Matthew Cioffi

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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Pile of soda cans ready for deposit return.

Summer Bottle and Can Drive

I remember it like it was 2019.   President Lori Maver described bringing her recyclable cans and bottles to the Brockton Area Arc’s Shoe City Redemption Center, and getting $100 credit for the Easton Lions Club. Matt Soeldner quickly calculated that in order to get $100 Lori would have had to bring in 2,000 cans – …

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