Candlewood Lions History
1995-95
Chartered April 11, 1995 with 40 Members
July 4th  First Pancake Breakfast
Christmas Show at Candlewood Playhouse
  
1995-96
Gold Sale
Adpot a Road
Pancake Breakfast July 4th
Citizen of the Year Award to Hugh Lewis
Donated Big Screen TV and Sound System to NF Senior Center
Installed Christmas tree in Town to Light up New Faifield and
Sponsord Christmas Show and Community Party and Carol Sing
Fair Days at New Milford Terryville Fair

1996-97
Gold Sale
Pancake Breakfast July 4th
Sponsored Grucci Fireworks at Danbury Fair Mall
Citizen of the Year Award to Danna Wells
Terryville Fair
AMOS House Breakfast Table Sponsor
CRIS Breakfast Table Sponsor

 
1997-98
Gold Sale
Pancake Breakfast July 4th
Sponsored Grucci Fireworks at Danbury Fair Mall
Installed Christmas Trees
Christmas Party
AMOS House Breakfast Table Sponsor
CRIS Breakfast Table Sponsor

1998-99
AMOS House Breakfast Table Sponsor
CRIS Breakfast Table Sponsor
Water and Juice July 4th Parade Participation
Gold Sale
Scholarship Established
Entertainment Books

1999-2000
AMOS House Breakfast Table Sponsor
CRIS Breakfast Table Sponsor
Gold Sale and 1st Chili Contest
Partridge in a Pear Tree Craft Fair
Water and Juice July 4th Parade Participation

2000-01
Lion Rob Farella and Lion Marty Steinberg named "Melvin Jones Fellows"
1st Wine Tasting
Water and Juice July 4th Parade Participation
2nd Chili Contest
CRIS Breakfast
Partridge in a Pear Tree Craft Fair

2001-02 "Light the Path to Service, Walk the Path with Pride"
Eight new members joined our club
Lion Jean Hazard was named a "Melvin Jones Fellow"
Lion Marge Gallo was named a "Knight of the Blind"
Lion Bob Gyle received the International President's Medal at the State Convention
July 4th Parade Participation
2nd Wine Tasting
9-11 Pin Sale
Partridge in a Pear Tree Craft Fair
Red and Green Holiday Gathering at the Ethan Allen Inn 
1st Dinner "The Malt Shop Mystery" Fund Raiser
Visit to ground zero

2002-03 "One World, One Heart"
Eleven new members joined our club
Our first international Lion Suzi Huber-Lam of Switzerland
Lion Donna Bassriel & CT Lt. Gov. Jodi Rell named "Melvin Jones Fellows"
Lion Lovie Bourne named a "Knight of the Blind" 
Lion Bob Gyle named our first "Ambassador of Sight"
3rd Chili Contest
3rd Wine Tasting
Partridge in a Pear Tree Craft Fair
Magical Holiday Party for Green Chimneys Youngsters at the New Fairfield Fire House
Red and Green Holiday Gathering at the Ethan Allen Inn 
Participation in the Lion mid-winter hoe-down 
2nd Dinner Mystery Fund Raiser "Mr. Rios' Legacy"
We participated in "Shake the Can Day for Eyesight"
We named two mascots: Two-year old Alison Hodge and Guide Dog Xing
First Candlewood Lions brochures thanks to the efforts of Lion Nancy Beck 


This page was last updated on: October 2, 2017
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