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- Margie Wolff
RELAY FOR LIFE
FIRST VICE PRESIDENT
- Marcia Sayre
CONSTITUTION & BYLAWS
FOOD BANK / PANTRY
SECOND VICE PRESIDENT
- George Heinitsh
TEEN AGE GOLF LEAGE
DRUG AND ALCOHOL AWARENESS
WHITE CANE DAYS
SIGHT, HEARING, DIABETES
THIRD VICE PRESIDENT
- Dave Parsonage
ATTENDANCE AND AWARRDS
Lions' Committee Descriptions
contribute to the success of a club by concentrating on a specific
area and making sure that the club’s goals in that area are met. Typically,
committees are formed to focus on areas such as club meeting programs, community
service, fund raising projects, club finances, membership development, public
relations and constitution and by-laws. Clubs may form additional committees
as deemed necessary.
MEMBERSHIP - YES, WE NEED MEMBERS!
GREETERS - Just like it sounds, you will be welcomed with open arms at every meeting of the Murrysville Lions Club.
FINANCE - This committee is responsible for overseeing the monetary condition
of the Club. It's main activity is the audit of the Treasurer's Books every
year. In addition it monitors dues activities and makes recommendations accordingly.
PROGRAM/SOCIAL EVENTS - This Committee schedules the bi-monthly speakers as directed by the King Lion.
RELAY FOR LIFE - This Committee coordinates the clubs participation in the Murrysville fund raiser for the American Cancer Society.
CONSTITUTION & BYLAWS - This Committee is responsible for maintaining the Club's policies. Any item not covered by the Constitution or Bylaws is covered by Robert's Rules of Order.
CONVENTION - This Committee promotes attendance to the yearly District, State and International conventions.
FOOD BANK / PANTRY - Club members volunteer at the Westmoreland Food Bank to pack senior boxes and the Mother of Sorrows Food Pantry to distribute food.
BROOM SALE - This is an activity long associated with the Lions Club. Brooms
that are acquired through the Westmoreland Co. Blind Association, along with
other speciality Lions items, are available for purchase twice a year at locations
in the community.
PRE-SCHOOL VISION - In cooperation with the Westmoreland Regional Hospital
and Pittsburgh Vision Services, Lions Club members screen pre-school children
to detect deviations from normal vision to prevent serious vision impairment
through early treatment.
YOUTH ACTIVITIES - Student of the Month: An outstanding
Senior is honored each month of the school term. A scholarship is awarded to
one student from this group based on community service.
Youth Seminar: This 3-day program interacts our high
school students with others of Westmoreland County in an excellent youth
TEEN AGE GOLF LEAGUE - This program, started in 1971, provides 6 weeks of competitive
golf for girls and boys 13 years of age and older. Players are organized in
flights and trophies are awarded to flight winners, and the TAG Champion.
DRUG AND ALCOHOL AWARENESS - In October, Lions Clubs International joins forces with local schools and agencies to educate our youth on the hazards of drug and alcohol abuse. It's called the Red Ribbon Campaign.
WHITE CANE DAYS - Once a year the membership solicits funds at locations around
the community to support Lions sight and diabetes programs.
COMMUNITY SERVICE - PA CleanWays: Twice a year the club members collect trash
along Bulltown and Tarr Hollow roads.
SIGHT, HEARING DIABETES - Eyesight
and Hearing Tests: Free tests are offered as a participating partner in
the annual Rotary Club’s Blood Test Program.
TV Enlarger Loan Program: Reading is a luxury missed by the visually impaired.
This apparatus uses a camera over a flat movable table to display on a monitor
an enlarged version of any print material.
Recycle for Sight: Year round Lions recycle used eyeglasses to help millions
of sight-impaired people throughout developing countries. Every year, May designated
as Recycle for Sight Month as a way to educate the public about the continuing
need for used eyeglasses.
ATTENDANCE & AWARDS - It is the responsibility
of this Committee to monitor attendance of members, establish make-up rules
and verify that
fulfilled attendance requirements. Perfect attendance awards are available
for members who have attended every regularly scheduled meeting for twelve
months or more, making up missed meetings in accordance
with the club’s policies. Recognition maintains morale in the club.
PUBLIC RELATIONS - Develops and implements a comprehensive public relations
program to ensure that the Club is positively received and
supported by community members. This Committee will encompass both ongoing
club publicity, and promoting special events, such as fund raising and service
BULLETIN - Equally important to PR is internal communication. The Bulletin
Editor publishes the LIONEWS, Murrysville's monthly newsletter to help keep
the members informed.
CHILI BOWL - The Club runs this fund raiser on the Saturday before Super Bowl Sunday.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST - This popular “all you can eat” event is an excellent opportunity to come and have a hearty breakfast with friends.