Dundee Township Lions Club
RECENTLY, LIONS PROVIDED ANNUAL SENIOR PICNIC WITH
PLENTY OF BRATWURSTS FOR LUNCH MIXED WITH BINGO AND 50/50. OUR LION VISITED WITH PRIZE MONEY FOR 50/50. FREE VISION AND HEARING SCREENINGS WERE ALSO PROVIDED.
At the May 18th Dundee Twp Lions Club meeting, our long time secretary – Terry Seifert, was honored as one of our “Legacy Lions”. He has been an important, integral part of club leadership. Thank you Lion Terry for your valued leadership. To honor this special acknowledgement, he was surrounded by his loving family. Thank you for joining us ladies to honor your Husband, Dad, & Papa!
I big THANK YOU to the 10 Dundee Twp. Lions and 2 special volunteers who came out on Saturday and Wednesday morning (4/29 & 5/3) to work on the road clean-up on Rt. 68. We managed to fill at least 30/35 large bags of garbage that ends up along the roadside. In addition we found a $1 bill and a $50 bill, which be donated to our DTLC Charities Account!
WONDER WHAT HAPPENED TO ALL THAT MONEY YOU SPENT AT LION EVENTS ON HOT DOGS, PANCAKES, CHRISTMAS TREES AND OTHER EVENTS. WELL LIONS ARE OUT GIVING THAT MONEY TO 15 LOCAL CHARITIES. LIONS ARE DOING WHAT THEY LIKE TO DO BEST. “GIVE MONEY AWAY TO LOCAL CHARITIES. AS EXAMPLE FISH FOOD PANTRY, DISTRICT 300 FOOD PANTRY, AND ELGIN CRISIS CENTER. A BIG THANKS TO ALL OUR SUPPORTERS.
The Wolf Den worked with the Dundee Lions Club recently to sort hundreds of eye glasses that will be reused for others in need, all apart of the Lion Club mission.
Plastic frames 222/ Wire frames 351 (Total: 573)
Hearing aids: 41
Ink cartridges: 38
Melvin Jones Award
Art Krueger was given this award to his 30 plus years of service to the Dundee Lions. Art has chaired the boys basketball tournament, and candy day as well has participated in many other Lions fund raising events. These events have helped the Lions raise thousands of dollars. In addition he has been the scout liaison for the club and held numerous offices. Congrats Art !!
THE DUNDEE CROWN HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR ENTERTAINED THE LIONS AT THEIR LAST MEETING. THEIR SONG EXPRESSES THE LIONS WISHES FOR ALL THE SUPPORT THE COMMUNITY HAS PROVIDED US DURING THE PAST YEAR.
Club Annual Christmas Sale is happening today 10 – 6pm. Trees are moving fast! We so appreciate your support and remember profits from this sale go directly to our community Tree sales Thursday and Friday evenings and Saturday and Sundays 10am-6pm.
STILL TIME TO GET YOUR ORDER IN BY 11/23/2022 !!
Click the link below and the form will open and you can down load or print it.
Congrats to Amanda Montgomery for winning the Lions 50/50 Jack-Pot at the Community Breakfast at the Heritage Fest last Sunday. And again thanks to every one who participated in the raffle.
NOTE: IF YOU HAVE NOT ORDERED YET DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 6th.
Lions Heritage Fest 5K Run & 1.6 Mile Walk 8:00 AM Saturday, September 17
WITH NORTHERN KANE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO SUPPORT MANY LOCAL CHARITIES.
REGISTER USING THE LINK BELOW.
Summer concert season ended tonight (Aug 5) at Lions Park. The Lions want to thank the Dundee Township Park District for allowing us to provide concessions for the events, We raised a lot funds for community charities as well as had a lot of fun doing it. And last but not least we thank the communities for being so supportive of these events and generous in their donations.
On Friday May 20th, a $500.oo check from the Dundee Twp. Lions Club’s Charities Account was delivered by Club President Mike Buhrmann to Child’s Voice in Wood Dale, IL. Child’s Voice is a school for hearing impaired children with hearing aids & cochlear implants, where they work with them to enable the students to transition over to main stream into community schools.
Kids’ Eye Health Vision Event at the Dundee Library.
The Dundee Lions provided free vision pre-screening tests for children ages six months to 10 years. Their PlusoptiX Screener works just like a camera and looks for nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. The test takes just seconds] and can be an important tool to identify eye conditions that interfere with learning if left unaddressed.
It’s always fun for the lions to host the Annual Senior Picnic at the Dundee Township Activity Center.
The Lions had reason to celebrate at its last club meeting we inducted four new members: DONNA YOUNGS, MARY SWARTZ, JOYCE FREEMAN, and GREGG SCHURING. Also, Mike Buhrmann was given the Melvin Jones Fellow Award. The Melvin Jones Award named after the founder of Lions International was given to Mike in recognition of his outstanding service to his Lions Club and Community. It’s the highest award the Lions gives to a member.
Pack 36 had their Pinewood Derby Saturday. Cars were beautifully designed and ready to race. Lions are proud to be the Chartering organization for a great group of kids. Looking for a dynamic organization for your children? Check them out.
Lions welcome two new members HAROLD “BEAR” ULMER and GEORGE HENKEMEYER
Sunday afternoon our Lions sponsored Cub Scout Pack 36 helped us sort almost 700 pairs of donated glasses! In addition we also have several cell phones as well as a pair or two of hearing aids! These will all be delivered to The Lions of Illinois Foundation in early November. Thank you to the Cub Scouts and leaders who participated in this service project as well as Lions Jim Kotleba, Art Krueger, & Mike Buhrmann.
Lions Receive Award !
LIONS just received an award for 100% participation in the Sight and Sound Raffle. Donations for this go to help support Camp Lions for the blind and hearing impaired. The money is also used to recycle glasses and provide hearing and vision screening.
Big Winners for the Lion’s Student Poster Contest.
Please see Go to our facebook page to see the winners .
Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce recognized the Dundee Lions as the top Non for Profit organization in the area for 2019. Melissa Hernandez, President of the Chamber presented the award to Lions President Michael Buhrmann at the Lions club meeting.
Ron Rhoades Festival of Trees Peoples Choice Award Winner Liberty Elementary
Thanks to a lot of community support Lions sold out in their Christmas Tree Sale
Dundee Township Lions induct three new members at their last club meeting. Conducting the ceremony is the District Lion Governor Jerry Perez. The new members are John and Barbara Wadsworth and Jaime Trevez. Accompanying them are their mentors Michael Buhrmann and Herb Beck.
President’s Certificate of Appreciation
Jim McClung, past president of the Dundee Township Lions Club was awarded the International President’s Certificate of Appreciation, This prestigious award is the fourth highest honor bestowed by Lions Clubs International. He received the award during the Lions Spring District Convention.
Presenting the award to McClung was Lions District Governor, Susan Galvez and Past Lions International Board Member, Steven Trema.
Dundee Lions Present FRVLPD With Donation
Dundee Lions members John Cichowski (far left) and Jerry Doran (third from left) presented FRVPLD Board President Richard Corbett and Library Director Roxane Bennett with a donation that will be used to fund this year’s summer reading challenge “A Universe of Stories.” — withJerry Dolan.
The Lions are proud to be the Chartering Organization for Cub Scout Pack 36.
The Lions are proud to be the Chartering Organization for Cub Scout Pack 36. They look great in the parade today. Thanks to all the leaders who make this a special group. iF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A TROOP IN DUNDEE FOR YOUR CHILD (BOY OR GIRL) LOOK THEM UP ON THEIR WEB PAGE.
or watch them here https://www.facebook.com/Poetphotographermommy/videos/10155778192826582/?t=0
Lions express their appreciation to the many volunteers who help us support many community charities.
JOIN THE LIONS
DO YOU CARE ABOUT: OUR COMMUNITY? THE UNDERPRIVILEGED? THOSE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS? THE BLIND AND DEAF?
IF SO, CHANCES ARE YOU’RE A LION! IF YOU’RE NOT, YOU SHOULD BE ! For more information concerning the Lions call: Mike Buhrmann 847-204-2532, our new president or Terry Seifert – 847-426-2751 or the link “Join The Lions” above.