holding their annual fundraiser, Night For Sight on September 27, 2014. The funraiser will be held at:


Jumping Brook Country Club

210 Jumping Brook RD

Neptune, NJ 07753


The night includes buffet dinner open bar consisting of beer and wine. Tickets are $65.00 each, please contact Lion Edith at (732) 92-4964.