Matthew Cioffi

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Pratima Penumarthy honored as Outstanding Woman of 2021

On March 6, 2021, Pratima Penumarthy will be honored at the 18th Annual Woman of the Year event hosted by INDIA New England News.  Pratima is one of 20 outstanding women from various categories and is recognized for her work on community service, caring for elderly community, human rights, and other works in community organizations.  …

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Lions International Updates Press Center and Logos

Lions International just made it easier for our event marketing team and Club Communications Chair to find what they need to promote our events and club to the community.  Check out this week’s President’s message from Dr. Jung-Yul Choi with the announcement of the “New Lions Press Center”. This is an important resource for all …

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Pictuire of tree and santa house with Harbor One banner at the Rockery in North Easton, MA

Rockery Holiday Lights 2020

Many thanks to our sponsors, Harbor One Bank, North Easton Savings Bank, and Avery Lee Williams Family Trust for this year’s Rockery lighting, trees, and new Santa House on Main Street and Lincoln Street in North Easton Village across from the Oakes Ames Memorial Hall.  Below is a poem written by Michelle McGee.

Santa and helper with presents under arch at Rockery in North Easton

Santa House and Trees at Rockery

On behalf of our President Lori Maver, Lynne Payne, the Chair of the 2020 Holiday Fest, historical consultant Jon Morgan and the many members and participants of the Holiday Fest we hope you and your family enjoy the warmth of the season. A special thank you to Avery Lee Williams for his generous donation for the Santa …

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Rockery Clean-up 2020

By Jon Morgan, On Saturday, November 21, a group of spirited Lions enjoyed a remarkable day at the Rockery preparing the area for our new display.  My thanks go out to Lions Suzanne Bump, John Mallers, Michael Ferrara, Steve Wilson, Greg Murphy, Dan Ferguson, Jim McSherry, Ed Hands, Rob Goodrich and Bob Cunha for beautifying …

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Pile of soda cans ready for deposit return.

Update for Bottle and Can Drive Campaign

by Andrew Parker – First Vice President Recently you may have read a fund-raising update from former International President Gudrun Yngvadottir which read in part, “this past year Lions started more than 300 Facebook fundraisers bringing in US$64,277.”  This works out to $215 per Facebook fundraiser. The Easton Lions did not hold a Facebook fundraiser. …

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Arns Gus with bird Member Photo

Remembering Gus Arns

by Matthew Cioffi (Aug 5, 2020) August “Gus” Arns Jr. (age 86) our friend and long-time leader of the Lions Reindog parade at the Holiday Festival passed away on July 31, 2020. Gus joined the Easton Lions in 2004 with his wife Nancy. In 2017 Gus was selected as the Easton Lion Member of the …

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