Thursday, July 26, 2012
Two anonymous donors help 16 local kids attend summer camp and families in need during Thanksgiving. Lions grateful.
To quote Winston Churchill: "I was not the lion, but it fell to me to give the lion's roar." Many people with sympathetic hearts roared like lions when they heard someone stole a significant amount of money from the Acton Lions Club during NARA's Fourth of July celebration; money that was to be given to local charities and the Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund. For a brief moment, Lions President, Steve Rubner, along with the rest of the Lions were in shock that someone would commit such an act. Brief, because once word got out that the money was stolen, people came out of the woodwork and out of the kindness of their hearts, matched the money that was stolen: $6,500.00. "From your article [Acton Patch] WBZ picked up the story and …
Friday, July 6, 2012
Someone swiped a lot of money that the Acton Lions Club raised during NARA's July 4th celebration.
The Acton Lions Club is a serious local volunteer force to be reckoned with. Since 1955, the Acton Lions have organized fundraisers that benefit the Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund – always having a significant amount of money left over to give back to the Acton community (split down the middle). This was the Lions first year at NARA's 4th of July celebration doing what they do best – serving the community in more ways than one by cooking dogs and burgers, volunteering their time and finances to raise money for eye research and the Acton community. Although a tragic course of events took place that left them empty handed at the end of the night. Someone stole the money box out of the car of president, Steve Rubner. "It was a very …
Friday, June 22, 2012
Lots to do this coming weekend without having to venture far from home.
The 56th Acton Lions Club Fair When/Where: Friday, 6 p.m.-closing; Saturday and Sunday, noon-closing. The fair is located at the School Street Soccer Fields (off Route 2 on Acton/Concord town line). The Buzz: Who doesn't love a Ferris wheel? Or Scramber? Or some other carnival ride loaded with nostalgia and a good time. This 56-year-old fair supports scholarships given by the Acton Lions Club and offers a good time for everyone. Stop by on Sunday for a reduced price "Ride All Night" ticket. Price: Unlimited rides on Sunday night for just $25. (Only $20 with this coupon); ample free parking available. 11th Annual River Fest When/Where: Events on Saturday, Sunday and Monday in various locations along the Sudbury, Assabet and Concord Rivers…
Thursday, June 21, 2012
A look inside the fair.
The Annual ACTON LIONS CLUB TOWN FAIR will be held on Wednesday, June 20th through Sunday, June 24th 2012 at the School Street Soccer Fields (off Route 2 on Acton/Concord town line). The hours of operations are as follows: On Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, a SPECIAL ‘RIDE ALL NIGHT’ bracelet will be sold at a reduced price. We will have all types of amusement rides for both the young and the old along with food concessions and games of chance and skill. Admission is free and the famous Fiesta Shows will be providing all rides, games and food concessions. Ample free parking is available. All proceeds from the fair go to support the Acton Lions Club’s local scholarship fund and other important local community service needs. *Information …
Monday, November 21, 2011
The Acton Lions Club recently donated $2,500 to the Acton Food Pantry.