Giving Back Programs

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November 2016

Unused Eyeglasses Program

By |2019-04-20T13:41:31+00:00November 25th, 2016|Giving Back Programs|

As part of our effort to support the Unused Eyeglass Program of the Minnesota Lions Vision Foundation, the Waconia Lions Club has established a collection point for unused glasses.  If you no longer need your glasses, please consider donating them. Why Donate Your Old Eyeglasses? Globally, one child in four cannot see well enough to [...]

September 2016

Easter Egg Hunt

By |2019-04-20T13:49:40+00:00September 3rd, 2016|Giving Back Programs|

The Waconia Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt event is held annually on the day before Easter Sunday at Bayview Elementary and Ritchie Wagner Park. Children first participate in the customer parade that is judged by the Easter Bunny.  The top six costumes from the parade receive special prizes, but all children in attendance are presented [...]

Relay For Life

By |2019-04-20T13:51:06+00:00September 3rd, 2016|Giving Back Programs|

The Relay for Life event is held annually each August at the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia.  The focus of this event is to bring the community together in the fight against cancer by helping to raise funds for the research necessary to find a cure for cancer.  This family oriented event features recognition and remembrance ceremonies, [...]

October 2015

Poinsettia Project

By |2019-04-20T13:51:36+00:00October 2nd, 2015|Giving Back Programs|

Every December, the Waconia Lions Club donates poinsettia plants to residents in local Waconia nursing homes, assisted living residences, care centers and other senior housing.  The bright red plants have brought cheer to the lives of many during the holiday season and we look forward to continuing the tradition in years to come.  It is [...]

Wild Game Dinner

By |2019-12-29T20:57:59+00:00October 1st, 2015|Giving Back Programs|

After reviewing the current situation and potential alternatives, the Waconia Lions Club has decided to cancel the 38th Annual Wild Game Dinner scheduled for February 1st. The main reasons for this decision involve the following: Due to ongoing construction, the location (i.e. – the Waconia Event Center) where the event has historically taken place will [...]

July 2012

Military Mailing

By |2019-04-20T13:54:23+00:00July 31st, 2012|Giving Back Programs|

The Waconia Lions Club sponsors a project to pay for the postage on Christmas gifts shipped to active duty military personnel in November and December each year.  To participate, simply bring your preaddressed packages to the Waconia Post Office from 8:30 to 10:15 AM on designated Saturdays in November or December and we’ll cover the [...]

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