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February 2012 MD16 Clubs/Projects Brief



It’s not an April Fools prank! The Eatontown Lions Club will host their annual spring Pancake Breakfast on Sunday April 1 at the Meadowbrook School, Wykcoff Road near Broad Street (State Hwy 71), Eatontown. Breakfast will be served from 8:00 AM till 1:00 PM featuring “All the Pancakes You Can Eat”. In addition to the pancakes the breakfast includes sausage, orange juice, and coffee, tea or milk. The cost is Adults $5.00 and children under 12 $3.00. If we are lucky the Easter Bunny will join in the festivities to greet the children (both young and old).

Chester Lions Club

The Chester Lions Club will welcome Lions District Governor Diego Santiago Jr., who will be on hand to induct five new members into the Club.

The Monthly dinner meeting will take place at the Lamplighter Restaurant, 190 Main St., Chester, NJ. Dinner will begin at 7:30 on February 16, 2012.

In addition to the induction ceremony, Valentines Day will be celebrated by club members, their spouses and significant others. The ladies will receive gifts representing St. Valentine who was granted sainthood many years after suffering martyrdom in the year 270. St. Valentines Day is a time when sweethearts show their love and respect for each other.

The members of the Chester Lions Club extend Valentine wishes to our friends and neighbors who have supported us during our 40+ years.

With your support, the Chester Lions Club will continue its effort to help others. For further information on Lionism or Lion Club membership contact Phil Savell at 908 879 6543 or visit our website at

West New York Cubanos Lions Club

WNY_Cubanos_2012_1The Club of West New York Cuban Lions celebrated the week of Jose Marti 25 to January 30, commemorating the 159th anniversary of the apostle José Martí.

Wednesday January 25th was held an event in honor of our patriot Jose Marti in the evening at Meson Madrid. With the award of the literary competition “The Golden Age” and the annual survey of three young men chosen for their literary works of José Martí, First Prize was $ 500.00 for student Jean Paul Sandoval. $ 300.00 Second Prize and Third Prize Dalyn Santos Jorge Paneque $ 200.00. “The New Pines” honor was given to one of our members the deserving Director Vivian Gonzalez her continued work in the Club and dedication to the handicap  (Blinds)  kids..

On Monday January 30 a gift of a basket of baby items and a baby’s crib was given in honor of Marti, to the first newborn in the Palisades Medical Center: “Alyssa Velazquez Olivia Alicea” Congratulations to the Father Jonathan and his mom Olivia Alyssa.

On Sunday January 29 at 12:30 M. Between poetry and remembering his life we placed a wreath at the bust in memory of Jose Marti at Boulevard East and 54th Street corner in West New York, New Jersey.

The Club of West New York Cuban Lions demonstrated that aid to our communities is important in our agenda.