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Springfield 16 Acres Lions Club
Last Updated Sept. 25, 2011
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Massachusetts Lions
District 33Y
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Club Officers
2011 - 2012
President
Tom Cocchi
Secretary
Bernice Drumheller
Financial Treasurer
George Maharne
Chartered: June 18, 1947 Sponsored by the (former) Springfield Host Lions Club
Meeting: 3rd Tuesday of the month (September through May) - Leone's Restaurant & Bar, 320 Cooley St., Springfield, MA
413-233-4013
(location subject to change) Call to order: 6:30 PM, Dinner: 6:45 PM SHARP
Club Events

* Eye Glass Collection: United Bank, Wilbraham Rd., MassMutual, SAAB HSG Towers SAAB, and Walmart, Westfield,
Ken's Eyewear

* Harvest Sale: September 17, 2011, at the Lions Park on the corner of Wilbraham Rd. ands Parker St. in 16 Acres. Our
club sells pumpkins, cornstalks, mums and scarecrows (pre-made or make-you-own.)

* Christmas Raffle: Saturdays in November. Drawing November 26, 2011, Sell raffle tickets, proceeds fund food/gift
baskets for area needy at Christmas.

* Bowl-a-thon: Date and details pending, usually 1st Saturday in March

* Easter Egg Hunt: April 7, 2012

* Pancake Breakfast: May 20, 2012, at St. Catherine of Sienna,1023 Parker St., Springfield, from 7AM to noon. $___
per person

* Tag Sale: Coming in June, more details later.

Club Awards

* Best Medium Club, District 33Y
o First Place
----- 2010 - 2011


District Positions held by members
of our club

Past District Governor
o John Ingalls
----- 1976 - 1977
o Richard Leary
----- 1988 - 1989

Cabinet Secretary Treasurer
o Richard Pond
----- 1976 - 1977

Zone Chairperson
o Tom Cocchi
----- 2005 - 2006

District 33Y District Publicity
o Jim Horton

District 33Y Youth Speech Competition
Committee
o Jim Horton
----- 1999 - 2000
----- 2000 - 2001
----- 2001 - 2002


Individual Member Awards

* Melvin Jones Fellowships
o Robert Durick - 1988
o PDG Richard Leary - 1989
o Henry Daborowski - 1990
o Richard Messier - 1990
o Ray Dunham - 1991
o Archie Simmonds - 1993
o Richard Pond - 1994
o William O'Connor - 1995
o George Maharne - 1996
o PDG John Ingalls - 1997
o W. James Burroughs, - 1998
o Norman Ethier - 2001
o Thomas J. Cocchi - 2003
o James D. Horton - 2004
o Anne B. Cocchi - 2006
o John DeMars - 2007
o Paul Schofield - 2009

* Lifetime Memberships
o PDG John Ingalls
o Richard Leary
o Archie Simmonds

*District 33Y Lions of the Year
o Tom Cocchi

* Lions Orthoptic Clinic Koch Award
o Patricia DeMars - 2005
Project Treasurer
Thomas Gallini
Information provided by Lions Jim Horton, H. Paul Schofield, Norm Ethier, and Tom Cocchi (and probably others)