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November 2016

Unused Eyeglasses Program

By |November 25th, 2016|

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 learn to […]

September 2016

Easter Egg Hunt

By |September 3rd, 2016|

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 […]

Adopt A Highway

By |September 3rd, 2016|

The Waconia Lions Club has been helping to contribute to a cleaner environment by participating in the Adopt a Highway program since 1990.   In early October and late April you will find club members east of Waconia along highway 5 picking up litter in an effort to keep one of the main roads leading into […]

Relay For Life

By |September 3rd, 2016|

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 |October 2nd, 2015|

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 |October 1st, 2015|

The Waconia Lions Club holds its annual Wild Game Dinner at the Lake Waconia Event Center on the first Saturday in February.  The event is one of the largest fundraisers of the year for the Waconia Lions and all proceeds help support community projects.  The event includes hors d’oeuvres, dinner, a silent auction featuring a wide […]

Blood Drive

By |October 1st, 2015|

The Waconia Lions Club sponsors an American Red Cross bloodmobile at Southview Elementary School in October and March each year.  You can help the Waconia Lions celebrate over 40 years of partnering with the American Red Cross by donating a unit of precious, lifesaving blood.  In just an hour, and with a single unit of […]

Take A Kid Fishing

By |October 1st, 2015|

The Waconia Lions Club Take a Kid Fishing event is held annually on a Saturday in July.  It is free for boys and girls ages 6 thru 15 and starts from the In Towne Marina on Lake Waconia.  It is a great opportunity for youth in the community to learn fishing basics.  All the necessary […]

July 2012

Military Mailing

By |July 31st, 2012|

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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